- Course Number:
- MCH 294
- Course Title:
- 3 Dimensional Digital Laser Scanning Fundamentals
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Course DescriptionIntroduces an understanding of how to setup and use a NextEngine brand 3 dimensional digital laser scanner and to output data for CAD software use. Exploration of the machines application, or as a fundamentals class for engineering and art students, and others to acquire skills to re-engineer objects of their own design. Students must be proficient at basic computer operational skills literacy and have an understanding of CAD solid modeling. Audit available.
Addendum to Course Description
Requires basic computer operational skills literacy. Students will purpose and complete project work to support theory skills. Instructor approval required.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Identify processes that can be completed on a 3 dimensional digital laser scanner and setup and operate a NextEngine brand 3 dimensional digital laser scanner to output data for CAD software use.
Course Activities and Design
The course will be taught through structured training activities to develop competency and will include student proposed project work to reinforce these skills.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
PRACTICE - Completion of tasks and projects identified in the course outline with an emphasis on correct machine setup and operation.
LAB ACTIVITIES - Participation in both structured and student selected laboratory exercises with the emphasis on developing skills or increasing expertise in the areas of study identified in the course outline.
FINAL ASSESSMENT - An assessment in the form of a written exam and/or practical application that addresses the subject areas identified in the course outline. This will include student project work.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Skills obtained from this course will be:
1. The ability to identify applications for 3 dimensional digital laser scanning.
2. Basic set and operation of a NextEngine brand 3 dimensional digital laser scanner.
3. Student proposed project work to reinforce these concepts.