Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

Research Summary Report

Research Summary Report of B05

Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction [21.10.2022] Dielemans, Gido; Doctoral researcher, gido.dielemans@tum.de, Technical University of Munich, Department of Architecture, TT Professorship Digital Fabrication   Main goal This research examines the architectural implications of mobile robotics for AM in construction and develops methods for their implementation. The material deposition method of clay and concrete extrusion 3D printing is used to investigate mobile part-based AM strategies, that is, to produce large objects whose size exceeds the static workspace of …

Published on 23. November 2022
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Research Summary Report of A08

Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF) [14.11.2022] Buschmann, Birger; Doctoral researcher, birger.buschmann@tum.de, Talke, Daniel; Doctoral researcher, talke@tum.de Henke, Klaudius; Project leader, henke@tum.de Technical University of Munich, Chair of Timber Structures and Building Construction   Main goal The main goal of the project ‘A08 -Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)’ is to develop a process to additively manufacture large-scale, wood composite objects with a maximum content of wood material and strength values suited for applications in construction. In the …

Published on 17. November 2022
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Research Summary Report of A04

Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality [11.11.2022] Freund, Niklas; doctoral researcher, n.freund@ibmb.tu-bs.de Lowke, Dirk; project leader, d.lowke@ibmb.tu-bs.de all: TU Braunschweig, Institute of Building Materials and Concrete Construction and Fire Safety (iBMB)   Main goal Project A04 investigates cooperative Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes based on Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) for the production of material-efficient, force-optimized, reinforced, load-bearing concrete components with precise surface quality and high geometric precision. The goal is to produce …

Published on 15. November 2022
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Research Summary Report of A05

Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete [02.11.2022] Gantner, Stefan; Scientific Researcher, stefan.gantner@tu-bs.de, TU Braunschweig, Institute of Structural Design (ITE)   Summary Cement-based additive manufacturing techniques need to be enhanced by the ability of integrating reinforcement, in order to fulfil requirements of construction. This project focuses on non-metallic continuous fibre reinforcement, which is not only corrosion resistant but also flexible in handling. Instead of bending and welding, glass or carbon fibre rovings can be processed by …

Published on 10. November 2022
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Research Summary Report of A02

Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Paste Intrusion (SPI) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle Synthesis and Integration of WAAM Reinforcement [28.10.2022] Riegger, Felix; Doctoral researcher; Felix.Riegger@iwb.tum.de Wimmer, Andreas; Head of the research group; Andreas.Wimmer@iwb.tum.de All: Technical University of Munich, Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management   Main goal The main goal of project A02 is the implementation of reinforcement with Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) in concrete elements produced by Selective Paste Intrusion (SPI) by means of a …

Published on 2. November 2022
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Research Summary Report of C06

Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process [06.10.2022] Placzek, Gerrit; Doctoral researcher, g.placzek@tu-braunschweig.de TU Braunschweig, IBB     Main goal The integration of additive manufacturing into construction requires an interdisciplinary approach. The different competences of the team – digital fabrication in architecture (Hack), geodesy and photogrammetry (Gerke) and construction management (Schwerdtner) – lead to research from diverse perspectives on the various scalar levels of construction to be viewed holistically: component, building and industry scale. Within Subproject C06, our goal …

Published on 20. October 2022
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Research Summary Report A07

Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of complex individualized steel components [30.09.2022] Müller, Johanna; doctoral researcher johanna.mueller@tu-braunschweig.de TU Braunschweig, Institute of Joining and Welding     Main goal The aim of TP A07 is the design, the manufacturing and the testing of complex individualized steel components by means of WAAM. That contains the fundamental investigation of design and the design process for WAAM components. For the manufacturing of steel components by WAAM, stable and reliable processes for basic geometries are …

Published on 10. October 2022
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Research Summary Report C05

Jointing Principles for Combination of Concrete Elements Produced by Different Additive Manufacturing Processes [23.09.2022] Empelmann, Martin; Project Leader,            m.empelmann@ibmb.tu-bs.de Weigel, Hendrik; Doctoral Researcher,         h.weigel@ibmb.tu-bs.de TU Braunschweig, Institute of Building Materials, Concrete Construction and Fire Safety (iBMB), Division of Concrete Construction   Main goal The main goal of the C05 project is gaining fundamental knowledge for the design of dry joints in AM components. Therefore, the correlation between the execution and manufacturing on the load-bearing behaviour of dry joints will …

Published on 28. September 2022
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Research Summary Report A06

Laser Powder-Bed Fusion (LPBF) of Steel Elements for Construction – Basics of Design and Mechanical Resilience [16.09.2022] Wenzler, David; Doctoral researcher; david.wenzler@tum.de Technical University of Munich, Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management Diller, Johannes; Doctoral researcher; johannes.diller@tum.de, Siebert, Dorina; Doctoral researcher; dorina.siebert@tum.de Technical University of Munich, Chair of Metal Structures The project A06 aims to explore and evaluate the factors influencing the manufacturing of safe and durable structural steel elements by Powder Bed Fusion of Metals using a Laser …

Published on 21. September 2022
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Research Summary Report C02

3D Structural Puzzle – Numerical Multi Scale Shape and Topology Optimisation Methods to Additively Manufacture Optimal Structures from Optimised Pieces [01.09.2022] Dr.-Ing. Reza Najian Asl (reza.najian-asl@tum.de); Prof. Dr.-Ing Kai-Uwe Bletzinger; TUM, Chair of Structural Analysis Current state of research Additive manufacturing in construction is a real enabler for the creation of optimal structures. It breaks the limitations of classical construction and provides the possibility of design and optimization for every feature and property of the structure, especially material and shape. …

Published on 14. September 2022
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