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Inventor is a mechanical CAD program that packs some amazing functionality. In this course, Inventor: Advanced Filleting Techniques, you'll learn the basics of creating fillets with Inventor. First, you'll explore various types of models that require fillets. These models will include various...
Have you ever been interested in designing parts utilizing Freeform modeling? In this course, Getting Started with Freeform Modeling in Inventor, you'll learn and develop an understanding of the SubD modeling process in Autodesk's Inventor. First, you'll begin by exploring the difference...
Most factory layouts today are done in AutoCAD, because so many engineers know how to use it and it gets the job done quickly. However, there are no tools in AutoCAD to determine if the layout is optimal, nor are there ways to visualize what your layout will look like in 3D. In this course,...
There are many ways to create swoopy parts in SOLIDWORKS and the sweep command is one of the more popular ones. In this course, SOLIDWORKS Essentials – In-depth Sweeps, you'll start with just a sketch, a profile, and a path and move onto guide curves and other advanced options. First, you're...
Once a 3D design is complete, there are often requirements to provide documentation. You may need to get a quote from a potential supplier, provide documentation for tooling to be created, or provide your production floor with assembly instructions. In this course, Fusion 360 Essentials -...
Your freshly designed product isn't always going to serve you best if it's just sitting as a digital file on your computer. In this course, Inventor Essentials - Basic Drawings, you'll learn how to translate your product from digital file, to professional looking drawing. First, you're going to...
Learn the basics to Mastercam and be on your way to programming your own products. In this course, Mastercam - Introduction to the Basics, you'll learn the basics of designing parts and creating toolpaths in Mastercam. First, you'll create toolpaths and generate the G-code. Next, you'll create...
Do you design unique parts and tool, but face challenges making the physical part? In this course, SOLIDWORKS - Preparing Designs for Sand Casting, you'll explore sand casting and final machining processes. Having a better understanding of these manufacturing methods will help you create better...
Want to test out your rubber part design without paying for an expensive one-off sample from a model shop? This course will show you how to do this. In this course, SOLIDWORKS Mold Tools: 3D Printing a Mold, you'll learn how to design a part so that it can easily molded and 3D printed. First,...
Have you ever wanted to create intricate 3D CAD models at a faster pace? Revolve and sweep modeling techniques are the easiest way to model non-geometrical shapes. In this course, CATIA V5 Essentials - Revolve and Sweeps, you'll dive into learning some of those techniques in CATIA V5. First,...