Numerical characterisation of additively manufactured components

Numerical characterisation of additively manufactured components

Giuseppe Mantegna, Davide Tumino, Calogero Orlando, Andrea Alaimo

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Abstract. Additive manufacturing (AM) technologies are gaining widespread adoption across multiple engineering sectors due to their ability to create customised components with tailored mechanical properties and reduced material waste. This work presents different innovative Finite Element Method (FEM) models to characterise the behaviour of AM structures. A numerical model is presented to characterise AM porosity defects using the Representative Volume Element (RVE) concept; additionally, different unit cell approaches to study the behaviour of lattice structures are presented. The procedures and methodologies presented offer a range of tools, each with different trade-offs between accuracy and computational cost.

Additive Manufacturing, FEM, Lattice

Published online 6/1/2024, 5 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Giuseppe Mantegna, Davide Tumino, Calogero Orlando, Andrea Alaimo, Numerical characterisation of additively manufactured components, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 42, pp 188-192, 2024


The article was published as article 41 of the book Aerospace Science and Engineering

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