15-294 Rapid Prototyping Technologies Fall 2023

  Dates: 8/28/2023 to 11/11/2023

Times: 7:00 PM to 8:20 PM

Location: Hunt Library 106B (Studio A, first floor)


Lecture Schedule

Piazza page


IDeATe Array Portal

Student Project Galleries 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 10, and 11

Also visit the IDeATe Gallery for more cool stuff.


Professor: Dave Touretzky, dst@cs.cmu.edu
Office hours: by appointment
TA: Johnny Tian, xiaoyut@andrew.cmu.edu
Office hours: Wednesdays 5:00 to 6:00 in Hunt
TA: Garima Bansal, garimab@andrew.cmu.edu
Office hours: Tuesdays 2:00 to 3:00 in Hunt
IDeATe Facilities Staff, Hunt A29: x8-6050

Handouts / Assignments


15-294 Resources (options for coloring DXF files; miscellaneous)

Cody Soska trains you on the laser cutter

IDeATe Resources site: info about equipment, courses, policies, and more.

SolidWorks 2022 Essential Training at LinkedIn Learning; log in here.

Recommended Books:

Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing, by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman. John Wiley, 2013.

An in-depth look at current technology and the future of 3D printing.

3D Printing: The Next Industrial Revolution, by Christopher Barnatt, 2013.

History of 3D printing and a comprehensive survey of 3D printing technologies and companies.

Safety Information

Web Sites Particularly Relevant To This Course:

General 3D Printing News:

Dave Touretzky