The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The student is expected to be able to produce parts by 3D printing and to understand the possibilities for product development in the new world of 3D printing.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to:

Use a mobile phone for 3D scanning of parts.

Print parts using a MakerBot 3D printers.

Use Meshmixer for preparing scanned photos for 3D printing.

Participate in group work with other students in the development of a product for 3D Printing.

Produce high quality essays.

Course contents

Learning 3D Printing
Learning to use MakerBot Printers
Design for Additive Manufacturing: FDM
Rapid Prototyping for Product Design
Additive Manufacturing: Materials for 3D Printing
Additive Manufacturing: Optimization 3D Prints
Additive Manufacturing: Troubleshoot 3D Prints
3D Scanning with a Camera
3D Scanning a Person
Meshmixer: 3D Print Prep Basics
Fusion 360 Essential Training (Optional)

Product Development of part for 3D Printing - Group Project.

Poster Innovation Day.

Essay based on "Fabricated - The New World of 3D Printing" found in Ebook Central in Libguides.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Solid Modelling.

Students are required to model parts for 3D printing using SolidWorks or a similar 3D CAD software.

Additional information

The student is required to sign up to a group for the poster presentation within the first week of class and to participate in group work.

Course Software Available also from:
lab.arcada.fi
http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all External link
http://www.meshmixer.com/ External link
http://www.makerbot.com/ External link

Recommended or required reading

"3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing", Chee Kai Chua, Kah Fai Leong (Perlego).

Makerbot User Manual.

Study activities

  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 45 hours
  • Individual studies - 45 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 20 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
  • All deadlines are set in itslearning.

Assessment requirements

The course requires the students to obtain over 50% in total.

20% - Assignment 1, Linkedin Learning courses
30% - Essay - "The Future of 3D Printing".
50% - Product Development for 3D printing - Group Presentation and Report

Follow good scientific practice in studies at Arcada:
https://start.arcada.fi/sites/default/files/dokument/examensarbete/good…

GRADING.
50-59 Grade 1 Satisfactory
60-69 Grade 2 Satisfactory
70-79 Grade 3 Good
80-89 Grade 4 Good
90-100 Grade 5 Excellent

Teacher

Vihtonen Mathew

Examiner

Vihtonen Mathew

Group size

No limit (29 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until date 2020-10-11

The timetable of the course

Week 36 - Introduction to course. Sign up to group presentation. 3D scanning and printing.
Week 37-41 - Group work - Product development and 3D printing training
Week 42 - Product Development Presentation
Week 43 - Submission of individual essay in itslearning

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-08-29 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Introduction Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-05 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-05 12:15 - 16:00 D399 Additive Manufacturing (Group Lab - 8 per group) Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-12 12:15 - 16:00 D399 Additive Manufacturing (Group Lab - 8 per group) Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-12 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-19 12:15 - 16:00 D399 Additive Manufacturing (Group Lab - 8 per group) Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-19 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-26 12:15 - 16:00 D399 Additive Manufacturing (Photos B225 at 13:00) Vihtonen Mathew
2019-09-26 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-10-03 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-10-10 12:15 - 15:00 E383 Additive Manufacturing Group Work Vihtonen Mathew
2019-10-17 13:15 - 14:45 D399 Additive Manufacturing Poster Day (infront of B225) Conducted on small square in front of B225. First year students are also welcome to drop down at 14:00 to look at the designs. Sjöberg David
Vihtonen Mathew
2019-10-24 13:15 - 14:00 D399 Additive Manufacturing Course Survey and Feedback (Optional) Vihtonen Mathew
2020-04-30 10:00 - 10:30 Thesis Presentation - "3D Printing of Automobile Power Transmission System Using Tough PLA” Herrman Rene
Vihtonen Mathew

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