|Design for Additive Manufacturing: Towards End-Part Production|
|I.D. #||WB1705||Duration||10 Hours|
| Additive manufacturing (AM), withs origins in the 1980s, has only more recently emerged as a manufacturing process of choice for functional part production, adding to the suite of choices a designer has available when designing a part for manufacturing. Like other traditional processes like casting and machining, AM has its set of constraints. An added layer of complexity comes from the fact that there are several different AM processes, and some of the design constraints are process-specific. On the other hand, AM offers a range of opportunities in design freedom and mass customization as well as in cost and lead time reduction in some cases. Today, it is essential for designers to embrace AM as a possible manufacturing method to ensure their products are competitive and also to unlock the design innovation that AM enables.
The goal of this 10-hour course is to give designers the information needed to start designing for AM at all levels ┐ identifying and justifying use of AM technology for a particular part, selecting the right process and material for the application and ensuring it is designed with the advantages and considerations of AM in mind. The course is not intended to serve as a software-training class or as a deep dive into any specific AM process, but rather to draw connections between design and AM from a designer┐s perspective.
| By participating in this web seminar, you will be able to:
|Who Should Attend|
| This training is relevant to and needed by designers that work in aerospace and automotive companies and are chartered with either designing next generation solutions, or even with designing for cost, replacement parts or tooling used in the manufacturing process. Designers that can use existing design tools but need to learn enough about AM so they can use these tools to design parts suitable for these manufacturing processes will especially benefit from this course.
| Session 1: Additive Manufacturing Process
Session 2: Introduction to Design for AM
Session 3: Topology Optimization
Session 4: Lattice Materials Design
Session 5: Implementing AM - A Practical Guide for Designers
| Dr. Dhruv Bhate is a Senior Technologist at Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) where he leads R&D efforts in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), with a focus on high performance polymers, metals and biomaterials. Prior to joining PADT in 2015, Dhruv spent seven years at Intel Corporation developing several laser-based manufacturing processes, taking them from early-stage research to High-Volume-Manufacturing. He also spent a year as a manufacturing engineer in the automotive industry at Tata Motors.
Dhruv has two patents, nine peer-reviewed journal publications, seven peer-reviewed symposium papers and over 30 conference presentations to his name. He is also the co-founder and co-chair of the Arizona Additive Manufacturing Committee, a group of over 40 entities in Arizona that use AM technologies. Dhruv has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University where he developed constitutive and failure models for the prediction of fatigue fracture in ductile metal alloys. Prior to this, he obtained his M.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder where he studied adhesion in MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) structures.
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|Fees:||$720||SAE Members*:||$576 - $648|
| * The appropriate SAE Member discount will be applied through the Registration process. Discounts vary according to level of membership: Elite Member 20%; Premium Member 15%; Classic Member 10%