3D Printing with SketchUp

Author: Marcus Ritland

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783284587

Category: Computers

Page: 136

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This book is a practical tutorial, packed with real-world case studies to help you design models that print right the first time. If you are familiar with SketchUp and want to print the models you've designed, then this book is ideal for you. You don't need any experience in 3D printing; however, SketchUp beginners will require a companion book or video training series to teach them the basic SketchUp skills.
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3D Printing and CNC Fabrication with SketchUp

Author: Lydia Sloan Cline

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071843108

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

View: 3995

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Model and print your own 3D creations using SketchUp! Get up and running fast in the consumer design and fabrication world using the hands-on information in this guide. 3D Printing and CNC Fabrication with SketchUp features step-by-step tutorials of fun and easy DIY projects. Learn how to create your own 3D models, edit downloaded models, make them printable, and bring them to physical life either on your own printer or through an online service bureau. Download and install SketchUp on your Mac or PC Navigate the interface and SketchUp’s native design tools Download design and analysis tools from the Extension Warehouse. Edit models downloaded from the 3D Warehouse and Thingiverse. Import and export STL files. Analyze your projects for 3D printability. Set up, use, and maintain a home 3D printer Work with AutoCAD, 123D Make, 123D Meshmixer, and Vetric Cut2D Generate files for CNC cutters
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Beginning Google Sketchup for 3D Printing

Author: Sandeep Singh

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430233613

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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The age of 3D printing and personal fabrication is upon us! You’ve probably heard of the incredibly sophisticated, yet inexpensive 3D printers that can produce almost any creation you give them. But how do you become part of that revolution? Sandeep Singh takes you through the skills you need to learn and the services and technologies you need to know—explaining what 3D printing is, how it works, and what it can do for you. You’ll find yourself rapidly prototyping and learning to produce complex designs that can be fabricated by online 3D printing services or privately-owned 3D printers—in your hands in no time. Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing starts by explaining how to use SketchUp and its plug-ins to make your design products. You will learn how to present and animate 3D models, and how to use Google Earth and 3D Warehouse to sell and market your 3D models. You'll also catch a glimpse of the 3D printing's future so you can plan ahead while mastering today's tools. Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing is the perfect book for 3D designers, hobbyists, woodworkers, craftspeople, and artists interested in the following: Designing in 3D using SketchUp Using the online 3D printing pipeline Animating SketchUp 3D models Becoming familiar with rapid prototyping technology Navigating new 3D and personal fabrication technologies Working with Google Earth and 3D Warehouse with confidence Welcome to the era of 3D printing and personal fabrication! What you’ll learn 3D design for beginners Using Sketchup Using the online 3D printing pipeline Animating Sketchup 3D models Becoming familiar with rapid prototyping technology Navigating new 3D and personal fabrication technologies Negotiating Google Earth and 3D Warehouse with confidence Who this book is for 3D designers, hobbyists, woodworkers, craftspeople and artists. Table of Contents The Ins and Outs of Google SketchUp and Shapeways First 3D Printout Getting Your Juices Flowing 3D Model to 3D Print Tools and Techniques to Save Time Breaking the Barrier Modeling with Photographs Working with Symmetry Share with the World Animate with SketchyPhysics Using LayOut Exploring 3D Printing Alternatives Get Connected
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Architectural Design with SketchUp

3D Modeling, Extensions, BIM, Rendering, Making, and Scripting

Author: Alexander C. Schreyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118978811

Category: Architecture

Page: 416

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Go beyond the basics: making SketchUp work for you Architectural Design with SketchUp, Second Edition, is the leading guide to this incredibly useful tool for architects, interior designers, construction professionals, and makers. With easy to follow tutorials that first brush up on the basics of the program and then cover many advanced processes, this resource offers both informative text and full-color illustrations to clearly convey the techniques and features you need to excel. The updated second edition has a new chapter that explains how to make things with SketchUp, and covers 3D printing, design to fabrication, CNC milling, and laser cutting. Other chapters also now cover Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D web content generation. Additionally, the revised text offers insight into the latest products and plugin extensions, navigation methods, import/export options, and 3D model creation features to ensure you have an up to date understanding of how to make SketchUp help you meet your project goals. A leading 3D modeling application, SketchUp features documentation capabilities through photorealistic renderings and construction drawings. Because of its ease of use and ability to be enhanced with many plugin extensions for project-specific applications, SketchUp is considered the tool of choice for professionals in the architecture, interior design, construction, and fabrication fields. Access thoroughly updated information in an easy to understand writing style Increase your efficiency and accuracy when using SketchUp and refresh and supplement your understanding of SketchUp's basics Explore component-based modeling for assembly, scheduling, collaborative design, and modeling with a BIM approach Find the right plugin extensions and understand how to best work with them See how easy it is to generate presentation-ready renderings from your 3D models Learn how you can use 3D printing, CNC milling, and laser cutting to make things with SketchUp Use cookbook-style Ruby coding to create amazing 3D objects Supplement your knowledge with video tutorials, sample files, and Ruby scripts via a robust companion website Architectural Design with SketchUp, Second Edition, is an integral resource for both students and professionals working in the architecture, interior design, construction, and fabrication industries.
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3D Printer Projects for Makerspaces

