Top load analysis Sim-App results display. Source: BWAY Corp.

Simulation apps shrink costs, time-to-market for packaging container manufacturer

By Bruce Jenkins, President, Ora Research Simulation apps are the latest development in making advanced CAE capabilities safely and easily available to engineers and designers. As we explored…

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Comsol Multiphysics Sees Update to Version 5.2

Following its October user conference, Comsol has updated its Comsol Multiphysics package to 5.2 that, as in the previous version, includes an application builder that allows engineers to…

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Mentor Graphics announces new FloTHERM product

Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) announce the newest version of its FloTHERM® product. The FloTHERM product was developed to quickly identify potential thermal issues early in the design…

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Autodesk Fusion 360 uses the cloud to facilitate collaboration, add upgrades

Thursday, October 15, 2015

by Diane Sofranec, Contributing Editor Your photos, music and movies are stored on the cloud, so why not your CAD designs, too? Autodesk’s Fusion 360 is a cloud-based…


Siemens PLM advances systems-driven product development with LMS Imagine.Lab 14

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

By Bruce Jenkins, President, Ora Research LLC LMS Imagine.Lab 14, the latest release of Siemens PLM’s software for multi-domain system simulation, shows the company delivering on the vision…

Autodesk Inventor 2016 now offers an associative import of CAD data from CATIA, SolidWorks, NX, Pro-E/Creo, and Alias files that allows you to maintain a link to the selected file. The imported geometry in Inventor updates as the model changes.

What’s New in Inventor 2016

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Autodesk introduced the newest version of its desktop 3D CAD product, Autodesk Inventor 2016, which provides a trio of modeling tools: parametric, direct editing and freeform design tools….

The Mechatronics Systems Engineer role allows the use of kinematic mechanisms defined in 3D as inputs to a Modelica systems model in order to simulate and analyze its dynamic behavior in a single integrated environment.

Dassault Rolls out New Release of Cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE 2015x

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Dassault Systèmes rolled out the new release of its 3DEXPERIENCE platform this week. R2015x offers a simplified and improved user experience with many new features that are said…