SolidWorks Community Six Degrees of Freedom

Engineering mechanics teaches you that a “body” has six degrees of freedom, 3-translational and 3-rotational.  Traveling this week, I realize the SolidWorks Community also has 6 degrees of freedom.  They are SolidWorks 1. customers, 2. value added resellers, 3. educators, … Continued

Student Hexapod Design wins WPI ME Provost Award

Student Hexapod Design wins WPI ME Provost Award

The “Design and Manufacture of a 3D Printed Wireless Hexapod” won the 2015 WPI Mechanical Engineering Provost Award.  The multi-discipline engineering team of Tyler Collins, Cody Woodward-Wallace, Aras Nehir Keskin, Andrew Beaupre brought together mechanical design, engineering analysis, electrical design, … Continued

It’s Great to be a Teacher at ITEEA

It’s Great to be a Teacher at ITEEA

  The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) had its 77th annual conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, last week. I’ve been to ITEEA for a numbers of years, but this year something was different.  Yes, Milwaukee is a great city.  … Continued

SolidWorks Simulation Resource for Stress & More

SolidWorks Simulation Resource for Stress & More

Andreas Klumpp, Technical Territory Manager for SOLIDWORKS, has created a helpful Flipboard collecting SOLIDWORKS Simulation examples from all over the world.  As an Educator, student or industry professional, this Flipboard provides access to some of the best technical resources. https://flipboard.com/@klumppi/solidworks-simulation-solutions-lkcug5guy So if you … Continued

3D Scanning 3D Printing Easy as SOLIDWORKS

3D Scanning 3D Printing Easy as SOLIDWORKS

When Engineers get together they like to have fun.  SOLIDWORKS Engineers enjoy creating new technology to help our customers.  In 2015, the SOLIDWORKS R&D team created new tools for 3D Printing and 3D Scanning. With the help of CEO Bertrand Sicot, … Continued