4.140J / MAS.863J
How to Make (almost) Anything

Prerequisites: 
Permission of instructor

Note: Wed. meeting time changed from 9-12 to 1-4 pm

Provides a practical hands-on introduction to digital fabrication, including CAD/CAM/CAE, NC machining, 3-D printing and scanning, molding and casting, composites, laser and waterjet cutting, PCB design and fabrication; sensors and actuators; mixed-signal instrumentation, embedded processing, and wired and wireless communications. Develops an understanding of these capabilities through projects using them individually and jointly to create functional systems.