ME8803/OE0805 || Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing ||

L-T-P-Cr: 3- 0- 0- 3

Pre-requisite: NIL


S.N.OutcomesBT LevelBT Description
CO1Understand the working principle and process parameters of AM processes2Understand
CO2Explore the applications of AM processes in various fields3Apply
CO3Select the suitable material and process for fabricating a given product4Analyze
CO4Design and develop the desired product using suitable AM Process4Analyze

CO-PO-PSO Mapping

CO13  33
CO23  22

CO Attainment Criterion

80% of Students secure more than or equal to75% Marks3
60% of Students secure more than or equal to60% Marks2
60% of Students secure less than60% Marks1

Module 1: Introduction to Additive Manufacturing: Introduction to AM, AM evolution, Distinction between AM & CNC machining, Steps in AM, Classification of AM processes, Advantages of AM and Types of materials for AM. Part Orientation and Support Structure Generation, Model Slicing and Contour Data Organization, Direct and Adaptive Slicing, Hatching Strategies and Tool Path Generation. [Class Notes: PDF]

Module 2: Vat Photopolymerization AM Processes: Stereolithography (SL), Materials, Process Modeling, SL resin curing process, SL scan patterns, Micro-stereolithography, Mask Projection Processes, Two-Photon vat photopolymerization, Process Benefits and Drawbacks, Applications of Vat Photopolymerization, Material Jetting and Binder Jetting AM Processes. [Class Notes: PDF]

Module 3: Extrusion-Based AM Processes: Fused Deposition Modelling (FDM), Principles, Materials, Process Modelling, Plotting and path control, Bio-Extrusion, Contour Crafting, Process Benefits and Drawbacks, Applications of Extrusion-Based Processes.[Class Notes: PDF]

Module 4: Sheet Lamination AM Processes: Bonding Mechanisms, Materials, Laminated Object Manufacturing (LOM), Ultrasonic Consolidation (UC), Gluing, Thermal bonding, LOM and UC applications.

Module 5: Powder Bed Fusion AM Processes: Selective laser Sintering (SLS), Materials, Powder fusion mechanism and powder handling, Process Modelling, SLS Metal and ceramic part creation, Electron Beam melting (EBM), Process Benefits and Drawbacks, Applications of Powder Bed Fusion Processes.

Module 6: Directed Energy Deposition AM Processes: Process Description, Material Delivery, Laser Engineered Net Shaping (LENS), Direct Metal Deposition (DMD), Electron Beam Based Metal Deposition, Processing-structure-properties, relationships, Benefits and drawbacks, Applications of Directed Energy Deposition Processes.

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