Fusion360 Training Class

 

 I. Day 1 4:30 – 7:00 PM Wednesday

A. Team Introductions

B. “What Is Fusion360?”

C. Part Modeling Techniques

1. Hybrid Workflow

a) Sketch Based

b) Primitive Based

c) Base Feature with Edit Face

d) Form Based/Sculpt

e) Direct Edits

D. Create Connecting Rod

1. Create Project

2. Create a new blank document

3. Base Sketch “C”

4. Create bottom and top circles

5. Extrude

6. Cuts

7. Fillets

8. Offset sketch

9. Chamfer

10. Save

E. Hands-on Work – Connecting Rod

1. Create Project

2. Create a new blank document

3. Base Sketch “C”

4. Create bottom and top circles

5. Extrude

6. Cuts

7. Fillets

8. Offset sketch

9. Chamfer

10. Save

F. Simulate Connecting Rod

1. Units

2. Create study

3. Materials

4. Loads

5. Mesh

6. Results

G. Hands-on Work – Simulate Connecting Rod

1. Units

2. Create study

3. Materials

4. Loads

5. Mesh

6. Results

H. CAM Connecting Rod

1. Create Setup

2. Stock Setup

3. 2D Toolpaths

4. Simulate

5. G-code

6. Setup Sheet

I. Hands-on Work – CAM Connecting Rod

1. Create Setup

2. Stock Setup

3. 2D Toolpaths

4. Simulate

5. G-code

6. Setup Sheet

J. Drawings Connecting Rod

1. Insert View

2. Section View

3. Center Mark & Center Lines

4. Dimensions & Annotations

5. Title Block

K. Hands-on Work – Drawings Connecting Rod

1. Insert View

2. Section View

3. Center Mark & Center Lines

4. Dimensions & Annotations

5. Title Block

L. Create Needle Valve

1. 

2. Adjust Sketch Dimension in “Change Parameters”

a) Retainer>Sketch1>Linear Dim-3 adjust to 7.5mm

3. Add Fillets & Chamfers

4. Add Threads

5. Add Set Screw Holes to Handle

6. Live Review

7. Add Fillet to Valve Body and Handle T

M. Hands-on Work – Needle Valve

1. 

2. Adjust Sketch Dimension in “Change Parameters”

a) Retainer>Sketch1>Linear Dim-3 adjust to 7.5mm

3. Add Fillets & Chamfers

4. Add Threads

5. Add Set Screw Holes to Handle

6. Live Review

7. Add Fillet to Valve Body and Handle T

N. Day 1 Review and Question Session

O. Fusion360 (Patrick) talk about?

 II. Day 2 8:30 – 5:30 PM Thursday

A. Day 1 Recap and short Question Session

B. “Intro to Assemblies”

C. Piston and Crank – Part 1

1. 

2. Rename Bodies – Body16 to Connecting Rod

3. Convert Bodies to Components

D. Hands-On Work – Piston and Crank 1

1. 

