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Autodesk Nastran In-CAD for SOLIDWORKS

Attilio Colangelo, May 18, 2015

Autodesk Nastran environment recognizes model geometry features very well, applying constraints is straightforward, model files are 'readable' text files, suitable for advanced CAD-embedded finite element analysis

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Autodesk Nastran In-CAD: Simulations Made Simple

Jason Brett, May 6, 2015

Intuitive functioning, efficient performance of pre-, post-processing steps in familiar environment, can analyze different types of problems, excellent documentation, but help files need improvement

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Dissecting the RTV Xporter Pro Add-In for Autodesk Revit

Francis Sebastian, May 1, 2015

Aimed at Revit professional, functions of RTV Xporter Pro are centered around manipulating views, sheets, related parameters, can save settings of entire process as an XML configuration file

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Using form•Z with Revit

Michael Anonuevo, Apr 7, 2015

Fast, easy-to-use 3D modeling program to complement Revit, easy interface, organic shapes are breeze to model, available in 3 versions: pro, jr, free

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TurboCAD Pro Platinum 2015

Ralph Grabowski, Mar 30, 2015

Support for IFCs, format painter now handles custom properties, 3D modeling enhancements, dimension text can be set to always face user

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CAD Apps, For When You're Mobile

eDrawings Pro, Solid Edge Mobile Viewer, PTC Creo View Mobile, Autodesk ForceEffect, Solid Edge Pro, AutoCAD, PTC Creo on Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Tablet, Carlos Gonzalez, Machine Design, May 21, 2015

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Using a Contour Surface Area Operation to Do Undercutting

Create tool paths on cylinder, then project them onto surface of part in NX CAM, John Pearson, Design Fusion, May 21, 2015

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User-Defined Library Comes to DARS Chemical Reaction Simulation Tool

Improvements include: optimized workflows to reduce workload, improve accessibility, easier connections to STAR-CCM+, STAR-CD, faster simulations, parallel library calculations, Shawn Wasserman,, May 25, 2015

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MicroStation Tip - Aligning Patterns

Use common pattern intersection point defined in drawing for all patterning, Bob Mecham, Envision CAD, May 22, 2015

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Interactive Cover of Compass Magazine is the Coolest Engineering Marketing of 2015 So Far

When pointing iPhone at cover, magazine's app loads 3D model of cover into phone, enabling to explore model, John Hayes,, May 22, 2015

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