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Teachers' Domain presents this video as part of a series on advanced technological education. In the clip, students describe what is involved in rapid prototyping technology, including how three-dimensional models are produced. The video presents a student’s point of view on the educational...
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The ATETV project delivers web-based videos to connect students to careers in advanced technology. This episode of ATETV deals with biotechnology, video game design, and rapid prototyping. It can be viewed whole or in three segments: "Biotechnology Student Marina Watanabe on Why She Chose to Attend...
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These documents from MatEd provide materials needed to teach a Fused Deposition Modeling ​(FDM) Additive Manufacturing Fundamentals Orientation course. At the end of the course, students will be able to identify manufactured projects or products that are compatible for production on FDM Machines,...
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This 42-page resource from the STEM Guitar Project provides instructions for building an electric guitar from a kit of parts. The resource is a step-by-step process divided into the following sections: a list of parts, Preparing the Body for Finishing, Finishing the Body, Designing the Headstock,...
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This paper, from Frank S. Cheng and Xiaoting Chen from the Engineering and Technology Department of Central Michigan University, covers the integration of 3D vision measurements into industrial robot applications. Topics covered include 3D binocular stereo vision and calibration, robot hand-eye...
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This webinar, provided by Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC), provides an overview of the additive manufacturing industry in 2012. Additive manufacturing "...integrates cloud computing, high end image processing, product design, and business sectors from archeological construction...
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This page, assembled by Wholers Associates (a consulting firm based in Fort Collins, Colorado, specializing in new developments and trends in rapid production development and additive manufacturing), contains numerous links to audio and video clips related to the 3D printing industry. Audio and...
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This Additive Manufacturing Basics site from AMazing Additive Manufacturing gives an overview of additive manufacturing (AM) history and technologies. The site introduces common AM technologies such as the use of a computer, 3D modeling software (Computer Aided Design or CAD), machine equipment and...
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This TED talk from Lisa Harouni, the Co-Founder of Digital Forming, an additive manufacturing company, covers additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. Lisa gives an introduction to the technology of 3D printing, the data involved, as well as an overview of the possibilities associated with the...
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These presentation slides, created by Gary Coykendall, provide information about the .AMF file format. The presentation includes an overview of the industry standard .STL file format and then describes .AMF. Topics include general structure, geometry specification, restrictions on geometry, material...
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