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AUD008: Autodesk AutoCAD Basics

Autodesk AutoCAD has a long history as one being of the very first CAD (computer aided drafting) programs available for personal computers. Today, AutoCAD software builds on this legacy and remains one of the world's leading 2D and 3D CAD design tools.

In this class, you will learn how to draw precise, vector-based CAD drawings that can be interpreted and used by CAM (computer aided machining) programs. The vector drawing skills taught here are the basis for creating designs to be used with TechShop's Epilog laser cutters, CNC vinyl cutter, Tormach CNC mill, ShopBot router, Flow waterjet cutter, and CNC plasma cutter. The 2D drawing skills taught here also translate to designing, drawing and manipulating 3D parts in other Autodesk software such as Autodesk Inventor and Revit.

Learn:
  • How to set up your workspace for efficiency
  • How to draw with arcs, polylines, splines and more
  • How to use text and reference images in your designs
  • How layers work
  • The theory behind drawing clean vectors
  • Optimization tips and tricks
Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Autodesk AutoCAD Basics Saturday, 10/14/17 12:00 PM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
AUD501: Fusion 360 Bootcamp

Fusion 360 is a powerful cloud-based CAD/CAM modeling program from Autodesk. This software is ideal for both novices and experts in digital prototyping. Users can execute modeling and tooling functions within a single program, create realistic renderings for presentations, apply built-in mechanical testing functions, and collaborate remotely in real time.

This 10-week bootcamp will get you up to speed on the best uses of the program. Course package includes a 3-month TechShop membership as well as 2 CNC classes. Participants passing all course requirements will receive Fusion 360 Bootcamp Certificate of Completion.

To prepare for this class, please create an Autodesk account. You may also download the free trial of Fusion 360 here.

This 10-week bootcamp is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 25th, 2017. This bootcamp meets weekly on every Monday from September 25 - November 27.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Fusion 360 Bootcamp Monday, 9/25/17 5:00 PM 3.0 Hours 10 SEATS TOTAL
8 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $999.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $1,299.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
AUD130: Autodesk Fusion 360 Basics

Fusion 360 is Autodesk’s latest product development tool for design, fabrication and collaboration. Merging industrial and mechanical design, you will quickly explore organic shapes through intuitive free-form modeling tools, or create precise, parametric models – it’s up to you! Simply put, Fusion 360 is the platform for rapidly accelerating from an idea in your head to a manufactured product in your hand.

In this introductory course, you will learn about:
  • Cloud data management and collaboration
  • Navigation
  • Solid modeling
  • 2D sketching
  • T-spline sculpting
  • Creating assemblies
  • Rendering
By the end of class, you will have an understanding of direct and parametric modeling, dimensioned sketches, T-spline geometry, and much more!

Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Autodesk Fusion 360 Basics Saturday, 9/23/17 10:00 AM 3.0 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $80.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $100.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.