ISE Body of Knowledge by Denis Cormier

November 2021

Applying BoK to additive manufacturing, 3D printing

Despite the importance of manufacturing to economic competitiveness and U.S. national security, the industry experienced severe declines in the 1990s and 2000s. Few students expressed interest in manufacturing careers, and many academic programs were discontinued. Interest in advanced manufacturing has recently rebounded, with 3D printing and additive manufacturing (AM) largely responsible for this surge of interest.


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