Dynamic Structures of Coquitlam, Canada, have been contracted to build the world's largest telescope. They have selected Autodesk Inventor software to design and test the project. -- 04.01.09FULL ARTICLE
The idea that devices can conform to a specification and may not interoperate can confound end-users, system integrators, and device manufacturers alike. ODVA and its members have been working to close that gap with conformance, interoperability and performance tests. -- 03.24.09FULL ARTICLE
What is it about computer programming that seems so out of place in engineering problem solving? What implementation would an engineer relegate to an external computer programmer? -- 03.16.09FULL ARTICLE
“Board Modeler 4.0 can now read both mechanical and electrical data,” says Herbert Ritthaler, a Zuken application engineer. “If an electrical designer makes any changes because of mechanical design constraints, the information is incorporated in the Board Designer tool.” -- 03.06.09FULL ARTICLE
Direct modeling or history-free CAD has grabbed its share of headlines in the 3-D design world this past year, and Autodesk recently made its splash with a preview of its new Fusion technology slated for a future version of Inventor. -- 02.25.09FULL ARTICLE
If the mechatronics industry had known electronic, mechanical control systems and software disciplines were going to interweave, it would have built the design tools differently. -- 02.19.09FULL ARTICLE
If these students are any indication, the future of mechatronics is bright.
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Posted in: Mechatronics on Campus | 11.27.2008.