3D Transformation: The World Can't Wait
In the next decade, the transformation of engineering to 3D printing will accelerate in light of the social, economic and ecological constraints. Lifetime energy analysis will become a key analytical component when it comes to designing products, with the unit of energy – the joule – as currency, rather than dollars.
Patel takes an in-depth look at the efficiencies of 3D design and manufacturing in his article:
The article, which he illustrated himself, first appeared in the fall edition of HP Matter magazine.