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PLM 360 for Engineering

As an engineer your focus is product development. Often times last-minute design changes and miscommunication can slow down the design process and impact your daily workflow. Allow the PLM 360 apps for engineering to work to your benefit and improve your day-to-day processes. The PLM 360 apps for engineering help to capture, organize, and share relevant product details throughout product

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PLM 360 and Greenpoint Technologies

A common theme among companies today is the need to streamline design processes from start to finish as well as communicate across all company departments. Many times a project will get delayed due to an awaiting approval or feedback from an additional party. Greenpoint Technologies, a premier completion center for Boeing Business Jets, was experiencing issues managing their complex projects.

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CIMData : Autodesk Democratizes Simulation

Ever ask yourself, or been asked by a co-worker these questions: “How many physical prototypes does our company currently create for each new product?” “How much time and money would we save if we could analyze the design before we build new prototypes?” “Is simulation affordable for our company?” In the past, Simulation was available to only enterprise level companies

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Simulation and Security in the Cloud

We get a lot of questions about security of using Autodesk cloud applications.  Some of the questions include: Can anyone else access my designs? How do I know the designs are safe? What are the benefits of rendering in the cloud? Simulation is one of the most popular cloud tools because it takes the heavy processing off your machine and

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SU14 is Over: Highlights and Looking Forward

We had a blast last week at SU14 from the keynote with Amy Bunszel to wrap-up where a pass for Autodesk University and a $500 Apple gift card were raffled off. Highlights: Synergis Vice President, Kristen Tomasic, welcomed attendees to Synergis University. Keynote:  Amy Bunszel kicked off the day by discussing the history of design and where design is headed

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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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Things You Should Know When Installing AutoCAD Electrical

February 4, 2013, posted by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engeineer: You are planning to install AutoCAD Electrical, but you are not sure how to configure the installation correctly.  Most will simple click the install button only to find out you didn’t install all the features until after you installed the software and start using it.  If you installed the software

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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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Inventor 2013 Design Accelerators – Functional Design: Key Connections

January 23, 2013 by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Download the full whitepaper. Functional Design Definition: Functional design is a knowledge content tool that represents the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on

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Attention AutoCAD Revit Suite Customers – Free Upgrade Coming January 7

If you currently own AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite, AutoCAD Revit MEP Suite or AutoCAD Revit Structure Suite and are current on your Autodesk Subscription, Autodesk will be upgrading your licenses free of charge to the Building Design Suite Premium. The Premuim edition provides an optimized set of tools to help architects, MEP engineers, and structural engineers take advantage of the

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