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3D Modelling and Fabrication - DECO1008

Year - 2018

This unit teaches students an understanding of the basic concepts of modelling and prototyping 3D artefacts. Students will develop skills in creating and using 3D models for real-world and virtual environments. The unit further introduces students to rapid prototyping fabrication techniques, such as 3D printing and laser cutting with the aim to understand how to prepare a digital representation of artefacts (such as digital products or packaging) for physical fabrication. Students will learn how physical artefacts are represented in 3D digital models by modelling various 3D geometric entities, and how to create photorealistic representations that accurately and efficiently describe intent, structure, and geometric and surface variations of 3D models. Key concepts covered in this unit include: boundary representations, solid and parametric modelling, texture mapping, light sources, camera locations and projections.

Classes
Lecture 1 hr/wk; tutorial 2 hrs/wk

Assessment
Design Concept and Visualisation (40%); Design Model (40%); Tutorial Activities (20%)

Co-requisites

DESA1555

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Design Lab
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Ms Madeleine Borthwick
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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