2. Rename Bodies – Body16 to Connecting Rod

3. Convert Bodies to Components

E. Piston and Crank – Part 2

1. Model Cylinder as a Component

2. Model Piston Pin as a Component

F. Hands-On Work – Piston and Crank 2

1. Model Cylinder as a Component

2. Model Piston Pin as a Component

G. Piston and Crank – Part 3

1. As Built Joints

H. Hands-On Work – Piston and Crank 3

1. As Built Joints

I. Piston and Crank – Part 4

1. Check Clearance between Piston and Crank during BDC

2. Adjust Rod Length (d8@sketch1) to 125mm and Side Radius (d9@sketch1) to 285mm

3. Re-Check Clearance

J. Hands-On Work – Piston and Crank 4

1. Check Clearance between Piston and Crank during BDC

2. Adjust Rod Length (d8@sketch1) to 125mm and Side Radius (d9@sketch1)

3. Re-Check Clearance

K. Take Home Challenge

1. Make a Simple Assembly to show off Motion Links

L. “Modeling Techniques”

M. Oil Drill Bit – Part 1

1. Create a Project

2. Make a New Part

3. Sketch the Profile

4. Revolve the Base Shape

N. Hands-On Work – Oil Drill Bit 1

1. Create a Project

2. Make a New Part

3. Sketch the Profile

4. Revolve the Base Shape

O. Oil Drill Bit – Part 2

1. Create an Offset Surface

2. Sketches to Trim Surface

3. Extend to Perpendicular Surface

P. Hands-On Work – Oil Drill Bit 2

1. Create an Offset Surface

2. Sketches to Trim Surface

3. Extend to Perpendicular Surface

Q. Oil Drill Bit – Part 3

1. Create a Primitive Cylinder

2. Move Primitive into Place

3. Draft Primitive

R. Hands-On Work – Oil Drill Bit 3

1. Create a Primitive Cylinder

2. Move Primitive into Place

3. Draft Primitive

S. Oil Drill Bit – Part 4

1. Create an Edge Based Pattern

T. Hands-On Work – Oil Drill Bit 4

1. Create an Edge Based Pattern

U. Oil Drill Bit – Part 5

1. Circular Pattern Body

2. Combine Bodies

3. Fillet

V. Hands-On Work – Oil Drill Bit 5

1. Circular Pattern Body

2. Combine Bodies

3. Fillet

W. Day 2 Review and Question Session

 III. Day 3 8:30 – 5:30 PM Friday

A. Day 2 Recap and short Question Session

B. “Multiple Workspace”

C. Intro to Motion Studies – Piston and Crank

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 2

2. Add joint “Rev3” to the list and animate it to various degrees. 180-1080

D. Hands-On Works – Piston and Crank Motion Study

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 2

2. Add joint “Rev3” to the list and animate it to various degrees. 180-1080

E. Intro to Animation- Contact Sets – 

1. 

2. Demonstrate free motion with no contact.

3. Activate Contact Sets

4. Joints vs Contact Sets (Show gears with contact set vs Joints)

F. Hands-On Work –

1. 

2. Demonstrate free motion with no contact.

3. Activate Contact Sets

G. Animation Exploded View – Piston and Crank

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 3 Part C.

2. Create an Exploded View with Manual Explode

3. Create an Exploded View with Auto Explode

4. Create an Exploded View with Transform Components

5. Share on A360

H. Hands-On Work – Exploded View

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 3 Part C.

2. Create an Exploded View with Manual Explode

3. Create an Exploded View with Auto Explode

4. Create an Exploded View with Transform Components

I. Intro to Renders – Camaro

1. 

2. Adjust Appearance

3. Edit the Scene

4. Add a Decal

5. Adjust Texture Map

6. Render Options

J. Hands-On Work – Camaro

1. 

2. Adjust Appearance

3. Edit the Scene

4. Add a Decal

5. Adjust Texture Map

6. Render Options

K. Intro to Simulation – Connecting Rod Static Analysis

1. 

2. Units

3. Setup a Study

4. Apply Materials

5. Add Constraints

6. Add Loads

7. Results

L. Hands-On Work – Connecting Rod Static Analysis

1. 

2. Units

3. Setup a Study

4. Apply Materials

5. Add Constraints

6. Add Loads

7. Results

M. Intro to Simulation – Crank Modal Analysis

1. Setup a Study

2. Apply Materials

3. Add Constraints

4. Add Loads

5. Results

N. Hands-On Work – Crank Modal Analysis

1. Setup a Study

2. Apply Materials

3. Add Constraints

4. Add Loads

5. Results

O. Intro to Simulation – Complete Assembly Static Analysis

1. Setup a Study

2. Apply Materials

3. Add Constraints

4. Add Loads

5. Contacts

6. Results

P. Hands-On Work – Complete Assembly Static Analysis

1. Setup a Study

2. Apply Materials

3. Add Constraints

4. Add Loads

5. Contacts

6. Results

Q. Intro to CAM – Connecting Rod Part 1

1. Open Sim Assembly from Day 3 Part K.

2. Create a Setup

3. 2d Toolpaths (Contour and 2D adaptive)

R. Hands-On Work – CAM 1

1. Open Sim Assembly from Day 3 Part K.

2. Create a Setup

3. 2d Toolpaths

S. Intro to CAM – Connecting Rod Part 2

1. 3d Toolpaths (3d Adaptive and Pencil)

2. Simulate

3. Generate GCode

4. Setup Sheet

T. Hands-On Work – CAM 2

1. 3d Toolpaths (3d Adaptive and Pencil)

2. Simulate

3. Generate GCode

4. Setup Sheet

U. Intro to Drawings – Crank Assembly Part 1

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 3 Part G.

2. Make a Drawing from Crank Assembly with only Connecting Rod

3. Place Base View

4. Place Projected Views

5. Place Section View

6. Add Center marks

7. Add Dimensions

V. Hands-On Work – Drawings 1

1. Open Crank Assembly from Day 3 Part G.

2. Make a Drawing from Crank Assembly with only Connecting Rod

3. Place Base View

4. Place Projected Views

5. Place Section View

6. Add Center marks

7. Add Dimensions

W. Intro to Drawings – Crank Assembly Part 2

1. Make a Drawing from Crank Assembly

2. Make BOM

3. Make Balloons

4. Save as PDF

X. Hands-On Work – Drawings 2

1. Make a Drawing from Crank Assembly

2. Make BOM

3. Make Balloons

4. Save as PDF

Y. Intro to Drawings – Crank Assembly Part 3

1. Make a Drawing from Crank Animation Storyboard

2. Place Exploded View

Z. Hands-On Work – Drawings 3

1. Make a Drawing from Crank Animation Storyboard

2. Place Exploded View

AA. Day 3 Review and Question Session


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