15-294 Rapid Prototyping Technologies Fall 2015 (Out of Date)

Go to the Spring 2016 Course

  Dates: Section A2: 10/26 to 12/11/2015
Location: Hunt Library Physical Computing Lab (basement, room A10)

Syllabus and Lecture Schedule

Piazza page

Autolab page

Student Project Galleries 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5,

Also visit the IDeATe Gallery for more cool stuff.


Professor: Dave Touretzky.
Office: GHC 9013. Drop by any evening.
Phone: 412-268-7561.
TA: Meg Richards, mouse@cmu.edu
Office hours Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in the Digital Fab Lab at IDeATe@HUNT, or by appointment.
TA: Adam Moran, amoran@andrew.cmu.edu
Office hours Mondays 5:30-6:30pm in the Digital Fab Lab at IDeATe@Hunt.

Handouts / Assignments


SolidWorks 2014 Essential Training at Lynda.com; 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:

Administrative Stuff

Funding Acknowledgment

Participation in this course was made possible by a grant from Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Dave Touretzky
Last modified: Thu Jan 21 22:20:13 EST 2016