Trend Tracker in SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard

The Solidworks Blog

For an engineer to improve a design, it is important to have easy-to-use simulation tools available that enable one to look at many “what-if” scenarios easily and efficiently. We activate Trend Tracker and define this current setup as the Baseline.

Driving packaging trends with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

3D Perspectives

To meet these challenges, RETAL adopted the 3D EXPERIENCE® platform including its integrated applications CATIA for design and SIMULIA for analysis and digital simulation. With the 3D EXPERIENCE platform, RETAL can design and simulate the best package.

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AEC Industry Trends: Driving Toward Connection, Digitization, Transformation

3D Perspectives

Tweet: 4 growing AEC trends: #prefab, data-driven decisions, expanded #BIM, & #ARVR | @3DSAEC [link]. As these industry trends build momentum, demand is growing for solutions to overcome the barriers to greater success. Model of the Botswana Innovation Hub.

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Patent Trending: Cambridge Design Partnership Blazing Trail in Product Design with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

After receiving a brief, SOLIDWORKS allows CDP to rapidly create CAD models and 3D prints of its initial concepts. CDP uses SOLIDWORKS to present ideas to clients and tweak CAD models in real time. You may not know about Cambridge Design Partnership yet.

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard Canadian Promotion on Now

Javelin Tech Tips

A new SOLIDWORKS promotion is now available in Canada: Buy SOLIDWORKS Standard or SOLIDWORKS Professional 3D CAD with subscription service and get SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard at a discounted price. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Promotion. SOLIDWORKS Simulation Standard.

Technology Trend Setters and Innovators in Aerospace: What Do They Have in Common?

3D Perspectives

In addition to traditional commercial and business aircraft, there is a group of trend setters developing environmentally friendly light, electric aircraft and sophisticated drones / Unmanned Ariel Systems (UAS).

Productivity Tools in Solidworks Simulation: 4 Part Blog


What if I told you there was a way to use tools inside Solidworks Simulation that would make you more efficient when running and/or setting up your FEA studies? Happy Simulating

3D Printable Scenery Creates Stunning Fantasy Models

3D Printing Industry

There has been a trend in imagery, especially in film and photography, which relies heavily on computer generated graphics. As with most trends, it occurred as a result of breakthroughs in technology. By Evan Chavez.

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Mesh Refinement for Stress Singularities Hot Spot Diagnostic

Javelin Tech Tips

Stress concentrations are characterized by relatively large stress gradients over adjacent elements at a localized area of a model. Now in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018, stress singularity detection tool is added.

How accurate is FEA and CFD simulation?

The Solidworks Blog

A question I have been asked throughout the years when presenting Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) to many companies is: How accurate is FEA and CFD simulation? SOLIDWORKS Simulation (FEA) validation example. Design SOLIDWORKS CFD FEA Simulation

DEX Saskatoon – New Trends in 3D Design and Manufacturing for Agriculture

Javelin Tech Tips

The post DEX Saskatoon – New Trends in 3D Design and Manufacturing for Agriculture appeared first on The Javelin Blog. Javelin recently exhibited at the Design Engineering Expo (DEX) Saskatoon SK.

What do people mean when they talk about “CAD-embedded simulation?”

The Solidworks Blog

For the last few decades, we have seen more and more simulation tools integrated in CAD systems. This positive trend made simulation accessible to all product engineers. There should not be CAD model translation between CAD & simulation.

Webinar: In-Depth Primer on Computational Analysis

The Solidworks Blog

No longer reserved for specialists, design simulation tools put your product development skills into the fast lane by enabling quick, accurate testing and analysis of designs to ensure quality, durability, and performance.

How Medical Professionals are Using Digital Manufacturing to Create Next-gen Anatomical Models

3E Rapid Prototyping

Of the many medical applications of digital manufacturing, one particular area coming on leaps and bounds is the creation of anatomical models — physical replicas of organs, bones and other body parts that can be used by medical professionals to train doctors or prepare for surgery on patients.

