University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3D Printing Applications

This course is part of 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Specialization

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Vishal Sachdev

Instructor: Vishal Sachdev

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21 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
21 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also gives you an overview of the entire course.

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1 video5 readings1 discussion prompt2 plugins

In this module, we continue the discussion from the first course with Aric Rindfleisch, and explore further the reasons why 3D printing is considered a paradigm shift and a revolutionary change. We will hear from people working in the field, from academics, venture capitalists, and even lawyers. We will focus mostly on accessible desktop 3D printing but will look at applications across a spectrum of 3D printing technologies.

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10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts1 plugin

In this module, we will discuss examples of how 3D printing enhances product customization as well as the development of on-demand manufacturing. We will look at how individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses can leverage the ecosystem to turn ideas into objects. Finally, we will consider the importance of intellectual property issues in 3D printing.

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8 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts1 plugin

In this module, we will consider the role of 3D printing in revolutionizing education and the role it can play in development in underserved communities in both developing and developed countries.

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9 videos3 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts1 plugin

The previous three modules have given you an overview of a wide variety of applications of 3D printing. In addition, if you work through the assessments and participate in the discussions, you will see the immense variety of applications shared by your peers. Before you start developing the skills in software and hardware, let's take a look at the process that will help you convert the problems/needs you see around you into potential ideas and, finally, into objects.

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7 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt1 plugin

This brief module contains a course summary, and provides you with the opportunity to share your thoughts about your experience in this course.

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2 videos1 reading2 discussion prompts1 plugin

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Vishal Sachdev
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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