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What you will learn

  • Recognize multi-axis geometry.

  • Identify 3+2 vs. Simultaneous machining.

  • Practice the application of multi-axis toolpaths.

Skills you will gain

Computer-aided manufaturingEngineeringManufacturing processAutodesk Fusion 360Mechanical Engineering
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Approx. 29 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Creating Multi-Axis Positioning Toolpaths

7 hours to complete
23 videos (Total 99 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
23 videos
Get the software2m
Week 1 overview34s
Importing a tool library to the cloud3m
Creating a new CAM setup for multi-axis5m
Creating a 3D adaptive clearing operation5m
Create a 2D contour on a complex part8m
2-axis pocketing5m
Drilling and tapping in 3 axes7m
5-axis drilling6m
Creating a pattern of toolpaths3m
Comparing posted code for multi-axis positioning5m
Creating a 3-plus-2 pocketing toolpath6m
Patterning a pocket toolpath4m
Creating a multi-axis contour11m
Create a pocket operation in the side of a part10m
Finishing off multi-axis positioning toolpaths4m
Practice exercise 1 video instructions15s
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 video instructions16s
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 video instructions16s
Practice exercise 3 solution3m
7 readings
Creating Multi-Axis Positioning Toolpaths resources2m
About the discussion forum10m
Online learning communities and social media10m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 1 challenge exercise2h
2 practice exercises
Pre-course questions30m
Week 1 quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Simultaneous Multi-Axis Toolpaths

5 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 69 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
19 videos
Setting up a multi-axis contour toolpath6m
Controlling the lead or lag of the tool7m
Controlling maximum tilt during a multi-axis contour5m
Using shaft and holder clearance4m
Setting up a new CAM program2m
Creating a swarf toolpath with contour selection5m
Creating a swarf toolpath with surface selection2m
Controlling a flow toolpath for 3 axes4m
Setting up a new CAM program with a generative design part3m
Controlling a flow toolpath for 5 axes9m
Avoiding collisions3m
Multi-axis flow for 3 vs 5 axes7m
Practice exercise 1 video instructions15s
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 video instructions15s
Practice exercise 2 solution2m
Practice exercise 3 video instructions15s
Practice exercise 3 video instructions1m
5 readings
Simultaneous Multi-Axis Toolpaths resources2m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 2 challenge exercise2h
1 practice exercise
Week 2 quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Creating Multiple Setups

5 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 75 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
17 videos
Creating a distributed design4m
Create soft jaw geometry10m
Add a probing location3m
Create a CNC Mill setup4m
Rough and Finish a basic part from the bottom10m
Create a second setup in Fusion 3602m
Clear and finish a part8m
Export an NC file for specific toolpaths6m
Using multiple WCS offsets8m
Creating multiple copies of the same setup with WCS offsets5m
Practice exercise 1 video Instructions16s
Practice exercise 1 solution2m
Practice exercise 2 video instructions17s
Practice exercise 2 solution3m
Practice exercise 3 video instructions16s
Practice exercise 3 solution1m
5 readings
Creating Multiple Setups resources2m
Practice exercise 1 Instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 3 challenge exercise2h
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

11 hours to complete

Creating Multiple Setups for Multiple Machines

11 hours to complete
23 videos (Total 112 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
23 videos
Creating a body for stock setup3m
Setting up for a CNC mill3m
Rough and finish a retaining feature6m
Creating a new setup for final machining4m
Creating a probe operation7m
Roughing and finishing a multi-axis part10m
Using folders in a setup4m
Creating an NC program7m
Creating multiple setup sheets5m
Viewing toolpaths in A3604m
Surface creation for toolpath setup9m
Practice exercise 1 video instructions16s
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 video instructions16s
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 video instructions20s
Practice exercise 3 solution4m
Accessing manufacturing extensions1m
Creating an additive setup9m
Create a hole recognition toolpath7m
Create a steep and shallow toolpath9m
Use probing to locate features and inspect parts6m
6 readings
Creating Multiple Setups for Multiple Machines resources2m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 4 challenge exercise2h
Honors assignment resources2m
3 practice exercises
Week 4 quiz30m
Course assessment30m
Honors Assessment30m

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