15-294-A1 Rapid Prototyping Technologies Fall 2016 (Out of Date)

Go to the Fall 2016 A2 Course

  Dates: Section A1: 8/29/2016 to 10/17/2016
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, and 9

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 Mondays 5:30-6:30pm in HL A10, or by appointment.
TA: Oscar Bezi, odb@andrew.cmu.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: Sun Feb 5 08:00:50 EST 2017