Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Learning Objectives:
• Understand Practical Uses of Additive Manufacturing (AM) as applies to Lightweighting
• Learn to Diagnose and Solve Practical Problems Using AM (as applies to Lightweighting
• Gain Breadth of Knowledge of AM as applies to Lightweighting in various industries
• Gain insights into practical problems in Lightweighting through case studies analysis with our AM Experts.
• Gain Awareness of Cutting-edge Trends in AM and Applications in Lightweighting
• Educate on AM concepts for Lightweighting
• Fundamentals of AM of polymers, metals, and ceramics, along with emerging markets and complex architectures
• Understand operating principles, capabilities and limitations of state-of-the-art AM methods (e.g. laser melting, fused deposition modeling, stereolithography, and jetting)
• Build familiarity with complete workflow of AM, including computational design tools, file formats, toolpath generation, scanning and microstructure characterization
• Understand key design rules for parts made by AM Lightweighting Materials and contrast with conventional manufacturing methods such as machining and molding in terms of rate, quality, cost and flexibility
• Understanding AM lightweighting applications use by Markets: Automotive and Aerospace
• Place AM in the context of the evolving manufacturing infrastructure, including advances in robotics, software, logistics and digitization of data
• Understanding the importance of soft skills and team work
Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Targeted Audience:
Incumbent workforce participants from industry and government with a bachelor’s degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline. An initial interest survey of topics and guidelines for self-selection in AM lightweighting will be provided to the course participants to assess level of preparedness.
Participants in Target Audience include:
Business Leadership, Product Developer, Engineering Manager,Biomedical Engineers, Non-Metallurgists, Space Communications Scientists, Material Scientists, Product Research and End Users. The curriculum suits both beginners and experts in AM and emphasizes both breadth and rigor. Note: This course has limited enrollment. Please apply early to guarantee your spot.
Additive Manufacturing Lightweighting Course Length:
Two days with a focus on pedagogy on day one and interactive work on the second day with case study applications including hands-on work and practical applications, including lab tours.
AM Course Benefits:
• Technically sound lectures including: AM process fundamentals, material properties, design rules, qualification methods, cost and value analysis, and industrial and consumer applications o AM. Specific emphasis will be placed on design principles and part performance.
• Lab visits to CWRU Sears think[box]
• Networking Reception with invited executives
• Interactive Case Studies: use quantitative analysis tools used in lecture to apply to identified market or business need
• Access to multidisciplinary team of presenters including CWRU facultyRegister Now