Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture
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This unit introduces students to the use of 3D digital modelling software to explore the development, visualisation and production of objects. It will provide students with knowledge of how to build and manipulate digital models, using the following CAD (Computer Aided Design) software; Rhino (Rhinoceros 3D), MeshMixer & 3D Coat. In addition to 'first principle' modelling, there will be an introduction to the creation of digital models using 3D scanning and photogrammetry technology. Students will also be exploring visualisation imaging using complimentary rendering software Vray, and will be producing physical outputs of their digital models utilising laser.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Assessment is 100% by folio at mid-semester and end of semester. The folio will be comprised of works produced during the duration of the unit, and may also include students works made independently of the unit and a journal which will document on-going progress and research in relation to the unit project.
4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week
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