Mechanical Design
Chad Jackson

Software Profile: CATIA

CATIA is a longstanding CAD application with traditional as well as progressive capabilities. Delving into CATIA, you’ll find all of the capabilities one would expect

Mechanical Design
Chad Jackson

The Diverging State of PDM

A little more than a year ago, I wrote post titled The PDM Revolution is Upon Us, Brought to You by CAD in the Cloud,

3D CAD model of a brake clutch
Mechanical Design
Chad Jackson

Software Profile: Spaceclaim

SpaceClaim is a relatively newer CAD application, having launched in 2005, that is primarily focused on enabling design exploration by engineers, bid development by sales

Simulation CFD Fan New
Mechanical Design
Chad Jackson

Software Profile: NX from Siemens PLM

NX is a longstanding combined desktop CAD and CAE software application with mature capabilities. From a modeling perspective, you’ll find a well developed set of