MECH 150

3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, and Design

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1*-1

Introductory course in 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies. Drawing: sketching, orthographic projections and isometric drawings, dimensions and tolerances. Computer Aided Design: wire-frame, surface and solid modelling. 3D scanning and digital acquisition technologies. 3D printing materials. 3D printing and additive manufacturing technologies: plastics, metals, ceramics. Includes a team-based hands-on project using 3D printing and 3D scanning. * Indicates four 3-hour lab sessions for hands-on project.


  • Credit for this course will not be counted towards any Engineering program or elective requirement.

Pre- or Co-requisites:

Undergraduate course in Mechanical Engineering offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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