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dc.contributor.authorGhaffar, SH-
dc.contributor.authorCorker, J-
dc.contributor.authorFan, M-
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-29T11:58:28Z-
dc.date.available2018-05-29T11:58:28Z-
dc.date.issued2018-
dc.identifier.citationAutomation in Construction, 93 pp. 1 - 11 (11)en_US
dc.identifier.issnhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.005-
dc.identifier.issnhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.005-
dc.identifier.urihttp://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/16247-
dc.description.abstractAdditive manufacturing (AM) of construction materials has been one of the emerging advanced technologies that aim to minimise the supply chain in the construction industry through autonomous production of building components directly from digital models without human intervention and complicated formworks. However, technical challenges needs to be addressed for the industrial implementation of AM, e.g. materials formulation standardization, and interfacial bonding quality between the deposited layers amongst others. AM as one of the most highlighted key enabling technologies has the potential to create disruptive solutions, the key for its successful implementation is multidisciplinary effort in synergy involving materials science, architecture/design, computation, and robotics. There are crucial links between the material design formulations and the printing system for the manufacturing of the complex 3D geometries. Understanding and optimising the mix design for fresh rheology of materials and sufficient adhesion/cohesion of interface can allow the incorporation of complexity in the geometry.en_US
dc.format.extent1 - 11 (11)-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.titleAdditive manufacturing technology and its implementation in construction as an eco-innovative solutionen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.005-
dc.relation.isPartOfAutomation in Construction-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
pubs.volume93-
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