Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

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is the head of the Chair of Building Technology and Climate Responsive Design at TUM. As such, the core focus in teaching and research is a holistic design approach for buildings in consideration of sustainability and energy-efficiency. He guides scientific personnel within research projects on the application of simulation-software as planning instrument for the numerical calculation of thermal, lighting and flow specific processes. These insights with practical relevance can be made in the fields of thermal comfort, energy consumption and daylight supply. In research, the chair is conducting several projects with various sources of funding from public or private sector, on state, federal and European level.

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Integration of Passive and Active Functions in Additively Manufactured Construction Elements

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is the head of the chair of structur alanalysis. He is responsible for all actions, in particular regarding research, education and administration. In particular he is responsible for the proposed project and its coordination within the TRR. He will guide all staff in that context and decide about research actions.

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3D Structural Puzzle – Numerical Multi Scale Shape and Topology Optimisation Methods to Additively Manufacture Optimal Structures from Optimised Pieces

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acts as co-lead in this research project. He is responsible for leading and guiding WP2 and WP 3 and parts of WP 4. He is also responsible for coordinating the collaboration with other projects. He leads the doctoral researcher in the design and implementation of the virtual common research environment. He is responsible for the coordination of the projects in the TRR 277 and the coordination with the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ).

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

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.

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has been working in the field of wood adhesives for many years. She gives guidance and support to the academic staff at WKI regarding the entire adhesive systems including adhesives, particles and pressing parameters.

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Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)

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is head of the institute and provides general guidance and support to the doc. researcher 4

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

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leads the scientific staff in the conception and execution of the research, and in questions of validation of the proposed methods. She is also responsible for the coordination of the cooperating research projects in the TRR 277.

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Principles of Mobile Robotics for Additive Manufacturing in Construction

Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Technical University of Munich offer their researchers a comprehensive programm of support, starting at the level of doctoral candidates up to the level of independent professors.

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advises the scientific staff in continuous consideration of the defined research objectives and investigates opportunities to generate novel research projects and publications. He is responsible for the content and organisational coordination of all work on the part of IWF.

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

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instructs the research engineer at iBMB in the conceptual structure, execution and evaluation of the theoretical, experimental and numerical research work.

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

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Project leader in A03 and B02. He instructs and supports the academic staff regarding bulk conveying and machine design questions.

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

Discrete Element Modelling of Concrete Additive Manufacturing Extrusion Technology

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Head of cbm and leads project A02 and A03. He instructs and advises the academic staff regarding additive manufacturing and concrete technological questions. He is responsible for the coordination and quality control of all work of cbm. He He is the co-spokesperson of the TRR 277. Prof. Gehlen supports Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Kloft as contact person for the DFG, in general public relation matters and also in representing the TRR 277 externally. Internally, Prof. Gehlen assists Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Kloft in the coordination between the research projects, as well as in the decisions on the financing of research tasks in the TRR 277.

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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

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will substantially contribute to model development and implementation related aspects of WPs 1-2 and will contribute to the analysis of simulation results with special focus on WP 5.

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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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will instruct the other doc. researcher in the fields of surveying, scanning and machine learning. A particular task will be the coordination of participants involved with this and other projects.

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Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process

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is supervising ITE`s requested doctoral researcher during all phases of the research. Additionally, he will be actively involved in the conceptual phase, developing reinforcement concepts for the different AM methods.

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Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete

Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process

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has been working on additive manufacturing in construction for many years. This work also includes additive manufacturing with wood. He leads the project A08 and provides general guidance and support for the academic staff at HBB. In addition, he is responsible for the coordination of the proposed project within the TRR.

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Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Technische Universität Braunschweig and the Technical University of Munich offer their researchers a comprehensive programm of support, starting at the level of doctoral candidates up to the level of independent professors.

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is 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. He shares responsibility in the quest for bridging scales with Prof. Ernst Rank. Both have been collaborating at the Chair for Computation in Engineering for many years and Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kollmannsberger will be associated to the Chair for Modelling and Simulation (Prof. Borrmann) and lead the research group for Simulation in Applied Mechanics. His new assignment will be active from 1.1.2020.

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Bridging Scales – From Geometric Part Details to Construction Elements

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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