Essentials Course Overview

Course Description

This course will introduce you to curves and surfaces, curvature continuity, surfacing tools and technical surfacing techniques in Autodesk Alias. Users will also learn the methods for editing and working with meshes from scan data within the Autodesk Alias interface.

Course Duration

Alias Design (3 Days)

Alias Surface & AutoStudio (5 Days)

Objective

Enable designers to learn and understand the surfacing in Autodesk Alias.

What Will You Learn?

  • Autodesk Alias
  • NURBS
  • G0 to G3 curvature and surface continuity
  • Technical surfacing
  • Reverse engineering

Who Should Attend?

Designers, engineers, anyone looking into surfacing.

Course Outline

✚ Alias User Interface
  • Palette, Shelves & Control Panel
  • Prompitline
  • Hotkeys & Marking Menu Customization
  • General Preferences & User Preferences
  • User colors
  • Layouts/Windows
  • Construction Options (Unit, Tolerances Setting)
  • Mouse Buttons, Keyboard Keys, Navigation Keys
  • Viewing, POI
  • Open, Saves As, Import and Export File
  • Tool Locator
  • Resets of Tools
✚ Organizing Objects & Display
  • Draw Style Configuration
  • Xray
  • Display Function in Control Panel
  • Working with Layers & Layers Folder
  • Object Lister
  • Diagnostic Shade
  • Hardware Shade
  • Reference Manager
  • Stage Editor
✚ Drawing Tools
  • NURBS Curve
  • Blend Curve
  • Keypoint Curve Toolbox
  • COS
  • Circle & Sweeps
  • Surface Primitives
  • Construction Plane
  • Grid Preset
✚ Curves & Surfaces in Alias
  • G0 to G4 Curvature & Surface Continuity
  • Curve Properties
  • Surface Properties
✚ Surfacing & Editing
  • Surfacing Tools (23+)
  • Object Edit Tools (20+)
  • Curve Edit Tools (13+)
  • Surface Edit Tools (15+)
  • Explicit Control
  • Query Edit
  • Information Window
  • Create History
  • History View
✚ Analysis & Evaluation
  • Curvature Analysis & Evaluation
  • Surface Analysis & Evaluation
  • Surfaces & Curves Continuity Check & Evaluation
✚ Scan Data Processing
  • NURBS Surface to Mesh
  • Mesh to NURBS Surface
  • Basic Mesh Editing Tools (7+)
  • Rapid Prototyping with Mesh & NURBS

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