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Alkek Maker Day: Library Resources
A guide to document our library Maker Days and provide related resources.
Look for books about 3D printing on the 7th floor in the TS 171.8-171.9 call number range. Search the catalog for the subject heading Three-dimensional printing or do a keyword search for the phrase "3D printing."
3D Printing for Dummies by Kalani Kirk Hausman; Richard HorneGet started printing out 3D objects quickly and inexpensively! 3D printing is no longer just a figment of your imagination. This remarkable technology is coming to the masses with the growing availability of 3D printers. 3D printers create 3-dimensional layered models and they allow users to create prototypes that use multiple materials and colors. This friendly-but-straightforward guide examines each type of 3D printing technology available today and gives artists, entrepreneurs, engineers, and hobbyists insight into the amazing things 3D printing has to offer. You'll discover methods for the creation of 3D printable objects using software, 3D scanners, and even photographs with the help of this timely For Dummies guide. Includes information on stereolithography, selective sintering, fused deposition, and granular binding techniques Covers the potential for the transformation of production and manufacturing, reuse and recycling, intellectual property design controls, and the commoditization of traditional products from magazines to material goods Walks you through the process of creating a RepRap printer using open-source designs, software, and hardware Addresses the limitations of current 3D printing technologies and provides strategies for improved success 3D Printing For Dummies is the must-have guide to make manufacturing your own dynamic designs a dream come true!
Design for 3D Printing by Samuel N. Bernier; Bertier Luyt; Tatiana ReinhardFrance's Le FabShop has extensive experience testing 3D printers and creating digital models for them. From an articulated Makey Robot to a posable elephant model, Samuel N. Bernier and the rest of Le FabShop's team have created some of the most-printed designs in the 3D printing world. This book uses their work to teach you how to get professional results out of a desktop 3D printer without needing to be trained in design. Through a series of tutorials and case studies, this book gives you the techniques to turn a product idea into a 3D model and a prototype. Focusing on free design software and affordable technologies, the exercises in this book are the perfect boost to any beginner looking to start designing for 3D printing. Designing for the tool and finding a good tool to fit the design--these are at the core of the product designer's job, and these are the tools this book will help you master. Foreword by Carl Bass, Autodesk's CEO, a passionate and prolific Maker. In Design For 3D Printing, you'll: Learn the different 3D printing technologies Choose the best desktop 3D printer Discover free 3D modeling software Become familiar with 3D scanning solutions Find out how to go from a bad to a good 3D source file, one that's ready-to-print
Call Number: TS171.95 .B47 2015
Publication Date: 2015-10-11
Selected Resources about Fabric Crafts
There are lots of different subject areas that fall into this category, so a keyword search for a specific craft or skill might be your best option. Some subject headings you can use include Textile crafts, Sewing, or Handicraft.
Books about computer coding and programming are generally on the 6th floor around the QA 76 call number range. Search the catalog for the subject heading Computer Programming or do a keyword search for a specific programming language.
Part of Web of Knowledge. Value-added patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®. Patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering.
Detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World, Popular Photography and many more
Online tutorials for popular software tools and the latest technology for beginner to advanced skill levels. Beyond Microsoft Office and business tools for both MAC and PC, Lynda.com provides instruction on software for 3D Animation, Audio/Music/Video, AutoCAD, Design, Development and Programming, Photography, Presentation tools, IT, Marketing tools, and web design.