Generative Design for Industrial Applications

The foundation of engineering design is exploration and iteration. Design is rarely a perfectly linear and straightforward process. In this course, we explore a design for a traditional manufacturing method and use generative design to create the perfect iteration of it. From that point, we'll reverse engineer the generative design and recreate it for a traditional manufacturing method and explore the option of fabricating the generative version to weigh the pros and cons of each.

After this lesson, you'll be able to: 

  • Describe the reverse engineering design process and workflow in Fusion 360.
  • Summarize the trends that are influencing the design industry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in more advanced Fusion 360 CAD and generative design skills.

Generative Design for Industrial Applications
15 lessons | 20 hours
Author: Matt Perez
Software: Fusion 360
Level: Advanced
Enrollment: 588

iCourse Description

Getting started

Lesson 1: Design for Traditional Manufacturing

Lesson 2: Setting up an initial shape to drive a generative design

Lesson 3: Creating Preserve and Obstacle Geometry

Lesson 4: Setting up a Generative Design Study

Lesson 5: Working with Outcomes

Lesson 6: Exploring a Design

Lesson 7: Comparing an Original Design to a Generative Design

Lesson 8: Making a Generative Inspired Design

Lesson 9: Static Simulation of a design

Lesson 10: Design Changes Based on Simulation Results

Lesson 11: Create Exploded Views and Renders

Lesson 12: Create Detailed Drawings for Manufacturing

Lesson 13: Course challenge

Next steps

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