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SOFTWARE: Computer-Aided Design

Types: Constructive Solid Geometry, hierarchical, parametric, procedural boundary (b-rep), function (f-rep) representations GUIs, scripting, hardware description languages declarative, constraint, optimization

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Electronics:

Technologystudent.com – Love this site for detailed explanation and animated graphics (V. Ryan © 2002-2012)

Good Stuff:

MakerCase (LINK)        Geargenerator.com


CONCEPTS:

 Gears

Geometry:

Boxes

  • BoxMaker Website
  • Free Paper Box Shapes: http://www.ideogram.nl/boxmaker/
  •  MakerCase (LINK)

TECHNIQUES:

 

Electronics PCB Work Mechanisms Gears and Pullys Powertools Graphics  CNC Work PIC Controllers

Tools: Measurement Conversion Chart

Fab Lab Friends


PROJECT SITES:

FABLABs

from K12 Digital Fabrication Google Group(JaymesDec):

EQUIPMENT:

MATERIALS:


WEBSITES

Why Makers Rule in EDU (SXSWedu)

PRINTED SOURCES

Books:

  • Gershenfeld, Neil A. Fab: The coming revolution on your desktop–from personal computers to personal fabrication. New York: Basic Books, 2005.
  • Martinez, Sylvia Libow., and Gary Stager. Invent to learn: Making, tinkering, and engineering in the classroom. Torrance, CA: Constructing Modern Knowledge P, 2013.
  • Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, by Chris Anderson
  • Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators [Paperback] Margaret Honey (Editor), David E. Kanter (Editor)

ARTICLES:

Wanderings in the Labyrinth: Seventeen Things: Toward a Maker Curriculum (For Teachers) Fab Labs unshackle imaginations, By Mark Jewell, Associated Press, USA TODAY 11/6/2005 Fabrication labs let student and adult inventors create products, solve problems, Cleveland Plain Dealer article and video from June 9 Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab? Makezine.com

 


LAB SETUPS & WORKSHOPS


FABLAB Business Plans