SEM725 - Materials for Additive Manufacturing


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Prerequisite for students enrolled in S462: Completion of 22 credit points

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour studios per week, 1 x 2 hour practical in weeks 3, 4 and 5.


Materials for Additive Manufacturing will introduce the student to the unique process-structure-property relationships displayed by additive manufactured (AM) metal alloys, polymers/composites and bio-materials. This unit will explain material selection principles applied to current materials for 3D printing and understand the motivations for the latest in alloy/material development for additive manufacturing. In the context of additive manufacturing, in-depth material science concepts will be covered and key advanced material testing and characterisation tools will be introduced.

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