Alias CAS (Essentials Computer Aided Styling)

A five-day Autodesk accredited course in Alias CAS modelling “Essentials” (aka blank-screen design). The objective is to provide new and existing Alias users a high-level overview of the interface, basic curve and surface creation and geometry manipulation, and an overview of industry surface modelling best practises and procedures

GUI, data and project structure
UI fundamentals, geometry manipulation and management
Customisation and Preferences Geometry properties
Single and multi-span geometry math (Bezier, NURBs and Rational)
Modelling best practise (parameterization and Explicit Control) Curve-based modelling fundamentals
Curve types: geometric (Keypoint), freeform (CV, EP curves) and COS
Derived surface: sweep, loft and mesh tools
Curve and Surface transitions and blends
Blend Curves in detail
Surface Fillet, Symmetric Fillet, Freeform Blend, Profile Blend Surface Trim/Divide
Trim, Un-Trim, Trim Convert, Stitch, Detach Freeform modelling fundamentals
CV Transform and Align Evaluation fundamentals
Analytic: Curve and Surface continuity, Cross Section Editor
Aesthetic: curvature graphs, highlights and reflections, Non-proportional View Scale etc.

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