Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha: India’s First Female Engineer

Although she only lived until 1979, Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha — India’s first female engineer — will be remembered forever as a pioneer of equality, education, and engineering. Born the fifth child of seven in Chennai (formerly Madras) to a middle-class Telugu family, Lalitha married at just 15 and gave birth to…Read More

The New Possible Episode 1: fuseproject Goes Medical to Combat COVID-19

The New Possible is a monthly podcast that sheds light on the future of making things – from COVID-19 ventilators to sustainable motorcycles. Each episode tells the story of how a company unlocked their new possible using Autodesk’s Fusion 360. Follow along as we dive into the who’s, what’s, and…Read More

8 Reasons to Use Fusion 360 Electronics

The Fusion 360 Electronics Workspace unifies MCAD and ECAD workflows like never before. Whether you’re an electrical engineer looking for a cloud-based PCB design tool or an industrial designer looking to incorporate PCBs into your work, the Fusion 360 Electronics Workspace is a comprehensive and affordable end-to-end solution. In this article, we…Read More

Meet Nikola Tesla: Inventor of the Induction Motor, Polyphase Electricity, Fluorescent Lighting, and the Tesla Coil

A holder of 308 patents across 27 countries and five continents, Nikola Tesla, helped revolutionize the electrical world. The Serbian-American inventor’s time with Thomas Edison and Westinghouse gave rise to some of his greatest creations—eventually leading to his own electric company: Tesla Electric Light and Manufacturing. How did Tesla’s scientific…Read More

3D PCB Design and Analysis: The Benefits of MCAD and ECAD

Most printed circuit board (PCB) designers are familiar with utilizing different software for a singular project. Differing PCB software can hinder efficient 3D electronic design, manifest miscommunication, and stall functionality. Let’s explore the three main benefits of using PCB design software to combine ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) and MCAD (mechanical…Read More