Manufacturing
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when surfaces meet solids   1 Jan, 2003

Midrange MCAD applications benefit as surfaces and solids converge.More>>

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Meshes and Nurbs   1 Dec, 2002

This month we will finish examining form•Z's tools that transform wire objects into 3D objects.More>>

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Creating form•Z Skins   1 Nov, 2002

We continue exploring form•Z's tools for transforming wire objects into 3D objects this month.More>>

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Weldment Design with Autodesk Inventor 6   1 Nov, 2002

Inside the recently released Autodesk Inventor 6 is a weldment-design environment.More>>

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The Productivity Edge   1 Nov, 2002

In order to ensure maximum productivity, the most frequently used commands--such as reference-plane creation, viewing options, profile and sketch creation, editing features, and so on--need to be as functional and intuitive as possible.More>>

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Applying Multi-body Techniques   1 Nov, 2002

Jankowski shows how to get a non-continuous solid body using the multi-body modeling methods.More>>

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form•Z Revolutions and Sweeps   1 Oct, 2002

We examined form•Z's tools for creating wire objects, such as lines and curves, last month. This month we will examine two of the program's tools for transforming those wire objects into 3D objects.More>>

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The Legacy of 2D   1 Oct, 2002

What can you do with your old 2D AutoCAD drawings?More>>

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Design with Insight   1 Oct, 2002

Manufacturing organizations are finding a greater need to communicate and collaborate throughout the design process.More>>

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Drawing Views 101   1 Oct, 2002

Learn to make your SolidWorks drawings more readable by using the different options and types of views that can make detailing flexible and effective.More>>