Autodesk
Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining
Autodesk

Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining

This course is part of Autodesk CAD/CAM for Manufacturing Specialization

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Advanced level
Designed for those already in the industry
19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain the CAD design process as applied to prismatic parts.

  • Summarize the workflow of digital manufacturing.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in basic Fusion 360 CAM.

  • Recall foundational knowledge of practical CNC machining.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.8

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Advanced level
Designed for those already in the industry
19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 4 modules in this course

In Week 1, you'll be provided with a quick overview of the Fusion 360 user interface, create 2D sketches to drive 3D models. You'll also learn about direct modeling, assemblies and the creation of basic detailed drawings.

What's included

14 videos5 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

In Week 2, we’ll expand our knowledge by exploring the basics of machining. This course can’t replace hands-on training and practical knowledge at a physical machine, but there are some basics we should really cover before we dive into programming toolpaths.

What's included

11 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In Week 3, we’ll create a CAM setup, tool library and machine configuration in Fusion 360.

What's included

7 videos3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

In Week 4, we’ll create toolpaths for 2-axis cutting and 2.5-axis milling operations.

What's included

12 videos3 readings2 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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