Course Description Mott Community College
TECH-120

Introduction to Fab Lab

Credit/Contacts:
2/2 Division: Technology
   
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Placement into RDNG-016 (ACSR-016) Students must provide: Safety Glasses, USB Drive (aka:"Jump" Drive), 3-Ring Binder.
Description: This is an introduction to "personal fabrication" and is modeled on Neil Gershenfeld's "fab labs" concept at MIT and around the world. Students will learn to use commercially available technologies to "conceptualize, design, develop, fabricate and test" objects. This course will cover the computer software and contemporary tools needed for cutting, milling, engraving, electrical and rapid prototype development. The fab lab is designed to explore interests in graphic design, visual arts, business, computer-assisted design, physical and natural science, and mathematics, as well as engineering and other advanced technologies.
 
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