Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

Overview AMC Researchers

is research associate at Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research – Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI. In his doctoral research the focus is on the material development for additive manufacturing with wood.

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Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)

is a doctoral researcher for the duration of the research project.

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

is a research associate at Institute of Structural Design (ITE) of TU Braunschweig. He is responsible for experimental, theoretical and numerical research work as well as for the coordination of the cooperations within the SFB.

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

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

is a doctoral researcher at ima and investigating the automation of structure fabrication using fiber-reinforced composites. He concepts manufacturing methods and processes to increase the structural quality.

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Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

as PhD student at the research group of Prof. De Lorenzis he will couple the LB fluid and thermal code with a solid mechanics model to predict residual stresses.

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Simulation of the Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Process for the Additive Manufacturing of Steel Parts

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The service project Information Infrastructure serves and supports all information and data infrastructure aspects of the TRR 277 in close cooperation with the Leibniz-Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) and the University Library at the Technical University of Munich and the University Library Braunschweig.

is a doctoral researcher and research associate at the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design at TUM. Under the lead of Prof. Thomas Auer he conducts the research activities within C03. In particular he is developing a building simulation framework for a performance-based parametric design process, integrating passive and active functions in AM construction elements.

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Integration of Passive and Active Functions in Additively Manufactured Construction Elements

is a mechanical engineer and doctoral researcher at TUM-HBB. For the project A08 he will work out the details of the fabrication process and is responsible for the topic of automatization. In C07 his responsibilities include the development of data acquisition concepts in order to identify relevant process parameters as well as the evaluation of generated data in order to form concepts for regulation and quality assessment.

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Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)

Challenges of Additive Manufacturing – Technical Regulations and Qualification Requirements

is an expert in mechanical engineering, specialized in development, CAD-Design and construction of complex machines at the Chair of Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics within TUM. He is responsible for design, construction, automation, simulation and optimization of the near-nozzle continuous mixing system developed in A03. Furthermore he is responsible for the material supply and the material discharge system within this project.

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

is a doctoral researcher at the Institute for Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF) at TU Braunschweig. He is working on the development of different end effectors for an automated concrete reinforcement as well as the surface processing of printed SC3DP elements. Additionally he is developing different nozzle geometries for the SC3DP process. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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

is a doctoral researcher at the TT Professorship for Digital Fabrication within TUM. With background in structural design and engineering, he will develop strategies for using mobile robotic systems performing extrusion-based AM on construction sites. Fundamentally, this work is interdisciplinary, and he therefore strives for a high degree of collaboration within, but not limited to, the TRR277.

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Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

Doctoral researcher: for the duration of the research project carrying out the scientific studies. He will execute heat treatment, mechanical testing, and metallurgical analysis, the investigation of geometry influence on structural performance and finally the analysis of results in view of first AM design guidelines.

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Laser Powder-Bed Fusion (LPBF) of Steel Elements for Construction – Basics of Design and Mechanical Resilience.

is a doctoral researcher for the duration of the research project. He is leading the A04 project and organising the development of new concepts and strategies for the integration of reinforcement in SC3DP elements. Furthermore he is investigating the SC3DP process, its limitations and the spatial effect for the application in architecture and design within the work group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Kloft. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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

is a doctoral researcher at the IWF. He will be developing finite element models to be used in additive manufacturing. He will lead the implementation of mathematical approaches for model order reduction and work on system sensorization. He will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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

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Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

is a doctoral researcher for the duration of the research project. He will lead and organise the material development and testing program as well as the data evaluation and material modelling work within WG Lowke. Moreover, he will frequently publish the results achieved within the community.

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

investigates fibre reinforcement strategies as doctoral researcher. In collaboration with project partners he develops techniques for processing fibres to obtain suitable reinforcement structures for different AM methods. Beyond conception his work scope ranges from deriving representative part designs to physical testing including prototyping of toolings.

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Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

is a research associate in the work group of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Kwade. He is responsible for the development of tailored particles for the combined process of SPI and WAAM.

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

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