ME 421 Additive Manufacturing (3 0 3) / 5 ECTS

Basic principles and development of Additive Manufacturing, generalized proses chain, vat photopolymerization, powder bed fusion, extrusion-based processes, material jetting, sheet lamination and directed energy deposition processes, direct write technologies, low cost systems, process selection guidelines, post processing and software issues, direct digital manufacturing, design for Additive Manufacturing, rapid tooling, applications, business opportunities and future directions of the method.