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Design for Manufacturing Professional Certification Prep

Prove you're on the right track to certification with self-paced lessons and a practice test. This certification prep course reviews the core skills covered on the Autodesk Certified Professional in Design for Manufacturing certification exam.
Software used in this course:
  • Fusion 360

Overview

Equip yourself with future-focused design skills for today’s evolving manufacturing industry. Learn skills covered in the Autodesk Certified Professional in Design for Manufacturing exam, including advanced sketching and modeling, 3D component modeling, assembly creation, and design rules for subtractive, additive, drafted, and sheet metal processes. You’ll also explore exploded view animations, detailed renderings, and technical drawing creation. Follow along with lessons, datasets, and exercises to practice and review the exam topics on your own. You can also test your knowledge by taking a practice test to prepare for the certification exam. It’s all about practice and preparation.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge in manufacturing design rules.
  • Use advanced sketching and modeling workflows to create geometry for manufacturable parts.
  • Create and manage complex assemblies.
  • Produce exploded view animations for detailed drawings.
  • Create static and turn table renderings.
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    Getting started

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    Course overview
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    Get the software
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    Tips for the exam
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    Exam objectives
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    Course resources
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    See where you stand

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    Pre-test
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    Manufacturing design rules

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    Lesson overview
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    Design for subtractive manufacture
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    Design for additive manufacture
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    Design for drafted applications
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    Design for sheet metal manufacture
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise
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    3D component modeling

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    Lesson overview
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    Create and modify sketches
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    Create construction planes and axes
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    Create and modify 3D solid features
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    Create and modify 3D surface features
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    Create and modify freeform parts
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    Create and modify sheet metal parts
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    Demonstrate view controls
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise
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    3D assembly modeling and management

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    Lesson overview
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    Create distributed and derived designs
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    Create motion with assembly joints
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    Demonstrate component control
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    Control component physical materials
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise 1
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    Create exploded view animations

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    Lesson overview
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    Create a storyboard
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    Manipulate component positions with transform
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise
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    Technical detailed drawing creation

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    Lesson overview
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    Create a technical drawing
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    Create technical drawing templates
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    Create technical drawing elements
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise
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    Rendered image creation

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    Lesson overview
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    Set up a render scene
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    Control render appearances
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    Create renderings
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    Practice exercise 1
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    Practice exercise 2
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    Practice exercise 3
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    Challenge exercise
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    Course challenge

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    Challenge exercise
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    Practice test

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    Start your practice test