Automation Alley

Automation Alley's Product Lifecycle Management Center at Oakland University

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Overview | Classes

Students in a class at Ta Ta TechnologiesAutoCAD Essentials

Class description: This course is designed for the new AutoCAD user who requires comprehensive training in AutoCAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings within AutoCAD.

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CATIA – V5 Foundations

Class description: The only thing basic about our Basics course is the name. This core course for new CATIA V5 users covers both fundamental and advanced topics in the most commonly used workbenches: User Interface, Sketcher and Part Design. The primary emphasis of this course is on parametric solid modeling in V5 but an introduction to Assembly Design, Drafting and Wireframe and Surface is also included. At the completion of this course, students will be able to create and manipulate a wide variety of profile-based solid features, apply complex dress-up features such as fillets and drafts, perform feature patterning and other transformations.

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Inventor Essentials

Class description: This course is designed to provide the essentials skills and some advanced skills required for using Autodesk Inventor in a mechanical engineering production environment. During the course students will learn a number of crucial skills, from modeling part components to building assemblies. Students will also learn how to create production ready drawings of parts and assembly models. Lastly, students will learn valuable concepts that lead to “shortcuts” in your design process. 

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NX – New User

Class description: Take the Tata Technologies Express to Unigraphics/NX proficiency! Our New User Express gets you right on track with this integrated course of the "Big 3": Feature-Based Modeling, Assemblies, and Drafting. You are just a week away from creating and editing designs using proven modeling techniques. We will make it easier to get to work with confidence and solid Unigraphics-NX skills. Best of all, we only cover the important functions, giving you a solid foundation to explore the rest on your own. Learn the fundamentals of parametric modeling and engineering drawings. If you want to begin your NX journey with a strong foundation and effective techniques, get a ticket on our New User Express to NX proficiency!

NX 7.5 New User Express

NX 8.0 New User Express

NX 8.5 New User Express

NX 9.0 New User Express