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Alternate peening strategies

What other ways are there to perform peening, besides laser? Can pneumatic hammering be used as well?
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Oscillated wall study

Investigating the geometrical differences related to changes in the oscillation parameters
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Compensation strategies

How do we control the changes in geometry associated to the changes in thermal conditions?
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Laser peening fundamentals

To obtain fundamental understanding of the process to make it more efficient and cost effective to enable use in various applications.
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Mixed material pipe structure

How can we build structures with more than one material? Can WAAM replace complex cladding operations?
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Active cooling for WAAM (part 2)

Cryogenic cooling (using argon) of WAAM parts will be tested to avoid the build-up of heat, improving productivity and properties.
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Laser smoothing of WAAM surfaces

A laser source is used to remelt the surface of WAAM parts and smoothen it by the controlled melt flow.
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Machining of WAAM parts

Investigating the datum requirements for WAAM parts and how to define the CNC toolpath for the post-machining.
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Feature recognition

Developing of our own software to go recognise features in existing parts from a WAAM point of view
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Feature based design tool

Developing of our own software to design parts based on a library of standard features