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, preparing students for certification, or looking to augment your curriculum.

Filter by software or by industry, and then select from the list of available projects below. Be sure to log in to your Design Academy account so you can download the assets. If you're not yet a member, consider joining today. It's free!

Looking for more distance learning resources for manufacturing and mechanical engineering? Check out these resources we’ve compiled for educators. 

Architectural Engineering, Architecture

Cert Prep for Autodesk Certified Professional: Revit for Structural Design

Prove to potential employers that you’re up to the task by becoming an Autodesk Certified Professional. This online course from...
Engineering, Generative Design, Manufacturing

Introduction to Generative Design

In this course, we’ll set up, generate, and explore generative design outcomes and post process generative designs. Generative design is...
Engineering, Maker, Manufacturing, Product Design

Airgineers: Micro Drone Design with Fusion 360

Autodesk® Fusion 360™ is intended for those age 13 and above. Autodesk® Tinkercad™ may be used by children under 13 with parental consent.

Principles of Sustainable Design

The principles of sustainable design are integral to all stages of the design and build process and can drive innovation,...
Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design

Principles of Design Thinking

Design thinking is a problem-solving framework that is transforming fields from entertainment to international development. In this beginner-level course, you'll...

Autodesk CFD Simulation: Fluid Flow

In this course, we explore the theory, numerical methods, and modeling techniques used to analyze fluid flow problems. We'll present...

Fusion 360 Simulation: Thermal Analysis

In this course, we learn about the distribution, transfer, and stress on parts caused by heat. Autodesk® Fusion 360™ allows...

Fusion 360 Simulation: Non-linear Material Analysis

In this course, we explore the Autodesk® Fusion 360™ tools available for analyzing non-linear materials. A non-linear material is one...

Fusion 360 Simulation: Linear Material Analysis

In this course, we learn the science behind the Autodesk® Fusion 360™ simulation toolset used to analyze components made with...

Fusion 360 Simulation: Working with Imported Geometry

In this course, we focus on the Autodesk® Fusion 360™ tools that allow us to import and edit geometry from...
Engineering, Manufacturing

Fusion 360 for Machinists

As a machinist, you're the expert in how things are made. Your decisions focus on cutting parts, materials, manufacturing costs,...

Fusion 360 for Engineers

Design functionality, analysis, and manufacturability are core to an engineer-designer. Whether it’s a small part or larger assembly, you'll ask:...

Fusion 360 for Designers

As a designer, rapid prototyping is essential to communicating design form and function. Rapid prototyping can offer flexibility for designing...
Engineering, Manufacturing

Fusion 360: Introduction to CAD, CAM, and CAE

Unlike any other tool of its kind, Autodesk® Fusion 360™ connects CAD, CAM, and CAE in a single cloud-based platform...
Engineering, Manufacturing

Fusion 360: CAD Administration and Collaboration

Autodesk® Fusion 360™ cloud-based collaboration features make project sharing and review easier than ever before. This course guides you through...
Engineering, Manufacturing

Fusion 360: Foundational Concepts

Before we begin modeling and prototyping our designs, we’ll review several foundational concepts that will help us anticipate necessary modifications...
Engineering, Industrial Design

Introduction to CAD: Learn Fusion 360 in 90 minutes

Are you new to CAD or Fusion 360? If so, this short course is perfect for you. Learn the basics...

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...

Advanced CAD for Manufacturing

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

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®...