DesignWorks 98 provides integrated motion, structural, and thermal analysis fully embedded in the software. Features include the automatic transfer of loads for all mating conditions from DesignWorks/Motion to DesignWorks/Structure, the automatic use of SolidWorks mating conditions for motion, and an increase in animation speed from previous versions.
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Two researchers from Cornell University have won a $100,000 grant from NASA to continue work to develop an energy-harvesting robotic eel the space agency aims to use to explore oceans on one of the moons of Jupiter.
Is the factory smarter than it used to be? From recent buzzwords, you’d think we’ve entered a new dimension in industrial plants, where robots run all physical functions wirelessly and humans do little more than program ever more capable robotics. Some of that is actually true, but it’s been true for a while.
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.