50% of product failure is due to Mechanical Fatigue! How can you predict & avoid it?

Javelin Tech Tips

While it may be difficult or even impossible to model such defects in FEA, variability in materials is a constant, and small defects are very likely to exist. SOLIDWORKS Simulation can run fatigue analysis. Time-based motion simulation. Simulation/FEA software is too expensive!

Unveiling the SOLIDWORKS Path to the Future of Design

The Solidworks Blog

Society has been transformed by the demand for innovation and lower barriers of access to information, ideas, and the new disruptive business models of the “sharing economy.”. Choosing the right digital tools is becoming a critical aspect of business strategy for today’s companies.

3D Patient Specific Models Prove Integral to Life Saving Vascular Surgery

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

With 3D printed models, we can quickly understand the individual patient anatomy and best determine the type of treatment required to successfully treat it.”. Why was the model helpful in surgery? Trends, complications, and mortality in peripheral vascular surgery.

FESTO BionicANTs-Cooperative Behaviour Based on a Natural Model

Additive Manufacturing

With one eye for detail and the other on the big picture: for the BionicANTs, the Festo engineers have not only taken the delicate anatomy of the natural ant as a role model. Like their natural role models, the BionicANTs work together under clear rules. By Festo.

How do you test your design?

The Solidworks Blog

You might outsource testing or simulation to external companies. What is the cost and how do you iterate between your design team and the external team to implement the insight provided by simulation?

Getman Mines for Greater Efficiency and Profitability with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

In 2008, Getman switched to SOLIDWORKS CAD as its primary 3D design and modeling software. The company also adopted SOLIDWORKS Simulation as a virtual testing environment. trends and autonomous functionality into their product lines.

‘My Design’ webinar: how a typical furniture company turns ideas into reality?

3D Perspectives

With a few clicks, the Marketing Manager can easily consult design trends and blogs and monitor project status, all in real-time. Together with her colleagues, she can perform a detailed review of key trends, challenges and consumer expectations. Simulation and Validation.

Looking Ahead: The Energy & Materials Industry of 2025

3D Perspectives

New trends and technologies are changing the way energy is produced, delivered and consumed. In parallel, and under the current production-consumption model, world demand for raw materials could double by 2060.”. What will the Energy & Materials industry look like in 2025?

How Will Vehicles Of The Future Be Designed?

3D Perspectives

Advancing from previous tools and processes and creating within a connected, collaborative environment, multiple concepts with a variety of variations can be easily and quickly visualized and simulated.

3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Now Available – Dental Industry Embracing New Solutions to Revolutionize Workflows

Additive Manufacturing

NextDent 5100 enables dental labs and clinics to produce trays, models, surgical guides, dentures, orthodontic splints, crowns and bridges with enhanced speed, precision, and efficiency – all at a lower cost than competitive systems.

Following the digital thread to manufacturing efficiency

3D Perspectives

For more about these trends, watch DELMIA CEO Guillaume Vendroux speak about the challenges facing manufacturers as they need to create new categories of solutions for new categories of consumers. What images come to mind when you think of manufacturing?

AEC and the Future of Design

3D Perspectives

This gathering of members of the global design community is an exciting opportunity to exchange best practices and explore industry trends. Trends in Design. DESIGN IN THE AGE OF EXPERIENCE ™ is happening April 4-5, 2017 in Milan.

Electric, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Podcast Part II

3D Perspectives

In this series here on our podcast will be focusing on the latest trends, challenges and solutions that are going on right now in the Transportation and Mobility industry impacting the development of Electric, Connected and Autonomous Vehicles.

The first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché

3D Perspectives

Here, on-trend, on-demand consumers can experience having a pair of shoes tailored to their individual foot structure and walking parameters. ECCO Reveals the first European Consumer Launch of the QUANT-U Footwear Experience at Le Bon Marché in Collaboration with Dassault Systèmes.

