Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

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Project leader

is Professor for Welding Engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology and takes responsibility for the management of this project in terms of content and organisation as well as the cooperation with project partners within the TRR 277. Furthermore, he supervises the research assistant of WG Hensel for welding experiments, metallographic characterisation, numerical analysis and residual stress determination.

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Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

is a doctoral researcher at the Chair for Computational Modeling and Simulation at TUM. Her research focuses on developing numerical methods to predict the failure behavior of structures. Specifically, she works on the Finite Cell Method, an embedded domain method that allows the simulation of complex geometries. An important aspect is the integration in high-performance settings to facilitate the numerical simulation of large-scale, physical problems.

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Bridging Scales – From Geometric Part Details to Construction Elements

M. Sc. Friedrich Herding is a research associate in the working group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dirk Lowke. He is researching the material-process interaction in the SCA process.

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Sustainability, process enhancement and material models

Kevin Hoefer works as a post-doc at the Chair of Welding Technology and is responsible for the department “Materials and Design”. In the project, he supports Prof. Jonas Hensel in the administration and management of A07, in particular in the areas of welding experiments, metallographic characterisation and residual stress determination.

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Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

Project leader

leads the iAF scientific staff in the development and construction of the winding head, the manufacturing process of the reinforcement from FRP with different curing resins, and in questions of the damage of the FRP by the shotcreting process.

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Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

Project leader

is junior research group leader at the IWF. Together with Prof. Raatz, he is responsible for the proposed project and its coordination within the TRR 277. He will guide the IWF-staff related to the project and decide about research actions in terms of numerical investigations and model reduction.

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Process Control and Adaptive Path Planning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Based on Industrial Robots with an Extended Degree of Freedom

doctoral researcher at IS. He is responsible for the planning and execution of all scientific work, both numerical and experimental, in the framework of WAAM. This includes material and component testing, material modeling, analysis all data, prepares reports, presentations and publications.

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Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

Project leader

is Professor at the Institute of Applied Mechanics (IAM) –Technical University of Braunschweig . In his habilitation the focus is on computational homogenization and reduced order modelling of diffusion processes in fluid-saturated porous media.

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Material Modelling and Simulation of Deposition AM Processes on the Part Scale

is a research associate at the Chair of Welding Engineering at Chemnitz University of Technology. His focus is process analysis of arc-processes. He is particularly concerned with sensor integration and anomaly detection in arc-welding processes and additive manufacturing with wire and arc (DED-Arc).

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Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

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is Professor at the School of Social Science and Technology ( Department of Educational Sciences) –Technical University of Munich. In her research she focuses on Education and learning Sciences.

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Learning, Sustainability, Design: Gender-equitable introduction of AMC to the public

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leads the scientific staff in the orientation and execution of the design process creation and supports them in an advisory capacity in the creation of test geometries and demonstrators. He is responsible for the content and organisational coordination of all work on the part of ITE. He instructs the research engineer at ITE in the conceptual structure, execution and evaluation of the theoretical and experimental research work. He is the spokesperson of the TRR 277.

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Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

Earth Additive Manufacturing (EAM) – Material and Process Combinations for AM with Earth-based Materials

Jointing Principles for Combination of Concrete Elements Produced by Different Additive Manufacturing Processes

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is Professor at Bauhaus-University Weimar and is Head of the Chair of Data Science in Civil Engineering. He was head of the work group ‘Simulation in Applied Mechanics’ at the Chair of Computational Modeling and Simulation and has a fifteen year-long scientific record in that field. In this project, he is responsible for the development of simulation methods for metal based artefacts.

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Material Modelling and Simulation of Deposition AM Processes on the Part Scale

Bridging Scales – From Geometric Part Details to Construction Elements

Project leader

is responsible for WPs 3-5 and contributes to HPC and setup related aspects of the corresponding simulations. He advises Dr. Kutscher in conducting the simulations and the analysis of the results. He also takes responsibility for the data exchange with other projects within the TRR.

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Modelling and Simulation of Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Based on a Massively Parallel Multi-Phase, Multi-Component Coupled LBM-DEM Approach

is a researcher at the TT Professorship for Digital Fabrication within TUM.  She received her architecture master’s degree at TUM in 2022, focusing on computational methods in architecture.  Project(s) Project A 10 Earth Additive Manufacturing (EAM) – Material and Process Combinations for AM with Earth-based Materials

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Earth Additive Manufacturing (EAM) – Material and Process Combinations for AM with Earth-based Materials

Head of workgroup concrete technology and assists Prof. Gehlen in leading project A02. He instructs and supports the academic staff regarding additive manufacturing and concrete technological questions.

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Paste Intrusion (SPI) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle Synthesis and Integration of WAAM Reinforcement

Extrusion of Near-Nozzle Mixed Concrete –Individually Graded in Density and in Rate of 3D Fibre Reinforcement

is the lead developer of the VirtualFluids software. In this function he is indispensable for the project as a new doc. res. could not possibly extend the existing framework (>700,000 lines of code) with the new models to be developed and adapted in WP 1-4. He is also experienced in conducting massively parallel runs on THIER-0 systems and analyzing huge data sets with more than 10 degrees of freedom.

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Modelling and Simulation of Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Based on a Massively Parallel Multi-Phase, Multi-Component Coupled LBM-DEM Approach

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Head of the institute for particle technology. Head of iPAT and supports the academic staff regarding the conditioning of particle products.

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Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Sustainability, process enhancement and material models

Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Paste Intrusion (SPI) – Particle Surface Functionalisation, Particle Synthesis and Integration of WAAM Reinforcement

is a postdoctoral researcher at the ITE. He is responsible for design strategies and possible applications. This includes the development of new structures, semi-finished parts and the concept for on-site WAAM as well as life cycle analysis and the creation of Digital Twins. He also prepares reports, presentations and publications.

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Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of Complex Individualized Steel Components

His task is to develop a DDSS at a early design phase integrating AM. The expected system needs to combine both hard rules (boundary conditions) and experts’s experience, in order to advise the designer (architect) for feasible AM methods regarding to different building components.

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Integrating Digital Design and Additive Manufacturing through BIM-Based Decision Support and Digital Twin Methods

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is head of the institute of building materials, concrete construction and fire protection, division of building materials. He will advise the scientific staff executing their work under consideration of the formulated project aims. He is responsible for the coordination and quality control of all work of iBMB.

Project(s)

Particle-Bed 3D Printing by Selective Cement Activation (SCA) – Sustainability, process enhancement and material models

Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality

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