Best Free Other Design Courses

Find the best online Free Other Design Courses for you. The courses are sorted based on popularity and user ratings. We do not allow paid placements in any of our rankings.

How to draw a realistic eye

Using pencil, follow the step by step instructions to draw an eye

Created by Joe McMenamin - Artist - Illustrator - Teacher

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Students: 36056, Price: Free

In this course "How to draw a realistic eye" you will learn the skills and techniques needed to draw and eye using pencil. We will cover sketching the eye, adding tone to make it look more 3D as well as adding in the fine details to make it look more realistic. If you would like to learn more about drawing then this is the course for you. No drawing experience needed. 

I suggest that you take a photograph of an eye using your phone or a camera and then have it beside you as you follow through the drawing course. You will want to check back with the photo constantly as you draw. Try and make sure it is a focussed photo and taken in good light so that you can see the details in the iris.

How to make GIMP 2.8 look and act as Photoshop

Free courses aren't allowed to be updated anymore; please read my Instructor bio for a solution. Thank you.

Created by Bernard 't Hooft - Gimp& Nik Collection integration, professional photo editing

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Students: 27586, Price: Free

In the course you will learn:

  • How to install GIMP 2.8
  • How to configure GIMP 2.8 to make it look and act as Photoshop
  • How to improve and correct photographs
  • How to professionally make Levels, Curves, Hue-Saturation, and Contrast adjustments
  • How to work with layers
  • Everything about brushes, and using a tablet
  • Color theory, and why this is important for correcting photographs

Do you want to have an image manipulation program that looks and acts like Photohop? And do you want this program to be free?

Do you want step by step, easy to follow instructions, taught by an instructor that has worked for more than 15 years with Photoshop professionally? 

Then this course is for you! 

You will not only have lifetime access to this course, but you can also aks me questions! I will answer your questions within 24 hours. 

Foundation for Digitally Sketching a Face

Accentuation of proper detail

Created by Chris Scalf - Commercial Illustrator, animator, and creator!

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Students: 16706, Price: Free

Welcome to my overview on sketching a face. 

The main focus of this video it to share specific details that I have memorized when drawing a face— in this case a woman.

These details are very specific for high speed deadlines, and are very important to focus on for accentuation of the right details in a fast delivery...

I work in the commercial art industry and am called upon to turn around a high volume of work in a short time. Just a week prior to this video, one job had the client needing 4 drawings within 8 hours. But in the first couple hours of that 8 hour time, I also have to delivery rough pencils for approval to make sure the composition and layout (as well as the look and feel of the people/characters) read very quickly, and clear. There really isn’t time to sit and adjust each feature as if working on a portrait commission. You have lay down the details fast, and move on--- Or miss the deadline.

So I hope you enjoy this video, and that it will give you a basic understanding of the foundation of how my creative process works when I am working on any projects— fast or slow. And I hope you will also check out my other videos on here, as well as stay tuned for many more to come.

Urban Innovation 1: Sustainability and Technology Solutions

An introduction to innovators and initiatives in urban sustainability and connected technology: smart cities & transport

Created by Meeting of the Minds - Global knowledge sharing platform on urban innovation

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Students: 9419, Price: Free

This course is an introduction to various innovators and initiatives at the bleeding edge of urban sustainability and connected technology. It focuses on real world examples within two key themes - smart cities and transportation - as a way to look at the challenges and practical responses related to urban sustainability.

Course material is based on case studies, seminars, and conference sessions from the Meeting of the Minds international network and annual summit. Lectures are presented by topic experts and presentation slides and other helpful resources are included where applicable.

Optional multiple choice quiz questions follow the lectures for those students wishing to test their new knowledge or obtain a course completion certificate. No commitment is required to do the entire course. Students can proceed at their own pace and may view as many - or as few - of the lectures as they choose.

This course was developed with support from Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of payment and information solutions and related services for intelligent travel applications. Cubic delivers integrated systems for transportation and traffic management, delivering tools for travelers to choose the smartest and easiest way to travel and pay for their journeys, and enabling transportation authorities and agencies to manage demand across the entire transportation network – all in real-time.

