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ETEC 115 - Introduction to Additive Manufacturing and Rapid Prototyping



3.0 Credits
Topics include additive manufacturing fundamentals, terminology, main categories and Rapid Prototyping machine technology types, advantages vs. disadvantages of varied additive manufacturing technologies, basic skills in 3-D software, practical application of 3-D printing. S/U grade option.
Prerequisite ENGR& 114 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Compare the differing properties and characteristics of common materials used for additive manufacturing models.
  2. Develop a part using 3D-CAD software.
  3. Perform initial part-build setup on a 3D printer.
  4. Describe the various additive manufacturing processes.
  5. Define the terminology used in additive manufacturing today.
  6. Describe the different hardware systems used in the production of prototypes, with emphasis on the specific additive manufacturing machines used in lab activities for this course.
  7. Identify and discuss three main categories of additive manufacturing processes, including specific additive manufacturing machine types used in each of the three categories.
  8. Describe the procedures for setting up a additive manufacturing process for a part run.
  9. Demonstrate skill in the use of measurement tools, and dimensional analysis of additive manufacturing models.
  10. Apply learned skills to finish additive manufacturing model projects.



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