International

Rapid Prototyping Technologies, 3D-Printing, Origami & Co (E)

level of course unit

first cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

• Understand the principles of different technologies for rapid prototyping
• Be able to select technologies depending on geometries and material requirements
• Understand the technology related design requirements
• Know, how to use a wide range of different technologies and materials for manufacturing prototypes related to different applications
• Be able to prepare STL-Files via a slicer for 3-printing

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

Basics and detailed knowledge of different rapid prototyping technologies like 3D-Printing, Laser Origami, etc, related to their specific applications, materials and geometries.
Which technology is best for which application?
What are design requirements and new possibilities?
Provide detailed information about principles, opportunities and requirements for rapid prototyping in plastics and metals. Give practical guidelines for different applications.
Practical case studies support the theory.

recommended or required reading

none

assessment methods and criteria

Presentations

language of instruction

English

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures, presentations, groupwork and practice in the Maker´s Lab

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

1

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Christian Schmid

year of study

1

recommended optional program components

none

course unit code

IP_TEC102

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

none

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