Advanced study of manufacturing systems and concepts employed in rapid prototyping. Topics include 3D object definition, rapid prototyping technologies, finite element structural analysis, and selection of appropriate modeling and finishing methods. 3 Credits (2 Lecture - 3 Lab) Prerequisite(s): MET318 or MET319 or CAD120 or CAD122 or CAD123 or CAD124. Corequisite(s): MET445. Spring Only.