Posts Tagged ‘PTC’

3D CAD Model Gears

Software Profile: Creo from PTC

With both parametric and direct modeling approaches covered, Creo offers a lot of flexibility when creating and modifying geometry. Creo Direct provides direct manipulation tools for 3D geometry, regardless of whether it was natively built or imported. Creo Parametric offers the traditional parametric feature-based modeling approach.

3D CAD Model Software

Creo to Open Native CAD Files: A Promise Finally Fulfilled

October 28th, 2011 started with such promise. There I was, sitting in this cavernous castle in the middle of Boston at the super secretive event that PTC was hosting. I sat through a skit that was… well… I guess the word interesting is most appropriate. But there was Jim Heppelman up on stage talking about

Is Mathcad Right for Engineers?

Do you use an engineering notebook? If I asked that question to engineers 15 years ago, the answer would be an unequivocal YES. Today, however, I don’t think it would be an easy question for engineers to answer. As I wrote in a series of posts (link to first post) on the modern equivalent to

My Thoughts on System Engineering Capabilities at PlanetPTC 2012

Back in June, I went to PlanetPTC 2012 and got caught up on their new releases and products. One of the major things that captured my attention was their focus on system engineering, which has been getting quite a bit of attention of late in the industry. Here are my thoughts, which was recorded by