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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>>

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How to Maximize Autodesk Inventor 9's Content Library, Part 1 of 2   15 Sep, 2004

Use Autodesk Inventor tools to create your own library of standard parts.More>>

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Midrange 3D Mechanical CAD Market to Top $401 Million in 2004, Up 9%, Researcher Says   14 Sep, 2004

Daratech says 2D users can no longer ignore advantages of 3D designMore>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #128 (Sept. 2, 2004)   2 Sep, 2004

What's in a Name?More>>

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August 2004 Index   31 Aug, 2004

Advertising and Editorial IndexMore>>

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Cadalyst MCAD Tech News #127 (August 19, 2004)   19 Aug, 2004

New hardware and software seen at SIGGRAPH 2004More>>

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MCAD Modeling Methods: Design Optimization   16 Aug, 2004

Optimization for part and systems design in today's mechanical CAD applications relieves designers from the burden of examining multiple iterations of a part to achieve a desired specification and to perform systems-level problem solving.More>>

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Manufacturer Takes PDM Benefits to the Bank   16 Aug, 2004

PDM system saves welding equipment manufacturer $275,000 per yearMore>>

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Show Report: On its Own   16 Aug, 2004

In its first media presentation since it was sold by EDS to a group of investment firms, UGS made it quite clear that it's delighted to be an independent company.More>>

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PTC Pro/Engineer Wildfire   16 Aug, 2004

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>>