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3D Printing Designs: Fun and Functional Projects by Joe LarsonGet to grips with 3D printing and learn to model designs using BlenderAbout This Book- From the author who brought you the first practical look at 3D printing with 3D Printing Blueprints- Get a comprehensive coverage of the prototyping techniques you need to know to start printing your own 3D designs- Rekindle your mathematical genius to design personalized objects for complex puzzlesWho This Book Is ForIf you're new to the world of 3D printing, this is the book for you. Some basic knowledge of Blender and geometry would be helpful, but is not necessary.What You Will Learn- Get to know about the different types of 3D printers and their limitations- See how Y, H, and T shapes illustrate different ideas of successful 3D design for home 3D printers- Set up and configure Blender to model a file for 3D printing- Understand material characteristics, printing specifications, tolerances, and design tips- Work through the techniques of editing complex meshes, smoothing, combining shapes, and exporting them into STL files for printing- Break down complex geometries into multiple simple shapes and model them in layers using Blender- Design, manipulate, and export 3D models for 3D printing with Blender- Master the art of creating meshes, scaling, subdivision, and adding detail with the Boolean modifier as well as sculpting a custom shape- Cut a model into small pieces and understand how to design complex interlocking joints that form a part of a jigsaw puzzleIn Detail3D printing has revolutionized the way that global industries conceptualize and design products for mass consumption. Considered as the next "trillion-dollar" business, every industry is in the race to equip its personnel with techniques to prototype and simplify complex manufacturing process. This book will take you through some simple to complex and effective principles of designing 3D printed objects using Blender.There is a comprehensive coverage of projects such as a 3D print-ready octopus pencil holder, which will teach you how to add basic geometric shapes, and use techniques such as extruding and subdividing to transform these shapes into complex meshes. Furthermore, you'll learn to use various techniques to derive measurements for an object, model these objects using Blender, organize the parts into layers, and later combine them to create the desired object with the help of a 3D printable SD card holder ring design project. The final project will help you master the techniques of designing simple to complex puzzles models for 3D printing.Through the course of the book, we'll explore various robust sculpting methods supported by Blender to create objects. You'll move, rotate, and scale the object, and manipulate the view. You'll edit objects with actions such as bends or curves, similar to drawing or building up a clay structure of different shapes and sizes. By the end of the book, you will have gained thorough practical hands-on experience to be able to create a real-world 3D printable object of your choice.Style and approachThis is a hands-on guide to the world of 3D printing. With the help of simple to complex projects, you'll learn various techniques to design 3D printable objects using Blender.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-06-27
3D Printing for Dummies by Richard Horne; Kalani Kirk HausmanThe bestselling book on 3D printing 3D printing is one of the coolest inventions we've seen in our lifetime, and now you can join the ranks of businesspeople, entrepreneurs, and hobbyists who use it to do everything from printing foods and candles to replacement parts for older technologies'and tons of mind-blowing stuff in between! With 3D Printing For Dummies at the helm, you'll find all the fast and easy-to-follow guidance you need to grasp the methods available to create 3D printable objects using software, 3D scanners, and even photographs through open source software applications like 123D Catch. Thanks to the growing availability of 3D printers, this remarkable technology is coming to the masses, and there's no time like the present to let your imagination run wild and actually create whatever you dream up'quickly and inexpensively. When it comes to 3D printing, the sky's the limit! Covers each type of 3D printing technology available today: stereolithology, selective sintering, used deposition, and granular binding Provides information on the potential for the transformation of production and manufacturing, reuse and recycling, intellectual property design controls, and the commoditization of products Walks you through the process of creating a RepRap printer using open source designs, software, and hardware Offers strategies for improved success in 3D printing On your marks, get set, innovate!
Digital Handmade by Lucy JohnstonA dazzlingsurvey of designers who fuse digital fabrication techniques with traditionalcraftsmanship and handwork While the industrial revolution of the nineteenth century diminished the role of the craftsperson in the manufacturing process, the digital revolution has had a less devastating effect. Today's digital technologies have given rise to entirely new working methods, skill sets, and consumer products that don't eliminate, but enrich traditional hand techniques. Digital Handmade presents seventy international designers, artists, and craftsmen who combine the precision and flexibility of computing and digital fabrication with the skill and tactility of the master artisan to create unexpected and desirable objects and products. These pioneers include Louise Lemieux Bérubé, a Canadian artist whose work integrates photography and weaving; Australian jewelry designer Cinnamon Lee, whose designs explore the relationship between hand and machine; and Japanese artists Nendo, who produce ceramic pieces that employ both digital fabrication and ancient traditional methods. Profiles of the designers explore the unique, multifaceted process behind their creations, illustrated by lush photographs of the products themselves. From affordable jewelry, ceramics, and lighting to priceless sculpture and textile art, these works demonstrate that digital technology can support and enhance artisanal techniques with highly individual and innovative results.
