CAD-embedded advanced mechanical simulation : Autodesk® Nastran® In-CAD™ software, a CAD-embedded general purpose finite element analysis (FEA) tool powered by the Autodesk® Nastran® solver, offers a wide range of simulation for multiple analysis types. As part of the Autodesk Digital Prototyping solution, it delivers high-end simulations to help engineers and analysts make great products.Read more
Sefaira, one of the leading software designers for high-performance building design, have recently announced a new real-time daylight analysis and visualisation tool which runs within Autodesk Revit.Read more
Batch processing which is executing a specific command on several files at once is a popular technique in Inventor automation.
The .Net framework provides many useful techniques for doing this. The article shows how.
Ventus_banner_2015_layers Project Ventus for Simulation CFD is a surface wrapping tool that is meant to take a model, surface wrap it, add an external volume, and generate a CFD quality mesh that can then be imported to Simulation CFD. The intent is to easily generate a mesh for CAD models that might otherwise be difficult or impossible to mesh for CFD simulations without extensive CAD cleanup. The tech preview is intended for external flow analysis or wind tunnel type models.Read more
Inventor surfacing is an area which can be conquered only by getting your hands dirty.
There is no way mastering it by marveling at designs created by others or by reverse engineering it in terms of the commands that might have gone into making them.
The techniques illustrated in this article are aimed to invigorate both new and experienced users.Read more
If you have encountered this problem in Revit : seeing very jagged or edgy lines in the views, then this is the reason for it...Read more
You don't have to stick to the conventional Visual Display Options as Hidden Line view / Shaded View / Realistic View etc.
Get the Views a facelift by using the Graphic Display Options & Override Graphics in Views.
Now Revit 2015 has Sketch Lines display to give that hand drawn look.
Use of Excel in Inventor is not limited to mere linking of parameters to cell values.
Excel possesses much more powerful functionality that can be harnessed to optimize design using Inventor.
This article shows how.Read more
In a continuing effort to provide high quality products, Autodesk has released Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2015 Service Pack 1, which fixes or addresses a variety of issues discovered by Autodesk's internal testing team and by customers using the Customer Error Reporting Utility.Read more
Inventor 2015 presents a wide array of surfacing commands, both traditional and the newly introduced freeform.
This article discusses several of the traditional methods of curve based surface creation and in the process builds a beautiful perfume flask as shown in image besides.Read more
With just another few more weeks left for the First Official Autodesk University 2014 India event scheduled on Sep 11-12, 2014. AU India team is receiveing applications for class proposals. Use this guide to prepare an effective class proposal for AU India.Read more
Autodesk University India & SAARC 2014 brings Autodesk University (AU) keynotes, training classes, and networking to design professionals who want to meet with experts and their peers on-site in a local setting at Autodesk University India & SAARC, September 11-12, 2014, at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.Read more
Join us for AU INDIA & SAARC 2014, to catch thought-provoking talks on compelling topics, pick up an Autodesk certification, and be part of an Industry vertical track that supports your professional advancement. While you're at it, network with local architects, engineers, designers, animators, and industry leaders across verticals.Read more
"As an important emerging economy within APAC region, India's business opportunity in automotive and construction is huge for us. Add to that the flourishing media, entertainment and creative industries," Autodesk India and SAARC managing director Pradeep Nair told PTI.Read more
Take Control With Next Generation Integrated CAM. Download the integrated CAM software for your CAD tool, and experience superior performance and high quality results that come standard with all Autodesk CAM solutions.Read more
Be our guest at the 30 Autodesk Inventor Tips in 30 Minutes In this webinar, Mr. Sunith Babu L, faculty from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, will be sharing various tips & tricks related to Autodesk Inventor 2014.Read more
Project Miller is a technology preview that lets you optimize and validate your design before you build it. The Autodesk Simulation team extended its mission to the growing community of 3D printers. Project Miller was developed to improve results with 3D printing by allowing you to ask and answer:Read more
By default AutoCAD allows you to select multiple objects. Some time while selecting objects the first selection or previously selected objects are removed from the selection set, the users are very much annoyed by this behavior. The solution is “PICKADD” system variable. Type, “PICKADD” at the AutoCAD command prompt.Read more
AutoCAD is considered to be the best tool for your drafting work till date. Around 90% of the users / cad industry is still using AutoCAD and hence its essential to master this tool to reap the benefits. One way to get the productivity is by learning some tips and tricks. While the most important method is to Master the AutoCAD Keyboard Shortcuts.Read more
AutoCAD Command line missing problem can be due to many reasons. However one way to enable to the AutoCAD Command Line or to Turn On Command Line AutoCAD is to make use of the AutoCAD Shortcut Key. Using CTRL + 9 from the keyboard enables the Lost Command Bar in AutoCAD.Read more
Access Units in AutoCAD
In this tip, you will learn different ways to to access Drawing Units Dialogue Box in AutoCAD
1) Access Units from Command Prompt:
When you type Units / UNITS / units from the command prompt, the Drawing Units Dialogue Box gets displayed
When you work with drawings in AutoCAD, you may need to calculate some parameters, which makes you use Calculator from Windows, by typing "calc" from Start > Run. This method however does not make you more productive, as you may need to toggle between AutoCAD Environment and Calculator in windows. Here is a simple tip on different ways to access Calculator from AutoCADRead more
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