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Automotive Class A surfacing using ALIAS

A comprehensive course on Automotive Class A Surfacing using Alias Software by Autodesk. This course is highly suited for beginners

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 3 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • In this course, you will learn more about how to use ALIAS and design surfaces of automobiles.
  • This course includes all the knowledge that is required for the students to make a place in the industry. 
  • Students will be introduced to the terminology used in the automotive surfacing process. 
  • The course will provide profound knowledge, strategies, and workflows necessary to create an efficient automotive Class-A surfacing process of the highest standard with all the parameters as per the industrial requirement.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Digital Design Foundation 1, Curves Introduction & Why Use Curves

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Introduction to ALIAS
    • What is Design? About CAID/CAD Design
    • User interface and Navigation Tools
    • Basic Object Selection and viewing
    • Importing Sketches as images or canvases
    • Working with layers
    • Introduction to curve tools. Basics, U’s & V’s, spans.
    • Create Symmetrical Curves
    • Transform Curves, Creating Curve Fillets, Curve Sections and offset curves

Week 02 - Digital Design Foundation 2 & Building and Controlling Simple Geometry

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Controlling Geometry, Mirroring, Grouping, and Duplicating Objects 
    • Object Lister, CV Sculpting, and Concept Sculpting

Week 03 - Digital Design Foundation 3, Surface Editing & Introduction to Different Continuities

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Surface toolbar, edit and shade
    • Difference Between Surfaces and Solids
    • Surfaces from Boundaries
    • Bezier Surfaces 
    • Nurbs & Slab Modeling
    • What are Parent Surfaces?
      • Primary Surfaces
      • Secondary Surfaces
    • Sharp Surface Models
    • Primary Fillets and Blends
    • Secondary Fillets and Blends
    • Chord Fillet and Radius Fillet
    • Trimming, Creating Curves on Surfaces
    • Trimming Surfaces, Intersect Surfaces, Filleting Surfaces
    • Adding Variable Radius Fillets
    • G0 - Positional
    • G1 - Tangent
    • G-2 - Curvature
    • G-3 - Curvature

Week 04 - Workflow 1: Concept Modeling

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Introduction to Concept Modelling 
    • Introduction to Construction Options
    • Dimensions 
    • Overlay Canvasses for Design and Presentation 
    • Building with Curves & Surface Tools 
    • Modelling Approaches and Surface Distribution 
    • Working Accurately

Week 05 - Workflow 2: Concept Modelling

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Overlay Canvass for Design
    • Surface Understanding by Three-quarter Views
    • Building with Curves & Surface Patching 
    • Modelling Approaches and Surface Distribution

Week 06 - Workflow 3: Concept Modelling

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Component design 
    • Hypothetical surfaces to create patch layout 
    • Work more on the Creative side: Imagine the surfaces

Week 07 - Workflow 4: Concept Modelling

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Component design 
    • Hypothetical surfaces to create patch layout 
    • Work more on the Creative side: Imagine the surfaces

Week 08 - Workflow 5: Concept Modelling

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Surfaces, patches, and layout 
    • The idea of how to divide surfaces 
    • Building techniques, and where to start 
    • Make your way up to the top 
    • Parent Patches- Foundation

Week 09 - Technical Surfacing (A- Class Knowledge)

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Introduction to Technical Surfacing
    • Surface Evaluation - Reflection Lines
    • Surface Evaluation - Cross Sections & Comb Plots
    • Construction Tolerances between Surface Patches
    • Transform CV - Fine-Tuning Control Points
    • Working with Trimmed Edges - Fit Curve & Align Project

Week 10 - Class B Surfaces Modelling

  • In this session, you will learn 
    • A well-thought patch construction 
    • Patches with proper CV layout 
    • Proper passing of positional, tangent, and curvature surfaces 
    • Properly evaluated surfaces 
    • Making way up to Class-A Model

Week 11 - Reverse Engineering

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Introduction to Reverse Engineering 
    • Working with Mesh Data 
    • Working with Sections 
    • Creating a Surface onto a Mesh 
    • Analyzing and Displaying Deviation 
    • Reference Manager for Handling Large Data Sets

Week 12 - Presenting Your Design

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Rendering in ALIAS
    • Hardware Rendering, Shades, Lighting and Environments 
    • Creating Image Files

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 3 Projects that are available in this program.

