|3 D - MODELLING II||IDE175|
To learn more about the applications and practise the use of essential 3D design software.
Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must
The course commences with a brief revision in the use and application of 3D software in the industrial design profession. The operation of the modular user interface of Alias AutoStudio is explained and practised in more depth (menus, icons, hotkeys, functions, etc.). Various types of complex curves and surfaces of higher degree are practised, based on the remodelling of a product in 3D. The concept of continuity will be introduced. Issues like surface accuracy and model quality are revised as well as modelling strategy (where to start) and data transfer. Renderings shall be produced based on the finished model and higher quality rendering shall be achieved including revision of topics such as choice of resolution, scene setup, camera setup, lighting setup, colours, materials and the mapping of graphics and textures.
Relevant websites, online user-forums and printed manuals.