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Autodesk CAD/CAM for Manufacturing

Autodesk via Coursera Specialization

Overview

Manufacturers are under more pressure than ever to deliver better products faster, at lower cost, and with less waste. The “throw-it-over-the-wall” approach to product development worked well enough in the past. But to compete in the future, you’ll need to connect and automate design and manufacturing processes. Bringing the studio and shop floor together can reduce iterations and errors, enabling you to deliver better products faster. Computers can handle complex tasks to achieve things that are time consuming or in some cases impossible for the human mind. This is the case when we use digital data to create complex tool motions. As we learn how to use technology in this way, we unlock the potential of computer aided manufacturing (CAM). Through this specialization, you'll learn the foundations of CAD and toolpath generation, while developing your technical skills in Autodesk® Fusion 360™. Plus, by completing this Specialization, you’ll unlock an Autodesk Credential as further recognition of your success! The Autodesk Credential comes with a digital badge and certificate, which you can add to your resume and share on social media platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Sharing your Autodesk Credential can signal to hiring managers that you’ve got the right skills for the job and you’re up on the latest industry trends like CAD and CAM.

Syllabus

Course 1: Introduction to CAD, CAM, and Practical CNC Machining
- Offered by Autodesk. This course introduces you to the foundational knowledge in computer-aided design, manufacture, and the practical use ... Enroll for free.

Course 2: 3-Axis Machining with Autodesk Fusion 360
- Offered by Autodesk. As our machining geometry gets more complicated, Autodesk® Fusion 360™ is up to the task! With a host of standard and ... Enroll for free.

Course 3: Creating Toolpaths for a CNC Lathe
- Offered by Autodesk. CNC machines come in an almost endless array of configurations for various applications. So far, we have only talked ... Enroll for free.

Course 4: Multi-Axis CNC Toolpaths
- Offered by Autodesk. Computer Numerical Controlled machines, or CNC for short, can have a nearly endless number of options. Most machines ... Enroll for free.

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