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Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati

Fundamentals of Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati and NPTEL via Swayam


The progress of additive manufacturing processes is ever increasing with the development of the digital platform in the manufacturing sector, which is essential for the growth of modern technologies. This course is primarily designed for fundamental understanding of different additive manufacturing technologies for realizing the metallic and non-metallic objects. The syllabus is oriented to cover from basic understanding to practical applications of this technology to develop the products. Therefore, the academic people, as well as the industrial practitioner both, will be benefitted from this course. The special emphasis is given to link computer interface with the digital manufacturing process and their demonstration using commercially available software. The modules cover almost all the direction of additive manufacturing technologies, and it is blended with fundamental development to the recent technologies. The audience will be able to develop a fundamental understanding of different perspectives and recent development in this field through the lectures, skill development through demonstration, and reinforce their knowledge by solving assignments. This course is presented in a lucid and simplified way to make it enjoyable to the beginners.INTENDED AUDIENCE :Bachelor/Master/PhD students having background in Mechanical Engineering/Production Engineering/Manufacturing TechnologyPRE-REQUISITES : There are no pre-requisites in educational qualification.INDUSTRY SUPPORT : No industry support is required


Week 1 :Introduction to Additive Manufacturing Week 2 :Computer Aided Process Planning for Additive Manufacturing Week 3 :Computer Aided Process Planning for Additive Manufacturing Week 4 :Liquid Additive Manufacturing Week 5 :Liquid Additive Manufacturing Week 6 :Sheet Additive Manufacturing Week 7 :Wire Additive Manufacturing Week 8 :Wire Additive Manufacturing Week 9 :Wire Additive Manufacturing Week 10:Powder Additive Manufacturing Week 11:Powder Additive Manufacturing Week 12:Powder Additive Manufacturing

Taught by

Prof. Sajan Kapil

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