All the course reference material, and weekly notes.

Week 1: Introduction, websites and project management

An introduction to the module, schedule, assessment. Websites and using edublogs at UoB.

Week 2: Computer-Aided Design (Fusion 360)

Introducing parametric modelling.

Week 2: Computer-Aided Design (Solidworks)

Introducing parametric modelling.

Week 3: Laser cutter: computer-controlled cutting (CNC)

Introducing the laser cutter and 2D-3D assembly.

Week 4: Electronics production

Making our first circuit board.

Week 5: Electronics design

Designing, building and testing a circuit

Week 6: Embedded Programming

Programming microcontroller boards

Week 7: 3D printing and scanning

Part 1: Introducing 3D printing with tour of facilities and demo of AEB. Part 2: Introducting laser scanning with demo activity.

Week 8: computer-controlled machining + moulding and casting

Part 1: Introducing computer-controlled machining Part 2: Introducing moulding and casting