"Urban Innovation: Sustainability and Technology Solutions" (part 1 and 2) was created by Christina Olsen for Meeting of the Minds.

Urban Innovation 2: Urban Social Equity

An introduction to innovators and initiatives in urban sustainability and connected technology (social equity focus)

Created by Meeting of the Minds - Global knowledge sharing platform on urban innovation

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Students: 6141, Price: Free

Urban Innovation: Sustainability and Technology Solutions

Course 2: Urban Social Equity

This course is a second introduction to various innovators and initiatives at the bleeding edge of urban sustainability and connected technology. It is a look at the challenges and practical responses related to urban sustainability through the theme of urban social equity. For those interested, a separate course in this series focuses on real world examples within two other key urban innovation themes: smart cities and transportation.

Course material is based on case studies, seminars, and conference sessions from the Meeting of the Minds international network and annual summit. Lectures are presented by topic experts; presentation slides and other helpful resources are included where applicable.

Optional multiple choice quiz questions follow the lectures for those students wishing to test their new knowledge or obtain a course completion certificate. No commitment is required to do the entire course. Students can proceed at their own pace and may view as many - or as few - of the lectures as they choose.

"Urban Innovation: Sustainability and Technology Solutions – Part 2" was created by Christina Olsen for Meeting of the Minds.

Permaculture Made Easy! A Design Course for Sustainability!

World reknowned teachers share design principles and the importance of human relationships to lower our carbon footprint

Created by Deva Presence - Permaculture Teacher and Designer

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Students: 6086, Price: Free

This is the beginning of a real permaculture design course. Made specifically to be understood with ease by practically anyone with basic English language. It was designed so that it is not intimidating and more motivational as much as its educational. It's designed with a focus on social systems at the forefront. Many famous guest teachers like Starhawk and Rosemary Morrow play a key role in helping make this a spectacular experience. I, Deva Presence, am most certain you will enjoy and learn a bunch!!! Give it a try and enjoy!

This course does not go into practicals for planting, building structures, water system, alternative energy or specific climatic factors or world regions. For this, I highly recommend doing a search for local permaculture experts in your area and volunteer your time. I spent 4 years volunteering my time, taking local wild plant walks, helping people build their homes and gardens, when I first started learning about permaculture. This is how I got the most valuable lessons and apply them in my life today.

As one of the founders Bill Mollison puts it, if you want to know about organic gardening or rain catchment or natural building, pick up one of the hundred books out there. I want to know where you are banking and how you invest your time and money. This is how we create the most impact in our world today.

Fiber Optics Network Design and Maintenance

Design and Maintenance

Created by Prof. Dr. Sunita A Patil (Ugale) - Professor at Engineering Institute

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Students: 6036, Price: Free

Fiber Optic technicians are in high demand right now and bright career in Fiber Optic Network Design and Maintenance is just waiting for you!

Welcome to the exciting colourful world of Fiber Optics!

After successful completion of course students will be able to

  • Use OTDR to locate the fault & measure distances of cables.

  • Use Fusion Splicer to repair the fiber optic links

  • Perform the power budget & Rise time budget for fiber optic link

Check feasibility of system and find maximum data rate supported by fiber optic link

Course is divided in to two modules:

Module 1:

  1. Introduction to Optical Link Design

  2. Power Budgeting Concept

  3. Power Budget case study

  4. Rise time budget Concept

  5. Rise time budget case study

Module 2:

  1. Introduction to Optical Instruments and Maintenance of Optical Link

  2. OTDR Basics

  3. OTDR Demo

  4. Fusion Splicer Basics

  5. Fusion Splicer Demo

Learning Objectives of Module 1 are:

  • Analyze signal distortion between transmitter and receiver in a simple fiber-optic point-to-point link with respect to attenuation and pulse dispersion.

  • Do a qualitative estimation of the maximum transmission distance L at a given signal data rate.

  • Do a quantitative characterization of the signal detection process and definition of the minimal detectable optical power for a particular type of signal distortion with respect to a detection error criterion.

