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VM586 – Laser Materials Processing


Credits: 3 credits

Pre-requisites: Permission of instructor

Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering

Terms Offered: Summer


Application of lasers in materials processing and manufacturing. Laser principles and optics. Fundamental concepts of laser/material interaction. Laser welding, cutting, surface modification, forming, and rapid prototyping. Modeling of processes, microstructure and mechanical properties of processed materials. Transport phenomena. Process monitoring.

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