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Fusion 360: Spline with non-symmetric tangent lines and sharp edges?

Having some experience with Bezier curves in such software as Corel Draw and Inkscape, I'm mentally stuck with Fusion 360 sketches. I'm very confident that any point on a curve should be first-class ...
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Abaqus Failure for I-Beam Section in Major direction only

For my 4th year dissertation in Civil Engineering I've got to investigate the difference between BS5950, Eurocode 3 and ABAQUS failures. The only thing is, in the BS5950 and Eurocode 3 the failure can ...
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Software: Is it okay to charge client for project refactoring? [closed]

Refactoring is a daily thing in engineers life, and I wondered if it's common practice to charge client for refactoring. Let me know (all) your thoughts on this, Thanks!
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Typical use of AutomationML develop process

I am a student and I have recently approached the study of AutomationML. The literature that I find around is quite exhaustive, but not entirely. I would like to understand, from a practical point of ...
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How do you implement a pattern over a bent plate in Autodesk Inventor?

I am attaching the model part as an Image below for your reference:- I need the pattern like this on the above model. I have the model shown above, and want to put embossed lines 0.2 mm thick with 0....
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How should the assignment to test software for a vehicle’s VCU be aproached?

As a graduation project, I was assigned to solve the following problem: How can the vehicle’s behaviour be simulated in the form of a testing programme, with which the VCU software can be fully ...
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How can Engineering Equation Solver solve both equations and a table? [closed]

I don't know why they tried to ruin EES by doing this, but what people want to do is have the solver recognize an equation with a variable, and then take that same variable and plot a table of it with ...
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What standards exist regarding diagnostic systems in automotive engineering?

I'm designing a diagnostic system that simulates an environment and user input for a dummy vehicle. All possible critical situations are simulated in order to find out whether any errors are triggered,...
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Can someone export file from prt.1 to step? [closed]

I have 2 files in prt, and I need to render this parts but my software can't open this. Could someone export this files for me to step? https://www.dropbox.com/s/m9ysajdp6vo89od/pokretlo1.prt.1?dl=0 ...
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How do I connect a USB serial in Network on Mac

I want to program my geetech voice recognition module to control a servo with voice commands and Arduino. Ive done some research and I found that the cool term software(along with Arduino) can ...
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I’m a civil engineering consultant, and I am analyzing different properties across US to develop long-term property maintenance plans

I am looking for some pretty specific tasks to be carried out by a software program. I’m currently using Civil 3D, but I can’t help but think there is a better program (or at least a better Autodesk ...
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How to export my model as Solid model IGES Type 186 on Rhino?

I'm not able to find that option while exporting. I need to export this to ANSYS where the other available IGES formats come as only surface models.
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How to do static force analysis on MSC Adams software

I have a model of a mechanism in MSC Adams Software. I need to do a static force analysis on it. So, basically my idea was to apply a certain force on output link and apply a zero velocity motion on ...
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How to uninstall SIMATIC STEP 7-Micro/WIN V4.0.8.06?

I recently installed SIMATIC STEP 7-Micro/WIN V4.0.8.06 but cancelled the installation after some steps. But the program appears in the control panel and when I try to uninstall it, the error:- "Did ...
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Aspen Plus 7.3 & Aspen Plus 8.4 compatibility

I am a student of chemical engineering and for process simulations we use the Aspen software. A friend of mine studies chemEng as well but at a different University. We want to help each other with ...
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How do markers, blocks, and parts work in MSC Adams? [closed]

What are the properties, purposes and relationships between: Markers, Blocks and Parts in MSC Adams? I don't understand how to use them properly.
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Bentley software to design a pond

I am familiar with AutCAD Civil 3D grading tools to design a pond. There is a job opportunity but they use Bentley software not autodesk. In Google some people say Microstation is the equivalent of ...
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dSPACE compiler linker error — fscanf undefined

I'm dealing with a somewhat intractable problem. We're running dSPACE 7.4 (RTI 1006) on MATLAB 2011a, which I understand uses the dSPACE DS1006 C Compiler v. 2.2. When I try to compile one of our ...
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Best software for 3D modeling and simulation semiconductors? [closed]

Need to design 3D model of photodiode and calculate it (interaction light with semiconductor). What software product would be better for this objective and why? Important criteria: Big library ...
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Reflection of microstructures

I want to simulate the reflection of a 2D array of sub-wavelength sized features. I would like to simulate the reflection of the microstructures. I am looking for a free software which would enable ...
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Heat load calculations with heated air changes

I am working on a building project that requires a high ventilation rate for fire safety: 6 air changes per hour (ACH). The winter design temperature is -14, so moving that much air through the ...
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Is Fusion 360 compatible with SolidWorks?

