This course is perfect for a first approach to the 3D printing from students or professionals that want to have a clear vision of what is this technology about and its potential regarding the market needs.
It is desirable (but not mandatory) that the students have some technical previous skills in product design and new technologies.
After performing all the lessons of this course, the student will have a detailed vision of the different technologies of 3D printing and its sectors of applications with real cases of study projects. Furthermore, the student will be able to understand the possibilities of entrepreneurship in this emerging sector. The lessons are grouped in the following way.
Design and production processes:
History of 3D Printing
Concept of Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing
Description of the Production Processes
Available software for 3D Printing
3D Printing materials
Technologies in 3D Printing
The current processes, different fields of application: