SolidWorks World 2013 – Monday General Session

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SolidWorks World 2013 kicked off today with CEO Bertrand Sicot taking the stage. 94% of the enhancements in SolidWorks 2013 resulted from customer requests. This software was talked about at the SolidWorks 2013 launch event.

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SolidWorks World 2013 – Wednesday General Session

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SolidWorks Product Marketing Specialist Mark Schneider took the stage to announce the winners of the 2013 Model Mania contest. Link To SolidWorks Flow Simulation. SIMULATION.

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DIMENSIONEXT: 3D Printing Vascular Structures

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According to the German Organ Transplantation Foundation (DSO), the number of organ donors in the first half of 2013 has declined more than 18% year on year, mainly because of recent organ transplant scandals. Tuesday, November 05, 2013. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS. SEARCH.

RepRap: Blog: New open source slicer: CuraEngine!

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Friday, August 02, 2013. Below is the interview with David by Andrew of 3DHacker.com: Labels: announcements , G Codes , g-code file , host , host software , improvements , Mac , mesh , multiple materials , simulation window , stl. posted by Len Trigg : August 03, 2013 12:36 AM.

Cubify Sculpt Tutorial #2 - Setup and Potter's Wheel Simulation

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I''m simply amazed that I have been able to actually complete some demonstration projects so quickly in Cubify Sculpt. I can assure you that this would not have been possible in any of the other sculpting applications I''ve tried to learn in the past.

2014 What’s New – Chapter 6: CircuitWorks

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Use thermal properties from CircuitWorks components in SolidWorks simulations. If you work with Electrical engineers, you know CircuitWorks. It’s the best application for translating Mechanical CAD files (MCAD) to Electrical CAD (ECAD), and back again.

SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2020 Helps You Make Better Decisions for Superior Performance

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What if ordinary designers and engineers at your company could quickly simulate fluid flow, heat transfer, and fluid forces that are critical to the success of your design? Porous media are treated in Flow Simulation as distributed resistances to fluid flow. and plastics simulation.

Avoid Frustrating Errors in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation [VIDEO]

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You’re working away in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation when you run into this message, “Fluid volume recognition has failed because the model currently is not watertight.” Even the tiniest holes keep SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation from detecting your fluid region making it impossible to run a study.

SolidWorks 2014 What’s New – Chapter 3: SolidWorks Fundamentals, Part I

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These studies simulate the movement of the sun throughout a day or a year. This chapter of the SolidWorks 2014 Whats New document covers a lot of material, so we’ll be splitting it into two parts.

Assessing Value vs. Absolute Capabilities

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But, rather than complaining that it cannot do what it was never designed to do, we will try to find ways to come CLOSE to simulating, through our own design techniques, the performance of more costly 3D printers.

The Free Render Farm - Solve Simulations and Make Photorealistic Renderings in Fractions of the Time [UPDATED]

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Some of the most talked-about performance enhancements came in 2013 and 2017 with the addition of network solver capabilities for PhotoView 360 and SOLIDWORKS Simulation respectively. Simulation 3D CAD Tech Tips

Holes Revisted! Amazing Improvements in Both Horizontal and Vertical Hole Printing

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A little experimentation showed me that I needed to print a hexagon or a pentagon (in the right orientation) to simulate a hole. When I first started printing with a 3D printer, just after the 1st Gen Cube was announced, I discovered that I couldn''t really achieve a clean hole in a vertical wall. That has all been changed with the latest Cubify Client software upgrade! There can be just the tiniest flattening at the top of larger holes.

Dassault Syst??mes Unveils the SOLIDWORKS 2014 Product Portfolio

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Streamlined Simulation Setup  SOLIDWORKS Simulation automatically leverages engineering data for re-use in simulations, eliminating duplication of effort and improving design collaboration. SOLIDWORKS delivers an intuitive experience in product design, simulation, publishing, data management and environmental impact assessment  helping millions of engineers to design without limits. Dassault Systmes Unveils the SOLIDWORKS 2014 Product Portfolio.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017

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The newest release of SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2017 is packed with new user-requested enhancements that make it even easier and faster to determine the impact of a liquid or gas flow on your product designs during the design phase—long before physical protoypes are created.

How to avoid frustrating errors in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation [Video]

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You’re working away in SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation when you run into this message: “Fluid volume recognition has failed because the model currently is not watertight.” Even the tiniest holes keep SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation from detecting your fluid region.

CATI Tech Notes: Composite Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. Composite Analysis in SOLIDWORKS Simulation. SolidWorks Simulation helps analyze symmetrical and unsymmetrical composite layups, as well as composite sandwiches. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Flow Simulation Approach

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Flow Simulation Approach.  Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is a great method to replicate the environment in a computer simulation. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Simulation webcast: Fatigue Analysis

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Simulation webcast: Fatigue Analysis. will explore these approaches using SW Simulation Professional analysis tools on June 26th. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

CATI Tech Notes: SolidWorks Flow Simulation: Tracer Studies

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Flow Simulation: Tracer Studies. This example shows how to obtain a flow field and how to define a tracer source to simulate the pollutant dispersion. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

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Where Dreams Take Flight—Designing Clean, Energy-Efficient Aircrafts with SOLIDWORKS

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This eventually led to the inception of his company, JFox Aircraft in 2013, which today builds aircraft kits of the JFox Sport Thunder for aviation hobbyists around the world. Aircraft testing and simulating — digitally. Fully integrated design and simulation process.

SOLIDWORKS Entrepreneur FLX Solutions Brings Flexible, Smart Robots to Market

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The project began in 2013 while Dr. Bilsky was still a doctoral student at Lehigh University where SOLIDWORKS is the CAD software of choice. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.

