Alexander's article on digital manufacturing is also enriching.
Indeed digital manufacturing and simulating everything before we actually do it, will save time/cost/energy, and as more and more cloud based utilities or full fledge suites will be availble, we all will have to pay even less for ths virtual validation as well as desiging...
I have seen dassault's DELMIA, indeed it makes us feel that how much we have achieved since industrial revolution. :)
I would love to hear more about simulation of a system.
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