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Specialization
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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)Autodesk3d modelingAutocad
Specialization
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 weeks of study...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Sketching and modeling

Sketching and modeling are the essential features to any CAD program. With Fusion 360, you can approach sketching and modeling in various ways choosing the approach that is best suited for you. Using Fusion 360 modeling tools, you can import a model and use it as reference images to help you get started quickly. Parametric modeling features allow you to work with precise measurement, setting model parameters and dimensions. The end goal is to get you visualizing your designs quickly and easily....
Reading
16 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
Get the software1m
Week overview39s
Changing file units1m
Starting a sketch3m
Sketching basics: Sketch palette2m
Sketching basics: Geometry creation4m
Sketching basics: Adding dimensions3m
Sketching basics: Constraints5m
Sketching basics: Attached Canvas4m
Sketching basics: Applied Sketching4m
Extrude5m
Fillet1m
Feature Pattern creation2m
Creating a construction plane1m
Combine boolean operations2m
Reading3 readings
Sketching and modeling resources10m
About the discussion forum2m
Online learning communities and social media5m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Pre-course questions10m
Week 1 quiz10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Sculpt and sheet metal

Most designs begin with a quick conceptual sketch. With Fusion 360, you can import a hand sketch or a photograph as a reference sketch and use Fusion Sculpt to expand on your ideas creating smooth and precise curved 3D modeling surfaces. With Fusion 360 sheet metal features, you can design for manufacturing right from the start, creating a flat pattern for sheet metal design projects....
Reading
10 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Create a box primitive4m
Edit form using Translate, Rotate and Scale5m
Crease edge2m
Flatten subdivided faces1m
Sketching for sheet metal7m
Sheet metal flanges7m
Sheet metal rules4m
Creating a flat pattern2m
Flat pattern drawing2m
Reading1 reading
Sculpt and sheet metal resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 2 quiz10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Render, animation, and drawing

Being able to communicate your design ideas visually is an essential part of the design process. Design ideas need to be conveyed in different ways for different audiences. From aesthetic photo-realisitic renders to assembly animations showing how a design works to technical drawings for manufacturing, this lesson will get you ready to showcase your design....
Reading
14 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video14 videos
Render scene setup3m
Change appearances2m
In-canvas render4m
Cloud processed render2m
Creating exploded views4m
Changing animation appearances2m
Recording an animation view3m
Publish an animation2m
Creating a drawing from a design1m
Adding drawing views2m
Dimensioning a drawing view2m
Editing drawing title block data1m
Publishing a drawing to PDF2m
Reading1 reading
Render, animation, and drawing resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Simulation

Simulation technology is changing the design process. Simulation tools are becoming highly accurate, fast and powerful and can help you better understand how functional a design is and ways in which to improve it. In this lesson, you explore Fusion 360 Simulation features and learn how to take advantage of simulation feedback through the design process to explore and test your design ideas....
Reading
9 videos (Total 21 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Static stress overview2m
Setting simulation study material3m
Creating a load1m
Adding a constraint1m
Automatic contact sets1m
Mesh settings2m
Simulation pre-check1m
Solving a simulation5m
Reading1 reading
Simulation resources10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 4 quiz10m
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Top Reviews

By GMJul 20th 2018

In depth enough to get you started and not leave you lost with the tools, and at the same time not overly complicated. I feel pretty capable of using Fusion 360 already.

By SSJul 29th 2018

Best Course i completed Autodesk fusion 360. It gives you single detail how to work on AUTODESK FUSION 360. Finally It is very helpful to me.

About Autodesk

Today's challenges will be solved by tomorrow's designers. That's why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources. A market leader for more than 30 years, Autodesk offers the broadest and deepest portfolio of products in the design world. Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges....

About the CAD and Digital Manufacturing Specialization

The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. And it’s disrupting every industry. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity—whether you're an entrepreneur, designer, or engineer. Today’s dominant technology trends—cloud computing, mobile technology, social connection, and collaboration—are driving businesses and consumers alike to explore profoundly different ways to design, make, and use things. This kind of industry transformation has happened before, but the pace of change is now much faster. In today’s competitive landscape, anyone can be an innovator—and it’s all about who innovates first. Through this specialization, you will learn the foundations of product innovation and digital manufacturing while developing your technical skills within Autodesk® Fusion 360™....
CAD and Digital Manufacturing

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • Visit this page to learn how to download Fusion 360 and to learn about the Autodesk Education license terms.

    http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators?mktvar002=702476&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=other&utm_campaign=amer-edu-aex-fy18-fusion-360-acquisition&utm_id=702476&rid=

  • Fusion 360 is available for free to all users as a 30-day trial version. A free, 1-year startup license is also available for hobbyists, enthusiasts, makers, and emerging businesses that make less than $100k in revenue per year. After one year, you can reselect the startup entitlement or transition to a commercial entitlement.

    Professionals earning more than $100k annually can purchase a Fusion 360 subscription as an annual or monthly license. For more information, visit the Fusion 360 subscribe page: https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/subscribe?plc=F360B&term=1-YEAR&support=ADVANCED&quantity=1

  • Fusion 360 is both MAC and PC compatible. System requirements can be found here: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/fusion-360/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/System-requirements-for-Autodesk-Fusion-360.html

  • Installation support for Fusion 360 can be found in the Autodesk Knowledge Network: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/fusion-360/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-does-Fusion-360-get-installed.html

  • The Autodesk Fusion 360 gallery is a great resource for design inspiration. With Fusion 360, file sharing is easy. Follow the instructions for sharing a file in Fusion 360 and share your design in the gallery.

    Instructions: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/fusion-360/troubleshooting/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/How-to-share-a-Fusion-360-design.html

    Gallery: https://gallery.autodesk.com/fusion360/projects#filters=%5B%5D&sort=popularityDescending

  • The Autodesk Certified User program offers students an opportunity to validate their Fusion 360 skills to prepare for professional careers in design and engineering. The certification exam is offered through 14,000 Certiport Testing Centers, and is available to students, educators, and professionals. To learn more about the Autodesk Certified user certification, visit www.certiport.com/acu.

  • Autodesk offers several programs that provide opportunities for developing your Fusion 360 skills. Earn recognition from industry pros through Autodesk Design for Industry challenges. The Design for Industry challenges are offered several times per year and are a great way to apply your software and design skills and develop your portfolio. For more information, visit https://academy.autodesk.com/design-for-industry.

    If you are ready to learn new skills, build important relationships, and gain practical experience, then it’s time to embark on your path to becoming an Autodesk Student Expert. Start by entering the Student Expert Orientation: https://academy.autodesk.com/student-expert-network.

  • Yes, you do have the option to audit the courses in this specialization. Please note you must audit each course individually.

    When you audit a course: • You'll be able to see most of the course materials for free, but you won't be able to submit assignments or get grades for your work. • You won't be able to submit assignments for feedback or a grade. • You won't get a Course or Specialization Certificate.

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