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Industrial Engineering Course Description

IE 2089 - ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING


IN THIS COURSE WE WILL ANALYZE THE SEVEN PRIMARY TYPES OF ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, THEIR MATERIALS, AND MACHINES, HIGHLIGHTING THEIR BENEFITS AND LIMITATIONS.  EXAMPLES OF INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN ALONG WITH ONGOING RESEARCH TRENDS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS.  LABS WILL FOCUS ON DESIGN FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING, DATA CAPTURE AND INPUT, MACHINE SETUP, AND POST PROCESSING.  FIELD TRIPS WILL INCLUDE OBSERVATION OF MACHINE BUILDING AND PART PRODUCTION AT SOME LOCAL INDUSTRIES.

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