CPC F01D 5/14 (2013.01) [B29C 33/38 (2013.01); B29C 45/2612 (2013.01); F02K 9/60 (2013.01); G06F 30/15 (2020.01); G06F 30/28 (2020.01); B33Y 80/00 (2014.12); F05D 2230/31 (2013.01); F05D 2300/514 (2013.01); F05D 2300/516 (2013.01); G06F 2113/10 (2020.01)]  20 Claims 
1. A method of manipulating a surface topology of an additively manufactured article, the method comprising:
determining a set of design objectives for an article;
assembling a set of candidate surface topology designs, each of the candidate surface topology designs comprising a candidate surface design to form a set of candidate surface designs;
quantifying a set of performance measurements of each of the set of candidate surface designs;
categorizing the set of candidate surface designs with respect to the set of design objectives;
selecting a first particular candidate surface design from the set of candidate surface designs, the first particular candidate surface design associated with a first particular article location of the article;
generating a first set of additive manufacturing specifications associated with the first particular article location; and
additively manufacturing the article to satisfy the first set of additive manufacturing specifications; wherein:
an additively manufactured article is produced.
