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Computational Aspects of Digital Fabrication

Instructors: Bernd Bickel (IST Austria), Michael Wimmer (TU Wien), Przemyslaw Musialski (TU Wien) 


Teaching Assistant: Ruslan Guseinov

Description

This course will provide an overview of additive manufacturing technologies, digital geometry representations, optimization methods, physically-based simulation techniques, and forward and inverse models for computer-aided design.


Location

This course will partially take place at TU Wien and IST Austria. IST Austria provides a shuttle bus for anybody traveling from Vienna-Heiligenstadt to the campus. More information can be found here.


Requirements/Exams

Pre-requisites are basic programming skills, linear algebra.


Credits

3 ECTS credits


Course Material

Slides:

Module 1 - Introduction, 3D Printing Hardware, 3D Printing Software

Module 2 - Geometry

Module 2 - Shape optimization

Module 3 - Scanning

Module 3 - Acquisition Pipeline

Module 4 - Deformation

Module 5 - Introduction to FEM

 

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Topic Location Other
Friday, March 04, 2016 – 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm Overview 3D printing techniques, available materials, material modeling, current printer pipeline, shortcomings. Visiting IST machine shop, first experiments with printers. IST Austria; Lab Building West, Big Seminar Room, ground floor  
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm Geometry processing and geometry modelling in the context of 3D printing. TU Wien; Favoritenstr. 9-11, meeting room (HA0509), 5th floor (yellow area)  
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm From 3D Scanning to a printable model. TU Wien; Favoritenstr. 9-11, meeting room (HA0509), 5th floor (yellow area)  
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm Geometry and Shape Optimization for Digital Fabrication. TU Wien; Favoritenstr. 9-11, meeting room (HA0509), 5th floor (yellow area)  
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm Basics of FEM. IST Austria; Lab Building West, Big Seminar Room, ground floor  
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 1:45-3:00pm and 3:15-4:30pm Stability optimization and design of deformable materials. IST Austria; Lab Building West, Big Seminar Room, ground floor  

Homework

Assignment Due
Assignment 1 March 15
Assignment 2 April 15
Assignment 3 May 13
Assignment 4 May 25