3D Modeling
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AEC From the Ground Up: The Building Information Model   1 Nov, 2004

Is BIM the future for AEC design?More>>

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Autodesk Revit 7   1 Nov, 2004

Less than one year after the last major release, Autodesk announced Revit 7, the latest update to its parametric building modeler. I reviewed a prerelease version of this program, as well as the Revit-based structural engineering and MEP engineering applications that are currently in beta release....More>>

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Productivity Corner: MicroStation Makes it Easy to Preview, Print Your Designs   16 Oct, 2004

Making hardcopies isn’t hard at all with MicroStation’s straightforward printing capabilities.More>>

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How to Maximize Autodesk Inventor 9's Content Library, Part II   15 Oct, 2004

Create your own database of standard partsMore>>

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Building Information Modeling Takes Hold Down Under   15 Oct, 2004

Firms embrace technology that gives them a competitive edgeMore>>

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Cadalyst AEC Tech News: 2D to 3D #7 (September 23, 2004)   23 Sep, 2004

Gilchrist Ross and Crowe Architects Put ArchiCAD 9 Beta to the Ultimate TestMore>>

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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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Calculating BIM's Return on Investment   22 Sep, 2004

A simple formula calculates return on investment when you’re considering a new BIM system.More>>

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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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Manufacturer Takes PDM Benefits to the Bank   16 Aug, 2004

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