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  • view course page for Learn SOLIDWORKS: The Basics

    Learn SOLIDWORKS: The Basics with Gabriel Corbett

    Learn SOLIDWORKS. Master the basics of this industry-leading CAD software with our introductory SOLIDWORKS training course.

    1h 59m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Universal Principles of Design

    A weekly series exploring over 50 core design concepts, from the 80/20 rule to storytelling, all based on Will Lidwell's landmark design books, Universal Principles of Design.

    1h 58m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Sketching for Product Design and AEC

    Visualize ideas for small-scale and mass production with just a pen and paper. Learn sketching basics such as how to quickly generate shapes and forms, using planes, various projection methods, line weights, and shade and shadow to bring product designs to life.

    3h 45m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Rhino for Mac

    Get up and running with Rhino for Mac. Learn about basic interface navigation, 3D modeling, lighting, and rendering in Rhino 5 for Mac.

    7h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Autodesk Inventor: Product Design Workflow

    Lock in your Inventor skills with a retro product design project for a vintage beverage caddy.

    1h 42m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for SOLIDWORKS 2016 Essential Training

    Review the essential tools and modeling concepts necessary to design efficiently in SOLIDWORKS.

    5h 43m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for SOLIDWORKS 2016 New Features

    SOLIDWORKS 2016 New Features with Gabriel Corbett

    Check out the new features and tool enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2016, the industry-leading 3D CAD software for designing sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and tool-and-die parts and assemblies.

    27m 6s
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  • view course page for Furniture Design with Rhino

    Furniture Design with Rhino with Jonathan Racek

    Learn how to design furniture, both full-scale pieces and assets for game engines such as Unity, with Rhino 3D. This course covers the history of furniture design, Rhino modeling techniques, and methods for exporting your furniture design for rendering, 3D printing, or game development.

    2h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Maker: The New Art Class

    Maker: The New Art Class with Chris Reilly

    Follow Chris Reilly and Jason J Ferguson, makers and teachers at Eastern Michigan University, as they take ordinary objects and remake them into extraordinary works of art using 3D printers, mills, and lasers.

    14m 39s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Cabinet with SOLIDWORKS

    Modeling a Cabinet with SOLIDWORKS with Leon van den Heever

    Improve your top-down or in-context assembly design skills using a "skeleton modeling" strategy and SOLIDWORKS.

    1h 54m
    Advanced
     
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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 Rhino Projects: Building a Gaming Console

    Advance your Rhino modeling and workflow skills: Learn how to build a game console!

    1h 20m
    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 Steel Building Design with SOLIDWORKS Weldments

    Jump-start your weldment design skills by learning to use SOLIDWORKS weldments to create a steel building.

    59m 46s
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Inventor 2016 Essential Training

    Takes you through the interface and key processes of Inventor 2016, including sketching, drawing, modeling parts, and building assemblies.

    6h 26m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Animation with Rhino and Bongo

    Learn how to take your design presentations to the next level by animating them with motion, using Rhino and the V-Ray and Bongo plugins.

    2h 26m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from AutoCAD to Inventor

    Leverage your experience with AutoCAD while migrating to Autodesk Inventor's specialized toolset for mechanical design, engineering, and manufacturing.

    1h 18m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Surfacing with SOLIDWORKS

    Surfacing with SOLIDWORKS with Gabriel Corbett

    Get up to speed with the surfacing tools within SOLIDWORKS fast. Learn how to create and modify surfaces, troubleshoot common issues, and manipulate faces in surfaces and solids.

    1h 24m
    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 Creating a Guitar Body with RhinoCAM

    Learn to use RhinoCAM to model a guitar body for fabrication in a CNC mill.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
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  • view course page for Modeling a Bicycle Frame with SOLIDWORKS

    Learn how to model the front triangle section of a bicycle frame in this fast-paced, advanced-level SOLIDWORKS tutorial.

    42m 34s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Alias Essential Training

    Alias Essential Training with Veejay Gahir

    Learn to use the industry-leading modeling and refinement tool Alias Design, for surfacing, engineering, and creating high-quality, feasible CAD models.

    9h 53m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for 3D Scanning with a Camera

    3D Scanning with a Camera with Kacie Hultgren

    Learn to scan a 3D object with your smartphone or camera and the free 123D Catch app from Autodesk.

