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by Jorge Fernandez, April 13, 2018

What's New in AutoCAD 2019

Every year we discuss the newest features of the newly released AutoCAD, however, this year is a little bit different. Along with the latest updates, we’ll be focusing on One AutoCAD. One AutoCAD – Specialized Toolsets Watch the latest…

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by Jose Paredes, March 30, 2018

What's New in Vault 2019

Hey Everyone! Autodesk Vault 2019 was just released and you better believe it has some great new features! What’s exciting about these features is where they come from. Like usual, there is some new functionality added by the developers, but many…

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by Nigel Ambayec, October 27, 2017

What is Autodesk Nastran In-CAD?

Over the last few months, I’ve increasingly gotten the question: “What is Nastran In-CAD and why do I use it for?”. This has become more prevalent as Nastran In-CAD has become an important part of the Autodesk Product Design and…

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by Jonathan D. Kriek, July 6, 2017

iLogic - A Generative Approach

Inventor iLogic is oftentimes based on the concept of a “Master Model” where everything is self-contained including all parts, assemblies, and their corresponding constraints. A second method, one without the “Master Model”, is something…

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by Jose Paredes, June 28, 2017

Custom Materials and Appearances in Autodesk Inventor

Making sure that the visualization of your model is as close as possible to the real thing is an important tool when displaying your models to customers. Creating a custom appearance for your models can be a powerful tool that can be shared with…

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by Jorge Fernandez, June 19, 2017

AutoCAD Dynamic Blocks

I’m sure everyone wants to eliminate repetitive design in our workflows. Sometimes this process is difficult, sometimes even needing custom coding of software. Other times you don’t necessarily need to go as far as coding and…

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by Alex Alvarez, June 16, 2017

Recap: Fusion 360 Meetup - May '17

We recently kicked off our first Fusion 360 meetup and had a great group of people attend. People ranging from industrial designers to enthusiasts were in attendance. What’s great about the diversity is seeing the different applications people are…

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by Eric Paul, June 13, 2017

Import AutoCAD Drawings to Inventor

Two-Dimensional tools aren’t going away any time soon. AutoCAD started the trend of computer-aided design, and a large portion of the CAD userbase still uses it to design parts and assemblies. Autodesk’s 3D modeling solution, Inventor,…

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by John McCann, June 6, 2017

A Collaboration of Additive Manufacturing and Generative Design: The Next Generation Seat Frame

The collaboration with Andy Harris, Andreas Bastian and Aristo Cast has proved to be a phenomenal project that exemplifies new techniques of design and manufacturing. With Andy Harris’ aircraft seat frame aimed at meeting design objectives for…

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by Rich Sanchez, May 19, 2017

Autodesk Inventor Drawings & Documentation

Autodesk Inventor comes equipped with 2D drawing capabilities to help you create clear and accurate product documentation. To make the most of your deliverables, you need to understand how to manipulate views to best fit the needs of your team and…

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