The Influence of Toy Design Activities on Middle School Students Understanding of the Engineering Design Processes

The Influence of Toy Design Activities on Middle School Students Understanding of the Engineering Design Processes

The societal demand for inspiring and engaging science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students and preparing our workforce for the emerging creative economy has necessitated developing students self-efficacy and understanding of engineering design...
WireFab: Mix-Dimension Modeling and Fabrication for 3D Mesh Models

WireFab: Mix-Dimension Modeling and Fabrication for 3D Mesh Models

We propose WireFab, a rapid modeling and prototyping system that uses bent metal wires as the structure framework. WireFab approximates both the skeletal articulation and the skin appearance of the corresponding virtual skin meshes, and it allows users to personalize...