Materials Testing and Cost Modeling for Composite Parts Through Additive Manufacturing

Report Number: SYM-AM-16-064

Series: Acquisition Management

Category: Evolving Technologies

Report Series: Symposium Proceedings

Authors: Eric Holm, Vhance Valencia, Alfred Thal, Jason Freels, Adedeji Badiru

Title: Materials Testing and Cost Modeling for Composite Parts Through Additive Manufacturing

Published: 2016-05-01

Sponsored By: Acquisition Research Program

Status: Published--Unlimited Distribution

Research Type: Other Research Faculty

Full Text URL: http://acquisitionresearch.net/files/FY2016/SYM-AM-16-064.pdf

Keywords: Additive manufacturing

Abstract:

Recent advances in additive manufacturing (3D printing) have introduced new parameters in reducing cost in manufacturing aircraft components. The additive process provides a possible means to reduce an aircraft