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C3D Modeler for Teigha 2018 released

Published 21 August 2018

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: cad, design, c3d

Bodies can now be constructed with sections in C3D Modeler for Teigha

Designed to develop 3D applications on the Open Design Alliance’s Teigha platform, an updated lightweight version of the C3D’s Modeler has been released.

Developers who use Teigha’s API gain access to its new 3D solid modelling functions through this module, including constructing bodies with sections, and slicing bodies by planes

C3D Modeler for Teigha already supports the creation of complex 3D solids, such as extrusions, revolutions, sweeps, chamfers, fillets, thin-walled solids, Boolean operations between solids, and solids consisting of a face and an underlying surface.

 

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Powertrain simulation software MSC Nastran gets AVL Excite hook-up

Published 21 August 2018

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: simulation, automotive, fea, hexagon, msc nastran

MSC Nastran v2018.2 for powertrain simulations now allows engineers to cover a wider range of design possibilities and examine the NVH characteristics of transmissions, car engines, and powertrain systems through a direct integration with AVL Excite.

As the world’s widely used MBD software for simulation of rigid and flexible powertrains, AVL Excite can now be used with MSC Nastran to increase the accuracy of Multi Body simulations by providing a better representation of the flexible components.

Similarly, FEA engineers can benefit from this integration to examine each component with realistic boundary conditions and dynamic loads. Direct export of AVL Excite input (.EXB) files from MSC Nastran makes data transfer much easier and faster, eliminating the need for creating and translating large intermediate files.

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Velo3D launches Sapphire ‘end-to-end’ metal additive manufacturing solution

Published 21 August 2018

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: 3d printing, manufacturing, manufacture, additive manufacturing, carl bass, sls, velo3d

Velo3D has announced the general release of its end-to-end metal additive manufacturing (AM) solution comprised of the Sapphire system, Flow print preparation software, and Intelligent Fusion technology.

A dual laser powder bed 3D printing system, the 3D printer has been designed for high volume manufacturing, with the automated bed change-overs and consumable swap-outs that you’d expect from a brand new machine in the additive manufacturing space.

However, Velo3D has some interesting capabilities in the form of its abilities to build more complex geometries with overhangs that are less than five degrees and large inner diameters without supports.

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Mission Accomplished: HP Mars Home Planet premieres VR experience

Published 15 August 2018

Posted by Stephen Holmes

Article tagged with: engineering, simulation, rendering, hp, nvidia, vr, mars

HP has unveiled a groundbreaking Virtual Reality (VR) simulation of what life on Mars could look like for a human population of one million people.

The HP Mars Home Planet program, led by HP and NVIDIA, is the culmination of a year-long engagement with the creative community across several industries to simulate life on the Red Planet.

The program attracted over 90,000 creative professionals, architects, engineers and students spanning more than 150 countries. The most innovative ideas were brought to life through a VR experience created by Technicolor that premieres this week at SIGGRAPH, the world’s largest conference on computer graphics.

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