Working with Imported Geometry

This course covers the Fusion 360 tools for importing models from other CAD systems and preparing the geometry for simulation.

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Lesson 1: Course Overview

Watch this video for an overview of the Fusion 360 tools and techniques for importing and preparing geometry for simulation.

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0 mins 54 seconds

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Lesson 2: Importing Geometry from Autodesk and Non-native Applications

This lesson covers how to import Fusion 360 data and data from other CAD systems. Additionally we'll cover techniques for uploading data to a project.

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2 mins 48 seconds

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Lesson 3: Editing Non-native Imported Geometry

This lesson covers how to edit imported models to form a solid, access the Patch workspace, and use direct modeling tools.

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3 mins 43 seconds

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Lesson 4: Contact Types for Simulation

This lesson introduces contacts and will help you to identify various contact types.

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4 mins 43 seconds

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Lesson 5: Contact Types for Simulation

This lesson covers how to use Automatic Contacts, manually apply contacts, and identify contact types.

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2 mins 37 seconds

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Lesson 6: Defining Materials and Properties

This lesson shows how to change a material assignment, duplicate and edit a physical material, and set a study material.

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5 mins 54 seconds

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Lesson 7: Principles of Model Meshing for Simulation | Part 1

This lesson introduces the principles of Fusion 360 meshing and provides an overview of meshing options, local mesh refinement, and how to analyze stress resolution based on mesh density.

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7 mins 49 seconds

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Lesson 8: Principles of Model Meshing for Simulation | Part 2

This lesson covers how to set mesh properties, use adaptive mesh refinement, and apply local mesh controls.

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4 mins 0 seconds

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Lesson 9: Model Simplification for Finite Element Analysis

This lesson shows how to use simplification to explore potential changes to the design, remove components and features from the simulation model, compare results of model variations, and add features to the simulation.

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5 mins 14 seconds

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