Additive Manufacturing for Polymer Composites


This course will include theoretical and practical teaching to demonstrate the variety of opportunities to use 3D printing within composites manufacture to improve process efficiency, reduce cost and explore alternative design approaches.

You will benefit from Sabancı University’s industrial links and research strengths in advanced additive manufacturing, you will have access to additive manufacturing labs and facilities in SU IMC.


The course consists of taught components as well as applications. Teaching is provided through lectures, exercise classes, and laboratory work.

You will study to gain a thorough and detailed understanding of the principles and techniques of additive manufacturing, the science and the ability to apply this to your individual project.

Course Modules

  • Introduction to how the 3D printers can be used

  • Design for manufacture
  • Limitations

Learning Outcomes

Providing you with the skills and knowledge of polymer composite 3D printers.This course will help you to understand the wider multidisciplinary engineering context around this rapidly evolving field.

You will also gain a critical awareness of current problems and new insights about additive manufacturing.This course can provide you with a strong foundation for moving into a relevant industry, improve your employability, or be the basis for further study through the pursuit of a career in research.