Autodesk Fusion 360: Introduction to Parametric Modeling

Autodesk Fusion 360: Introduction to Parametric Modeling Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This Autodesk Fusion 360 training course provides you with an understanding of the parametric design philosophy using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, you will learn the key skills and knowledge required to design models using the Autodesk Fusion 360 software.

As a cloud-based platform, updates are frequently available for the Autodesk Fusion 360 software. This student guide has been developed using software version: 2.0.2685. If you are using a version of the software later than version 2.0.2937, you might notice some variances between images and workflows in this student guide and the software that you are usin

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Autodesk Fusion 360: Introduction to Parametric Modeling Course Objectives

  • » Understanding the Autodesk Fusion 360 interface
  • » Creating, constraining, and dimensioning 2D sketches
  • » Creating and editing solid 3D features
  • » Creating and using construction features
  • » Creating equations and working with parameters
  • » Manipulating the feature history of a design
  • » Duplicating geometry in a design
  • » Placing and constraining/connecting components in a single design file
  • » Defining motion in a multi-component design
  • » Creating components and features in a multi-component design
  • » Creating and editing T-spline geometry
  • » Documenting a design in drawings
  • » Defining structural constraints and loads for static analysis

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Autodesk Fusion 360: Introduction to Parametric Modeling Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Autodesk Fusion 360
        1. Autodesk Fusion 360 Fundamentals
        2. Getting Started
        3. The Autodesk Fusion 360 Interface
        4. Design Navigation & Display
      2. Creating the First Feature with Quick Shapes
        1. Design Units and Origin
        2. Quick Shape Creation
      3. Creating Sketched Geometry
        1. Introduction to the Sketching Workflow
        2. Sketch Entities
        3. Dimensioning
        4. Sketch Constraints
        5. Extruding a Sketch
        6. Revolving a Sketch
      4. Additional Sketching Tools
        1. Additional Entity Types
        2. Editing Tools
        3. Additional Dimension Tools
        4. Moving and Copying
        5. Rectangular Sketch Patterns
        6. Circular Sketch Patterns
      5. Sketched Secondary Features
        1. Sketched Secondary Features
        2. Using Existing Geometry
      6. Pick and Place Features
        1. Fillets
        2. Chamfers
        3. Holes
        4. Editing Pick and Place Features
      7. Construction Features
        1. Construction Planes
        2. Construction Axes
        3. Construction Points
      8. Equations and Parameters
        1. Equations
        2. Parameters
      9. Additional Features and Operations
        1. Draft
        2. Shell
        3. Rib
        4. Split Face
        5. Scale
        6. Thread
        7. Press Pull
      10. Design and Display Manipulation
        1. Reordering Features
        2. Inserting Features
        3. Suppressing Features
        4. Measure and Section Analysis
        5. Direct Modeling
      11. Single Path Sweeps
        1. Sweeps
      12. Loft Features
        1. Lofts
      13. Feature Duplication Tools
        1. Mirroring Geometry
        2. Patterning Features
      14. Distributed Design
        1. Assembly Design Methods
        2. Distributed Design
        3. Joint Origins
        4. Assigning Joints
      15. Component Design Tools
        1. Rigid Groups
        2. Interference Detection
        3. Miscellaneous Joint Tools
      16. Multi-Body Design
        1. Multi-Body Design
        2. Multi-Body Design Tools
        3. Components
        4. As-Built Joints
      17. Sculpting Geometry
        1. Introduction to the Sculpt Environment
        2. Surface Quick Shapes
        3. Creating Sketched T-Spline Surfaces
        4. Creating Faces & Filling Holes
      18. Editing Sculpted Geometry
        1. Editing Form Geometry
        2. Deleting Entities
        3. Working with Edges
        4. Working with Faces
        5. Working with Points
        6. Controlling Symmetry
        7. Thickening Geometry
      19. Drawing Basics
        1. Creating a New Drawing
        2. Additional Drawing Views
        3. Exploded Views
        4. Manipulating Drawings
      20. Detailing Drawings
        1. Dimensions
        2. Other Annotations
        3. Parts List and Balloons
        4. Annotation and Dimension Settings
        5. Drawing Output
      21. Static Analysis Using the Simulation Environment
        1. Introduction to the Simulation Environment
        2. Setting up a Structural Static Analysis
        3. Setting up the Mesh
        4. Solving a Design Study
        5. Visualizing the Results

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Joseph D.
- Highly-skilled Autodesk Certified Instructor; working with Autodesk Softwares since 1993.
- Expert in AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.
- Authored course materials for numerous Autodesk courses.


Joseph is an Autodesk Certified Instructor specializing in developing and teaching Autodesk courses, with a working knowledge of such products as AutoCAD, Autodesk 3DS, Autodesk Revit, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, and Architectural Desktop.

In addition to teaching and developing courses for the past 10 years, Joseph has authored course materials for many AutoDesk courses. He is also well versed in Inventor 8 and 9.

Joseph demonstrates a straightforward, down-to-earth teaching style in order to reach students at widely differing levels of expertise. His extensive product knowledge and exuberant teaching style makes Joseph a consistently highly rated instructor at NetCom Learning.
Roger M.
- Autodesk authority. Subject Matter Expert specializing in AutoCAD, Revit, 3D, and other Autodesk softwares with over 25 years of experience.
- More than 21 years of experience as a trainer.
- Highly rated instructor with all-time average student evaluation score of 8.7 out of 9.


Roger is an Autodesk Certified Instructor with over 25 years of experience working with challenging projects in the management and support in Revit BIM, AutoCAD and 3DS Max Systems Applications for numerous Architectural and Interior Design Firms, Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Companies. He is proficient in Advanced Visualization Design and is a specialist with analysis, customization, management and optimization of BIM Revit, AutoCAD and 3DS Max for best practices and standards procedures. Roger has been able to support and assist many firms in the field of Architectural Design in the past 20 years.

Roger is also a CTT+ certified, with a Bachelors degree in Computer Programming
and also holds a New York University Certification. In addition, he has also been an
instructor since 1990 with proven on-site and online training expertise.

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