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521159P Principles of Digital Fabrication, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 521159P  Validity 01.01.2017 -
Name Principles of Digital Fabrication  Abbreviation PrincDigFab 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeBasic Studies Discipline4307 Information Engineering 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Computer Science and Engineering DP 

Teachers
Name
Georgi Georgiev 

Description
ECTS Credits 

5 ECTS credits/ 135 hours of work

 
Language of instruction 

Finnish/English

 
Timing 

The course will be held in the spring semester, during period IV.

 
Learning outcomes 

In this course the students will learn the whole process of digital fabrication in FabLab. They will learn how to create an interactive 3D prototype, design mechanical parts for prototype, create basic electronics, implement a control logic for open hardware embedded board, and work in teams on project.

 
Contents 

The course teaches students to (1) design mechanical components with solid modeling tools, (2) build necessary electronics, and (3) implement software to a microcontroller, to create in FabLab a physical gadget that interacts with the world around it.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face-to-face teaching (Lectures)/ Individual work towards project

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures 12h / Individual work 123h. There are sessions each week in FabLab where guidance is available.

 
Target group 

This course is included in the computer science bachelor degree program. It is also available for all degree programs in the university. The course is offered to high-school students.

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

-

 
Recommended optional programme components 

The course is an independent entity and does not require additional studies carried out at the same time.

 
Recommended or required reading 

There is no recommended or required reading. The tutorials for tools and software (or links to such tutorials)
will be provided in the course.

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

The course will be evaluated on the basis of the project delivered by the teams of students. Essential part of this reporting is the documentation of the project.

 
Grading 

The course is evaluated pass/fail only

 
Person responsible 

Georgi Georgiev

 
Working life cooperation 

-

 
Other information 

The course is also offered to high-school students with special study right and gives 5 ECTS credits that can be included in  some  bachelor’s degrees at University of Oulu.

 


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Principles of Digital Fabrication  Course    12.03.18 -03.05.18

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