24-685   Special Topics: Additive Manufacturing Current Practices and State of the Art

Location: Pittsburgh

Units: 3

Semester Offered: Spring

Introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) fundamentals and applications using Solidworks 3-D CAD software and a variety of polymer and metal AM machines. Includes a brief history of AM processing, a review of and technical fundamentals of current AM processes, a study of the current AM market, and future directions of the technology. Lab Sessions will support an open-ended design project and study and presentation of papers on the state of the art. Equivalent of 24-202 Intro to CAD is required.