Glossary This is a list of common terms and abbreviations used in the RepRap community. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, a thermoplastic used as a 3D printer material. Often ABS is used as a short form, actually referring to filament made of ABS: 'Do you use ABS in your Mendel?' Be careful that sometimes filament sold as ABS is in fact mixed with other thermoplastic, thus altering its characteristics. The melting temperature is 220-230°C, but can be different if the manufacturer has mixed this with other thermoplastics. ABS is soluble in acetone and can be use to smooth the surface of the print-out.
Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history Smarthistory offers more than 1500 videos and essays on art from around the world and across time. We are working with more than 200 art historians and some of the world's most important museums to make the best art history resource anywhere. Use the "subject" pulldown menu (go to "Arts and Humanities") at the top of this window or click on the headings below to access our content: Art history basics First things first (you are here) The materials and techniques artists use Art 1010
Small World of Words Project Welcome to the small world of words project! Last modified: April 16, 2014 Voor Nederlandstalige informatie, klik hier The small world of words project is a large-scale scientific study that aims to build a map of the human lexicon in the major languages of the world and make this information widely available. In contrast to a thesaurus or dictionary, this lexicon provides insight into what words and what part of their meaning are central in the human mind. Stratasys Introduction to 3D Printing: From Design to Fabrication Download the full curriculum guide for grading tools and more detailed information on each unit below. The curriculum guide contains all unit guides listed below. Unit 1: Course Introduction Welcome students to the course and introduce the syllabus, course structure and major assignments. This week’s lectures highlight the major technology shifts in human history that have set the stage for 3D printing.
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Out My Window: An Interactive Documentary Out My Window – it’s a new interactive documentary, a film unlike any you have seen before. Katerina Cizek, the director, put it together over the course of years, and the award-winning film uses its novel approach to explore life, as it goes on, within highrises – the most commonly built structures during the past century. Created with 360º video and high end web technology, Out My Window brings you to 13 different locations across the globe, moving from Chicago to São Paulo, to Bangalore and Johannesburg. And the story doesn’t unfold linearly. Meshmixer Tutorial: Using 3D Modeling Software for 3D Printing This tutorial was created for MeshMixer users who are interested in 3D printing. It provides an overview of the essential information required to create a printable model using this indispensible 3D printing modeling software. It is particularly useful to correct files designed for 3D printing. In this tutorial, you will learn the best practices for modeling, correcting and exporting an object for 3D printing using MeshMixer.
Hypogeum of Ħal-Saflieni The Hypogeum of Paola, Malta, (Ipoġew in Maltese) literally meaning "underground" in Greek, is a subterranean structure dating to the Saflieni phase (3000-2500 BC) in Maltese prehistory. Thought to have been originally a sanctuary, it became a necropolis in prehistoric times and the remains of more than 7,000 individuals have been found. It is the only known prehistoric underground temple in the world. Prizm - Turn your speakers into a learning music player by Prizm Whether you are alone at home, with family, or partying with friends, Prizm adapts and predicts the music you’ll love. Prizm streams music directly from the Cloud so you don’t even need to use a phone or a computer. You can now discover and enjoy more music with a single hit of a button. Press play and the music starts. Music streams directly from the cloud to your speakers.
Meshmixer: 3D Modeling Software 3D Printing The MeshMixer software is a free product developed by AutodeskⓇ intended for easy creation of 3D mashups and remixes with specialized tools for 3D printing. The MeshMixer software includes many features that were previously not available combined in a single product that is also free. Some of the main features include: Mesh & Mix - Allows to easily combine multiple models in many creative ways;Sculpt - Customize models as clay in real-time using different tools;Stamp - Texturise models using different grid and pattern options;Edit - Modify models and optimize them for 3D printing; Analysis - Analyse different properties of the models (e.g. thickness, solidity, stability) related to 3D printing;Print - Print your creation directly on a connected desktop 3D printer or by using an online 3D printing service like Sculpteo. The main advantage of the MeshMixer software is that you can modify the 3D model without caring about it's 3D topology.
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