2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

TDP 250 - Industrial Projects for 3-D Printing

Description: Designing, modeling, and producing 3-D printed parts. Includes rapid prototyping to traditional large-scale production, operating scanners, processing scan data with software tools, and converting scan data to printable 3-D models. Exploration of the entire cycle from an original artifact to a scan-based model reproduction.

Credits: 4
Lecture: 3
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Relationships between chemical structure, manufacturing process parameters, and material properties
  2. Appropriate material for a given design and manufacturing process
  3. Types of 3-D scanning technology
  4. 3-D models creation scan data
  5. Scan-based reverse engineering projects
  6. Part inspection techniques

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Evaluate software requirements for 3-D scanning applications. (3)
  2. Evaluate hardware requirements for 3-D scanning applications.  (3)
  3. Describe the theory of operation and identify hardware components in a variety of 3-D printing equipment. (1,2)
  4. Operate, and perform basic troubleshooting on, 3-D printing and scanning equipment. (3-5)
  5. Apply software tools and design principles to create, modify, and process CAD models suitable for additive manufacturing. (3-5)
  6. Explain the role of additive technologies in commercial activities, from product development to production.  (1,2)
  7. Plan additive manufacturing projects, including considerations of part requirements, material properties, cost, process selection, and post-processing. (5,6)