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Design Engineers Play Critical Role in Reducing Product Costs   9 May, 2013

Today's cost-management software integrates tightly with CAD to deliver real-time data about the financial impact of design changes.More>>

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Firm Cuts Seat Design Costs by 60% Using Topology-Optimization Software   25 Apr, 2013

Design Concepts calls on PareTOWorks, a new SolidWorks add-in, to confidently eliminate the metal hinge in a stadium seat.More>>

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At SolidWorks World 2013, Users Get a Peek at What's Coming in Version 2014   24 Jan, 2013

Company reveals long list of new features, discusses the move to the cloud, and announces My.SolidWorks.com web portal and new Mechanical Conceptual tool. More>>

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Could Crash Modeling Have Saved the Concordia?   8 Mar, 2012

Viewpoint: Event simulation helps automobile manufacturers design safer vehicles — and it can do the same for shipbuilders.More>>

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Design Makes a Difference for Hardworking Trucks   9 Sep, 2010

Even the most prosaic vehicles benefit from thoughtful conceptualization and extensive clay and CAD modeling. More>>

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Santolupo's High School Students Tackle Real-World Design Challenges    10 Sep, 2009

Unencumbered by preconceived notions, teenagers at John Paul II Catholic Secondary School in Ontario, Canada, use today's design software to imagine vehicles of tomorrow.More>>

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BIM and Autodesk Ecotect (1-2-3 Revit Tutorial)   1 Dec, 2008

How BIM and Autodesk Ecotect help architects understand their conceptual building design's performance.More>>

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Adding Tolerances to an Autodesk Inventor Model Sketch (Avatech Tricks Tutorial)   1 Sep, 2008

The more information that's stored in your model, the more robust the model becomes.More>>

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Conceptual Inspiration for Less Than $200 (Tech Trends Feature)   1 Nov, 2007

Triple Squid dives into the CAD pool with a low-cost modeler.More>>

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Alibre Design and Google SketchUp (Alibre Options Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2007

Alibre 3D publisher combines Alibre with Google SketchUp for free.More>>


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