I.e. can I save a model in Fusion 360 that can then be opened in SolidWorks?
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“Set redefined” Error When Running a Restart Job in Abaqus 6.12-1

Using Abaqus 6.12-1, I am trying to submit a restart job with an added step. I've followed exactly the instructions in section 19.6.5 of Abaqus 6.12-1 CAE user's manual, but receive this error: A ...
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How reliable is a QR code reader?

I'm currently designing a project for a local museum through Purdue University's engineering class. My team has come down to three options: Trying on a space suit with functioning parts Looking ...
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Staad - structure design

I have trial version of STAAD.Pro software and I am trying to figure out why my calculation are not same as manual one. I have modeled simple structure. But I don't want to have beams 1,27,26,25,24. ...
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ADAMS/View - how to plot part orientation?

it is a simple question but I am new to this software. Both in Postprocessor and within Measure Characteristic options there are only angular velocities and accelerations - and no angle (orientation) ...
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How to notate the position of a train?

How is the position of a train modeled in a computer control system? I can think of two basic approaches but I am not sure which (if any) are used in the real world. Lat, Long Ex: (-42, 23) The ...
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Determining the microstructure of steel after welding in modern computer software

How can the microstructure of steel after welding be determined in modern computer software? I am aware that there are 'classic' methods of predicting microstructures like Schaeffler, DeLong or WRC ...
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How do I loop through annotations in NX using the NXOpen API in VB?

I'm writing a script to extract all the dimensions from a 2D drawing in NX. In doing so, I have been able to get the dimensions and tolerances on all sheets, along with the zone numbers. This has been ...
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Which states offer PE licensure for Software Engineering?

Which U.S. states offer Professional Engineer (PE) licensure for software engineering? In my research, few of the state licensing boards listed on the NCEES site include the Software Engineering ...
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Why choose approximation over interpolation to implement digital lofting?

Before widespread use of digital computers lofting was done using a thin flexible strip, called spline, held in place by a series of weights. This technique is a type of interpolation (curve exactly ...
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Viability of creating a wireless LAN bridge between mobiles and PCs using a portable router?

I am creating a network to share files between a mobile device and multiple PCs directly through a LAN. The purpose of which is to use smart phones to capture files from remote devices which are ...
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Unable to install Actuators to a LABVIEW based Engineering Test System

I need to install an actuators to LABVIEW base test system because the old actuators are defective. We cannot purchase the old actuators because they are obsolete. The old actuators communicated using ...
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GIM Mechanism Software (Kinematics / Analysis / Synthesis)

I've recently discovered a very awesome software tool for the synthesis and analysis of mechanisms. The tool is called GIM, from Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao, Department of Mechanical Engineering,...
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How to solve an overconstrained static free body diagram?

How does Force Effect https://forceeffect.autodesk.com do it? Given a 10m long bar angled as the hypotenuse of a 3, 4, 5 triangle with an xy pin constraint a (0,0), another xy constraint at (4,3), ...
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Can not boot BeagleBone Black with 4D LCD touch screen using pre-built Android images [closed]

I am using a BeagleBone Black, Revision B with a 4D Systems LCD touch screen. The screen worked initially with a stock Angstrom or Debian distribution but I want to use Android instead. I tried to ...
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Can two different modeling programs be used to confirm the results of each other?

Computer Models Computer modeling is used in various engineering fields. I am specifically considering structural analysis or finite element analysis (FEA). Sometimes models are used to speed up ...
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Possible Hazards of Software Controlled Systems (Ex. Airline GPS/Elevator)?

I am currently reading through a book on Software Engineering principles, with a lot of the content having to do with proper approaches to software development methodologies and project management ...