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Configuration of Model-Based Definition in Inventor 2018 Configuration of Model-Based Definition in Inventor 2018
By IMAGINiT Technologies
MBD will become an important tool for users wishing to review part model designs before the 2D drawing is created or skip the drawing process.
JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation
By Robert Dow, Jon Peddie Research
JPR compares @Xi Computer's @Xi PowerGo 15/7 mobile workstation to the Dell Precision 5510. What do they think? Find out here!
Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action Got 20 Minutes? See ANSYS AIM in Action
By ANSYS
If you're a design engineer hesitant to learn engineering simulation software then this short session is for you. See how easty it is in ANSYS 18.1.
ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design
By ANSYS
ANSYS AIM provides all of the physical models and simulation tools needed to diagnose and optimize a heat exchanger within a single user interface.
Tips & Tricks
What are Common Uses for Silhouette Curves in Inventor? What are Common Uses for Silhouette Curves in Inventor?
By ASCENT
Silhouette curves are commonly used for generating parting lines for plastic part design, or for use in multi-body part design.
4 Ways to Use Autodesk Forge 4 Ways to Use Autodesk Forge
By Scott Sheppard, Autodesk Labs
Autodesk's Scott Sheppard demonstrates how to use Autodesk Forge for Design Automation API, Data Management, API Model Derivative API and a viewer.
Are You Using the Autodesk Desktop App? Are You Using the Autodesk Desktop App?
By Synergis EDS
If not, you should consider taking a peek, you may just like what you find.. Darin Greeen of Synergis EDS explains.
Troubleshooting Inventor Issues Together-Even After 10 Years Troubleshooting Inventor Issues Together-Even After 10 Years
By Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist
Mark Lancaster of Synergis shares an issue with the drawing template and how clearing the occurrence name in the drawing template fixed this.
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.
GK Machine Takes on Complex Specialty Projects with Autodesk GK Machine Takes on Complex Specialty Projects with Autodesk
By KETIV
With the help of KETIV, the industrial equipment supplier implemented Autodesk Inventor and Vault to make its processes more efficient.
Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.
New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT
By Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S)
MI&S believes Dell can help customers solve its IoT puzzle, offering solutions for predictive maintenance, improving facilities management and more.