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Content posted in May 1999
Mechanical CAD gets easier
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Future CAD systems will be more intuitive so engineers can focus on their designs instead of their tools
Electronic injection molding machines get supersized
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Bigger motors, higher clamp forces, and greater shot capacities let engineers simplify designs with larger, mor complex molded parts
Floating armature revs up clutch/brake system
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Definitely not snail mail: A novel clutch/brake with no air gap between the armature and rotor is one of the best-kept secrets behind Pitney Bowes new mailing machine
Virtual manufacturing comes of age
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Here are three cases where engineers are reaping the benefits of digital prototypes
Hot Products
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Racing designers improve the breed
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Engineers must optimize systems to maximize rubber meeting the road for control
CAD/CAM/CAE Face off
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Three major CAD companies debate why their way of enabling remote collaboration works best
Software
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Test instruments
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Volvo C70: Safety from the top down
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These engineers are not modest. The redesigned body, they say, pop-up roll bars, even pyrotechnics make the C70 the safest convertible on the road
Design cycles hit high gear
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Every engineer is under pressure to speed design.
Integrated virtual product developmenttools cut time to market
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In the future, CAD, FEA, and simulation software wil lrun simultaneously, reducing design cycles




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