Autodesk Fusion 360 Essentials for Existing 3D CAD UsersNewly Released

Autodesk Fusion 360 Essentials for Existing 3D CAD Users Course Description

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

This course is designed for users that are new to Autodesk Fusion 360 but have a strong working knowledge in other 3D CAD applications. In this course students will learn the fundamental functions required to quickly get started using Fusion 360 to create part designs and associated documents.

Next Class Dates

Jan 30, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
519 8th Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10018
New York, NY 10018

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Course Prerequisites for Autodesk Fusion 360 Essentials for Existing 3D CAD Users

  • » Students must have a basic knowledge of designing in a 3D CAD application such as Inventor or Inventor Pro, or similar products. Students should have a solid understanding of common 3D CAD functions like creating sketches, features and part level des

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Autodesk Fusion 360 Essentials for Existing 3D CAD Users Course Objectives

  • » Create an account if not already created (The process)
  • » Understanding GUI and navigation
  • » Create a project and folders
  • » Download files provided for the workshop
  • » Create a Base Feature and two secondary features for one part
  • » Create additional features/ solids for creating as a part files
  • » Add Constraints to the parts
  • » Add a downloaded part to the file
  • » Patterns at sketch, feature and part level
  • » Add an assembly to another assembly
  • » How to apply materials and appearances
  • » Insert 3D Geometry and Graphics:
  • » How to setup a library of parts
  • » Drawings and Annotation
  • » How to remove data

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Autodesk Fusion 360 Essentials for Existing 3D CAD Users Course Outline

      1. Create an account if not already created (The process)
        1. Create accounts for all users in the workshop if not already done
        2. User Name
        3. Password
        4. Account GUI
      2. Understanding GUI and navigation
        1. Graphical Interface
        2. How to Pan, Zoom, Orbit
        3. How to select things
        4. Application bar
        5. Tool bar
        6. Data panel
        7. Browser
        8. Marking menu
      3. Create a project and folders
        1. Create the Workshop Project
        2. “Basic Fusion 360 Workflow”
        3. Create two folders
        4. “Download”
        5. “Design”
      4. Download files provided for the workshop
        1. Download part files to the Design folder, that will be used in the design later
        2. Parts and Names still to be decided
      5. Create a Base Feature and two secondary features for one part
        1. Save the initial file in the Design folder
        2. Create a design with the base feature, a join feature and a subtract feature
        3. Create a “Base” Box Feature
        4. Provide Dimensions
      6. Create additional features/ solids for creating as a part files
        1. Create some additional features for a second part
        2. Create a Sketch Feature to Revolve with a Cut
        3. Create a Projected Feature using an Offset to Extrude with an Intersect
        4. Create a second solid from multiple features
        5. Create the second solid into a saved part file
        6. Show the difference between the first solid and the new part from the second solid
      7. Add Constraints to the parts
        1. Show how joints work with the parts to assemble them together, animate to show function
        2. Add joints to constraint the part and the solid together
        3. Edit the joint limits
        4. Animate to show the limits
      8. Add a downloaded part to the file
        1. Add one of the downloaded parts to the file to be constraint
        2. Add joints to constraint the new part to the assembly
      9. Patterns at sketch, feature and part level
        1. Open a file to pattern a sketch
        2. Undo the pattern and extrude the sketch profile
        3. Pattern the feature
        4. Bring in second part
        5. Pattern the Part to the Pattern Feature
      10. Add an assembly to another assembly
        1. Start a new Assembly
        2. Insert downloaded part and Ground it
        3. Add a downloaded assembly as a sub-assembly
        4. Constraint the sub-assembly to the grounded part file
        5. Copy the sub-assembly two more times and constraint to the grounded part in other locations
      11. How to apply materials and appearances
        1. Add Material to parts
        2. Add appearances to faces and features
        3. How to create custom materials and appearances
        4. How to save variations of materials to show on the part
      12. Insert 3D Geometry and Graphics:
        1. 3D geometry
        2. Decals
        3. Attached Canvas
      13. How to Inspect:
        1. Measure
        2. Interference analysis
        3. Zebra analysis
        4. Draft analysis
        5. Component Color cycling
      14. How to setup a library of parts
        1. Add the part file used for the pattern and place in a Library folder for future use.
        2. Replace the part file in the assembly with the part file now in the library.
      15. Drawings and Annotation
        1. Create a drawing from an open assembly
        2. Annotate with title block, notes and dimensions
        3. Create another drawing and drop a base view of an unopened part file
      16. How to remove data
        1. How to delete files and folders from a project
        2. How to archive a project

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We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.

Bio:

Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.

Bio:

Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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