15-294-A3 Rapid Prototyping Technologies Spring 2016 (Out of Date)

Go to the Spring 2016 A4 Course

  Dates: Section A3: 1/11/2016 to 2/29/2016
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, and 7

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: Mon Apr 4 23:52:23 EDT 2016