  • Understand optical system components with typical specifications and applications.

Optical fibers are used to transmit information over long distances. Fiber-based systems have largely replaced radio transmitter systems for long-haul data transmission. They are widely used for telephony, Internet traffic, long high-speed local area networks (LANs), cable TV (CATV), and increasingly also for shorter distances within buildings.

The capacity of fibers for data transmission is huge: a single silica fiber can carry hundreds of thousands of telephone channels

Fiber-optic cables are immune to problems that arise with electrical cables, such as ground loops or electromagnetic interference (EMI)

Optical Fiber Networks are the future of today and tomorrow because of mind boggling data rate offered, in this first module of course student will become expert in link design

Learning Objectives of Module 2 are:

  • Study the troubleshooting instruments:

  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) and

  • Fusion Splicer

  • Analyze and correct the faults in Fiber Optics Networks using OTDR and Fusion Splicer.

    Important instruments in optical link maintenance are discussed in this module with online demonstration, so that students will get the practical experience and learn how to use these  equipment for network maintenance.

Level 1 Painting Tutorial

painting fruit

Created by Danielle Doctor - Art Teacher

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Students: 5638, Price: Free

This is a level 1 painting course.  You will learn tips on using acrylic paint an you can follow along and create a beautiful fruit painting. From start to finish there is lots to learn about materials, color mixing, and brush stroke usage.  You can create a beautiful painting of fruit and accomplish making the illusion of three dimensions in your work with blending highlights and shadows.

Agricultural Fence Design (NRCS Standard 382)

A guide to designing and inspecting fences for agricultural conservation. And othe stuff.

Created by Tim Clark - Conservation Planning, Design & Implementation across NY!

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Students: 5624, Price: Free

I designed this course to help soil and water conservation professionals understand how agricultural fencing contributes to environmental conservation, and how it is installed on the landscape.  I cover high tensile steel, barbed wire, and woven wire fences.  We will also cover how electric fences work.  

Design and Estimate Fencing for Conservation Projects

  • Discover why high tensile steel has become so popular
  • Understand the difference between woven and welded wire
  • Write a great construction specification for you project
  • Learn how electric fence circuits are connected


Make sure your fences are constructed correctly

We'll examine the existing NY NRCS state specifications and discuss how to adapt them to your own project.  You'll work through 2 fencing scenarios and estimate quantities fore each one.  Then you'll complete and more advanced final project and submit it to me for grading.  Students who complete the final project qualify for Conservation Approval Authority in New York State.   

Introductory Materialligraphy Masterclass

Add Your Modern Calligraphy and Lettering On Any Material from A-Z (Agate to Zucchini)

Created by Joy Tay - Pen & Ink Experimenter & Hand Letterer | Joynhands Designs

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Students: 3369, Price: Free

How do you infuse modern calligraphy and lettering on ANY material from A (agate) to Z (zucchini)? Most courses teach you how to do calligraphy using paper. This is the ONLY course in Udemy that teaches you a simple 3-step framework to follow using a structured approach, so that you have the confidence in selecting the right combination of materials, tools and supplies for any material.

This class is most useful for those who already have some background knowledge in modern calligraphy and lettering, and is more focused on using the right supplies and calligraphy styles for different materials, than on how to create calligraphy itself.

Have you ever been to events and admired the beautiful modern calligraphy-infused escort cards, signages or souvenirs, wondering how you can create them too? Have you been doing calligraphy on paper for a while, and itching to progress to using other materials? Have you spent ages scouring the Internet for the right tools and supplies to use for specific types of mediums and just wish that all the information can be found in one place you can turn to? If you answered YES to any one of the questions above, then this FREE course is for you!

This is an introductory, yet comprehensive, step-by-step course to learn the Prep-Play-Display framework which can skyrocket your creativity in infusing your modern calligraphy and lettering on a variety of mediums.

