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7 Tips to Increase Productivity by Frontloading CFD 7 Tips to Increase Productivity by Frontloading CFD
By Mentor Graphics
Read this paper by Mentor to see how to achieve the full benefits of frontloading CFD, including a successful implementation and early assessments.
The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics The 10 Myths of Computational Fluid Dynamics
By Mentor Graphics
This paper debunks 10 excuses to avoid using general-purpose CFD software to solve Navier-Stokes equations, and how it can improve product performance.
Save CPU Time and Increase Simulation Throughput Save CPU Time and Increase Simulation Throughput
By Mentor Graphics
This 20 minute presentation by Mentor Graphics will demonstrate how to replace a complex sheet metal structure of a heat exchanger with a porous media.
JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation JPR Compares Dell Model to @Xi Mobile Workstation
By Robert Dow, Jon Peddie Research
JPR compares @Xi Computer's @Xi PowerGo 15/7 mobile workstation to the Dell Precision 5510. What do they think? Find out here!
Tips & Tricks
The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard The Power and Value of the SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard
By James Reeher, Fisher Unitech
The SOLIDWORKS Hole Wizard provides a myriad of hole options from threaded and clearance holes to pipe threads, dowel holes and slots.
4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool 4 Steps to Installing the Workgroup PDM Admin Tool
By Simran Rekhi, TriMech
Trimech's Simran Rekhi provides the steps needed to install the updated 2016 WPDM Admin Tool whether it's a client SOLIDWORKS machine or a Server machine.
How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD How to Customize 3D PDF Templates Using SOLIDWORKS MBD
By Oboe Wu, DS SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS MBD 2017 added significant 3D PDF Template Editor enhancements. Oboe Wu of DS SOLIDWORKS highlights his favorites here.
Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts Using SOLIDWORKS 3D Interconnect with Sheet Metal Parts
By Jeff Setzer, GSC
The new 3D Interconnect functionality introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2017 is useful when working with a variety of native non-SOLIDWORKS files.
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
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.
J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design J.G. WEISSER Accelerates Turning Machine Concept Design
By DS SOLIDWORKS Corp.
The turning machine manufacturer implemented SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer reducing design time by 15 percent and shortened sales cycle.
Technique Advances Prototype Production with SOLIDWORKS Technique Advances Prototype Production with SOLIDWORKS
By Dassault Systemes
Read about how Technique, Inc. implemented SOLIDWORKS solutions like SOLIDWORKS Inspection because it works well with Mastercam.
Kablooe Facilitates Design in One Single Package Kablooe Facilitates Design in One Single Package
By Dassault Systemes
Due to the lack of integration with Autodesk Alias and SOLIDWORKS, Kablooe Design switched to SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer, saving days.