Engineers need more and better computer-aided engineering (CAE) tools to design, simulate and analyze increasingly complex components and systems. Purchasing expensive licenses for infrequently used tools can be a tough sell, but the analysis tools can…Continue reading →
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If you had asked for an upgrade to the leading nonlinear multiscale material and structure modeling platform on your wish list this holiday season, then we have some good news for you! Because e-Xstream engineering, an MSC Softw…
From left to right: Jon Hirschtick, Gian Paolo Bassi and Kevin Wrenn. (Images courtesy of Twitter.)
Engineers, product designers and CAD professionals, keep this in mind: The world of CAD is in a state of transition.To be fair, CAD tools and techniques…
The year 2017 contained quite a few bombshells in the world of computer-aided engineering (CAE) and simulation.
From the release of ANSYS Discovery Live’s near real-time simulation software, to the surprise acquisitions of MSC Software by Hexagon…
The Mag-RESOURCES Service-Oriented Magna-Catalog. (Image courtesy of Magnacad.)
Magnacad, provider of the IronCAD and INOVATE CAD solutions, has released the Magna-Catalogs 2018 collection, a suite of resources designed for IronCAD and INOVATE users. …Continue reading →
Screenshot from CorelCAD 2018. (Image courtesy of Corel).
Software company Corel has released the latest version of CorelCAD, its 2D and 3D CAD software. CorelCAD 2018 comes with new features and enhancements, including an optimized CAD engine powered…Continue reading →
Simulation of a helix traveling wave tube with VSim. (Image courtesy of APA.)
Engineers designing electromagnetic systems can use VSim to simulate the behavior of electromagnetic components, systems and interactions with complex structures and dynamic…Continue reading →
What does data matter if you can’t understand what it’s telling you? That is the central theme guiding Bsquare’s latest announcement that its DataV software will now be integrated with Amazon QuickSight and Microsoft’s Power BI …Continue reading →
ESI has announced the release of the latest version of its multiphysics system simulation platform, SimulationX.
Gear train simulation in SimulationX. (Image courtesy of SimulationX.)
SimulationX 3.9 features an array of new updates, including six ne…Continue reading →
While the oft-neglected humanities may provide university students with the tools for critical and creative thinking, in the United States, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is often where the jobs are, and Ferris State University Profes…Continue reading →
Engineers designing products with acoustic noise and vibration constraints can simulate larger systems with more components in reasonable time using Actran 18. Free Field Technologies recently announced its latest release of the Actran tool family to i…Continue reading →
Given my history of using large, complex and expensive CAD/CAM systems, I’m never surprised by the lack of capabilities found in the low-cost CAD/CAM tools on the market.
However, there are exceptions to these rules, and ZW3D from ZWSOFT is one o…