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Jeffrey Rowe


Jeffrey Rowe is an electromechanical designer with more than 30 years' experience in design, engineering, and manufacturing. He is the principal consultant of his independent firm specializing in design, engineering, technical communication, education, and business development. Reach him at jrowe@cairowest.com.


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Cadalyst Labs Review: OneSpace Designer Modeling 2005   1 Mar, 2005
By: Jeffrey Rowe

CoCreate's product eliminates the history tree found in many 3D modeling programs. This latest version adds new 3D curve creation tools and more.

News
MCAD Tech News #138   3 Feb, 2005
By: Jeffrey Rowe

SolidWorks World 2005 Show Report: The many facets of 'The Power of 3D' take the stage in Orlando

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COSMOSWorks 2005   1 Nov, 2004
By: Jeffrey Rowe

COSMOSWorks is a design analysis automation application integrated into SolidWorks. It employs the finite element method for performing FEA (finite element analysis). It simulates the working conditions of SolidWorks models and predicts their physical behavior.

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SolidWorks 2005-Improved Mold Making, Upgraded Interface Top Enhancements   15 Sep, 2004
By: Jeffrey Rowe

It's hard to believe that SolidWorks 2005 is the product's thirteenth major release since it was introduced in 1995. From the beginning, it set and maintained a high standard as an affordable and manageable CAD application for mechanical design. Each release has made the core application more...more >>

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PTC Pro/Engineer Wildfire   16 Aug, 2004
By: Jeffrey Rowe

Way back in 1994, I ran Pro/ENGINEER on a DEC high-performance Alpha workstation-I can't remember what the specs were-under some flavor of UNIX. On one hand, I was impressed with the program's features and what it could do, but on the other hand I felt overwhelmed and frustrated by the sheer number...more >>

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SolidWorks 2004   1 Jan, 2004
By: Jeffrey Rowe

SolidWorks 2004, the twelfth release of this 3D solid modeling product, implements new features that should appeal to a whole new group of potential users who have been on the fence about moving to 3D. It also caters to those with specialized design needs-for example, those who design organically...more >>

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AutoCAD Mechanical 2004   1 Sep, 2003
By: Jeffrey Rowe

By now, everybody who designs mechanical products for a living has switched to 3D because 2D is dead, right? Hardly.

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First Looks: COSMOSWorks 2003 Professional   1 Jul, 2003
By: Jeffrey Rowe

Most FEA products do have a hefty learning curve, and certain types of analyses will always be best left to specialists. On the other hand, a new breed of FEA and optimization product is emerging, and COSMOSWorks 2003 is among the best.

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SolidWorks 2003?Parts power   1 Apr, 2003
By: Jeffrey Rowe

SolidWorks 2003 is proof positive that CAD products can work out of the box as advertised.

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SolidWorks 2003?Parts power   1 Apr, 2003
By: Jeffrey Rowe

SolidWorks 2003 is proof positive that CAD products can work out of the box as advertised.

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