What’s in the 2015 Autodesk Simulation Portfolio?

Building
August 18, 2014

Simulation can mean a lot of things to a lot of people: testing, analyzing, quality assurance, product research and development or just plain design.  Wikipedia defines simulation as: “the imitation of the operation of a real-world process or system over time. The act of simulating something first requires that a model be developed; this model […]

Video Post: Understanding Inventor’s Organization

Education
August 15, 2014

Do you ever ask yourself these questions: Why is Autodesk Inventor creating all these folders and files on my system that I did not ask for? Is this really necessary? Or are they crucial to the operation of the application? Can I control them? If you think Inventor may have an organization method of its […]

NJIT Students Create, Design, and Build with Autodesk

Building
August 8, 2014

Each year, New Jersey Institute of technology shares student work with us.  These projects all use Autodesk software and are amazing so we wanted to share it with you. Wonderland:Virtual Set Design, Paige Crosby, 3rd Year Digital Design Wonderland: Virtual Set Design, Jeremy Borghi, 3rd Year Digital Design Residential Interior Design: Foster Home, Amy Cahill […]

Why Should I Upgrade My Autodesk Licenses Now?

Building
August 7, 2014

Autodesk announced earlier this year that as of February 1, 2015, upgrade pricing will go away. This means that you will lose any value to your licenses and will need to purchase new licenses in the future at full price. We have received a lot of questions about this announcement, so we wanted to help […]

Inventor: Multi-Body Part Modeling (Part 2 of 2)

Education
August 5, 2014

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: In Multi-Body Part Modeling (Part 1) we left off with our completed Master Part. You will now move onto creating the assembly and parts, manipulating the Master Part and any clean-up and setting of iProperties. This portion of the tutorial will cover: Creation of […]

5 Things to Know about Autodesk Cloud Credits

Building
August 4, 2014

Autodesk Cloud Credits allow you to use services like cloud rendering and simulation. We get a lot of questions around cloud credits so we wanted to give you the most relevant information to motivate you to try the cloud components today. You can see all this information and more on the Autodesk Knowledge Network page […]

AutoCAD Shortcuts Guide

Building
August 2, 2014

Posted on August 2, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Product Support Specialist: AutoCAD pop quiz… Without looking or launching AutoCAD, do you know what the function key F8 does in AutoCAD? Hopefully you said toggle ORTHO mode on/off. If you didn’t remember, don’t panic!  AutoCAD is built with so many shortcuts and toggles; sometimes it’s hard […]

Inventor Error: Read Only State following a Save Copy As operation

Education
August 1, 2014

Posted on August 1, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Product Support Specialist: I had a case come across my desk the other day where the user was unable to save his original Inventor drawing after he performed a “Save Copy As” on it. When he picks the “Save” button (on the save dialog box) he received […]

Inventor: Multi-Body Part Modeling (Part 1 of 2)

Education
July 29, 2014

Posted on July 29, 2014 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: Multi-Body Part Modeling is part of a group of techniques known as Top Down Design (Multi-Body Modeling, Skeletal Modeling and Layout Design).  Multi-Body Part Modeling allows you to build-in design intent and create an assembly and parts from one master part file (IPT).  I […]

Webcast: Case Study – CFD Simulation in the Autodesk Cloud (Lobo Engineering)

Education
July 28, 2014

Simulation has the potential to accelerate product development, yet in some cases computational demands make large scale tests and comparisons impractical. Many engineers are looking to the cloud for on demand, elastic computing capacity that can applied on these problems to virtually test and optimize their designs faster and more efficiently. In this webinar, we’ll […]