An interactive manufacturing learning expedition in Shanghai

3D Perspectives

Manufacturers must transform supply chains into value networks by removing barriers between potential business partners and enabling new business models for delivering sustainable innovation to consumers. Automation Simulation. Model-Based Manufacturing.

Never mind the bottle…

3D Perspectives

The projects encompassed the container, the content and the distribution model, bringing together customer and product, subject and object within carefully curated experiences. A simulated scent suited to their personality is then produced.

See the Newest SOLIDWORKS-Inspired Products in the SOLIDWORKS World Product Showcase

The Solidworks Blog

In this preview, you’ll see a wide sampling of products, from race car simulators to self-contained sustainable farms that fit into shipping containers. VRX Simulators. How They Use SOLIDWORKS : VRX simulators are designed, modified, and developed in SOLIDWORKS.

Why Better Oversight of Oil and Gas Projects is Needed

3D Perspectives

It is a trend, they claim, which has been made worse by increasing project size, complexity of technical design, low oil prices, and geographical and political uncertainty. Common governance models improve working relationships and results in joint ventures.

TIECON East Brings Together Makers and Shapers

The Solidworks Blog

Through these deep connections, relationships, and knowledge, we curate the most relevant and trending topics for attendees. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.

BIM Brings Changes to Façade Design

3D Perspectives

To meet the requirements for energy-efficient, green, and sustainable buildings, and respond to the increasingly serious shortage of contractors and necessary increase of cost, industrialization of façade design engineering is one of the development trends of the architectural envelope industry.

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Just Another Buzzword? Stratasys Consulting Looks at Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

This will have implications for the value creation, business models, downstream s ervices and work organization.”. Our analysis of the resulting technology trends motivates a framework that captures activities for additive manufacturing’s move into mass manufacturing. Industry 4.0:

Join SOLIDWORKS at RAPID + TCT 2019, May 21-23

The Solidworks Blog

The Smart Manufacturing Hub features expert presentations focused on top trends and the latest how-to in Additive Manufacturing. Powder Bed Programmer enables engineers to setup, simulate, optimize, program, and re-use powder bed fusion manufacturing techniques.

What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019

The Solidworks Blog

See the trend here?? Integrated Physics Simulator (Professional only). There’s also saved Simulation States for you to choose which “shake” effect you like best to move to final render. Vehicle Driving Simulator (Professional only). Improved Model Tree Behavior.

3D Systems: Changing the Game in Healthcare

3D Printing Review

Just recently, I sat with an engineer who recounted times during the early 1980s, after the advent of computed tomography (CT) in the late 1970s, when they would create crude anatomical models through an “additive” process.

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3D Printed Fashion: 10 Amazing 3D Printed Dresses


This bad-ass 3D printed dress simulates the territorial instincts of a spider by using robotic arms that react according to data they pick up from motion and respiration sensors. 3D printing is shaping the way we design and produce unique fashion pieces.

Digital Effectiveness: Top Risk for Mining

3D Perspectives

Looking back on EY’s top trends in the Mining and Metals industry in 2008 reflects a very different point in time, when skills shortages and consolidation topped the list of risks. Digital Effectiveness Top Risk in EY Mining and Metals Report.

“Eau de moi” – a personalized perfume experience

3D Perspectives

The projects encompassed the container, the content and the distribution model, bringing together customer and product, subject and object within carefully curated experiences. A simulated scent suited to their personality is then produced.

Electric, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: Podcast Part I

3D Perspectives

In this first T&M podcast episode, Brad Duncan & Jonathan Jilesen from SIMULIA’s T&M organization weigh in to share their thoughts on the latest trends and challenges facing the industry and how that is impacting the design of Electric, Connected and Autonomous vehicles. ” So by integrating the vehicle design process with aerodynamic simulation, we can help provide a solution to designing a vehicle that will reach its range requirements.

Moving to the Future with xDesign

The Solidworks Blog

Engineering and design is moving toward this online cloud-based trend too. Traditionally, engineers design a model, then simulate the environment around that model to see how it reacts, and whether it will withstand the forces upon it. Technology is always moving forward.