You will learn:

Section 1: Introduction and Overview

Section 2: Selecting the Best Materials for Adding Your Modern Calligraphy and Lettering To

Section 3: Selecting Tools and Supplies, Using Solvents Effectively

Section 4: How to Show Off Your Modern Calligraphy Pieces on Video, Photos and Packaging

After completing this introductory course, you will probably be yearning to learn more about applying the Prep-Play-Display methods for specific materials. You may want to go on to the Materialligraphy Masterclass, also available on Udemy.

I am sure you will love this course as much as I have loved creating it for you!

Code_Aster Command File Wizard – Efficient

Learn how to generate Command Files to be used in Code_Aster Finite Element Analysis with ease and fun.

Created by Dharmit Thakore - Entrepreneur and Visionary

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Students: 3272, Price: Free

This course is structured in such a way that anyone new to Efficient software can download it and start using it in less than an hour.

By the end of this course you will be able to develop Command files for the following Finite Element Analysis that can be used in Code_Aster:

  • Beam analysis
  • Shell analysis
  • Axi-Symmetric analysis
  • 3D analysis
  • 3D assembly analysis
  • Add multiple material in one analysis
  • Add stepping function to loads

All command files generated during this course will be provided at the end of the course so that you can download them and use them to test the course content.

This course is structured such that within one hour you will be proficient in using Efficient software and will be able to generate command files of your own.

Efficient is the software developed to help users of Code-Aster to generate .comm files quickly and accurately.

Features of Efficient:

  • Fully in English
  • Easy to use Wizard Format
  • No need to remember Code_Aster commands
  • No need to check if you have missed a comma “,” or a Bracket “(” or ending Semi Colon “;”
  • Can be used on Multi Platform (Windows, Linux, Mac OSX)
  • Removes guesswork of what type of results are required
  • You can select the Units that you want (Unit Independent)
  • Types of Loads that can be applied : Gravity, Pressure, Force on Face and Force on Edge
  • Saves Boundary Condition and Loads separately in the .comm file
  • Has library of Materials
  • User can add stepping function to the Load
  • User can open .comm files generated by Efficient and re-use them
  • Types of analysis performed are Beam, Shell, Axi-symmetric, 3D, 3D-Assembly, Multiple Elements
  • User can select what results they want in MED file

Advance AutoCAD Training

The most detailed course on AutoCAD

Created by Amardeep Singh - Product Designer and Trainer

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Students: 2409, Price: Free

In this course you are going to learn AutoCAD from the very basic level to an advance level. First we are going to teach you 2D where you will learn how to draw objects in 2D. How to make use of layers and blocks? How to annotate them?

Then we will learn how to draw in isometric.

To make sure that you have good hold on commands, we will give you simple drawings and once you have enough practice, we would provide drawings related to mechanical, civil and electrical domains.(If you are from other domain, do check with us before joining).

After our 2D is over, we will switch to 3D. We will learn solid modeling, surface modeling and mesh modeling. We will also learn ho wot apply materials , lights and do rendering.

Final we will cover the most important topic i.e plotting. How to print with correct drawing and annotation scale.

Many students find it difficult when they are asked to work on older versions during their tool test / interview so we are teaching it on 2015  But to make sure that you are aware of latest version, we would be  conducting lectures showing the difference between 2015 and 2019 version.

Also we are teaching it from Windows point of view. If you are MAC user, then do the free videos to get idea whether this course would be useful to you or not.

Drawing: How to Draw Comic & Cartoon Faces

Drawing & Art Course with Sketches

Created by Houshang falahrezaei - Designer an ART instructor

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Students: 2059, Price: Free

Do you want to learn fantasy drawing? Do you want to draw cartoon characters easily? They are attractive. Show them with a few simple lines of the figure. You do not need much skill. Just draw their skeletons. In the next exercises, you can draw cartoon fantasy faces. Eyes, nose, lips, eyebrows, hair, and even teeth and tongue.

When they laugh, they are excited or surprised. In this course, we can draw different types of faces. Draw them funny and interesting. When characters run, play, jump, sit or bend. A pair of lovers, parents, teachers, runners and any cartoon character can be drawn with a few simple lines. Charming cartoon characters. Please pick up a pencil and paper and start this course.

