UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

ATEC3332 - Additive Processes in Digital Fabrication Studio

ATEC 3332 Additive Processes in Digital Fabrication Studio (3 semester credit hours) This studio course places an emphasis on 3D printing as a digital fabrication process. Students will learn to use 3D modeling software to create models for 3D printing. In this course both polygonal and nurbs modeling techniques will be used to create 3D printed forms. Students will also engage is a dialogue about the implications of additive manufacturing processes to contemporary artistic practice. Emphasis will be placed on proper file preparation for output devices. Prerequisite: ATEC 2324 or ATEC 2382 or ATEC 3317 or instructor consent required. (0-3) R