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

TDP 210 - 3-D Model Optimization and Troubleshooting

Description: 3-D printing for fabricating three-dimensional solid objects from a digital design.  Focused on studying the properties of 3-D printed specimens and modeling with varying processing conditions such as infill pattern, infill density and infill speed, and also with different printing materials. 

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Chemical composition and structure of engineered materials
  2. Types of 3-D materials used in additive manufacturing
  3. Designing for Additive Manufacturing (DFAM)
  4. 3-D scanning
  5. Material selection for a given design and manufacturing process

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the meaning of key material properties relevant to engineered components. (1,2)
  2. Explain the relationships between chemical structure, manufacturing process parameters, and material properties. (1,2)
  3. Interpret the data from industry-standard material test methods for hardness, strength, ductility, etc. (2)
  4. Evaluate hardware requirements for 3-D scanning applications. (3,4)
  5. Develop and plan scan-based reverse engineering projects. (3,5)