UT Dallas 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

ATEC3334 - Laser Cutting in Digital Fabrication Studio

ATEC 3334 Laser Cutting in Digital Fabrication Studio (3 semester credit hours) This studio explores the relationship between laser cutting, engraving, and vector graphics in digital fabrication processes. Students will learn both two-dimensional and three-dimensional applications for this tool. In this course students will learn a variety of techniques for generating vectors based output and using them to create both two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms. Emphasis will be placed on applications development and proper file preparation for output devices. Prerequisite: ATEC 2324 or ATEC 3324 or ATEC 3317 or instructor consent required. (0-3) R