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Plot to a Scale from Model Space

Ellen Finkelstein, Mar 13, 2014

Starts PLOT command in AutoCAD, uncheck 'fit to paper' option from plot dialog box, choose scale, check preview

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NVIDIA's K5100M Graphics Running on HP's ZBook 17

Jeff Mirisola, Mar 3, 2014

8GB of frame buffering, handles complex assemblies beautifully, rendering is much faster, available for $2,150

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Eagle Point's Pinnacle Training and Support System

John Evans, Feb 28, 2014

Single location to find valid training for AEC, MEP software packages, Good feature coverage, impressive customization capability, pricing is available for business, user models

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Keymark's BuildEdge PLAN

Rakesh Rao, Feb 25, 2014

User-friendly SketchUp add-on helps create quick visualization schemes, offers excellent support resources, available for $29, Q&A with professional user Roger Nelson on ROI of software

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How Polaris Designs Aggressive Looking Snowmobiles with solidThinking Software

Jeffrey Heimgartner, Feb 24, 2014

Added topology optimization to design tools, reduced number of design iterations, significantly reduced weight of designs, material cost

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Reuse MicroStation Profiles for Extrusion

Mirroring functionality to create symmetrical extruded objects based on single profile view, YouTube, Apr 22, 2014 ()

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Natural Frequencies of Immersed Beams

Determining natural frequencies, mode shapes using COMSOL Multiphysics, water reduces lowest natural frequencies of beam by 20%, Nagi Elabbasi, COMSOL Blog, Apr 22, 2014

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Autodesk ReCap Makes 3D Photos

Tools for making 3D models from laser scans and photos more accessible than ever, Autodesk aims for establishing, growing use of 'reality capture,' Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, April 22, 2014

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Drawing Back the Curtains

Set up project folder, view overview of scene, turn curtain into cloth object, link curtain to driver objects, stimulate cloth, turn pelmet into cloth object before linking it to driver objects in 3ds Max, Joel Bradley, AUGI Library, Apr 22, 2014

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Animations - A Few Recommendations When Saving as .avi

Always use plain background in SOLIDWORKS, take care of values on 'save as' settings dialog, turn off key frames, use Windows Movie Maker to save animation to lighter version, Russell Richardson, Solid Solutions, Apr 17, 2014

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