Autodesk 3-D Digital Design

A NapaLearns Virtual Career Academy Digital Design Course

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Overview: Using Autodesk Fusion 360

This course focuses on 3D Modeling and 3D Printing for the beginner and those currently in industry. It will cover the study of additive manufacturing as it pertains to 3D Printing. Topics covered include 3D Parametric Modeling, 3D Printing applications, and the advantages and limitations of 3D printing technology.

Students will learn how to create three-dimensional parts and assemblies using the current version of the Autodesk Fusion 360 software specifically for 3D Printing.

This course also provides the opportunity for students to earn the Autodesk Certificate of Training and to prepare for the Autodesk Certified User exam.

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Using 3-D Fusion

Objectives: 3-D Modeling and Printing

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain current and emerging 3D Printing applications in a variety of
  • Describe the advantages and limitations of various 3D Printing
  • Identify opportunities to apply 3D Printing technology for time and cost savings
  • Discuss the economic implications of 3D Printing
  • Effectively use the latest release of the Autodesk Fusion 360 software
    program in a three-dimensional workspace
  • Perform various geometric constructions
  • Construct and edit two-dimensional and three-dimensional CAD entities
  • Construct multi-view drawings utilizing orthographic projection
  • Place and edit detail drawing annotations
  • Print hard copies of detail drawings
  • Design and 3D Print objects containing moving parts without assembly

Course Materials

  • Internet: Access to a broadband internet connection 
  • Computer: With microphone and web camera
  • Required Texts: ASCENT: Autodesk Fusion 360 – Introduction to Parametric Modeling

Course Curriculum

Weekly Schedule and Planning Guide

To help you plan and pace your learning experience, review and download the weekly course schedule. 

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Additional Resources

  • If you are unable to attend class, or wish to review course material, you may watch our recorded video lectures placed online at our department website:
  • Lectures are recorded daily and are usually uploaded within 24 – 48 hours. Lectures are password protected. Please contact the instructor for the password.
  • Class documents and assignments are also available for download on the same page.