With design for manufacturing, our design process focused on the design over its cost, but always keeping in mind how parts needed to be made. With manufacturing at the core of a design, we're able to fix potential problems in the design phase rather than after production. In many cases, the end product is made up of an assembly of different pieces to simplify manufacturing or to achieve specific design goals. Each piece represents a certain tolerance and put together, things might not work or fit if they weren’t accounted for in the design.
About this Course
Today's challenges will be solved by tomorrow's designers. That's why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources. A market leader for more than 30 years, Autodesk offers the broadest and deepest portfolio of products in the design world. Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM CAM AND DESIGN MANUFACTURING FOR MECHANICAL ENGINEERS WITH AUTODESK FUSION 360
Great experience till now I have completed all 4 courses in this specialization and I should say the courses are really helpful as specially for student of Mechanical Engineering . Thank You Autodesk
CAM using fusion 360 this course will directly made me full fill as engineer in design really an understandable way of teaching i assure that this course will get me placement in CAM PROGRAMMING
Great intro into machining! Covered all the basics, and now I just want to get myself some actual machining experience and use some of this material practically!
Great course, enjoying binge learning during the quarantine. Lots of practice exercises and practical implementation of learning.
About the Autodesk CAD/CAM/CAE for Mechanical Engineering Specialization
The demand placed on today’s engineers goes above and beyond the job description. Products have become complex and engineers are more frequently asked to leave specialized roles and to take on a wide variety of tasks that are beyond their traditional responsibilities. These tasks are centered on form, fit, and function. Engineers need to factor in broader concerns such as cost, procurement, sustainability, manufacturability, and serviceability. Their role has moved away from an individual responsibility to working as part of a collaborative engineering team, executing tradeoffs with both engineering and business stakeholders to meet project goals. These trends have forced today’s engineers to broaden their skillset to be successful.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
Access to lectures and assignments depends on your type of enrollment. If you take a course in audit mode, you will be able to see most course materials for free. To access graded assignments and to earn a Certificate, you will need to purchase the Certificate experience, during or after your audit. If you don't see the audit option:
- The course may not offer an audit option. You can try a Free Trial instead, or apply for Financial Aid.
- The course may offer 'Full Course, No Certificate' instead. This option lets you see all course materials, submit required assessments, and get a final grade. This also means that you will not be able to purchase a Certificate experience.
What will I get if I subscribe to this Specialization?
When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.
Is financial aid available?
Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.
How to I access Autodesk® Fusion 360™ as a student or educator?
How to I access a Fusion 360 as a professional?
Professionals can purchase an annual or monthly commercial subscription to Fusion 360. For more information, visit the Fusion 360 subscribe page.
Fusion 360 is also available for free to all users as a 30-day trial.
Will I earn any type of achievement by completing this course?
Yes! You'll earn a Course Certificate from Coursera and Autodesk upon completing this course, including all graded assignments.
If you'd like to earn additional recognition from Autodesk, consider enrolling in Autodesk CAD/CAM/CAE for Mechanical Engineering.
What are the system requirements for Fusion 360?
How do I get installation support for Fusion 360?
How do I share my designs on the Autodesk Fusion gallery?
How do I become an Autodesk Certified User?
The Autodesk Certified User program offers students an opportunity to validate their Fusion 360 skills to prepare for professional careers in design and engineering. The certification exam is offered through 14,000 Certiport Testing Centers, and is available to students, educators, and professionals. To learn more about the Autodesk Certified user certification, visit www.certiport.com/acu.
How do I continue building my Fusion 360 knowledge and skills once I complete the course?
If you are ready to learn new skills, build important relationships, and gain practical experience, then it’s time to embark on your path to becoming an Autodesk Student Expert. Start by entering the Student Expert Orientation.
Do I have the option to access these learning materials for free?
Yes, you do have the option to audit the courses in this specialization, subject to Coursera's terms. Please note you must audit each course individually.
When you audit a course: You'll be able to see most of the course materials for free, but you won't be able to submit assignments or get grades for your work. You won't be able to submit assignments for feedback or a grade. You also won't get a Course or Specialization Certificate.
Visit the Coursera Help Center to learn more about auditing a course.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Course?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.