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Are You Using DfX Practices? Are You Using DfX Practices?
By ConnectPress and HCL Technologies
This spring ConnectPress and Geometric (now part of HCL Technologies) surveyed readers to see how they were deploying Design for X (DfX) practices.
ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design ANSYS AIM Streamlines Shell and Tube Heat Exchanger Design
By ANSYS
ANSYS AIM provides all of the physical models and simulation tools needed to diagnose and optimize a heat exchanger within a single user interface.
The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond The Factory of the Future is Your Office and Beyond
By Rize
Rize's Julie Reece discusses market potential for 3D printers to enable new direct manufacturing applications beyond the additive manufacturing lab.
ANSYS AIM Simplifies Simulation of LED Fixtures ANSYS AIM Simplifies Simulation of LED Fixtures
By ANSYS
Thermal management of LED fixtures can be complicated by the multiple physics involved. See how ANYS AIM can simplify this process.
Tips & Tricks
Managing Native CATIA Data in ENOVIA V6
By Mecanica Solutions
In the first of many videos from Mecanica Solutions, learn how to manage CATIA V5 and V6 data with ENOVIA V6 R2013X.

Part Feature Recognition in the CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE
By Fernando Petre, AD Innovation
CATIA user Fernando Petre explains how to recreate the features in a specification tree to a CATPart, starting from a solid without history.
Downgrade a CATIA Model to a Previous Release
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology
The Downward Compatibility in CATIA V5 lets users exchange files with older installations of CATIA. Watch the video
CATIA Users- Has This Ever Happened to You?
By Trisha Freeman, RAND 3D
You go to open a CATIA product and a warning indicates that certain parts can't be found. Trisha Freeman of RAND covers the SAVE Management feature.
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.
DS Automobiles Offers Customers Virtual Experience
By Rita Stange, ConnectPress Managing Editor
Using Dassault Systemes Virtual Garage the company offers customers a chance to explore vehicle purchasing options in a virtual environment.
New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT
By Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S)
MI&S believes Dell can help customers solve its IoT puzzle, offering solutions for predictive maintenance, improving facilities management and more.
ABBALab Connects Startups with the 3D EXPERIENCE Platform ABBALab Connects Startups with the 3D EXPERIENCE Platform
By Dassault Systemes
Tokyo-based ABBALab helped exiii Inc. develop robotic prosthetic hands, and found that CATIA was the best solution in expressing the shape.