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Additive Manufacturing: Processes and Standard Terminology

Abstract
This module provides an introduction to Additive Manufacturing Terminology used in manufacturing and in the classroom. Using the standard terminology developed by ASTM International, the student will explore the basic processes used in additive manufacturing and will compare and contrast these processes. The lesson can be used for large or small groups. Objectives include: define the basic terms used in additive manufacturing in oral and written communications; explain and illustrate the various additive manufacturing processes; compare and contrast the various additive manufacturing processes; and define the acronyms used in additive manufacturing.
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Publication Date 2014
Developer National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education
Student Level Grades 8 through college
Activities Discussion
Classification
Topic 3D Printing, AM, Materials
Format Lecture
MatEdU Core Competencies AM core competencies addressed:
8a1 Define the basic terms used in additive manufacturing in oral and written communications
8a2 Explain and illustrate the various additive manufacturing processes
8a3 Compare and contrast the various additive manufacturing processes
8a5 Define the acronyms used in additive manufacturing
Instruction Time 1 hour
Supplies and Equipment Standard classroom set-up (computer, overhead projection)
Available From 4teamm.org and materialseducation.org
Original Reviewer Gary Coykendall
Date Of Record Creation 2017-04-25 17:06:09
Date Of Record Release 2017-04-25 17:06:09
Date Last Modified 2017-04-25 17:06:39

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