2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

TDP 108 - 3-D Printer Operation and Maintenance

Description: An introduction to 3-D printing technologies, 3-D printing methods and printable materials as well as current and emerging applications of 3-D printing. Additional topics include assembly, calibration, use, maintenance and troubleshooting of 3-D printers. This course is cross-listed with ELT 108.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 2
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. 3-D printing technologies
  2. 3-D material properties and printing methods
  3. 3-D printer operation
  4. 3-D printer software and programming
  5. 3-D printer calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe key 3-D printing technologies. (1)
  2. Describe key material properties for 3-D printability for each printing technology. (2)
  3. Describe basic 3-D printer operation. (3)
  4. Fabricate models using 3-D printers. (3)
  5. Program 3-D printers (4)
  6. Maintain 3-D printers. (5)
  7. Troubleshoot 3-D printers. (5)