IDE 170  Introduction to Prototyping

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: IDE 110 and IDE 120 and IDE 130
Corequisite: IDE 150 and IDE 160

Processes and materials typically employed when creating high fidelity proof of concept models, form studies and production-intent prototypes. Provides hands-on experience with fabrication techniques including laser cutting, manual and cnc machining, 3D printing, related tools and machinery. Emphasis is placed how the design process is influenced by material and manufacturing limitations.
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