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.
Making the Case for a Workstation-Centered Workflow
Engineering firms are embracing the use of cloud computing. The market is expected to have a compound annual growth rate of 23.2% through 2022, according to a recent market research report.
Latest in APDRC
Modern CAM tools benefit from high-end visualization to keep up with faster speeds, more complex toolpaths.
Configure Your Workstation for SolidWorks
Experts weigh in on the best hardware and SolidWorks settings to use in order to maximize engineering design 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.
A Reality Check for AR/VR
As hype and speculation give way to practical concerns, augmented and virtual reality developers continue to incorporate new innovations into...
Start Fast, Finish Faster
How quick simulations at the design concept stage can speed the entire product development process.
Getting everyone on the same page and moving in the same direction might be the most difficult aspect of implementing...
Get Smart About Product Design
The Industrial Internet of Things, digital twins and manufacturing simulation all stand to help engineers accelerate the design process.
Digital Design Technology: a New Dawn
Today, design engineers have access to affordable, photorealistic rendering, 3D animations and simulation, as well as immersive design technologies like...
Generative Design Challenges Old Paradigms from the Parametric Era
The genesis of generative design can be traced back to simulation software, with topology optimization as the intermediary evolutionary step....
Material Matters in Rendering
3D printing applications push rendering developers to match new material properties.
Putting Engineering in Reverse
How 3D scanning and an underlying hunger to compete is driving the design quest for reverse engineering in global industry.
Glossary Quick Look
Exploring Digital Transformation as an Evolutionary Journey
SolidWorks World 2019 presentation advises to forget about specific products and work on themes that...
Dassault Systèmes to Acquire Trace Software’s elecworks Product Line
Elecworks is at the core of SolidWorks Electrical applications used for smart product development...
UL Opens Catalog of Safety Standards
A library of more than 1,400 standards is now available to all.
AMD Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q1 Features SolidWorks Performance Improvements
Radeon Pro Software for Enterprise 19.Q1 updates product design workflows with features aimed at...
Editor’s Pick: Work in Part and Assembly Modes with BobCAM for SolidWorks V7
New version has 86 upgrades and enhancements to make CAM workflows more efficient.
Editor’s Pick: New ANSYS Release Unveils Motion Body Dynamics Line
ANSYS 2019 R1 also sees new noise-vibration-harshness workflow, multiple fluids enhancements and new...
Editor’s Pick: Advanced Particle Simulation Software Extends Modeling Features
Rocky DEM 4.2 debuts enhanced particle collision analyses as well as spring and...
Editor’s Pick: Electric Motor Design and Analyzer Updated
Simcenter Motorsolve sees new performance efficiency maps and connectivity for systems-level simulation.