Mechanical Design

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It Takes Two: Modern Circuit Board Design

This post explores the collaboration needed between mechanical and electrical engineers to incorporate electronics into modern smart, connected products.

3DEXPERIENCE Print to Perform

3DEXPERIENCE Print to Perform: Seamless Generative Design to 3D Printing

Dassault Systèmes has released a new workflow, 3DEXPERIENCE Print to Perform, as part of their product innovation platform. This post reviews the offering.

Digital Twin Concept

Creo Product Insight: Realizing the Digital Twin

Creo Product Insight is a new module that drives simulation models from IoT sensor data from Thingworx or csv. This post reviews its capabilities and value.

Generative Design Model

Can Generative Design Deliver a Productivity Boost?

This post reviews the likelihood that engineers will realize a productivity boost from generative design and topology optimization technologies.

MBD and 2D Drawings: The Skill Burden Outside Engineering

This post contrasts the skill burden of 2D engineering drawings and model-based definitions on non-engineering hiring and onboarding.

Implications of Agile and Scrum in Mechanical Design

Recently, many mechanical engineering teams are contemplating the adoption of agile methods for design. This post covers the implications.

Altair HyperWorks: Expert Mechanical Simulation

Altair HyperWorks is a suite of analysis tools for simulation experts. This post reviews this solution and the value it provides.

Altair solidThinking: Mechanical Design and Analysis

Altair solidThinking is a set of applications for mechanical design and analysis. This post reviews this solution and the value it provides.

An MBD Cautionary Tale: Underestimating the Benefits

An MBD Cautionary Tale: Underestimating the Benefits

Careful, it is easy to underestimate the benefits of an MBD initiative. This finding looks at the root cause of the miscalculation.