Chapter 27. Design Becomes Reality—Rapid Prototyping

  1. Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn Ph.D. Associate Professor cofounding director industrial engineer project engineer manufacturing engineer
  1. Raymond Sander lead model maker

Published Online: 15 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch27

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sander, R. (2004) Design Becomes Reality—Rapid Prototyping, in The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition (ed K. B. Kahn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch27

Editor Information

  1. University of Tennessee, USA

Author Information

  1. Battelle Product Development Solutions group, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485247

Online ISBN: 9780470172483

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Keywords:

  • rapid prototyping - “technology complementing technology”;
  • rapid prototyping technologies and CAD database;
  • high-end rapid prototyping machines;
  • design becomes reality—rapid prototyping

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What Is Rapid Prototyping?

  • Rapid Prototyping—How Is It Used?

  • How Does Rapid Prototyping Work?

  • Overview of Commercial Rapid Prototyping Systems (High End)

  • Which System Is Right for My Business?

  • Costs and Staffing

  • Summary

  • References