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

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...
Industrial Design, Product Design

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...
Industrial Design, Product Design

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...
Industrial Design, Product Design

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...
Industrial Design, Product Design

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...
Industrial Design, Product Design

Model and assemble a 3D printer X-axis

In our design, the X-axis of the 3D printer is mounted to the Z-axis. The X-axis also includes the entire...
Industrial Design, Product Design

Model and assemble a 3D printer Z-axis

The Z-axis of a desktop 3D printer is the main support gantry of the unit. The Z-axis facilitates the vertical...
Industrial Design, Product Design

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...
Engineering, Maker

Design a Race Car for F1 in Schools using Fusion 360

The digital manufacturing process is rapidly changing how things get made and how teams work together. Integrated design and manufacturing...
Engineering, STEAM

Fusion 360: Design and Customize a VEX EDR Clawbot

Learning robotics is a great way to learn CAD and engineering principles. Using the VEX EDR kit, this course takes...