Open Book on “Low-cost 3D Printing for Science, Education and Sustainable Development”

This book gives a reasonable, first overview of current research (as of 2013) on 3D printing. It aims to inspire curiosity and understanding in young scholars and new generations of scientists to motivate them to start building up their own 3D printing experiences and to explore the huge potential this technology provides. Topics include…

  • A Practical Guide to Your First 3D Print
  • Plug-n-Play, Do-It-Yourself Kits and Pre-assembled 3D Printers
  • 3D Modeling with OpenSCAD
  • Low-cost 3D Printing for Science
  • Illustrating Mathematics using 3D Printers
  • Science and Art
  • Sources for 3D Models
  • Low-cost 3D Printing for Education
  • Using 3D Printers at School: My Experience

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