Additive Manufacturing Process Selection Using MCDM

  • Vishwas DohaleEmail author
  • Milind Akarte
  • Shivangni Gupta
  • Virendra Verma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


Additive manufacturing (AM) has huge benefits over traditional manufacturing, viz. cost saving, lesser product development time and lead time. AM easily produces complex geometry. However, selecting the right AM process/machine compatible for part as per customers’ specification and manage manufacturability and functionality is a critical issue. This study uses a multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) methodology for deciding the most suitable AM process that is presented. For this, 17 criteria under five group criteria are used.


Additive manufacturing Process selection AHP 3D printing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE)MumbaiIndia

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