DOI: 10.31399/asm.amp.2017-05.p036 ISSN:

Additive Manufacturing for Aerospace Applications, Part I

F.H. (Sam) Froes, Rod Boyer, Bhaskar Dutta
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • General Materials Science


Fabrication of aerospace components using additive manufacturing (AM) has matured to the point where part microstructures and mechanical properties compare well with those of conventionally produced material. This article discusses the basics of AM, part design considerations, CAD models, and build and powder removal considerations.

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