Empowering Design Engineers (Infographic)

Tech Clarity

How can you empower design engineers to make more informed decisions that can help set your products apart from the competition? Tech-Clarity’s Empowering Design Engineer infographic helps answer this question based on a survey of 195 companies.

Revving the Engine with AM

Wohlers Talk

Note: Ray Huff, associate engineer at Wohlers Associates, authored the following. As metals and high-temperature polymers are perfected and tested for long-term use, we will see engine blocks, pistons, valves, pumps, pulleys, and other parts made by AM.

Engineering Tips and Tricks from the YouTube Engineer Jeremy Fielding

The Solidworks Blog

He has a lot of great advice for any budding engineer or inventor, which he shares in this podcast. The post Engineering Tips and Tricks from the YouTube Engineer Jeremy Fielding appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog.

Cloud Engineering Software: More than Engineering Software on the Cloud (guest post)

Tech Clarity

What unique value does the cloud offer to companies using product innovation and engineering software? read more » The post Cloud Engineering Software: More than Engineering Software on the Cloud (guest post) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

3D Medical Applications

Quantifying Headphone Comfort with Structural Professional Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

Editor’s note: the following is a special guest post from Jim Shaw, Managing Director, Fastway Engineering and Alex Kemmler, VP Product Development, Aiwa Corporation. All this engineering needs to then be shoe-horned into a small, ear-sized package.

WATCH: This 3D Printed Jet Engine Is Hypnotizing

3D Printer

But, thanks to the skills of one individual, he has used 3D printing to print a functioning jet engine. A guy from the RC Groups forum has used a 3D printer to make a fully functional scale model of a Boeing 787 GE-built turbofan jet engine.

Introducing Simulation Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

At SOLIDWORKS World we announced the imminent launch of Simulation Engineer, a new structural analysis solution from our sister brand SIMULIA. This is where the new Simulation Engineer solution comes in. This focus has not dimmed with the introduction of Simulation Engineer.

Changing the Perception of Engineers

The Solidworks Blog

Imagine an engineer. You don’t need Lord Kitchener to tell you that the UK needs more engineers. Engineering is currently worth over a quarter of our GDP. We’re facing an imminent shortage of STEM applicants to step into the industries that require engineering.

Aalto School of Engineering: Reverse Engineering Spare Parts Through 3D Technology

3DPrint.com

In the recently published, ‘Methods to reverse engineer spare parts,’ thesis student Edoardo Colombo, from the Aalto School of Engineering, expounds on the benefits of digital spare parts, and. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Scanning 3D modeling 3D printed spare parts 3d printing and reverse engineering 3d printing spare parts 3D reverse engineering Aalto University CAD modeling PTC Creo Siemens NX solidworks spare parts 3d printing thesis

Engineering 4.0

The Solidworks Blog

Engineering 4.0. What is Engineering 4.0? Are you prepared for Engineering 4.0? What is the next wave of best practices in engineering? Engineering 1.0 – 1760 to 1970. Engineering 2.0 – 1970’s-1995. Engineering 3.0 – 1995-2015.

SOLIDWORKS Women in Engineering Series: Annette Norris

The Solidworks Blog

Obviously, this is a list of engineering-related programs, activities, and educational initiatives that help young people realize the possibilities of careers in design, engineering, and manufacturing.

Rocket Lab celebrates 100th 3D print of its Rutherford engine

3D Printing Industry

Rocket Lab, a California-headquartered aerospace company, has completed the 100th build of its 3D printed Rutherford rocket engine. Rocket Lab’s Rutherford engine is the first electric-pump-fed to be used in an orbital rocket. According to Peter Beck, founder and CEO of Rocket Lab, the engine has “played an integral part in enabling Rocket Lab to make […].

Launcher’s Adventure Building Commercial Rockets Using 3D Printed Engines

3DPrint.com

3D Printers 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d print rocket engine AMCM E-2 engine eos Launcher Low Earth Orbit Max Haot satellitesSpending on space exploration is booming. We have seen many ambitious private endeavors come onto the scene in the last few years, from building and launching satellites into Low Earth. The post. View the entire article via our website.

3D printing for mechanical engineering

Sculpteo

The post 3D printing for mechanical engineering appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo You know it, applications of additive manufacturing are […].

Technology Can Increase Your Fun (Engineering) Ratio

The Solidworks Blog

Is “Engineering” a Contradiction in Terms? A recent survey by Tech Clarity brings into focus what engineers actually spend their time on when building customized products. From my experience, I understand that designers and engineers need to be team players in an organization.

Students Learn Engineering by 3D Printing Functional Jet Engine Model

3DPrint.com

3D Design 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing 3d hubs 3D Hubs Student Grant 3d printed engine 3d printed engine model 3d printed jet engine jet engine JetX Rolls Royce 3D printing rolls-royce University of Glasgow X-plorer 1In July, the winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant were announced, demonstrating an impressive range of talent and ingenuity from students everywhere. One of the Student Grant finalists was a team. View the entire article via our website.

“Future Testing” for Civil Engineering

3D Perspectives

The ideas presented in earlier posts on Future Testing (excerpted from Replacing Problem-Solving with Future Testing ) can be applied to the discipline of engineering. Future Testing for Engineering Firms.

