2PARAMETERS, FEATURES, AND THE FUSION 360 WORKSPACE

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The key to understanding how parametric modeling software works is in its name: with parametric modeling, you define every single feature by a collection of characteristics called parameters. For example, a simple cube is constructed by defining variables like its origin, height, width, and depth. Those dimensions are simply the parameters that the software uses to describe the cube. You can then use the software to save all of those parameters and then edit or reference them later.

Using parameter-based modeling is very important in engineering for a few reasons. The most obvious reason is that ...

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