2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

TDP 201 - Slicing and Software for 3-D Printing

Description: Basic principles of 3-D printing and fabrication. Introduction  to the design practices, tools, and techniques required to produce production-quality parts using multiple types of 3-D printers. Real-world fabrication methods and processes using industry-specific software.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Software & methods for 3-D printing
  2. Software tools and requirements
  3. AM file formats
  4. STEP file format
  5. Working with slicers

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create 3-D models designed for fabrication. (1,2)
  2. Evaluate software requirements for 3-D fabrication. (2)
  3. Evaluate hardware requirements for 3-D fabrication. (1)
  4. Operate multiple types of 3-D printers. (1)
  5. Develop and plan projects for fabrication of 3-D prototypes. (3-5)
  6. Research industry and government manufacturing standards for 3-D fabrication. (1)