Design for Additive
Manufacturing 2021

Short-term Training
Program (STTP)

Dec 6-10, 2021. IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai, India


IIITDM Kancheepuram, Chennai, India

Registration Fee

Students (UG/PG/Research) : Rs. 1000

Faculty: Rs. 3000

Industry Professionals / others : Rs. 7000


Last date for registration: 1 Dec, 2021 and Spot registration with prior intimation

STP Dates: 6 -10, Dec 2021.

Aim and Objective

About DfAM 2021

This workshop focuses on DfAM methods that identifies opportunities for increased complexities in design. The aim of the workshop is to understand the new found design freedom in Additive Manufacturing and optimizing the existing design using various tools. Faculty, Research scholars, Postgraduate and Graduate students from various institutions and delegates from the industries can register for the program. An understanding of various design methods and, computer-aided design are the prerequisites for attending the program .

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IIITDM Kancheepuram

Organising Institute

IIITDM Kancheepuram was established in the year 2007 to focus on Information Technology enabled Design and Manufacturing education for catering to the needs of the industry. It is one of the Institutes of National importance, fully funded by MHRD, Govt. of India. The institute oers four undergraduate programs, ve dual degree programs, four post graduate programs and doctoral programs. The courses are more oriented towards design and manufacturing, where the students get specialized in their domain with design as a connecting thread.


Design for Manufacturing

Design is the primary step for any manufacturing activity. Proper design with manufacturing knowledge shortens the product development life cycle. Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) is typically meant for designers to eliminate manufacturing difficulties and minimize manufacturing, assembly and logistics costs in conventional manufacturing methods by tailoring the design. Whereas, for Additive Manufacturing (AM), often simply called 3D printing, provides nearly unrestricted freedom to design parts. It others designers and manufacturers the ability to produce shapes and designs that would be impossible to produce using conventional manufacturing technologies such as molding or machining. Designing products for layer based Additive Manufacturing (AM) is gaining importance as AM opens-up new possibilities for optimized design.

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