Bible Journaling Course for Beginners

Bible Journaling for Beginners

Created by Tracie Rollins - Helping You Grow Creatively in the Word

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Students: 1809, Price: Free

This Bible journaling course is designed for beginners. It’s a 10-Lecture course that Bible Journaling Ministries has created to help you in your journey to be in the word. This course is not for you if you’re looking for art lessons. Our classes are more about growing closer to God rather than whether or not the art is perfect and correct. It’s designed to make Bible journaling easy so that you can spend time in the Word consistently, without much preparation and without needing long blocks of time. You can Bible journal and grow in your faith even if you only have five minutes!

Introduction to Freehand Machine Embroidery

Everything you need to know and do to start drawing with your sewing machine

Created by Meredith Woolnough - Visual Artist

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Students: 1667, Price: Free

Freehand Machine Embroidery (also known as free-motion embroidery) is a simple but highly versatile way to draw with your sewing machine. It is simple, fun and can be highly addictive.

Have you ever wanted to try it? Here is your chance!

This course provides you with a basic introduction to the freehand machine embroidery technique. It will introduce you to the various tools and knowledge you will need to test the technique on your sewing machine, whatever type of machine that may be. The course includes 60 minutes of instructional videos and a BONUS 'Stitched garden' project to help you put your new embroidery skills into practice

Who should take this course:

  • Students who are completely new to machine embroidery

  • Students who are already familiar with machine embroidery but want to take it to the next level and move away from pre-programmed machine embroidery designs

  • Students who want to explore a completely new way to draw and create

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Recognise the most efficient tools and materials to get started with Freehand Machine Embroidery

  • Set your sewing machine up for Freehand Machine Embroidery

  • Draw basic designs with Freehand Machine Embroidery

  • Unlock a new level of creative potential with your sewing machine

What you won’t find in the course:

This course only explores the basics of the freehand embroidery technique on woven fabric. It does not explore the use of the water-soluble material that Meredith uses to create her personal artworks. That (and much more) will be covered in the next online course; Sculptural Embroidery - Exploring freehand machine embroidery on water-soluble fabrics.

Low Voltage Circuit Breaker Designing

Designing & Calculation of CB

Created by Er. Sadiq Hussain - PMC, Electrical Designer & Trainer

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Students: 1500, Price: Free

Dear students,

I make this course with my field experience, I put it in your hand in 1-hour video I hope you enjoy it, with the end of this course you will able to understand and design the Circuit Breaker for any project and you will take an idea for the correct way of selection.

What you’ll learn

  • Basics of Circuit Breakers

  • Types of Circuit Breaker

  • Working Principle of Circuit Breaker

  • Specification of Circuit Breaker

  • Design & Calculation of Circuit Breaker

Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?

  • Only basic technical knowledge

  • Calculator

Create Your First Abstract Painting in 30 Minutes(Beginners)

Abstract Painting - Create Your First Abstract Painting, Step-by-Step

Created by Josue Andrade - Artist

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Students: 1129, Price: Free

Hello, my name is Josué Andrade García and I am an independent artist from Oaxaca, Mexico.

I am passionate about expressing my way of seeing life through photography, music, and painting. I use paint to capture the way I see and experience nature, and my environment, on a canvas.

I think that art can help find the peace and creativity that each of us carries within, so my intention is not to impose a method, but to give my students the tools to awake the artist within them.

The Covid-19 quarantine, which I've lived in my hometown in Oaxaca, Mexico, served as an inspiration to create this course. I hope that my students enjoy the course as much as I enjoyed creating it and that through painting, music, and photography, they continue trying new things and awaking their creativity.

