Alias Auto: Class-A Alias Automotive Surfacing

Alias Auto: Class-A Alias Automotive Surfacing

Level 5 Alias Auto: Class-A Alias AutoStudio Surfacing

Course Duration: 40 hours

Tuition: $2,500 US

Overview: 

This Class-A course using 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 and want to take their skills to the next level.  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.  If you want into the Automobile industry this is the class you need.

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

Topics:

  • Class A Surfacing User interface setup
  • Definitions of Class-A Geometry
  • Curves then surfaces
  • Compare NURBS and bezier curves and surfaces
  • Compare many different types of body geometry
  • Compare many different types of interior forms
  • Utilize the Align tool for secondary surfaces1
  • Discuss explicit control for square tool and surface rail tools
  • 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
Sportbike Fuel tank Created using Alias Auto

Sportbike Fuel tank Created using Alias Auto

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
  • Eefficient reverse engineering workflows
  • Advanced data quality evaluation
Even Consumer products utilize higher order curves and surfaces to obtain Class A surfaces

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

Tutorials:

  • Class-A model construction
  • Fender model
  • Various motorcycle Components
  • Auto layout (student choice)

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