Application windows of the main manufacturing process categories. Implementation of simple models describing the behavior of the main manufacturing processes. Basic understanding of the economic aspects of production processes. Manufacturing process selection methodology at an aggregated level.
The state of the art in the domain of additive production processes
(the part is built by material addition without use of a shape tool) will be presented.
The main application/benefits/shortcomings of the common additive processes as well as
technological and economical issues will be discussed.