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Amphyon Training

Scientific Background of Methods and Application Scenarios

This interactive training consists of two parts. The first part is a presentation about the physical background, material science, used methods and numerics. The second part is the use of the software and application of the available modules for real manufacturing scenarios.

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A simulation based process software for powder bed based,
laser beam melting additive manufacturing processes

Training Agenda

Training - Part 1

General presentation of the software and problems that will be solved - 1 hour
  • Laser Beam Melting technology: benefits and disadvantages
  • Laser Beam Melting technology: costs and state-of-the art problems
  • Introduction to the new workflow for pre-processing jobs
  • Module description “Examiner”: Idea and use-case example
  • Module description “MPS” (Simulation): Idea and use-case example
  • Module description “Predeformation”: Idea and use-case example
  • Performance and needed computing resources

Presentation of numerical and physical backgrounds - 2 hours

  • Theoretical background of the “Examiner” module
  • Simulation models, state-of-the-art, approaches for process modeling
  • Theoretical background of the simulation: The multi-scale-approach
  • Theoretical background of the simulation: Scan strategies and process loads
  • Theoretical background of the simulation: Fast mechanical analysis
  • Calibration routine and validation of simulation results

FAQ and time for questions and discussions - 1 hour

  • Neglected heat conduction
  • Result interpretation
  • Distortion compensation
  • Calibration and validation

Training - Part 2

Introduction to the GUI - 30 minutes

  • Graphical user interface: Menu, 3d view, tabs, preferences
  • Basic Navigation in Amphyon
  • Import and export of files

Exercises - 3 hours

  • Example 1.1 - Preparation of an Examination
  • Example 1.2 - Interpretation of Examination results
  • Example 2.1 - Preparation of a simulation
  • Example 2.2 - Interpretation of the simulation results
  • Example 3.1 - Comparison with the original CAD
  • Example 3.2 - Comparison with measurements
  • Example 4.1 - Distortion compensation
  • Example 4.2 - Predeformation validation

Discussion - 30 minutes

  • Analyzes of user’s parts
  • Discussion of user’s problems
  • Workflow integration issues

Who Should Attend?

Engineers who are familiar with Laser Beam Melting technology and have a normal (scientific) understanding of thermo-mechanics

Please note that on-site training is currently offered for France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and UK. All other countries will have virtual trainings.

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