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lynda 3D Scanning: From Mesh to Model

Video Introducing this tutorial


Introduction:
Go from 3D scan to CAD model
Tools and cost discussion

1. What Is 3D Scanning?:
What is 3D scanning?
Resolution vs. accuracy
Hobbyist vs. professional scanners
Uses for 3D scanning: Reverse engineer
Uses for 3D scanning: Organic
3D scanning can blend both uses

2. What Is Reverse Engineering?:
What is reverse engineering?
Case study: Automotive
Case study: Consumer product
Case study: Medical prosthetics
Tools for reverse engineering
Accuracy addendum

3. How to Approach Reverse Engineering Projects:
What is your role and goal for RE?
Don't forget there are professionals
Metrology and Micro-CT awareness

4. Acquiring 3D Scans: Inexpensively:
Scans using photogrammetry
Photogrammetry products
Photogrammetry tips for success
Photogrammetry issues may not be bad
Leveling up your photogrammetry game

5. Acquiring 3D Scans: Professional Tools:
Scans with Artec structured light
Artec scanning workflow
Cleaning up and aligning scans
Meshing and evaluation of mesh
Artec techniques

6. Post-Processing Scans:
Introduction to the free tool Meshmixer
Smoothing
Hole filling
Advanced mesh repair
Aligning for RE, part 1
Aligning for RE, part 2
Mesh reduction for CAD import

7. Reverse Engineering Done Inexpensively:
Introduction to Instant Meshes
Processing OBJ files with Instant Meshes
Reverse engineering workflow guidelines
From Instant Meshes to Fusion 360
Importing quad models into Fusion 360
Convert and repair for solidity
What the resulting model looks like

8. Reverse Engineering Using Fusion 360: Mesh Sections:
Fusion 360 for reverse engineering
Importing STL files and aligning
Creating mesh sections
Fitting curves to mesh sections
Evaluating curve tolerances
Reverse engineering: Example

9. Reverse Engineering Using Fusion 360: Sculpt Objects:
Importing STL models and aligning
Sculpt face snapping introduction
Choices for retopology: Lines or full
Converting to solid model

Conclusion:
Comparing to the original scan
Conclusion and next steps