Projects for your classroom

These industry inspired projects provide you with all the learning resources you'll need to teach 3D modeling, whether you're starting a new design program or looking to augment your curriculum.

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Engineering

Introduction to CAD with Tinkercad and Fusion 360

In this course, we'll use both Autodesk® Tinkercad™ and Autodesk® Fusion 360™ to create and modify a simple CAD design...
Engineering

Advanced CAD for Manufacturing

Welcome to Advanced CAD: Design and Manufacturing Skills. If you study design or engineering and look to expand your CAD...
Engineering

Fusion 360 for FIRST Robotics Competitions

To truly collaborate, it must be easy for the entire team to offer input and leverage the digital design. Autodesk®...
Engineering, Industrial Design

Advanced CAD: Engineering Skills for Designers

It's increasingly important for a designer to understand how parts are made, assembled, and simulated to better identify areas to...
Engineering

Advanced CAD: Design Skills for Engineers

There's a greater need for engineers to have experience with complex modeling as we get farther away from traditional manufacturing...
Engineering, Manufacturing

Fusion 360: Introduction to CAD/CAM

Introduction to CAD CAM walks you through practical on-the- job skills needed for precision machining while preparing you to complete...
Engineering

Create drawings, manufacture, and build a 3D printer

In this course, we'll use Autodesk® Fusion 360™ animation and drawing workspaces to transform components and create an exploded view...
Engineering

Optimize a 3D printer frame using simulation tools

In this course, we'll use Autodesk® Fusion 360™ shape optimization simulation tools to generate 3D mesh models according to specific...
Engineering

Model and assemble a 3D printer Y-axis

A 3D printer Y-axis provides much of the horizontal stability for the unit through its contact with the surface. The...
Engineering

Model and assemble a 3D printer extruder

A 3D printer extruder is a complex assembly comprised of multiple components and materials, including both static and moving parts...
Engineering

Human factors, form, and ergonomics

In this course, we’ll use human factors, ergonomics, and user-centered design methods and standards to carry out the mechanical engineering...
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: Problem Solving, Modeling, and Prototyping

Problem Solving, Modeling, and Prototyping walks engineering students through various ways to find and design around potential design challenges. We'll...
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: Rapid Concept Generation

Rapid Concept Generation walks engineering students through various ways to rapidly develop concepts. We'll explore how to quickly develop and...
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: Introduction to CAD

Introduction to CAD for Engineers is a critical step in the right direction for any user learning CAD for the...
Engineering

Mechanical Engineering: Advanced CAD

Advanced CAD for Mechanical Engineers will walk engineering students through the final steps required to detail a design for production...
Engineering, Industrial Design

Fusion 360: Creating Assemblies

Very few designs are a one piece component. Assemblies allow users to review how the design will fit together and...
Engineering

Introduction to CAD and CAE using Fusion 360

Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) software tools are essential to the engineering design, analysis, and manufacturing...