Before you read this guide, we recommend that you read the Getting Started guide. This will give you the fundamental tools for viewing and zooming, using the menus and palettes, and picking and moving objects.
After you read this guide, you may want to look at the Technical Surfacing tutorial movies provided on Autodesk Alias WikiHelp. These have detailed examples of how the tools are used in typical modeling scenarios.
If you are interested in using Alias for rendering and animation, or as a general CAD system, you can work through the tutorials under Learning Alias in the Tutorials section of Autodesk Alias WikiHelp.