Week 11: Scale-Up

Lecture: Introduction to scalability. How ideas and design can scale. How to scale-up from concept to prototyping to production. Discussion on fabrication and manufacturing challenges. How to modify a design for injection molding and other manufacturing processes. Overview of possible funding and crowdsourcing venues.
Lab: Office Hours
Guest: Nadya Peek
Assignment: Modify your design to account for scalability, and develop visual instructions (including diagrams/drawings) to facilitate making/ assembly process by the users

Design for Scale

Design for Impact


IP & Licensing

Custom Fabrication

Batch Manufacturing

Continuous Production

Mass Customization and User Generated Products