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Quality assurance and post-processing in additive manufacturing
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Quality assurance and post-processing in additive manufacturing

Starting date: 2024-11-18
Price: 1 995 SEK ex. vat

This module covers surface, dimensional assessment, and post-processing methods to optimize AM quality.


This course provides an overview of quality assurance techniques, focusing on surface topography analysis and dimensional accuracy assessment, as well as a short overview of a variety of post-processing processes applied for additively manufactured components. The module also covers a wide range of examples and applications from both lectures and supplementary learning materials to illustrate the potential of different post-AM technologies for optimizing the properties and functionality of AM components in dependence on required performance and application.

The schedule
Starting date: November 18
November 20, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CET — 1st Webinar
December 16, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CET — 2nd Webinar
Learning objectives
Understand the importance of quality assurance in additive manufacturing and its impact on product performance and reliability.
Learn techniques for analyzing the surface topography and dimensional accuracy of additive-manufactured parts to detect defects and ensure quality.
Explore various post-additive manufacturing processes aimed at enhancing the surface and mechanical properties, functionality, aesthetics, and durability of AM products.
Gain skills in implementing quality assurance techniques and post-processing methods through hands-on exercises and case studies.
Module structure

This module begins with a welcome video introducing the tutors of this course, followed by a practicality video illustrating the use of the e-learning platform to optimize your learning experience. The module is organized into four chapters as per the module objectives. The module is based on a set of recorded lectures supported by additional videos and self-study materials, along with recommended references, quizzes, and reflection assignments. The course is also designed to include webinars for live interactions with tutors encouraging discussions and Q&As.

Targeted participants
  • Engineers with an industrial background
  • Management and marketing personnel
  • Anyone interested in additive manufacturing
Time commitment

To complete this module, the participant is expected to schedule approximately 4 hours per week over 5 weeks (20 hours in total).


Please note that a minimum of 10 participants is required for the module to start.

After applying to the program, please secure dates in your calendar to be able to join planned webinars and assure time available required for learning.

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