Year 11 Product and Design - 3D Digital Manufacturing
Teacher in Charge: D. Beazley
Students will learn how to use a range of programmes that will aid in the design of a product that can be mass produced. The course will be both computer based and hands on, with the emphasis on the end product being a high quality finished item that has the potential to be mass produced.
Students will be taught how to use illustrator and Vcarve. These two programmes will be the main digital drawing tools. Other programmes that will be on offer to the students will be Google Sketchup and Tinkercad .
The machines that the students will be taught to set up and run will be the CNC, 3D printer and laser cutter. As well, the students will be taught various other machines in the workshop.
Students will gain an understanding of angles, tolerances, measurement, grouping, wastage, costing, machine setup, xyz axis, scale, ergonomics, workshop safety, presentation skills.
Modelling & prototyping.
Digital and physical construction.
|This is a course for students who enjoy:|
Learning new technology.
Working with digital and physical sense.
Product & Design
Design Visual Communication
Textile Fashion Technology
Contributions and Equipment
All students need: pens, pencils, ruler, eraser
Specific requirements for this class are:
A4 Visual Diary
Final product :$40.00 (optional)
Recommended Prior Learning