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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

EDID216 Introduction to CAD/Solid Modeling for ID 3 cr.


This course focuses on introducing (industrial) designers to the basics of solid modeling. Aside from basic software familiarization, concepts for 2D and 3D visualization will be introduced. CAD modeling techniques, including surface modeling and plastic design best practices are highlighted with emphasis on the role CAD plays within the design process. Various examples of how CAD can be used; from creating underlays and final mechanical drawings, to exporting files for photorealistic renderings and 3D printing, are explored. Basic familiarity with computers is a must.

Hybrid Studio/Critique
Departmental Elective
Fall & Spring