AD1PR1 3D-Printing 1 2.0 credits

3D-Printing 1

The objective of this course is to teach the students how a digital 3D-model can be output as a physical model or prototype through 3D-printing. Upon completing the course, students should be able to independently operate the 3D-printer located in the Digital Fabrication Lab of the KTH School of Architecture. 

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The following course elements are considered and implemented; short general introduction to rapid prototyping techniques, introduction to the principles of 3D-printing, various methods for converting a surface based model to a solid based model, conversion of NURBS or SubD models to mesh models, orientation in different file formats, managing the 3D-printer in the Digital Fabrication Lab of the KTH School of Architecture, rules and policies.

Intended learning outcomes *

The objective of this course is to teach the students how a digital 3D-model can be output as a physical model or prototype through 3D-printing. Upon completing the course, students should be able to independently operate the 3D-printer located in the Digital Fabrication Lab of the KTH School of Architecture. 

Course Disposition

3D-modelling techniques are introduced in lectures. Practical training sessions lead by a teacher takes place in the Digital Fabrication Lab of the KTH School of Architecture. 

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Students at the architecture program, KTH.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • MOM1 - Active Participation in all Lectures and Training, 2.0 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Active participation in all lectures and practical training sessions.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Per Fransson

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AD1PR1

Offered by

ABE/Architecture

Main field of study *

Architecture

Education cycle *

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.