    53m 53s
    Beginner
     
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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 Weldments with SOLIDWORKS

    Weldments with SOLIDWORKS with Gabriel Corbett

    Walks you through building weldments and fabricated models in SOLIDWORKS.

    1h 57m
    Advanced
     
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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 Up and Running with Grasshopper

    Learn the basics of using Grasshopper, the visual programming add-on to Rhino, to create complex 3D models with simple math, algorithms, and repeating forms.

    3h 54m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Modeling a Motorcycle Engine with SOLIDWORKS

    Practice your SOLIDWORKS design skills in this project-based course on modeling motorcycle engine parts.

    1h 49m
    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 Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

    Bring your product designs into the real world with rapid prototyping. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the machinery, and insights into techniques such as 3D printing, machining, resin casting, injection molding, and more.

    1h 38m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Product Design Rendering with Rhino and V-Ray

    Promote your design concepts better with beautiful product renderings built with Rhino and V-Ray.

    2h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Objectified

    Objectified with Gary Hustwit

    In this acclaimed documentary from the maker of Helvetica, renowned designers such as Dieter Rams and Marc Newson talk about the significance of the objects we surround ourselves with, and the people who make them.

    2h 9m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with RhinoCAM

    Up and Running with RhinoCAM with Taylor Hokanson

    Learn how to create models for CNC milling machines with RhinoCAM.

    54m 17s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Getting Started with MakerBot 3D Printers

    Learn how to set up your MakerBot 3D printer, prepare models for print, and troubleshoot printing issues with the MakerBot.

    1h 5m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for 3D Printing Project: Designing a Replacement Part

    Learn how to create replacements parts for household appliances, furniture, and more with Tinkercad and a desktop 3D printer.

    55m 17s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Sheet Metal with SOLIDWORKS: Enclosure Design Project

    Take your sheet metal skills to the next level by designing a sheet metal enclosure with SOLIDWORKS in this project-based course.

    2h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Inventor 2014 Essential Training

    Learn about the key processes behind sketching, part modeling, creating assemblies, and drawing in Autodesk Inventor.

    8h 36m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating Product Shots in Maya

    Render product shots in their best light with Maya and After Effects.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Product Shots in 3ds Max

    Present product renderings in their best light with 3ds Max and After Effects.

    3h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Insights on Automotive Design with Veejay Gahir

    Automotive designer Veejay Gahir discusses his career, his influences, and his thoughts on the automotive design industry.

    23m 38s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Modeling an F1 Wheel in Maya

    Model and render a fully realized Formula 1 steering wheel from an initial product concept sketch.

    2h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Sketching an F1 Wheel with SketchBook Pro

    Learn how to sketch and render product designs like a Formula 1 steering wheel using SketchBook Pro.

    27m 1s
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with 3D Printing

    Learn the basics of what 3D printing is and how you can use it to create amazing objects, from prototypes to working tools.

    1h 16m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Primitive and Spline Modeling in CINEMA 4D

    Take a reference photograph and create a model from its shapes and pieces with the primitive and spline modeling tools in CINEMA 4D and C4D Lite.

    2h 53m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for SOLIDWORKS 2014 Essential Training

    Start creating manufacturing-ready parts and assemblies, as well as detailed drawings and bills of materials with SOLIDWORKS 2014.

    6h 20m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Rhino 5 Essential Training

    Rhino 5 Essential Training with Dave Schultze

    Learn how to build your own 3D design models and prototypes with the NURBS-based modeling tools in Rhino 5.0 for Windows.

    7h 10m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for SOLIDWORKS Rendering with PhotoView 360

    Create a photorealistic image or video of your product with PhotoView 360, a rendering and animation plugin for SOLIDWORKS.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for MODO 701 Essential Training

    MODO 701 Essential Training with Ellery Connell

    Get introduced to MODO 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.

    5h 22m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Krista Donaldson, Social Innovation Designer

    Krista Donaldson, CEO of the nonprofit organization D-Rev, talks about improving health and prosperity in the developing world by combining great design and great technology.

    24m 22s
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  • view course page for 3D Printing on Shapeways Using Maya

    Prepare your models in Maya and then send them for 3D printing on Shapeways, an online service that ships reproductions straight to your door.

    1h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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