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Finite Element Analysis: How to Validate Your Designs With Simulations

Posted by hagermancompany on Feb 20, 2018 3:04:00 PM

FEA can be done at any point of the design process and reduces the amount of experimental tests required, saving time and reducing cost.

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Topics: Simulation, FEA

Civil 3D Reference Templates: Increased Standardization in Real Time (Part 1)

Posted by Scott Hacker on Feb 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

news-2018-feb-civil3d-1.pngHave you ever wondered if there was a more efficient way to keep the AutoCAD Civil 3D styles, settings, layers and other standard components in your drawings up to date? You can using a new feature in Civil 3D 2018 called a reference template. The command is found on the Manage tab > Styles palette > Reference

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Topics: Civil Design, Tips and Tricks

Technical Tip – Inventor 2018 “Joints” for Quickly Centering Models

Posted by Gary Bergero on Feb 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When Inventor first came out, I always used to choose the “Constraint” command to assemble my parts. Now with the newer Inventor versions, I tend to use the “Joint” command. When you use the “Joint” command, remember to select the free floating model first. Here is an example of quickly centering one part on top of another part. I use the “Rigid” joint and hover over the center point of a face.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Inventor