What is Additive Manufacturing?
Additive Manufacturing (AM)"Process of joining materials to make parts from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing and formative manufacturing methodologies". Historical terms: additive fabrication, additive processes, additive techniques, additive layer manufacturing, layer manufacturing, solid freeform fabrication and freeform fabrication
BSc in Additive Manufacturing
The programme participants will unambiguously build both innovation and agility within Waterford IT (WIT), IT Carlow (ITC) and the new Technological University (SETU–from 1st of May, 2022) to meet with regional and national industry education and training needs. The intention is to build on the proposed degree and the four associated minor awards at NFQ Level 7 to develop a more comprehensive suite of Additive Manufacturing programmes and awards