Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: MD4. Course coordinator: Ola Carlqvist, and Giorgos Nikoleris,, Machine Design. Recommended prerequisits: MMK010 Manual and Computer Aided Drafting in Mechanical Engineering. IDEA10 3D modelling and rendering. Assessment: To receive a final passing grade, the student must receive a passing grade on individual assignments. Home page:

The aim for this course is to give the basic insights into the use of advanced computer aided tools for 3D prototyping and product simulation. A physical form of a model is converted to a computerized model and after some matchings a nearly exact copy of the former model could be outprinted. Product simulation gives an insight to the use of real time simulation (Virtual Reality, VR). The created product models give possibilities to simulate the complex relations between man, product and environment. Rapid Prototyping is created from a computerized product model to a physical object.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The course includes basic parts of 3D product modeling by 3D scanning, Rapid Prototyping and product simulation.

The 3D scanning deals with basic information of used scanning methods. Scanning a form of a model to get a digital model. Editing received digitized model. Rescanning.

The used computer program for digitized modeling deals with the following areas:

Rapid Prototyping part includes some Rapid Prototyping methods; preparation before printing object and after-treatment of the printed object.

The computerized product simulation deals with the following areas:

Manuals, documents from the department. 3D scanning practice document.