Whitepapers

The latest whitepapers from the fast-moving world of engineering design, including the latest innovations, applications and research information.



Product Development Begins With CAD

It is no easy task to select a comprehensive engineering and product development system, yet it is crucial to the success of ANY manufacturing business, be it small or large. The goal of this paper ...


Windchill ProductPoint: Exploring the product

A whitepaper by TechniCom Group LLC. Windows SharePoint is widely adopted across manufacturing companies as the backbone for Office applications. It is highly effective for simple, file based ...


Five Things You Should Know About 3D CAD Software

If you're a design engineer working in a typical manufacturing company, you may be spending up to three-quarters of your valuable time fixing old designs – updating them, optimising them, and making ...


Best practices for photorealistic rendering

Photorealistic rendering solutions are more feature-filled and easier to use than ever. By following four best practices in this white paper, engineers can use these applications to create more ...




Autodesk Inventor 2010 - Getting started

Autodesk Inventor provides a comprehensive set of 3D mechanical CAD tools for producing, validating, and documenting complete digital prototypes. The Inventor model is a 3D digital prototype. The ...




Energising businesses during a recession

In challenging economic conditions businesses and individuals have to reduce their costs. Maximising energy efficiency by seeking out and eliminating waste is clearly an essential strategy to pursue. ...


Blind side riveting

This white paper from Avdel looks at Blind side riveting - what it is, what it does and how it saves time and costs.








Rapid Tooling Applications

In today's competitive marketplace speed isn't everything - it's the only thing. Learn through this White Paper from Objet Geometries, how Rapid Tooling can compress time to market while reducing ...