The Advanced Product Development Resource Center (APDRC) is a repository of information to help design engineering teams capitalize on digital disruption through the use of advanced computing, design, simulation and visualization technologies.
White Paper: Engineering From Home
The right mobile engineering workstation can help keep designers productive no matter where they are working.
Latest in APDRC
GPU-Accelerated Visualization Makes its Mark
More software solutions are taking advantage of real-time ray tracing and enhanced visualization made possible via the GPU.
A New Look at Workstation Displays
Higher resolutions, better color and more connectivity options can boost engineering productivity.
How to Leverage High-Strength 3D Printing
Can't figure out how to integrate high-strength 3D printing into your manufacturing workflow? Try a new perspective. Learn more.
Simulation Enhances 3D Print Performance
New GPU-accelerated tools help improve part quality and performance.
Autodesk Fusion 360 Grows More Robust with Moldflow Solver, CFD-based Generative Design, and More
Company adds more bells and whistles to its cloud-friendly CAD-CAM-CAE offering.
Robotic Fiber Printing and Voxel-Based Simulation Open New Doors in Composite Design
New terms, new printing methods, and new ways to see in 3D suggest a convergence of optimization, AM, and composites
Configure the Right Workstation for Ansys Discovery
For simulation-driven design, you will need the right hardware.
SOLIDWORKS 2021—Cloud-Centric, GPU-Friendly
New version brings the desktop software closer to parent company’s 3DEXPERIENCE offerings
Built for Speed
Custom bike builder sees gains in simulation and rendering with the new NVIDIA RTX A6000 GPU.
Can Generative Design Go Mainstream?
Software vendors have made big investments, but there are barriers to practical adoption.
Configuring the right workstation when engineering leaves the building.
Glossary Quick Look
Editor’s Pick: Real-time quality assurance for advanced metal additive printing
OPEN MIND Debuts hyperMILL 2021.1 CAD/CAM Software Suite
Nexa3D and Keystone Industries Team Up for 3D Printing Solutions
Purdue University Turbulence Model May Aid in Design of Aircraft
Editor’s Pick: Static-dissipating composite material for electronics additive manufacturing
The material can be reinforced with continuous carbon fiber, creating strong and...
Editor’s Pick: UL Certification for Emissions-free 3D Printing
RIZE calls GREENGUARD Certification “a key safety and sustainability milestone” for the ...
Editor’s Pick: Debuting filament-based stainless steel for additive manufacturing
Forward AM/BASF Ultrafuse 17-4PH is a filament comprising metal powder...
Editor’s Pick: Faster production drawings from the 3D model
The company says every year it polls its users about what enhancements...