Call Number: N7433.8 .J64 2015 (South)
Publication Date: 2015-07-21
Printing Architecture by Ronald Rael; Virginia San FratelloAlthough 3D printing promises a revolution in many industries, primarily industrial manufacturing, nowhere are the possibilities greater than in the field of product design and modular architecture. Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, of the cutting-edge San Francisco-based design firm Emerging Objects, have developed remarkable techniques for "printing" from a wide variety of powders, including sawdust, clay, cement, rubber, concrete, salt, and even coffee grounds, opening anentire realm of material, phenomenological, and ecological possibilities to designers. In addition to case studies and illustrations of their own work, Rael and San Fratello offer guidance for sourcing alternative materials, specific recipes for mixing compounds, and step-by-step instructions for conducting bench tests and setting parameters for material testing, to help readers to understand the process of developing powder-based materials and their unique qualities.
Call Number: TS171.95 .R34 2018 (South)
Publication Date: 2018-05-01
Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing by Henry SegermanWouldn't it be great to experience three-dimensional ideas in three dimensions? In this book--the first of its kind--mathematician and mathematical artist Henry Segerman takes readers on a fascinating tour of two-, three-, and four-dimensional mathematics, exploring Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometries, symmetry, knots, tilings, and soap films. Visualizing Mathematics with 3D Printing includes more than 100 color photographs of 3D printed models. Readers can take the book's insights to a new level by visiting its sister website, 3dprintmath.com, which features virtual three-dimensional versions of the models for readers to explore. These models can also be ordered online or downloaded to print on a 3D printer. Combining the strengths of book and website, this volume pulls higher geometry and topology out of the realm of the abstract and puts it into the hands of anyone fascinated by mathematical relationships of shape. With the book in one hand and a 3D printed model in the other, readers can find deeper meaning while holding a hyperbolic honeycomb, touching the twists of a torus knot, or caressing the curves of a Klein quartic.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016-10-04
Additive Manufacturing : 3D Printing for Prototyping and Manufacturing by Andreas GebhardtThe use of additive manufacturing for the direct production of finished products is becoming increasingly important. The method not only reduces the demands on industrial infrastructure, but also opens up new perspectives in terms of decentralized production and customer inclusive individualized production (customization, cyberproduction).Oriented towards the practitioner, in this book the basics of additive manufacturing are presented and the properties and special aspects of industrially available machines are discussed. From the generation of data to the forming method, the complete process chain is shown in a practical light. In particular, the following additive manufacturing technologies are discussed:- Polymerization (e.g., stereolithography)- Sintering and melting (e.g., laser sintering)- Layer laminate method (e.g., laminated object manufacturing, LOM)- Extrusion (e.g., fused deposition modeling, FDM)- 3D printingApplications for the production of models and prototypes (rapid prototyping), tools, tool inserts, and forms (rapid tooling) as well as end products (rapid manufacturing) are covered in detailed chapters with examples. Questions of efficiency are discussed from a strategic point of view, and also from an operational perspective.
"YouMagine is an online community of 3D printing enthusiasts who wish to work together to share, remix and make better 3D printed things. YouMagine facilitates this community, empowers and gives you the tools you need in order to improve, invent & make."
"3D printing technology is advancing at a rapid pace, but it is difficult to find or create 3D-printable models that are scientifically accurate or medically applicable. The NIH 3D Print Exchange provides models in formats that are readily compatible with 3D printers, and offers a unique set of tools to create and share 3D-printable models related to biomedical science."
"Today, the GrabCAD Community has almost 4 million members sharing CAD files and professional tips, participating in design challenges, or downloading free CAD models from our online library of over 2 million free files."
"MyMiniFactory, which launched in 2013, is the world’s leading curated social platform for 3D printable objects. Think of us like the YouTube and Netflix for 3D printing. On MyMiniFactory, you can find tens of thousands of free and paid 3D designs ready for you to download. These will work with any desktop 3D printer, and we have tested every single one so that it is guaranteed to print!"
"MakerBot's Thingiverse is a thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things. As the world's largest 3D printing community, we believe that everyone should be encouraged to create and remix 3D things, no matter their technical expertise or previous experience. In the spirit of maintaining an open platform, all designs are encouraged to be licensed under a Creative Commons license, meaning that anyone can use or alter any design."