BIOE 555 - PROTOTYPING & FABRICATION
Long Title: PROTOTYPING AND FABRICATION OF MEDICAL DEVICES
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: Students will learn the technical fundamentals, industrial applications, and practical skills of physical and digital prototyping of medical devices. Students will operate machines and apply relevant techniques to produce physical objects that demonstrate best practices. Fabricated objects will be considered from the perspective of design for manufacturing for medical devices, including production cost models, part redesign for high volume production, and materials selection for scale up. Students will train with the instructor and learn by doing with other students. Work will be completed individually and in pairs, with a strong emphasis on collaboration fostering creativity and increased proﬁciency.