Credits: 5

Schedule: 20.02.2018 - 29.03.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The main topic for this course is 3D-Printing and Laser Processing.

The learning objectives for this course are: Understanding

  •    3D-printing and laser processing basics
  •    different 3D-Printing technologies
  •    applications related to 3D-Printing and laser processing
  •    new business opportunities available for advanced manufacturing

As a result of laboratory work students will be able to design and print 3D-objects.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • All 3D-printing processes classified generally accepted categories
  • Design principles for Additive (Digital) Manufacturing
  • Software Aspects
  • Industrial and Medical Applications
  • Laser Processing
  • Laser Micromachining
  • Business Aspects

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Grade from final exam: weight 40 %, scale 1...5
Grade from 2 set of laboratory assignments: weight 60 %, scale 1...5

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Lectures: 12x2 h
  • Exam and independent study 35 h
  • 3D Printing assignment in a group of 2 (including design + model + report) 60 h
  • Laser processing assignment 15 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Additive manufacturing technologies: rapid prototyping to direct digital manufacturing by Ian Gibson, David W. Rosen, Brent Stucker. 2010.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Kon-15.4126 Production Technology, special topics (3 cr)

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A maximum of 50 students will be admitted to the course, with precedence given to students of Mechanical Engineering master’s programme and selection is based on academic performance.