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dc.contributor.authorChang, Gar Heng
dc.description.abstractPolyamide 12 (PA12) and carbon nanotube (CNT) reinforced PA12-CNT 0.5 wt% nanocomposite was produced using Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) and investigated. The mechanical properties and surface morphology of nanocomposites were characterised using tensile testing and optical microscopy respectively. Characteristics of nanocomposites were identified and supported by analysis from microstructure. An optimal set of laser sintering parameters for PA12-CNT 0.5 wt% was obtained. Individual sintering parameters were found to be more influential than total laser energy absorbed by powder in producing strong SLS samples. Further increase in laser energy beyond certain point was found leading to saturation of mechanical properties.en_US
dc.format.extent74 p.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.titleMicrostructural and mechanical property characterisation of PA12-CNT composite products by selective laser sinteringen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorZhou Kunen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)en_US
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