SOLIDWORKS Women In Engineering Series: Danielle Boyer

The Solidworks Blog

The Benezene Bots winning the Engineering Inspiration Award at the Gibraltar District Event. And where will this woman in engineering be in the future? The post SOLIDWORKS Women In Engineering Series: Danielle Boyer appeared first on The SOLIDWORKS Blog. Danielle Boyer and EKGAR.

Female Engineers Celebrated on First International Women in Engineering Day

3DPrint.com

3D Printing Business Editorials / Opinions Science & Technology engineering International Women in Engineering Day women in 3d printing women in engineering women in stem women in tech Women's Engineering SocietyOver the past few months, our Spotlight on Women series has highlighted the contributions of many brilliant women in the field of 3D printing. Even as we’ve begun a new spotlight series focused. View the entire article via our website.

Five Ways Engineering Students Can Enhance Their Resumes

The Solidworks Blog

A lot of people want to talk about their school and classes, but everyone who goes to school [for engineering] takes the same classes. An added bonus: a good number of engineering internships are paid, with average wages of about $16.80/hour ( Pay Scale ).

Educating engineers outside of the classroom with Marie Planchard [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

Her motto for those in engineering is: “Make it better”. I sat down with Marie at SOLIDWORKS World earlier this year to talk about her drive to build the communities that help others in design and engineering. Community.

Simulation in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

3D Perspectives

The following article is excerpted from SIMULATION IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION. These are extraordinary times for civil engineering. The same is true for conventional civil engineering structures, including buildings, bridges, tunnels and dams.

Why Not Adopt Cloud for Product Innovation and Engineering?

Tech Clarity

How have manufacturers’ opinions on using the cloud to support product innovation, product development, and engineering changed? read more » The post Why Not Adopt Cloud for Product Innovation and Engineering?

Surf’s Up, Engineers!

The Solidworks Blog

Now, let’s fast forward to today, when engineers, like those at Gilo Industries , are reinventing the way we surf and taking it to an all-new level. Twitter LinkedIn The post Surf’s Up, Engineers!

GE Engineers 3D-Printed A Working, Mini Jet Engine

3D Printing Review

As a tech demonstration, researchers at GE recently built a miniature, backpack-sized jet engine that they made entirely from 3D-printed parts. Once all the parts were manufactured, the engine was then assembled.

Why Not to Justify Cloud Engineering Software (guest post)

Tech Clarity

How should manufacturers justify their transition to cloud engineering software? So why do we believe the decision shouldn’t focus on the benefits of cloud engineering software?

Engineering Gender Diversity through Internships

3D Perspectives

Just this week, a Google engineer was fired for writing a 10 page memo alleging that men succeed in tech careers because they have “a higher drive for status” and women struggle in the field due to high levels of anxiety disorders. You mean I can dance AND be an engineer?,”

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 4.0

The Solidworks Blog

There have been four great stages of engineering and design tools leveraged over the past 250 years to account for all mechanisms, inventions and designs that we have used to simplify our lives. This post will take a look at the next phase, Engineering 4.0 Engineering 4.0

Cool DIY Gyroscope by Engineer BrunS

DIY 3D Printing

Cycloidal Gyro diy lathe

Fast Things 2: The Desire Engine

3DPrint.com

3D Printing 3D printed retail items desire engine fast thigns fast things glasses i.materialise manufacturing shapeways thingsWith 3D printing we have the ability to very quickly make products from ideas. In a series of articles centered on the idea of Fast Things, I want to point. View the entire article via our website.

Indmar Marine Engines Shortens Development Cycles with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Indmar Marine Engines is a company that converts automobile engines for use as marine inboard engines, which are used on jet boats and high-performance towboats for wakeboarding and waterskiing. Indmar tried several CAD systems over the years such as AutoCAD® 2D, Pro/ENGINEER®, and Autodesk® Inventor® 3D products in an attempt to streamline their processes. For the complete story on Indmar Marine Engines’ use of SOLIDWORKS, click here.

3D Printed Small Internal Combustion Engine from Romania

DIY 3D Printing

Researchers from Romania 3d printed a small working two-stroke engine on a professional metal 3d printer. Project description: Romanian Valentin Stamate, a researcher at the Transilvania University in Brasov, presented a 3D printed two-stroke airplane engine prototype.

SOLIDWORKS Short: Streamlining Engineering to Manufacturing with Engineering 4.0

The Solidworks Blog

With these demands, companies must arm themselves with the latest design and engineering technologies to innovate faster, compete effectively, and quickly respond to changing market conditions. Engineering 4.0 Looking for more information on Engineering 4.0?

The Engineering of Paralympic Sports Technology

The Solidworks Blog

The Paralympics have become a fertile seedbed for engineering innovation. Engineering brains add brawn to wheelchair basketball. Fighter pilot engineers join wheelchair racing’s need for speed. of engineering services. The Paralympics: a hotbed of engineering innovation.

What to Look for When Hiring a SOLIDWORKS Engineer or Designer

The Solidworks Blog

With the economy picking up in the Gulf Coast region as well as in other parts of the country, we’ve received many questions from companies that use SOLIDWORKS, wanting to know how to find and hire the right engineers and designers to feed their growing demand.

The History of Engineering Design Tools: Engineering 3.0

The Solidworks Blog

There have been four great stages of engineering and design tools leveraged over the past 250 years to account for all mechanisms, inventions and designs that we have used to simplify our lives. This post will take a look back at the third phase, Engineering 3.0 and Engineering 2.0.