Tag Archives: 3d modeling

Tech-Clarity: The Evolution of Digital Prototyping

Design, develop, and validate are usually the key words that come to mind when you hear digital prototyping. Over the past few years digital prototyping has become a necessity in the manufacturing industry. Digital prototyping helps manufacturers to adapt to customer needs, shifts in production, as well as keep a competitive advantage. With 3D modeling as well as simulation capabilities

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Can You Survive Without BIM? New BIM eBook to Keep You Competitive

Can you survive without BIM?  So far, some firms have been holding out with concerns over costs, skill sets of the employees they have, and all the unknowns that come with implementing new processes and technology.  Autodesk and Synergis aim to clear up the confusion and help you step into BIM while minimizing interruption in your current workflows.  The real

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NJIT Students Create, Design, and Build with Autodesk

Each year, New Jersey Institute of technology shares student work with us.  These projects all use Autodesk software and are amazing so we wanted to share it with you. Wonderland:Virtual Set Design, Paige Crosby, 3rd Year Digital Design   Wonderland: Virtual Set Design, Jeremy Borghi, 3rd Year Digital Design Residential Interior Design: Foster Home, Amy Cahill and Katarzyna Cyrulik, 3rd

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The Need for Building Information Modeling for Engineers

Guest post on March 18, 2014 by Steward Hudson: In the electrical engineering industry today, new technologies are being brought to optimize power distribution systems and an overall improvement in the operations of a business. The new technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM), is a relatively new concept that most people are still unclear about. BIM is a smart process that

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Sketch Features in Autodesk Inventor

Posted on December 2, 2013 by Bob Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Included since last year’s release of Inventor 2013, is the addition of several sketch features.  We have received questions about the sketch features so here I am going to go over some of my favorites. The first two are Dynamically Trimming and Extending sketch geometry.  Then I will

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3D Printing in AutoCAD: From Drawing File to Model

Posted August 22, 2013 by Jesse Evans, Synergis Civil Solutions Engineer: By now you may have heard about 3D printing. The rumors, the stories – astronauts are printing tools in space. Well, it is not a myth. I have seen these crazy machines with my own eyes. But how do they work? Is it difficult? What do I need? The

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Autodesk Inventor Design Accelerator: Tolerance Calculator

January 30, 2013, post by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: The “Tolerance Calculator” helps the end user to perform calculations of closed linear dimension chains within the Part environment, or the Assembly environment. The calculator can work in the following two basic modes: • Calculation of the resulting dimension including tolerances (check calculation): Performs a check verifying correctness of design

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