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June 28th, 2017

Alias Auto: Class-A AutoStudio Surfacing

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Alias Auto Studio Traiining

Alias Auto: Class-A Alias AutoStudio Surfacing

Course Duration: 40 hours

Tuition: $2,500 USD

Overview: 

This Class-A course utilizing Alias Auto Studio has been created for advanced Alias users with a minimum of Alias level 3 knowledge who regularly use Alias for product development.  This course is a must if you want to work in the Automotive Design industry.  Participants will be introduced to the terminology used in the automotive surfacing process. The course will provide knowledge, strategies and workflows necessary to create an efficient automotive Class-A surfacing process of the highest standard.  A must for obtaining employment at Ford, GM, Toyota, Tesla or any Auto or tractor Manufacturer.

iphone Alias AutoStudio

Consumer products utilize higher order curves and surfaces to obtain Class A surfaces

Prerequisite: Industrial design degree helpful but not necessary.    This is not a beginner class, therefore significant Alias experience is necessary to sign up for this course.  Call today at 312.226.8339.

Topics:

  • Class A Surfacing User interface setup.
  • Definitions of Class-A Geometry.
  • Curves then surfaces.
  • Compare NURBS and bezier curves and surfaces.
  • Challenging intersections.
  • Compare many different types of body geometry.
  • Compare many different types of interior forms.
  • Utilize the Align tool for secondary surfaces.
  • Discuss explicit control for square tool and surface rail tools.
  • Consumer Durables 
  • Learn to evaluate surface & curve continuity with various Analysis tools Gauss, Zebra, and others available.
  • Learn to explain to others G0, G1, G2, G3, G4 explanations in detail using drawings & Calculus.
Alias Auto Studio

Sportbike Fuel tank Created using Alias Auto Studio & Fusion 360 

Discussions:

  • Class – A definitions, Higher order curves.
  • Taking 3 Degree curve and 3 degree surfaces to higher order (concept models to Class-A).
  • Using blend curves.
  • G0, G1, G2, G3, G4 in detail.
  • Discuss the difference between Alias Surface & Alias Auto Studio.
  • Various ways to skin surfaces for single span.
  • Advanced user interface handling for maximized workflows.
  • Efficient reverse engineering workflows / Advanced data quality evaluation.

Tutorials:

  • Class-A model construction
  • Fender model
  • Various motorcycle Components
  • Auto layout (student choice)
  • Class-A on consumer durable product
  • Challenging intersections 

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*Please note that prices listed on this page are based upon pre-payment prior to the start of the class


About the Author

Bart Brejcha
As the main instructor for Design-engine Bart teaches many of the PTC Creo & the Solidworks Surfacing classes. When he is not developing new training material you will find him on motorcycles, bicycles or on a skateboard. He loves any kind of racing on two wheels.




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