Animate Your CAD

Gould, Lawrence S.
April 1999
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Apr99, Vol. 111 Issue 4, p40
Trade Publication
Focuses on creating animation from computer-aid-design (CAD) systems. Features of the Interactive Product Animator from Immersive Design; Benefits of provided by IPA; Limitation of SolidWorks' CAD system; Information on the CAD systems of MSC Working Knowledge.


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