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Digital Skills Resource Guide

3D Modelling

The process of developing three-dimensional (3D) objects or surfaces is called "3D modelling." The digital representation is called a 3D model, and it embodies the size, shape, and texture of the object. You can make 3D models of existing projects and designs that have never been built. 3D modelling is an accurate workflow, usually requiring the precise dimensions and location of each edge to obtain the exact delineation of the target object.

The process of developing three-dimensional (3D) objects or surfaces is called "3D modelling." The digital representation is called a 3D model, and it embodies the size, shape, and texture of the object. You can make 3D models of existing projects and designs that have never been built. 3D modelling is an accurate workflow, usually requiring the precise dimensions and location of each edge to obtain the exact delineation of the target object.

3D Software and Engines

A universal 3D Engine is essentially a necessity for any game developer framework, and there are many options. Such 3D modelling programs will include advanced features to develop 3D assets to animate an object or character, as well as auxiliary functions for adding realistic details to the model. The software uses a variety of methods and tools to create models and graphics, usually including 3D painting functions that add texture and colour.

Utilization

  • 3D and 2D Games Development
  • Video Editing
  • Animation and Movies

BIM Software

Building Information Modelling (BIM) software is a more advanced technology than CAD modelling software, which enables architects, engineers, and construction professionals to design and manage infrastructure, construction and building development. The model utilizes information collected and updated collaboratively during key phases of the project.

Utilization

  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Interior Design

CAD Software

Computer-aided modelling (CAD) software, such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks, was invented in the 1990s, allowing many professional fields such as engineering to use it for development purposes, replacing outdated manual drawings. CAD software is a major advancement in 3D modelling, helping to visualize the desired design in the object to perform imperative duties such as the following list.

Utilization

  • Product Development
  • Additive Manufacturing
    • 3D Printing
  • Subtractive Manufacturing
    • Computerized Numerical Control (CNC) Machining
  • Engineering
  • Simulation such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

3D Printing