FusionNews for the week of 3/10: A weekly roundup of community news

by ShannonMcGarry 4 years ago 1 min read

FusionNews highlights the key things that happened over the past week in the Fusion 360 Community. New posts every Friday.



From the Fusion 360 Team

Quick Tip: Simulation Force Control

Applying loads accurately is incredibly important to a finite element analysis. Check out this tip to understand this better in Fusion 360.


PATH uses design thinking to improve local healthcare worldwide

Hear how PATH, a global non-profit, is driving transformative innovation to save lives.


Lightweighting with FEA in Fusion 360

By running stress analyses on parts, you can lightweight designs, making them more efficient, without compromising the structural integrity and performance of the part.



Online: Quick Start – Assemblies

Learn more about assemblies, joints, bodies and components on March 16th at  1 PM EDT. Register here.


Online: Quick Start – User Interface & Managing Data

Join this hands-on interactive session to learn about the user interface, importing data, managing your designs and collaborating in Fusion 360: Register here.


Online: CAM Fundamentals

Learn the basics of the integrated CAM functionality in Fusion 360 on 3/21 at 1:05 PM EDT. Register here.


Gallery Spotlights


Arduino Shield by Imo G

Cane Chair by Austin Laniosz

Mk4 FabKit by Bonne Wilce


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Your Ideas from the Fusion 360 IdeaStation

We take your suggestions very seriously as they help to shape Fusion 360, so please share your ideas and vote for new features / enhancements you would like to see. With our March 1 update going live last week, we were able to implement a number of great ideas, and will continue to improve on them in the next couple of updates:


Multiple sheet drawings

Ordinate dimensioning

Re: Title Block and Tables in Drawings

Folders in the browser

Timeline play button improvements


Have a story to share? We would love to hear more about you and how you’re using Fusion 360! Shoot me an email

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