Applications of additive manufacturing in construction industry: A literature review
Al Turk, A.,A., & Weheba, G. S. (2020). Applications of additive manufacturing in construction industry: A literature review. Journal of Management & Engineering Integration, 13(1), 32-39.
Additive manufacturing is the process where three-dimensional parts are constructed layer-by-layer based on their computer-aided design (CAD) models. AM has gained a strong reputation in the aerospace and medical industries, and its use is now considered revolutionary. In the past few years, the utilization of AM technology has been expanded and is now leading to breakthroughs in the construction industry. This paper provides a state-of-the-art review of the use, advantages, and limitations of AM in the construction industry. The review sheds light on the different AM techniques used and highlights contemporary projects and achievements in the construction industry.