15-294-A2 Rapid Prototyping Technologies Fall 2016

  Dates: Section A2: 10/24/2016 to 12/07/2016
Location: Hunt Library Physical Computing Lab (basement, room A10)

Syllabus and Lecture Schedule

Piazza page

Autolab page

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

Also visit the IDeATe Gallery for more cool stuff.


Professor: Dave Touretzky.
Office: GHC 9013. Drop by any evening.
Phone: 412-268-7561.
TA: Chelsea Chen, chenchelsea@cmu.edu
Office hours: by appointment.
TA: Penelope Ackerman, packerma@andrewcmu.edu
Office hours Mondays 5:30-6:30pm in HL A10, or by appointment.
TA: Hannah Lyness, hlyness@andrew.cmu.edu
Office hours Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm in HL A10, or by appointment.
IDeATe Lending Booth: x8-6050

Handouts / Assignments


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

SolidWorks 2016 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:

Funding Acknowledgment

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

Dave Touretzky
Last modified: Mon Apr 10 00:17:55 EDT 2017