Author: Lydia Sloan Cline

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259860396

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 6910

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Learn to model, print, and fabricate your own 3D designs—all with no prior experience! This easy-to-follow, fun guide is full of hands-on 3D printing projects that will inspire makers of all types, ages, and skill levels. The book features highly illustrated, DIY examples that show, step-by-step, how to put 3D printing technology to work in your own designs. 3D Printer Projects for Makerspaces starts with simple one-piece items and then gradually introduces more complex techniques to make solid, flexible, and multi-piece snap-together creations. Screenshots, diagrams, and source code are provided throughout. Projects include a key charm, topo map, Spirograph game, polygon hat, phone case—even a realistic model plane! • Covers Autodesk Fusion, AutoCAD, Inkscape, SketchUp, Vetric Cut 2D, and more • Shows how to use 3D analysis tools to save time and cut waste • Written by a dedicated maker and college instructor
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3D Modeling and Printing with Tinkercad

Create and Print Your Own 3D Models

Author: James Floyd Kelly

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133798119

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

View: 2722

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The First Complete Guide to Tinkercad: 3D Modeling That’s Powerful, Friendly, & Free! Want to master 3D modeling and printing? Tinkercad is the perfect software for you: It’s friendly, web-based, and free. Even better, you don’t have to rely on Tinkercad’s technical documentation to use it. This easy, full-color guide is packed with photos and projects that bring 3D modeling to life! No 3D or CAD experience? No problem: Best-selling author James Floyd Kelly teaches you step-by-step through simple examples and hands-on activities. You’ll learn all the concepts and techniques you need...build your skills, comfort, and confidence...and create exciting projects that show off Tinkercad’s full power. Learning 3D with your kids? You’ll even find projects you can work on together! Quickly master the basic 3D concepts you need to understand Navigate Tinkercad’s Dashboard and tool set Create your first 3D model and control its properties Save time by incorporating publicly available elements Import hand sketches or SVG graphics into your models Use the Shape Generator to create custom shapes Add raised text and other embellishments Assemble multiple pieces into a more sophisticated model Make realistic prototypes Output molds for creating items from soft materials Transform models into STL files for printing Get great results from an online 3D printing service Move your 3D objects into the Minecraft virtual world Find answers to your most important Tinkercad questions Discover tools for tasks Tinkercad can’t handle Learn from others! Explore projects at Thingiverse and the Gallery
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Fusion 360 for Makers

Design Your Own Digital Models for 3D Printing and CNC Fabrication

Author: Lydia Sloan Cline

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.

ISBN: 1680453521

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 2243

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Learn how to use Autodesk Fusion 360 to digitally model your own original projects for a 3D printer or a CNC device. Fusion 360 software lets you design, analyze, and print your ideas. Free to students and small businesses alike, it offers solid, surface, organic, direct, and parametric modeling capabilities. Fusion 360 for Makers is written for beginners to 3D modeling software by an experienced teacher. It will get you up and running quickly with the goal of creating models for 3D printing and CNC fabrication. Inside Fusion 360 for Makers, you'll find: Eight easy-to-understand tutorials that provide a solid foundation in Fusion 360 fundamentals DIY projects that are explained with step-by-step instructions and color photos Projects that have been real-world tested, covering the most common problems and solutions Stand-alone projects, allowing you to skip to ones of interest without having to work through all the preceding projects first Design from scratch or edit downloaded designs. Fusion 360 is an appropriate tool for beginners and experienced makers.
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Articulate Storyline Essentials

Author: Ashley Chiasson

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784397431

Category: Computers

Page: 180

View: 3792

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This book is for intended for all those interested in working with Storyline to develop engaging e-learning projects. With a user-friendly interface, you don't need any prior experience with Storyline to create and publish your first project.
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3D Printing: A Powerful New Curriculum Tool for Your School Library

Author: Lesley M. Cano

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610699785

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 187

View: 2177

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This beginner's guide to 3D design and printing provides librarians with lessons, tips, and instructions for integrating these technologies into the K–12 standards-based curriculum. • Includes an appendix of resources for school librarians to get the most out of three-dimensional design and printing • Suggests practical lesson ideas for integrating 3D printing into language arts, math, science, and social studies • Focuses on 3D printing as a tool to engage students in curriculum content and promote hands-on, problem-based learning with a focus on authentic, practical application • Offers suggestions for policy development and guidelines for managing and implementing this powerful technology
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SketchUp 2014 For Dummies

Author: Aidan Chopra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118822641

Category: Computers

Page: 504

View: 5957

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Start building your 3D model today with a comprehensive guide toSketchUp 2014 SketchUp 2014 For Dummies is a user-friendly guideto creating 3D models, adding textures, creating animatedwalkthroughs, and more, using one of the most popular 3D modelingprograms on the market. Fully updated to align with the release ofSketchUp, the book guides you through the interface, tools,techniques, and tricks in SketchUp and SketchUp Pro, on bothWindows and Mac platforms. Written for designers with no prior 3Dmodeling experience, the book provides beginner- tointermediate-level instruction in this powerful program. With a strong emphasis on usability rather than features,SketchUp has found widespread success around the world. Availableas a free download, the program allows you to get comfortable anddevelop your skills before investing in the Pro version'sadditional features. SketchUp 2014 For Dummies getsyou up to speed fast, beginning with an overview of the basicconcepts of 3D modeling before getting down to business with thesoftware. Organized for easy navigation, the book can also serve asa handy desk reference for more experienced designers gettingacquainted with the latest update. Topics include: Using SketchUp 2014 to create 3D models Printing on a plotter or 3D printer Sharing designs via SketchUp 3D Warehouse Exporting to another design package The book also walks you through the creation of a detailed setof plans, and demonstrates how to give virtual "tours" of yourdesign. A 16-page color insert illustrates the possibilities, andmay just trigger your inspiration. Whether you're a designer,architect, engineer, or hobbyist, SketchUp 2014 For Dummiesgets you started quickly.
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