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LO-HL13: 7 Deadly Sins of 3D Part Modelling in Inventor & Fusion 360

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Describe bad modelling practices and how you can avoid and overcome them
  • Diagnose and fix unexpected failures
  • Create successful, stable 3D models
  • List tips and tricks to ensure modelling success

Description

Description

Have you ever been in a situation where your Fusion 360 or Inventor model failed, and you don't know why? (I know you have—I have too!) Did you know that your 3D model’s complex shape geometry is calculated by the Autodesk Shape Manager (ASM)? This class is aimed at beginner and intermediate Fusion 360 and Inventor users who want to deepen their knowledge of Fusion's and Inventor’s part modelling tools by understanding how it thinks. We will cover tips and tricks for 3D modelling complex shapes. We will explain how to avoid and overcome modelling practices which give you unexpected results. We will learn how to diagnose unexpected failures in your model and discuss ways to fix them. We hope that you will come away from this class with a clearer idea of how to build stable, robust models with Fusion 360 and Inventor. Come and learn how to improve your modelling skills.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Industrial and Product Designer, Interior Designer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Mold Designer/Molding Engineer, Product Designer

Speakers

Speakers

Inderjeet Wilkhu

Inderjeet is a components engineer in the Cambridge UK Autodesk office where the geometry kernel for Fusion 360, Inventor, AutoCAD, and other products is developed.

Ben Hazard

Ben is a components engineer in the Cambridge UK Autodesk office where the geometry kernel for Fusion 360, Inventor, AutoCAD, and other products is developed.

Paul Munford

Paul Munford is an Application Engineer for Graitec UK. Paul's background is in manufacturing for construction. Paul had 8 years of experience 'on the tools' before joining the CAD department in 2005. Paul spent a further seven years designing and drafting for joinery and interior fit out with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor before finally spending four years as a CAD/CAM manager for a high-end custom furniture contractor. As an Application Engineer, Paul handles licensing, deployment, and training for AutoCAD software and Inventor software, and Paul still uses AutoCAD and Inventor to create manufacturing 'Shop' drawings for Graitec’s customers. In his spare time Paul writes the CADSetterOut.com blog, and he is the author Mastering Autodesk Inventor 2016. Paul is a founding member of the Autodesk Expert Elite and has been a speaker at Autodesk University in Las Vegas for the last five years.

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Published

  • 2017
  • LO-HL13
  • AU London

Software

  • Fusion 360
  • Inventor

Industry

  • General Manufacturing and Product Design

Topics

  • Product Design