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Integrating PLM is Not a One-size-fits-all Approach
By Razorleaf
Razorleaf provides 3 approaches to PLM integration, including an introduction to CLOVER, Razorleaf's integration platform, in this on-demand webinar.
Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak Democratizing Analysis with ANSYS Icepak
By ANSYS
Traditionally the design engineer would have to pass the design to the mechanical/thermal engineer. ANSYS Iwave solves this issue.
Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis Electronic PCB and Package Thermal Stress Analysis
By ANSYS
This paper explains the challenges and opportunities in preparing ECAD geometries for use with solvers associated with MCAD geometries.
Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design Chip-Package-System Analysis Techniques for Thermal Design
By ANSYS
ANSYS' latest release (R17) adds significant improvements in the area of predicting thermal responses for system design early in the design cycle.
Tips & Tricks
Test Out Various Materials in CATIA V5
By Dassault Systemes
This video covers the real time rendering capabilities in CATIA V5 so you can instantly see how materials will look on your designs.

Part Feature Recognition in the CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE
By Fernando Petre, AD Innovation
CATIA user Fernando Petre explains how to recreate the features in a specification tree to a CATPart, starting from a solid without history.
Downgrade a CATIA Model to a Previous Release
By Ole Selbekk, PLM Technology
The Downward Compatibility in CATIA V5 lets users exchange files with older installations of CATIA. Watch the video
CATIA Users- Has This Ever Happened to You?
By Trisha Freeman, RAND 3D
You go to open a CATIA product and a warning indicates that certain parts can't be found. Trisha Freeman of RAND covers the SAVE Management feature.
Case Studies
Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell Innodep Cuts Development Time 40% on IoT Device with Dell
By Dell
Innodep worked with Dell OEM Solutions from the early stages of its design to development of the finished product, reducing time by 40%.
The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD The Frontloading Aproach with Mentor Graphics' FloEFD

See how Tamturbo Oy are extending the useful life of the air compressors with frontloading CFD to get results earlier in the design phase
Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD Optimizing a NASCAR Racing Machine with FloEFD
By Mike Gruetzmacher, Technical Marketing Engineer, Mentor Graphics
Nascar driver Anthony Kumpen consulted with Voxdale CFD engineering consultancy, to see what CFD could do to improve his race car.
3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part 3D Scanning Enables Better Picture of Entire Part
By Belinda Jones, Hexagon Metrology
Stevens Manufacturing praises Hexagon's 3D scanners for their point cloud inspection, reverse engineering, virtual assembly and CNC milling.
Columns
New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT New Dell Technologies Uniquely Positioned for IoT
By Moor Insights & Strategy (MI&S)
MI&S believes Dell can help customers solve its IoT puzzle, offering solutions for predictive maintenance, improving facilities management and more.
IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity IoT: Expanding the PLM Opportunity
By Gerard Litjens, CIMdata
According to CIMdata an IoT enabled business strategy requires smart connected products, which require PLM to manage their through-life definition.
Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration Digital Twins: Extending Essential Collaboration
By Peter A. Bilello, President, CIMdata
Avatars for products and product-related lifecycle processes are being incorporated into PLM as PLM solutions are enhanced for avatars.
ABBALab Connects Startups with the 3D EXPERIENCE Platform ABBALab Connects Startups with the 3D EXPERIENCE Platform
By Dassault Systemes
Tokyo-based ABBALab helped exiii Inc. develop robotic prosthetic hands, and found that CATIA was the best solution in expressing the shape.