December 1, 2016
Inside this issue
Design Optimization: Past, Present and Future
Making design exploration software speak the language of engineers has been a focus of development since the industry’s inception.
A Contemplation on Topology Optimization
An essay on the counterintuitive nature of topology optimization and the challenges faced by design engineers who employ it.
Designing for the Future
Are you ready to combine additive, subtractive and other manufacturing functions in a single build?
The Changing Art of Making Parts: Part I
3D printing materials, and how software and hardware can control their customization, create exciting possibilities for design engineering.
Microfabrica: Mass Production at Millimeter Scale
The company’s manufacturing process addresses challenges for high-volume production.
New materials are changing the form and function of the technology.