Course GMP29H

Powder Metallurgy with Additive Manufacturing

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 46, 2019

After completion of the course, the students shall be able to:
  • explain key concepts and terminology in powder metallurgy,
  • describe and explain powder production, compaction, sintering and surface treatment of the powder metallurgical components,
  • describe the relationship between the microstructure and mechanical properties of powder metallurgy components,
  • describe various metal additive manufacturing technologies and their operating principles, capabilities and limitations,
  • demonstrate knowledge of various materials that can be used with different additive manufacturing processes, process parameters and post processing of additive manufactured parts,
  • identify various applications of additive manufacturing in industries such as aerospace, automobile and medical industries,
  • produce simple powder metallurgy components by choosing right materials,
  • characterize and analyze the raw materials and finished product,
  • prepare and use simple CAD models for additive manufacturing, and
  • analyze the pros and cons of using additive manufacturing technology over conventional manufacturing techniques.

Starts and ends:
wk46, 2019 - wk3, 2020
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P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Entry Qualifications:
  • Basic qualifications for university studies at undergraduate level as well as completed studies of at least 90 hec within: energy and environmental technology; mechanical, chemical or civil engineering; or physics, or equivalent knowledge.
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Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
16,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
16,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
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