This course uses Autodesk Fusion 360 to share CAD files, structure Graded Activities and Case Studies, and otherwise provide access to professional-grade engineering tools for course students. Please review the *
Access to the course requires an Internet connection, as videos are only available via online streaming and cannot be downloaded for offline viewing. Please take note of your company's restrictions for viewing content and/or firewall settings.
The ability to download and read PDFs is also necessary.
Our courseware works best with current versions of Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari. For the best possible experience, we recommend switching to an up-to-date version of Chrome or Firefox. If you do not have Chrome installed, you can get it for free here: http://www.google.com/chrome/browser/
We are unable to fully support access with mobile devices at this time. While many components of your courses will function on a mobile device, some may not.
If you are on a secured machine or network, there are likely limits to the types of content that can be downloaded, uploaded, and shared. Please be aware and abide by your local IT policies when taking an online course. Organizations with limitations on the use of Chrome have granted special waivers for MIT course attendees in the past, or learners have chosen to use their personal/home computers.
*If you are currently enrolled in the course need help with Fusion 360, you have the following options:
- Make a Discussion Board post. Among hundreds of peers, you will likely encounter someone who has the same issue and, if lucky, then someone who has also resolved it. Making a post also helps the Course Team know if this is a back-end issue or something that can be resolved through coaching.
- Utilize the Office Hours sessions. Even if Office Hours for Fusion360 haven't happened yet, there are archived sessions in the Dropbox folder.
- Evaluate Autodesk's educational resources. Autodesk has extensive documentation on any possible operation you may wish to perform in Fusion 360. Their resources can be accessed inside of the software, as well as a live chat feature for dynamic support requests.