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Approx. 23 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Describe the simulation workflow in Fusion 360.

  • Summarize the use cases for various types of simulation studies.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills in more advanced Fusion 360 CAD and CAE skills.

  • Explain and identify simulation results

Skills you will gain

AutodeskSimulationFusion 360Engineering DesignMechanical Engineering
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

6 hours to complete

Static Stress Simulation

6 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 66 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
21 videos
Get the software2m
Week 1 overview40s
Starting a static stress simulation4m
Using simplify4m
Selecting study materials2m
Creating custom materials6m
Defining structural constraints3m
Using a bolted connection2m
Adding a structural load3m
Defining multiple load conditions2m
Solving contact sets3m
Generating mesh and mesh control7m
Solving a simulation2m
Reviewing simulation results10m
Practice exercise 1 overview21s
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 overview15s
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 overview26s
Practice exercise 3 solution3m
8 readings
Static Stress Simulation resources5m
About the discussion forum5m
Online learning communities and social media10m
Getting to know your classmates10m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 1 challenge exercise1h 30m
2 practice exercises
Pre-course questions30m
Week 1 quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Using Shape Optimization to Drive a Design

5 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 53 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
15 videos
Defining common parameters for a shape optimization6m
Defining shape preservation regions2m
Detailing optimization criteria3m
Reviewing a shape optimization study4m
Promoting a mesh to create a new design3m
Design creation to match a shape optimization mesh8m
Validation through static stress simulation4m
Review and refine a design7m
Practice exercise 1 overview16s
Practice exercise 1 solution3m
Practice exercise 2 overview15s
Practice exercise 2 solution3m
Practice exercise 3 overview22s
Practice exercise 3 solution3m
5 readings
Using Shape Optimization to Drive a Design resources5m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 2 challenge exercise1h 30m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Nonlinear Response, Buckling and Modal Frequencies

6 hours to complete
20 videos (Total 64 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
20 videos
Define and solve a nonlinear static stress study6m
Review nonlinear results2m
Refine the model and rerun the study3m
Define and solve a buckling study2m
Review and refine a buckling study2m
Review a final buckling study1m
Define and solve a modal frequency study3m
Review modal results2m
Modify the model to reduce the mass participation5m
Create a rigid body connector4m
Explore point masses9m
Apply additional force types4m
Simulate pressure7m
Practice exercise 1 overview15s
Practice exercise 1 solution1m
Practice exercise 2 overview18s
Practice exercise 2 solution1m
Practice exercise 3 overview18s
Practice exercise 3 solution1m
5 readings
Nonlinear Response, Buckling and Modal Frequencies resources5m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 3 challenge exercise2h 30m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Thermal and Thermal Stress

6 hours to complete
17 videos (Total 73 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
17 videos
Prepare a model for thermal simulation4m
Setting up thermal study materials2m
Understanding and applying types of thermal loads6m
Solving a thermal study and reviewing the results8m
Cloning a simulation model11m
Setting up a thermal stress study4m
Setting up mesh and contacts4m
Modifying a thermal stress study6m
Event simulation setup8m
Event simulation results review6m
Practice exercise 1 overview13s
Practice exercise 1 solution2m
Practice exercise 2 overview15s
Practice exercise 2 solution2m
Practice exercise 3 overview20s
Practice exercise 3 solution2m
5 readings
Thermal and Thermal Stress resources5m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 3 instructions30m
Week 4 challenge exercise1h 30m
2 practice exercises
Week 4 quiz30m
Final assessment30m

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