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May 2009

By DE Editors

DE_covDESIGN INTEROPERABILITY
10 Tips for Smooth Data ExchangeCommon sense guidelines from Theorem solutions help designers
and engineers sidestep common MCAD data exchange problems.

MCAD
AutoCAD 2010: The Best One YetParametric design and organic 3D modeling lead the list of new features.

SolidWorks 2009: A Solid ImprovementSolidWorks listened to users of 2008 and included workflow improvements for every user in the latest version.

PLM/DESIGN
Automating the Design Validation Process

Today’s CAD and PLM software tools help ensure product design quality with accuracy and efficiency.

RAPID MANUFACTURING
Desktop Machines Move in to the Office

Office-based equipment, whether 3D printing or subtractive, offers true 3D parts at why-not pricing.

PERSONALIZED DESIGN
Using Patient-specific Data as a Basis for Design

Integrating anatomical STL files with rapid technologies to create 3D reconstructions still difficult to accomplishs.

REVERSE ENGINEERING
Euro 2008: Larger Than Life in Zurich
Geomagic studio and a Konica Minolta scanner help make giants out of Europe’s star soccer players.

SIMULATION
MapleSim Takes the Pain Out of Math

By automating the detailed mathematics, symbolics-based modeling tools can help break the ice in complex physical modeling.

SCANNING HARDWARE
Wide-Format Scanners

These indispensable document- and data-management devices are getting wider, faster, easier to use—and cheaper.

VIRTUALIZATION
Virtualization Is a Cure, Not a Cure-All

Virtual machines also create new ills, driving a need for technologies like KVM.

COMMENTARY
How Hardware Advancements Are Changing FEA Software

Departments

Reader’s Choice: Dell Releases Precision T5500, T7500 and T3500 Workstations

Degrees of Freedom

New Products

Briefings

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