University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3D Printing Software

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

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Jeffrey Smith

Instructor: Jeffrey Smith

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.6

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95%

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

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There are 7 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt1 plugin

Design starts with capturing our ideas and a great starting point is to draw. In this module, you will learn how to draw and communicate your ideas. This will set you up with the foundation to express yourself in three dimensions in the subsequent modules.

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3 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

Let’s move from expressing our ideas in two dimensions (sketching) to expressing them in three dimensions. You will learn how to use Tinkercad, which is a great software for beginners, before we learn more advanced modeling software (Fusion 360) in module 3.

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1 video2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

From TinkerCAD, we are moving on to Fusion 360. This is a very powerful tool to turn your ideas into reality. You will learn the Basic user interface, to make sure you understand how to move in a 3D environment. You will learn how to build some primitive shapes and some sketch based shapes.

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

From the basics, we move on to some advaned concepts. You will learn about the sculpt tool in Fusion 360. The sculpt tool gives you a lot of power, and allows everyone to build complex forms with a short learning curve.

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7 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review

In this module we will cover different technologies for turning objects into 3d models. The devices we will demonstrate are the next engine 3d scanner, Microsoft Kinect, structure sensor, as well as any camera you have (including your phone).

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9 videos1 reading1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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2 videos1 reading1 discussion prompt1 plugin

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Jeffrey Smith
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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