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Additive Manufacturing

Course aims

The essence of the course is to Introduce students with the basics of modeling and the preparation of models designed for 3D printing. In this course they learn the latest news in additive manufacturing, its principles and advantages. Part of the course will be dedicated to demonstrations and realization of plastic prototyping on 3D printers.


GIBSON, I, D ROSEN a B STUCKER. Additive manufacturing technologies: rapid prototyping to direct digital manufacturing. New York: Springer, c2010, xxii, 459 p. ISBN 1441911200 .
REDWOOD, B., SCH'OFFE, F., GARRET, B. The 3D Printing Handbook. Technologies, design and applications. Amsterdam, 2017. 293 p. ISBN 978-90-827485-0-5 .
MICHAEL, P., JACKSON, B., HARIA., R. The Free Beginner´s guide to 3D Printing: History of 3D Printing. 3D Printing Industry. Dostupné on-line:

Advised literature

Virta, Mikael. The Capabilities of the Fused Deposition Modeling Machine Ultimakes and its Adjusting for the Bio-medical Research Purposes. Master of Science Thesis. Examiner: Minna Kellomäko. 2013. 107 p. Faculty of Engineering Sciences. Tampere University of Technology.
WOHLERS, T., GORNET, T. History of additive manufacturing. Wohlers Report. 2014. Wohler Associates.

Language of instruction Czech, English
Code 346-5005
Abbreviation AdTech
Course title Additive Manufacturing
Coordinating department Department of Machining, Assembly and Engineering Metrology
Course coordinator doc. Ing. Marek Pagáč, Ph.D.