What are the best ways to design complex shapes with computer-aided design (CAD) tools? CAD provides the ultimate medium for communicating concepts – but complex shape design can be challenging for many designers.
In this eBook, we’ll introduce some universal principles for complex shape design that can be put into practice for your projects.
Practical tips and discussion covering topics that include:
- Layout and master model techniques
- Best practices for ordered modeling
- Simultaneous workflows and data management
Solid Edge and Complex Geometry
Solid Edge has a complete set of history-based tools and offers legendary capability in the areas of sheet metal and 2D drawings. In addition to these traditional history-based tools and techniques, Solid Edge also has the unique capabilities of synchronous technology, a set of order-independent enhancements on top of direct editing. Parts can be entirely or partially built using either synchronous or history-based methods, and these features can be edited in the context of an assembly. With the option to move between synchronous and history-based paradigms, Solid Edge delivers the unique capability to tailor best practices to the specific type of work a company needs done today.