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Surface modeling

Learn to use surface modeling tools to create simple and complex shapes, convert surfaces to solids, and make surfaces for production. 


Module overview

Get an introduction to surface modeling in Fusion. Discover when and why to use surface modeling and learn how to apply it effectively. While some techniques overlap with solid modeling, we'll explore new tools and unique methods to achieve complex geometry using surface modeling. 

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

  • Create an extruded surface. 
  • Create a lofted surface. 
  • Create surfaces for drafted applications. 
  • Convert surfaces to solids. 

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Module outline

  • Surface modeling lecture

Teaching supplements

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Teach this module in the classroom. We’ve summarized the core Fusion 360 skills in this module so you can familiarize yourself before delivering this content in the classroom or as homework.

Download the instructor guide as a teaching resource, and work through the module yourself to best prepare your instruction. Additionally, you'll find the design files, step-by-step guides, exercises, and lectures included in the module downloads.

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