Technical Surfacing of Kia Sportage

Model a Kia Sportage car from the given blueprint. Prepare the CAS volume surface with the terminologies covered.

Rendering of Styling Surfaces

In this project, the students will render the styling surfaces. They will be asked to apply the render tools and options to represent the concept models in a better way.

Concept Modelling of Alloy Wheels

In this project, the students will model alloy wheels. They will be performing concept modelling of Class A surfaces for Alloy Wheels with the help of given blueprints in the interface of ALIAS.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Ratings & Reviews by Learners

Skill-Lync has received honest feedback from our learners around the globe.

Google Rating
4.6

A comprehensive course on Automotive Class A Surfacing using Alias Software by Autodesk. This course is highly suited for beginners

A part of Skill-Lync’s larger and more comprehensive training programs in automotive mechanical engineering, this course has been designed to help students start their careers designing everything from cars to the next iPhone. 

Surface A modelling includes everything that is visible to the naked eye and is viewed by the customer and requires symmetrical curves. Having experience in automotive class A design will help students start their career in the automotive industry, alongside this, students can also find employment opportunities in any customer-facing design industry.

The fee structure for this automotive Class-A surface modelling online course is flexible. You can choose a plan from INR 7,000 to INR 15,000 as per your requirements.

Who should take this course?

Any mechanical engineering student who wants to start their career in the design industry can and should take up this course. In this automotive online course, you will train in the design software ALIAS. You can have zero experience in industry-related projects and still gain experience through this automotive course in Class A engineering. 

What Will You Learn in This Course?

In this program, you will learn about the foundation of design and understand technical design and how to work on ALIAS. Students who enroll in this online automotive course will learn how to design surfaces of automobiles and will also learn strategies, and workflows necessary to create an efficient automotive Class-A surfacing process of the highest standard with all the parameters as per the industrial requirement. We will train you how to create symmetrical curves and through the three projects included in this course, you get industry-related training in technical surfacing, rendering of styling surfaces, and concept modelling of alloy wheels.

Key Highlights of the Program

  • The duration of the course is 12 weeks.
  • Besides the course completion certificate for all participants, the top 5% of learners get a merit certificate.
  • You will get Individual Video Support, Group Video Support, Email Support, and Forum Support to clear your queries and doubts.
  • Real-time industry-relevant projects will make your learning purposeful.

FAQs on Automotive Class A surfacing using ALIAS

  1. Who can take up this automotive mechanical engineering course?

Students and graduates with a technical background in mechanical engineering or automotive engineering can opt for this course.

  1. Is this an online automotive engineering course?

Yes, this is a 100% online course.

  1. What is Class A surfacing?

A part of design engineering where the emphasis is placed on creative aspects and involves the design of customer-facing parts of a product, like a fender or bumper of a car or the plastic case of a mobile phone.

  1. What is the fee for this automotive online course?

The fee structure is flexible, and you can choose a plan that suits you. The basic plan would give you two months of access, the pro plan would give you four months of access, and the premium plan would give you lifetime access.

  1. How much can a machine learning engineer earn?

According to Glassdoor, the average salary of an engineer with training in Class A surfacing can earn anywhere between 2,50,000 - 4,25,000 pa. After completing this course, you can also earn this average pay, and you can expect more once you become an experienced professional.

  1. Is there any certificate for completing this automotive mechanical engineering course?

Yes, After completing this automotive engineering course, you shall be given a course completion certificate. The top 5% of the scorers will be given a merit certificate alongside the course completion certificate.

  1. Is there any technical support available for the students in this automotive engineering course?

Yes, you can clear your queries with email and forum support.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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7 years in the experience range

Instructors with 7 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

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