In this Digital Engineering article, author Kenneth Wong writes that while designer-friendly tools are on the rise, some make make the establishment uneasy.
CAD programs are ideal for design engineers who need to express their concepts, whether the shape of an automotive part or the housing of a smartphone, in detailed 3D geometry. Dassault Systèmes’ SolidWorks and CATIA, Autodesk Inventor, Siemens PLM Software’s Solid Edge and PTC’s Creo Parametric exemplify such programs.
Simulation app makers weigh ease of use vs. functionality for specific uses cases. Digital Engineering's Kenneth Wong explores what makes a good Simulation App.