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Manufacturing Engineering

Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining for Milling

Future-proof your skills for today’s evolving industry. Manufacturing technology is more accessible than ever to startups and next generation entrepreneurs and makers. Now,...

Matt Perez

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Intermediate
Time 20h 00m
4820 Enrolled
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Generative Design

Generative Design for Additive Manufacturing

Expand your skillset to stay at forefront of industry trends. Dive into the common applications of generative design—additive manufacturing or 3D printing, as it’s also known....

Matt Perez

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Intermediate
Time 20h 00m
1495 Enrolled
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Mechanical Engineering

Introduction to Design for Manufacturing

Explore the design for manufacturing workflow, validate models, and practice creating G-code—the programming language needed to instruct a CNC machine how to move. Practice the...

Matt Perez

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Beginner
Time 16h 00m
4996 Enrolled
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Manufacturing Engineering

3-Axis Machining with Fusion 360

As machining geometry gets more complicated, Autodesk® Fusion 360™ is up to the task. With a host of standard and adaptive toolpaths, we can rapidly remove material from even...

Matt Perez

Content Contributor
Intermediate
Time 20h 00m
1806 Enrolled
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Manufacturing Engineering

Introduction to CAD and CAM for Milling and Turning

Develop skills that open the door to new career opportunities. Learn practical on-the-job skills needed for precision machining, while preparing to complete the National...

Matt Perez

Content Contributor
Intermediate
Time 4h 15m
1986 Enrolled
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Engineering

Introduction to Generative Design for Manufacturing

Generative design is a new workflow that generates high-performing design alternatives with optimized geometry that is often far removed from a traditional design. Learn how to...

Matt Perez

Content Contributor
Advanced
Time 2h 45m
3154 Enrolled

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As members of Autodesk Design Academy, students and educators can access free educational resources in manufacturing, architecture, engineering, and construction—including self-paced courses and curriculum for all levels.

Autodesk Education Experiences

Tomorrow's challenges will be solved by today's students.

That’s why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources through Design Academy, as well as Tinkercad and Instructables. 
 

Tinkercad is a simple, online 3D design and 3D printing app for everyone.

Tinkercad is used by designers, hobbyists, teachers, and kids, to make toys, prototypes, home decor, Minecraft models, jewelry–the list is truly endless!

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Learn how to make anything with Instructables. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions, online classes, and a vibrant maker community.

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