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CIS 114 - 3D Technologies I

5 Credits
Students learn the basic concepts of creating three-dimensional objects, starting from primitive shapes, or based off of two-dimensional drawings. Students will become well-versed in good practices with Wings 3D; how to effectively use the modeling tools, making new geometry, bridging objects, exporting/importing 3D models, and preparing the models for 3D printing.

Pre-requisite(s) C SCI 100 min 2.0
Fees CF

Designed to Serve Students enrolled within any program, and for those wishing to pursue degrees with an emphasis on emerging technologies.
Active Date 2015-07-07

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Introduction to current 3D technologies.

2. Introduction to Wings 3D’s interface.

3. Importing external 3D models, and making selections.

4. Modeling fundamentals.

5. Working from drawings: using the Geometry Graph & Color Palette.

6. Introduction to manipulation tools: Deform, Mirror, Smooth, Extrude, Bend, Bend-Clamped.

7. How to use your models to your advantage: shell extrude, creating new geometry, and setting the line strength.

8. How to prepare your models for use with other technologies: Exporting objects/models.

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to explain basic 3D components, and terms.

Students will understand how to navigate the 3D workspace environment, and sub menus.

Students will gain the ability to import, and manipulate 3D models/objects.

Students will understand basic techniques for creating custom 3D models/objects.

Students will gain the knowledge of various output methods for use in 3D printing, or for use in other 3D software programs.

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