Ten MORE tips and tricks for Autodesk Inventor 2021

In our last post on the GovDesignHub, we featured ten incredibly useful tips and tricks for Autodesk Inventor 2021, the application that is the industry standard for product and mechanical engineers that are designing, visualizing, and even simulating products in…

Ten tips and tricks for Autodesk Inventor 2021

Autodesk Inventor remains the leading tool and application of choice for product and mechanical engineering, product design, product simulation, and tooling creation. It’s considered the industry standard for designing, visualizing, and even simulating products in preproduction. And while Autodesk Inventor…

New in Vault 2021: Duplicate Search

Autodesk Vault’s most recent release has powerful new features. While many of the new features offer new options and tools on the administrative side of Vault, users of Vault Professional can leverage a new tool to manage duplicate parts.  This…

New in Inventor 2021 – Drawing Sheet Formats

Autodesk’s most recent 2021 release of Inventor came equipped with a few noteworthy features – if you would like to read a comprehensive blog of what’s new, click here. For today’s topic, however, we will be focusing on one specific…

Generative design and injection molding – making complex plastic parts possible

Exploration deals with big, early decisions. Are you going to use traditional injection molding, gas-assist, or microcellular techniques? Are you going to use traditional cooling, conformal cooling, or high conductivity inserts? Are you going to try a new material? That…

Manage data better: the new features in Vault 2021

There’s a time of year that CAD geeks (like me) look forward to with great excitement, but network and infrastructure administrators (also, like me) dread. It happens every spring when the good folks at Autodesk release the new versions of…

Invent better – the new features in Autodesk Inventor 2021

It’s that time of the year once again when Autodesk introduces their latest and greatest version of Inventor. The Inventor 2021 release is structured around greater productivity for the end user as well as a more efficient workflow with less…

Virginia Tech on training the DoD’s next gen digital design and manufacturing workforce

Earlier this year it was announced that the Department of Defense awarded Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology $3.8 million in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Office of Naval Research’s Manufacturing Engineering Education Program.…

How to get started with advanced manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing solutions are giving those that make things for the government new tools that make it possible to make things more quickly, more efficiently and more cost effectively compared to traditional techniques and methods. And yet, despite the evident…

Advanced manufacturing and smart cities – topics destined to dominate Autodesk University 2019

Next week, the entire digital design community will be coming together in Las Vegas for Autodesk University 2019. This almost week-long user conference and exhibition is designed to highlight the new advancements in digital design solutions – and illustrate what…