Additive Manufacturing Laboratory - MEN 575

Integration and usage of digital additive manufacturing as a modern technique. Overview of the diverse technologies of additive manufacturing. Application of 3D printing technologies and experimentation with different materials. Topics include manufacturing of 3D printing machines, mechanical properties of printed objects, understanding the various printing settings and their effects on print quality, strength, speed, and cost, optimizing designs based on the technology used, selecting appropriate materials for the application, introduction to product design. Prerequisite: MEN 471