Courses Detail Information
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.