SolidWorks Basics

Learn How To Draw a 2D Sketch with SolidWorks

Created by Harshrajsinh parmar - mechanical engineer

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Students: 962, Price: Free

You can create drawing geometry using 2D sketched geometry only, without reference to existing models or assemblies. This sketched geometry can be controlled by relations (collinear, parallel, tangent, and so on), as well as parametric dimensions. Sketching in SOLIDWORKS is the basis for creating features. Features are the basis for creating parts, which can be put together into assemblies. Sketch entities can also be added to drawings. You can create features without adding dimensions to sketches. However, it is good practice to dimension sketches. You can trim sketch entities, including infinite lines, and extend sketch entities (lines, centerlines, and arcs) to meet other entities. You can draft in 2D in SOLIDWORKS drawing documents using Sketch tools, Dimension tools, and Annotations. In SOLIDWORKS, drawing views can be at any scale (2:1, 1:2, for example) in relation to the model. in this course I will practice any type of 2d drawing. join this course fast. The drawings here are intended to be used as practice material and to help you apply CAD tools to some real-life drawings. There is no denying the fact that practicing is the best way to learn any new skill and the more you practice more likely you are to retain that information

Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles

Installation and Maintenance

Created by Dinesh M. Chandwadkar - Professor at K K Wagh Engineering Institute

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Students: 691, Price: Free

Course Overview

EV Charging Infrastructure technicians are in high demand right now and bright career in Installation, operation and maintenance of Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles is just waiting for you!

Course Outcomes

After successful completion of course you will be able to

  • Understand importance and need of Electric Vehicles

  • Understand the different charging technologies, Batteries and Connectors

  • Get familiar with Charging Infrastructure

  • Understand different types of Power Converters

  • Study the Battery Management System and

  • charger Communication Protocol

  • Troubleshoot and locate fault in Charging System of EV

  • Troubleshoot and locate fault in Charging Station

Course Outline

Module 1:

  • Need of Electric Vehicles

  • Types of Batteries

  • Different Charging Technologies and Standards

  • Types of EV Connectors

Learning Objectives of Module 1:

  • Know about the need of Electric Vehicles

  • Know about the different types of Batteries used in Electric Vehicles

  • Study the details of Charging Infrastructure and different types of charging connectors as per standards

Top Five Reasons to Choose an Electric Vehicle

  1. Electric vehicles save your money

  2. Electric vehicles cut your emissions

  3. Electric vehicles offer you a better driving experience

  4. Electric vehicles cut your oil use

  5. Electric vehicles are convenient

Electric Battery Technology:

The speed, mileage, torque and all such vital parameters of an electric car solely depends on the specification of the motor and the battery pack used in the car. While using a powerful motor is no big deal, the problem lies with designing a Battery Pack that could source enough current for the motor for long time without degrading its lifespan. To cope up with the voltage and current demand EV manufacturers have to combine hundreds if not thousands of cells together to form a Battery Pack for a single car.

Module 2:

  • Charging Infrastructure

  • Power Converters

  • Battery Management System

  • EV Charger Communication Protocol

Learning Objectives of Module 2:

  • Understand the charging infrastructure

  • Understand the underlying concept behind Power Electronics Converters

  • To understand Battery Management System

  • Learn about Vehicle charging infrastructure

    What is an Electric Vehicle Supply Unit (EVSE)?

    In simple terms, an EVSE is a wall mounted box or stand alone that - that supplies electric energy for the recharging of electric vehicle batteries.

Functions of Battery Management system:

  1. Discharge control

  2. Charging control

  3. SoC Determination

  4. SoH Determination

  5. Cell Balancing

  6. Logbook

  7. Communication

Learn Prota Structure from the scratch

Learn prota Structure from the scratch

Created by Olokunola Olanrewaju - Engineer at LSDPC

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Students: 605, Price: Free

We shall learn how to use prota structure to model, analyse and design any type of structure. E.g residential buildings, commercial buildings, dome, cooling tower, water tank, swimming pool, steel structures and concrete structures, all on prota structure.

we shall also learn how to use prota detail suite for structural detailing and drafting, to make life easier for us

Personalised Jewellery Design Using Blender 2.9

Create personalised jewellery will relative ease and no investment in equipment or software (all free)

