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Fabricating Functionally Graded Material Objects Using Trimmed Trivariate Volumetric Representations

  title={Fabricating Functionally Graded Material Objects Using Trimmed Trivariate Volumetric Representations},
  author={Ben Ezair and Gershon Elber},
The methods introduced in this paper allow direct slicing and manufacture of freeform functionally graded material (FGM) objects using additive manufacturing (AM). The FGM objects received as input are specified as complexes of trimmed parametric trivariate volumetric cells, and contain the design for both the geometry and (heterogeneous) material composition of the model. We present efficient methods that enable the fabrication of general volumetric freeform designs, following the modeling… Expand

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