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  • view course page for Revit: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting

    Get a new tip, trick, or troubleshooting technique for Revit every Tuesday. This weekly series offers workflow enhancements, customizations, and shortcuts for both Revit beginners and seasoned users alike.

    2h 20m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for MEP Families in Revit

    Improve your Revit MEP workflow with Revit families. Learn how to model electrical panels and junction boxes, recessed and track lighting, HVAC systems with ducting and air terminals, and pipe systems with Revit families.

    4h 51m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD Certified Professional Prep Course

    Become an Autodesk Certified Professional or Autodesk Certified User. Study for the exam while you reinforce your CAD skills.

    4h 40m
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  • view course page for Civil 3D: Designing Gravity Pipe Systems

    Use AutoCAD Civil 3D pipe network features to draw 2D and 3D models of gravity pipe systems such as storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and more.

    3h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD: Using the Command Line

    Learn how to use the AutoCAD command line to work more efficiently in AutoCAD 2016.

    2h 12m
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  • view course page for AutoCAD for Mac 2016 New Features

    Learn about the new features in AutoCAD for Mac 2016, including the Express Tools, XREF mapping, PDF enhancements, and improvements for working with text, geometry, and lines.

    55m 33s
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  • view course page for Project Soane: Recover a Lost Monument with BIM

    Learn how to use Revit to model and render classical architectural forms and contribute to historical rendering projects such as Project Soane.

    4h 34m
    Intermediate
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Structural Families in Revit

    Learn how to create custom structural families in Revit 2016.

    4h 50m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Civil 3D Essential Training

    Everything you need to know to use Civil 3D to design civil engineering projects. Learn to model existing surfaces, generate geometry, build roadways, create plan sheets, and more.

    13h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Optimizing Your AutoCAD Desktop to Go Mobile

    Take your CAD projects on the go with A360 Drive, Autodesk's cloud platform, and AutoCAD 360, their browser-based version of AutoCAD.

    2h 28m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Surfacing an F1 Wheel In Alias

    Take these tutorials on automotive surfacing and learn how to create a production-ready model of a Formula 1 racing wheel with Class A surfaces in Alias.

    4h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Tinkercad: Modeling Custom Designs for 3D Printing

    Turn your 3D scans into personalized, custom products with Tinkercad, a free and easy-to-use 3D modeling program.

    27m 56s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Fundamentals of Stress Analysis Tools in Inventor Professional

    Learn the basics of conducting stress analysis tests of parts and assemblies with Inventor, and uncover the weak points of your designs.

    25m 57s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering with AutoCAD

    Add 3D life to 2D drawings; learn to render your designs with AutoCAD.

    50m 5s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing Dynamic Blocks in AutoCAD

    Build intelligence into your AutoCAD drawings with dynamic blocks, and update the shape, size, position, orientation, and visibility of objects in blocks on the fly.

    1h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Managing Location Coordinates with Revit

    Explore the Revit coordinate system, how files relate to one another when linked, and how to manage relationships between shared coordinates over time.

    2h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Working with Dimensions in AutoCAD

    Learn how to annotate technical drawings with dimensions styles, text, and multileaders block text.

    1h 4m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Sheet Sets with AutoCAD

    Build a sheet set from scratch and take advantage of all the automatic drawing-, sheet-, and callout-coordination functionality that AutoCAD has to offer.

    1h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sprinkler Design with Revit

    Architects: learn to design sprinkler piping and systems in Revit.

    1h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Fire-Alarm Systems Design with Revit

    Learn how to design fire-alarm systems in these Revit tutorials.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Sprinkler and Fire-Alarm Systems with AutoCAD

    Learn to design sprinkler and fire-alarm systems with AutoCAD.

    1h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Learn to Texture for 3D

    Learn to Texture for 3D with Adam Crespi

    These case studies show how to create four distinct and highly realistic textures, apply your own variations, and link your custom textures to materials in Maya.

    1h 3m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360

    Get up and running with Roadway Design for InfraWorks 360 and learn how to create and share your own road designs quickly.

    1h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Printing a Scale Model with AutoCAD

    Transform your 2D architectural drawings into three-dimensional models optimized for 3D printing, with AutoCAD.

    1h 17m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Staircase with AutoCAD

    Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.

    54m 15s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Formed Concrete

    Takes you through all the steps for creating concrete textures in Photoshop and Maya.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Revit Templates: Content

    Learn how to preload content in your Revit template to save time and standardize your documentation.

    1h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Revit Templates: Views and Sheets

    Customize Revit templates to include the floor plans, elevations, schedules, and sheets you need the most.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Revit Templates: System Settings

    Learn to configure the system families and settings that are part of every Revit project to maximize consistency and predictability in your projects.

    2h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Shingles & Siding

    Learn how to build asphalt shingles in a variety of bond patterns with Photoshop and Illustrator.

    57m 50s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Scanning a Person

    3D Scanning a Person with Kacie Hultgren

    Learn to scan a person and turn the scan into a "3D selfie" with a 3D printer or with online services like Shapeways.

    43m 28s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Revit Templates: Annotation

    Configure your Revit templates with consistent annotations for more professional office standards and high-quality project deliverables.

    1h 58m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Architectural Modeling with AutoCAD

    Take your drawings from 2D to 3D with AutoCAD. Learn to model a building, complete with doors, windows, a staircase, a roof, and surrounding terrain, with AutoCAD 2015.

    3h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Brick

    3D Textures: Brick with Adam Crespi

    Discover how to create realistic brick textures from scratch in Photoshop.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Surface Model Design with AutoCAD

    Learn how to design surface models like the ebike shown in these tutorials, with AutoCAD.

    3h 41m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Building Curtain Walls with Revit

    Learn to build curtain walls ranging from simple, preconfigured options to custom and free-form curtain walls with Revit.

    1h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Slate

    3D Textures: Slate with Adam Crespi

    Learn how to use Photoshop to create a custom slate texture that's great for modeling building interiors (floors) and exteriors (roofs).

    1h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Adobe Illustrator: Working with AutoCAD Files

    Discover how designers and engineers can share files between Illustrator and CAD programs like AutoCAD and SketchUp.

    1h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD Map 3D Essential Training

    These AutoCAD Map 3D tutorials show how to enrich map data in your drawings, connect to outside CAD and GIS data sources, and publish map books.

    1h 35m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Wood

    3D Textures: Wood with Adam Crespi

    Create a realistic wood texture, complete with grain, knots, and whorls, with Photoshop, and apply it to a scene in 3ds Max.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in Maya

    Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.

    3h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for 3D Textures: Metals

    3D Textures: Metals with Adam Crespi

    Learn to draw metal textures from scratch with Photoshop and Illustrator, and link them to materials in 3ds Max.

    1h 13m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sheet Metal Design with Inventor

    Learn to design detailed sheet metal parts with the specialized toolset in Autodesk Inventor.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with mental ray in 3ds Max

    Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for many 3ds Max users.

    4h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in 3ds Max

    Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.

    3h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Building Roofs with Revit

    Learn to build roofs with Revit: from flat roofs to crazy free-form roofs and everything in between (hip, gable, mansard, Dutch hip combination, and gambrel).

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD MEP Essential Training

    Learn to design the systems—mechanical, electrical, and plumbing—that connect buildings to the outside world with AutoCAD MEP.

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in 3ds Max

    Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    3h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in Maya

    Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    4h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for AutoCAD Architecture Essential Training

    Learn the tools and techniques used by professional architects to build amazing structures with AutoCAD Architecture.

    7h 27m
    Intermediate
     
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