Created by Paul Summers - Tutor

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Students: 498, Price: Free

This video course is aimed at anyone who wishes to create their own personalised jewellery without having to invest in any equipment or software (all software is Open Source and hence downloadable for free from the internet). We use Blender as the main software and we will show you how to setup Blender for jewellery design and how to install special addons for Blender that make jewellery design easier. Using the software tool Blender (used by millions) coupled with the JewelCraft addon and with the added function of using FluidDesigner Parametric Smart Objects created by the author of this course anyone can create their own jewellery with ease. This combination of software allows the user to simply join objects together to create complex 3D printable jewellery, and other useful objects, with little technical skill or knowledge. Anyone can create their own personalised jewellery and get it 3D printed at Shapeways, an online manufacturer who you simply upload your file to get made in silver, gold, bronze, plastic, etc., or even print at home on a desktop printer in wax (which can then be set to your local casting house) or alternatively cheap disposable plastic jewellery can made on a home printer. You will learn transferable 3D design skills as a wide range of items can be created using Parametric Smart Objects.

Process and Mechanical Design of Process Equipments I

Mechanical Design of Storage Vessel and Tall Columns and Process Design of Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger and Evaporator.

Created by VIJAY MAWAL - Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering

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Students: 344, Price: Free

This course deals with the process design and Mechanical design of  process vessels and equipments used in the chemical process industries. The fundamental of design is described prior to the main design procedure in each section. This course is useful for an undergraduate students of Chemical Engineering. This course includes the Mechanical design of Storage vessels and Tall columns such as distillation column. It also includes  the process design of shell and Tube Heat Exchanger and Calendria type single effect evaporator. It is useful for the better understanding of the design course of Chemical Engineering. This course is an attempt towards the conceptual understanding of the design aspects of some of the process equipments. Thermal design of shell and Tube Heat Exchanger is well described based on the Kern's Method available in the open source literature. The Mechanical Design of storage vessel and Tall column is emphasized with the design of important part of the process vessels.The codes used to design the storage vessels are API-650 and IS-803.  The process deign of single effect evaporator starts with the process calculations of Material balance and Enthalpy balance of evaporator. The storage vessels are used to store the fluids in chemical industries, whereas the tall columns such as distillation column and absorption column are used for the separation.

Worm Gears

Fundamentals and Design of Worm Gears

Created by Sonali Mate - Design of Worm Gears on Udemy

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Students: 225, Price: Free

Worm and worm wheel gears are widely used for nonparallel, non intersecting and right angle gear drive system applications where a high transmission gearing ratio is required. In comparison to other gear, belt and chain transmission elements, worm and worm wheel gear sets tend to offer a more compact solution with high reduction. In certain configurations a worm and worm wheel gear set can provide sufficiently high friction to be self-locking which can be a desirable feature if a defined position is required for a gear train if it is not braked or unpowered. In this course basics, terminology of worm and worm gear pair is covered. Also, it deals with force analysis of the worm and worm wheel gear pair. Material selection for worm and worm wheel gear pair is discussed. Course assess lubrication, cooling and support requirements for worm gear box. 

This course describes the fundamental concepts and design procedures for the systems which includes the worm gears. The course also includes the design of worm gear for particular applications. At the end of course the students will be in a position to design the proper gearbox applicable in automobiles and in mechanical industries. While designing a worm and worm wheel gear box the heat generation is taken into consideration.

Design of Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) components

I C Engine

Created by Ramesh Bhandare - Assistant Professor

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Students: 206, Price: Free

The internal combustion (IC) engine has been the dominant prime mover in our society since its invention. An internal combustion engines such as gasoline or diesel engines are a power source for many applications like automobiles, ships, aircraft etc. IC engine will be the backbone for vehicle powertrains even in the foreseeable future. In an internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high-temperature and high-pressure gases produced by combustion of fuels applies direct force to some component of the engine. The force is applied typically to pistons, turbine blades, a rotor, or a nozzle. This force moves the component over a distance, transforming chemical energy into useful work. Simply, its purpose is to generate mechanical power from the chemical energy contained in the fuel and released through combustion of the fuel inside the engine. Design of I C engines component is not similar to as other mechanical components. I C engine system consist of many parts we will try to cover the design of certain components in this course where basic principles can be applied. Mainly includes cylinder, piston, connecting rod and crank shaft. An extensive application of I C engines worldwide shows its importance to learn this course by an engineer