This course is intended to help students gain experience with 3D Printing and explore additive manufacturing as a way to cut time-to-market. 3D Printing, and other additive manufacturing techniques, are commonly used for the production of rapid prototypes. However, with the rapid decline in cost and increase in quality of 3D Printing technology there is a case to be made for low volume agile, additive manufacturing of both end products and internal manufacturing fixtures. This course will introduce students to new novel 3D Printing processes, teach Design for Additive Manufacturing best practices, and give students hands-on experience in software and hardware for 3D Printing.
- Professor: Senthilkumaran Kumaraguru