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MCAD Modeling Methods: Mechanical CAD Today   1 Oct, 2004

I did check in with many mechanical CAD developers, and all report double-digit percentage increases in sales from this time last year.More>>

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Streamlining Structural Frames   22 Sep, 2004

Solid Edge Structural Frames streamlines the creation of rigid frames.More>>

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SolidWorks Rx: The Computer Doctor Is In   22 Sep, 2004

SolidWorks Rx assists your computer support technician even when you can't.More>>

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Performance Simulation Software Goes Extra Mile   22 Sep, 2004

Australian rail and transportation supplier improves product design and reduces tooling costs by 20% using MSC.Software’s simulation software.More>>

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Delphi Methodology Now Available for SolidWorks   20 Sep, 2004

CADVenture to offer training on Delphi approach to solid modelingMore>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #129 (Sept. 16, 2004)   16 Sep, 2004

CAM/CAE Product Introductions Proliferate at IMTS 2004More>>

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SolidWorks 2005-Improved Mold Making, Upgraded Interface Top Enhancements   15 Sep, 2004

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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Alive and Kicking-Large CRT Monitors Offer Best Bang for Your Buck   15 Sep, 2004

Prices on large CRT monitors have dropped substantially since our last CRT review in September 2003. Not so many years ago I remember paying triple what these current CRTs cost. What you don't get for these lower prices are multiple connectivity options-there's usually no USB connectivity...More>>

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Tech Trends: From UNIX to Windows   15 Sep, 2004

When PTC introduced Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire in February of 2003, the company emerged from several years of a downward spiral in market share and financial performance to make a strong statement about its future direction. Long a UNIX-based, complex, difficult-to-learn-and-master, yet powerful...More>>

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Data Exchange Tips and Tricks   15 Sep, 2004

During the exchange process, a 3D model file is translated from one native CAD format (sending system) to an IGES or STEP fileMore>>