MSEN 8307 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

This course provides advanced knowledge on additive manufacturing (AM) and its role in product development and innovation. Additive manufacturing is considered by global manufacturers as the key technology that drives innovation. This course focuses in-depth on the technical perspectives, principles of AM process and 3D printing technologies, and their applications in a variety of sectors such as defense manufacturing. Material properties and their effects on the final quality of fabricated products are evaluated. Innovations enabled by AM and 3D printing, especially in the defense sectors will be discussed. Students will also evaluate the latest trends and opportunities in AM as it pertains to services, production parts, mass customization, and commercialization.



Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Mechanical Engineering


As scheduled