Uponcompletion of the course, 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 the right materials,
characterize and analyse the raw materials and finished product,
prepare and use simple CAD models for additive manufacturing, and
analyse the pros and cons of using additive manufacturing technology over conventional manufacturing techniques.
Starts and ends:
wk46, 2020 - wk2, 2021
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P: Course only offered as part of programme.
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical, Metallurgy, Materials Science, Production Engineering) or equivalent degree of at least 180 credits. Documented language proficiency knowledge equivalent to English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school or equivalent knowledge