Design for Production
Standard letter grades
Total contact hours
DSGN 130 and DSGN 140.
Provides the tools and techniques to generate computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files for production. Preparation for analyzing design and material data to determine machine tooling and machining speeds and feeds. Provides hands-on training designing for production and safely operating CNC routers, laser engravers, and 3D printers. Repeatable for credit.
Course learning outcomes
1. Generate computer aided manufacturing (CAM) files for production using appropriate techniques.
2. Analyze design and material data to determine machine tooling and machining speeds and feeds.
3. Apply design principles for production.
4. Safely operate advanced manufacturing equipment.
5. Use media-specific terminology to receive and provide feedback.
- Computer aided manufacturing (CAM)
- Material data
- Machine tooling
- Machining speeds and feeds
- Design for production
- CNC router safety, operation, and maintenance
- Laser engraver safety, operation, and maintenance
- 3D printer safety, operation, and maintenance
- Constructive critique: giving and receiving feedback between instructor and classmates
Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course; please see the syllabus for a detailed list.
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