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VB6123 - Introduction to 3d-printing

About

New from the academic year 2021/2022

Course content

  • Introduction to 3D printing
  • Digital form representation
  • Pre-processing of digital form
  • Materials for FDM 3D printing
  • Process for FDM 3D printing
  • Process design and problem solving FDM 3D printing
  • Materials for SLA 3D Printing
  • Process for SLA 3D printing
  • Other methods of polymer 3D printing
  • Process design and problem solving for SLA 3D printing
  • Semester assignment
  • Lab
  • Examination

Learning outcome

  • Must be able to pre-process the CAD file and prepare STL and G-codes for 3D printing with two different methods
  • Calibrate and prepare the printer
  • Have an understanding of the structure and operation of 3D printers (Two different concepts)
  • Have knowledge of different materials and necessary settings related to materials
  • Have knowledge of various process parameters and their impact on print quality
  • Be able to troubleshoot and adjust process parameters to improve quality
  • Be able to adapt 3D print with regard to the product's properties and usage criteria
  • Be able to calculate costs for various 3D printed products

Learning methods and activities

  1. Web based live lectures
  2. Invited lecture (External resource)
  3. Video lectures
  4. Self-study Assignments / Group assignments
  5. Lab assignments in connection with campus on site assambly 
  6. Exam 50% theory + 50% practical exam (Lab exam)

Further on evaluation

  1. Three-hour theory exam where preparation for 3D printing is one of four parts The other three parts are concentrated on materials, process and products. DIgital exam in Inspera
  2. Three-hour practical test where the candidates have to prepare, start and evaluate a 3D print

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Continuing Education, Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology (EVUIVE51)

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Further education, lower degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Engineering
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering

Department with administrative responsibility
Centre for Continuing Education and Professional Development

Examination

  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
Examination

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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