Create a simulation chain that probabilistically can predict the likelihood of defect appearance for direct deposition AM processes, EB- and Laser weld processes for thick joints. The focus is to capture the variation in relative positioning of end-effector and component starting with a robot program and a component geometry and taking into account real path to programmed path variations. Models of physical defect generation is not in focus. Key aspects of the project will be simulation of robot movement (Off-line CAM), simulation of component deformation and heat pick-up (FE) and the integration of these in a Monte-Carlo simulation framework. Please refer to the full topic descriptions document published in this call.