Designing for 3D Printing with Fusion 360
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Designing for 3D Printing with Fusion 360

Learn to design for 3D printing with my easy to follow video lessons using Fusion 360
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4.7 (431 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,410 students enrolled
Created by Vladimir Mariano
Last updated 5/2017
English
Current price: Free Original price: $35 Discount: 100% off
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the skills to design your own models for 3D printing using Autodesk Fusion 360, a very powerful and free software for 3D design.
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Requirements
  • The course is geared for beginners. No prior knowledge in 3D design necessary
Description

The real magic in 3D printing happens when you are able to create your own designs.  We will learn how to use Autodesk Fusion 360 to design ten practical and functional products that can be 3D printed.  Each lesson will build on the prior to introduce design concepts and best practices when when designing for desktop 3D printers.  Fusion 360 is free for students and hobbyists and is a very powerful designing tool.  By the end of the course you will have the skills and confidence to begin creating your own designs and start turning your ideas into physical objects.

Who is the target audience?
  • Designers, tinkerers, hobbyists, artists and anyone looking to learn how to design their own models for 3D printing
Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
03:50:34
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Getting Started
1 Lecture 02:13
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Download Fusion 360
1 Lecture 01:16

How to download Fusion 360. 

Preview 01:16
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Designs
16 Lectures 03:47:05
  1. Design a Thingamabob
    1. Intro to the User Interface
      1. File Menu
      2. Data Panel
      3. Toolbar
      4. Browser
      5. View Cube
    2. Intro to Sketching
      1. Line tool
      2. Circle tool
      3. Rectangle Tool
    3. Intro to Modeling
      1. Extrude New Body
      2. Extrude a Cut
    4. Navigation
      1. Orbit
      2. Pan
      3. Zoom
Preview 10:48

Change Units, grid settings, and scroll direction

Set Units and Grid Settings
03:34

How to leave a review and print your certificate of completion.

Review and Print Certificate
01:24

  1. Design a Pair of Tweezers
    1. Sketch Concepts
      1. Arc
      2. Trim
      3. Offset
      4. Normal/Constraint Lines
      5. Extend
      6. Center Rectangle
      7. Sketch Dimensions
      8. Angle Dimensions
      9. Parallel Constraints
    2. Modeling Concepts
      1. Extrude
      2. Fillet
Design a Pair of Tweezers
19:14

  1. How to Export for 3D Printing
    1. Export Directly to Printing Software
    2. Export STL File
How to Export for 3D Printing
06:52

  1. Design a Coat Hook
    1. Sketch Concepts
      1. Mirror
      2. Slice
    2. Modeling Concepts
      1. Tapered Extrusions
Design a Coat Hook
18:38

  1. Design a Wrench
    1. Reinforce working with with previously learned sketching and modeling concepts and tools.
Design a Wrench
13:38

  1. Design a Vacuum Nozzle
    1. Sketching Concepts
      1. Project/Include
      2. Modeling Concepts
        1. Loft
        2. Offset Plane
        3. Shell
Design a Vacuum Nozzle
12:39

Free STL Files
00:50

  1. Design a Tablespoon
    1. Modeling Concepts
      1. Revolve
      2. Boolean Operations
        1. Combine
        2. Cut
      3. Calculate Volume
Design a Tablespoon
22:28

  1. Design a Soap Dish
    1. Sketching Concepts
      1. Rectangular Pattern
    2. Modeling Concepts
      1. Working with Components
      2. Tolerance
      3. Web
Design a Soap Dish
25:53

  1. Design a Bottle Opener
    1. Sketching Concepts
      1. Spline
      2. Move
    2. Modeling Concepts
      1. Construct a Mid Plane
      2. Symmetric Extrusion
      3. Section Analysis
      4. Mirror Model Using the Pattern Feature
Design a Bottle Opener
23:25

  1. Design a Taco Stand
    1. Reinforce previously learned modeling concepts and tools
Design a Taco Stand
20:51

  1. Design a Ship Wheel Pendant
    1. Sketching Concepts
      1. Colinear Constraint
    2. Modeling Concepts
      1. Revolve
      2. Circular Pattern
      3. Split Body
      4. Chamfer
Design a Ship Wheel Pendant
17:58

  1. Design a Hair Comb
    1. Modeling Concepts
      1. Rectangular Pattern
      2. Using the Spline Tool to Create a Curved Extrusion
Design a Hair Comb
28:25

Congratulations
00:28
About the Instructor
Vladimir Mariano
4.8 Average rating
537 Reviews
1,478 Students
4 Courses
Designer and 3D Fabricator

Vladimir Mariano is cofounder and president of the Fairfield County Makers’ Guild, an independent makerspace in Norwalk, CT and founder of CT Robotics Academy.   He teaches 3D printing and design at the makerspace as well as electronics and programming classes.  Vladimir also teaches several maker related classes at local libraries and schools and was the coach for a local robotics team.  He has a degree in Geology from West Virginia University and a RobotC Programming Instructor Certification from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy.