Autodesk Releases Preview of Inventor's Latest "Functional Design" Tools

25 Oct, 2004

Autodesk Inventor Series subscription customers can preview new Design Accelerator tools for creating end products based on how they will function rather than on their geometric properties, the company announced last week. For example, engineers can specify gears based on loading and reduction ratios rather than size and placement, and the software automatically generates the geometry as needed. The new functionality is the result of Autodesk's acquisition of technology from in February 2004. Download the tools at:>

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