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From Concept to Manufacture: Effective use of CAD and FEA Without Compromising Design Intent

Taylor, S. M. and Rennie, Allan E. W. and Quayle, Stephen and Rawcliffe, N. (2005) From Concept to Manufacture: Effective use of CAD and FEA Without Compromising Design Intent. In: Rapid Design, Prototyping and Manufacture. X-CD Technologies Inc, pp. 101-107. ISBN 0-9737783-1-8

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Abstract

Developments in CAD and FEA software have increased the range and functionality of teh tools available to the designer. As a result, the line between conceptual design development and detailed production design has never been more blurred. It is essential that designers are made aware of the tools available to them, and are given the time and the training required to allow them to use these tools effectively if they are to maintain a competitive edge. This paper will highlight a number of teh functional capabilities of current design based software tools and their application in two design case study scenarios.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reverse Engineering ; Virtual Prototyping ; Optimisation
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
ID Code: 20092
Deposited By: ep_ss_importer
Deposited On: 10 Dec 2008 13:35
Refereed?: No
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:56
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/20092

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