Getting Started in Fusion 360

Whether a student or professional, it’s important to build strong foundational concepts before making your first design. This course explores the core concepts of Fusion 360 CAD/CAM through a series of lectures and exercises in under two hours.

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Lesson 1: Course Overview

This is the course overview to kickoff a series of lectures that will guide you through the first steps of learning about Fusion 360.

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Lecture: Transitioning from Tinkercad

After completing this lecture, you will be able to explain key differences in design workflow to Fusion 360 from Tinkercad.

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4 mins 47 seconds

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Lecture: Transitioning from Solidworks

After completing this lecture, you will be able to explain key differences in design workflow to Fusion 360 from Solidworks.

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6 mins 44 seconds

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Lesson 2: Where is my Data?

After completing this lecture, you will be able to understand how Fusion 360 stores your data.

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3 mins 41 seconds

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Lesson 3: Open/Close/Save

After completing this lesson, you will be able to upload a file to a cloud project, save a file to a project, and close a file.

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3 mins 46 seconds

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Lesson 4: Create a Project

After completing this lesson, you will be able to create a new project and create a folder in a project.

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3 mins 24 seconds

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Lesson 5: Working with File Versions

After completing this lesson, you will be able to capture component position, save a new version, and open multiple versions.

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6 mins 12 seconds

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Lesson 6: Fusion Team and Sharing

After completing this lesson, you will be able to open a project in Fusion team, view a design in Fusion team, and share a link to a design.

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7 mins 7 seconds

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Lesson 7: Import and Export

After completing this lesson, you will be able to import an IGES file, turn on capture history, and navigate to another workspace.

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5 mins 52 seconds

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Lesson 8: User Preferences

After completing this lesson, you will be able to change user preference settings and turn on preview functionality.

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6 mins 6 seconds

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Lesson 9: User Interface Overview

After completing this lecture, you will be able to describe the main section of the Fusion 360 user interface.

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2 mins 21 seconds

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Lesson 10: Toolbars

After completing this lesson, you will be able to customize the Toolbar.

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7 mins 56 seconds

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Lesson 11: Marking Menu

After completing this lesson, you will be able to access the Marking Menu.

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7 mins 56 seconds

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Lesson 12: Toolbox

After completing this lesson, you will be able to access and customize the toolbox.

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3 mins 17 seconds

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Lesson 13: Display Settings

After completing this lesson, you will be able to change the visual style of the interface, change camera setting, and use the ViewCube to orient view.

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3 mins 44 seconds

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Lesson 14: Workspaces

After completing this lesson, you will be able to navigate through Workspaces.

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3 mins 45 seconds

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Lesson 15: Modeling

After completing this lecture, you will be able to review the modeling workflow in Fusion 360.

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2 mins 58 seconds

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Lesson 16: Bodies and components: Part 1

After completing this lesson, you will be able to use the Extrude tool and create an empty component.

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8 mins 50 seconds

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Lesson 16: Bodies and components Part 2

After completing this lesson, you will be able to use the Extrude tool and create an empty component.

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5 mins 17 seconds

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Lesson 17: Capturing history

After completing this lesson, you will be able to use the Press Pull tool and turn Design History on and off.

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3 mins 45 seconds

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Lesson 18: Direct editing

After completing this lesson, you will be able to use the Move/Copy tool and use the Delete tool.

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4 mins 11 seconds

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Lesson 19 Live Review

After completing this lecture, you will be able to review the Live Review Session collaboration tool.

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1 min 1 second

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Lesson 20: Fusion Team

After completing this lecture, you will be able to review the Fusion Team collaboration tool.

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0 mins 59 seconds

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Lesson 21: Invite and remove users from a project

After completing this lesson, you will be able to invite a user to a project and remove a user to a project.

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5 mins 6 seconds

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