CATI Tech Notes: Bounding Boxes are not for Weldments alone!!

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SOLIDWORKS 2013 introduced the “Bounding Box” feature in Weldments.  CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search. Subscribe to CATI TechLink Newsletter. Recent Comments.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2017

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Take the guesswork out of designing plastic parts by using SOLIDWORKS Plastics injection-molding simulation software. New Mold Cooling Method: A new solution option is available for coolant flow simulation using a 3D CFD solver. and plastics simulation.

CATI Tech Notes: Injection molding, Many unknowns.One answer.

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Plastics simulates how melted plastic flows during the injection molding process to predict manufacturing-related defects on parts and molds. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2020 Helps You Innovate Better and Get Your Products to Market Faster

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Using a plastics injection simulation that analyzes the plastic’s flow, enables you to predict defects in mold geometry, processing conditions, or the composition of plastic—potentially saving you a significant amount of time and money. and plastics simulation.

CATI Tech Notes: Create the Best Design Through Optimization

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013.   While possible to create multiple simulation studies with minor differences to find the best design, separate studies take extra time, even when run at the same time.  CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe.

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Body Labs Launches Human-Aware Artificial Intelligence Platform SOMA

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Manhattan-based Body Labs was founded in 2013, and in early 2015 introduced the beta version of BodyKit, a set of APIs for virtualizing and simulating the human body. Body Labs is the provider of. View the entire article via our website.

Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering – On Board with New Metallic Alloy Compositions for Additive Manufacturing (AM)

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I have to emphasize that we are not performing pure computational design for this project, instead, we will use both simulation and experiments to achieve the best design.

Best Linux distribution for 3D printing?

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For example, using Freecad, you can design your parametric CAD geometry with ease, generate a computation mesh and setup your simulation problem in Salome_Meca in a few minutes. Hopefully the CAE Linux team will update the distro soon since the last release is in 2013.

SOLIDWORKS Plastics SP1 New Features

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics is a simulation tool that enables you to optimize plastic part designs for manufacturability. By using plastics simulation you can predict and avoid common injection molding defects before cutting steel. and plastics simulation.

JEC Americas 2014 in Partnership with CATIA – October 28, 29 in Boston

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The Simulation theme is the focus throughout the whole event, thanks to the Conferences , the Simulation Composite Circle and the Simulation Innovation Awards that will take place. Use of simulation to assess Producibility of composites structures during conceptual design.

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CATI Tech Notes: Thermal Analysis webcast: March 20

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013.   We describe ways to perform thermal analysis, specifically how you can use Simulation Professional to simulate thermal conditions. Product Manager - Simulation. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe.

ESA explores 3d printed Moon base concept

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In 2013 ESA, working with industrial partners, proved that 3D printing using lunar material was feasible in principle. The shielding against radiation provided by a 3D-printed block of simulated lunar regolith was measured, providing important inputs for next-stage designs.

Is Augmented Reality the Future of Surgery?

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Back in the summer of 2013, Rafael J. The role of Glass as a surgical and teaching tool is tremendous,” Grossmann explained in a 2013 interview with Forbes. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. Cheaper. Faster. Safer.

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MadeSolid Introduces V2 MS Resins for 3D Printing

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MadeSolid, a California-based company, has been developing advanced materials for 3D printers since it was founded in 2013. Following in-house research and development, MadeSolid offers new, advanced materials for sale on its website for use in SLA 3D printers.

CATI Tech Notes: SOLIDWORKS 2015 Beta coming soon

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Simulation Dynamic Analysis can! SolidWorks Support , General Info , Simulation , SolidWorks | Permalink. |. |. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search. Subscribe to CATI TechLink Newsletter.

CATI Tech Notes: Can you feel the vibrations as you walk up and.

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks Simulation Dynamic Analysis can!   So my colleague modeled a staircase to test if SolidWorks Simulation can be of use. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

CATI Tech Notes: NASA Leverages Stratasys 3D Printing for Space.

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. NASA astronauts and engineers are test-driving a rover over rocks and sand, up and down hills in an environment that simulates the brutal conditions of Mars. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search.

CATI Tech Notes: Stratasys 3D Printing Helps Thermos Be an.

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. CATI Tech Notes. Archives. Subscribe. CATI Search. Subscribe to CATI TechLink Newsletter. Recent Comments. Bob McGaughey on SolidWorks 2014 on a 4k Ultra HD monitor 3840x2160.

CATI Tech Notes: What's New In SolidWorks 2014

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Simulation. December 2013. November 2013. SolidWorks 2014 new features and enhancements span the full range of SolidWorks software for 3D design , simulation , technical communication , and product data management to maximize your productivity. CATI Tech Notes. Archives.

The Value of a “Body Double” During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Double Robotics began shipping in May 2013. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. Communication tools are more vital than ever as social distancing and isolation help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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RepRap: Blog: Around the RepRap Community 08/06/2011

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Finally I can stop missing ReplicatorG, Pronterface to me is now MUCH easier than RepG because of the Gcode simulation view and Gary s quick Skeinforge settings. RepRap: Blog. Blog for the RepRap project at www.reprap.org - a project to create an open-source self-copying 3D printer.

Significantly Reduced File Sizes – A New Feature of SOLIDWORKS 2015

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As a real world example, I was working on a file set for a customer that took 25 minutes +/- to open in SOLIDWORKS 2013 & 2014. One of the new things you may notice in SOLIDWORKS 2015 3D CAD software is that your files open faster.