Walk Again Project David Prawel Tomorrow a paralyzed teen will kick the first soccer ball at the 2014 World Cup held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Thanks to researcher David Prawel, director of Colorado State University’s public access Idea-2-Product Laboratory and amazing exoskeleton technology. My colleague Jason Cloyd, SolidWorks Academic Research Business Manager, got to talk to David during this very busy time on how SolidWorks was used to design part of the system feedback in the helmet. There are
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China SolidWorks EDU Value Added Resellers Support. Teachers need support and training. Our education Value Added Resellers (VARs) around the world support SolidWorks educators. When I was in the classroom everyday, I received boxes of “free” software.
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Thank you Kristen Wilson for sharing with the SolidWorks Community, republished from the SolidWorks blog. Marie One of the things I love about working for SOLIDWORKS is our Education Program (I’m a teacher’s kid, so education is something near and dear to my heart). Spring is a busy time for the SOLIDWORKS Education Team. They release the latest version of the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition – everything your students need to learn 3D design and sharpen their skills to get the job of their dreams –
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Thank you Kristen Wilson for sharing with the SolidWorks Community, republished from the SolidWorks blog. Marie One of the things I love about working for SOLIDWORKS is our Education Program (I’m a teacher’s kid, so education is something near and dear to my heart). Spring is a busy time for the SOLIDWORKS Education Team. They release the latest version of the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition – everything your students need to learn 3D design and sharpen their skills to get the job of their dreams –
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WPI Embedded Camera When students, Thanacha Choopojcharoen, Adam Jardim, Deniz Ozgoren, Sean Casley, under the direction of professors Cagdas D Onal and Taskin Padir; worked on their Master Qualifying Project at WPI last Fall, they never imaged a first place win at the highly prized Cornell Cup presented by Intel. The field of universities, from around the country, showcased the best in embedded design systems. WPI 3D Printed Prototype Smart Hand The Smart Robot Hand answered a critical need.
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321 science The 321 Science program creates simple videos about space for your students, videos such as Asteroid Fact vs Fiction. You can find the complete playlist here. messages to bennu-01 (1) Osiris-Rex is a partnership between the University of Arizona, NASA/ Goddard Space Flight Center and Lockheed Martin. One of their projects is exploring the asteroid, Bennu. You and your students can send your names to Bennu by clicking here..
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BGC-SolidWorks 3 On Saturday, DS SolidWorks engineers Vajrang, John, Even, Jie, Lin, Roberto and Bonny celebrated Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) with 250 children at the Boys and Girls Club of Leominster/Fitchburg Massachusetts. BGC-SolidWorks 2 The event attracted children, ages preschool to high school, from as far away as Connecticut. The SolidWorks engineers introduced SolidWorks, SolidWorks Simulation, eDrawings on an iPad and 3D Printing concepts to children and
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FRC3238 Innovative robots fill the St. Louis Convention Center & Edward Jones Dome featuring the world finals for FIRST Lego League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). FRC Team 3238 from Anacortes, WA, proudly displays their compact control system that folds up at 90 degrees. In 25 years, FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) has grown to be the premiere STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event. Founded by inventor, Dean
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CNS Solutions CSWA Exam Student Success It’s Saturday – so who would volunteer to take an exam? In Poland, SOLIDWORKS Reseller, CNS Solutions opened their doors on Saturday to 40 students with an offer to take the Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) Exam. CNS Solutions CSWA Exam Student Taking Exam 2 It wasn’t part of the students’ homework or required by their instructors. Instead these students took the 3 hour, on-line CSWA exam to prove their competencies in Engineering Design Graphics and
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CSWA Academic Certificate In a tough job market, CAD certification is becoming a required credential for that first interview. The Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) exam tests a designer’s knowledge in the fundamentals of engineering design using SolidWorks. The CSWA exam is the first of eleven SolidWorks certification exams designers take for life-long learning. SolidWorks provides qualified schools the ability to give the CSWA exam to their students.
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Spartan Robotics FRC 971 Sacromento Regional When students and mentors from Spartan Robotics send us a great story, we need to celebrate their achievements in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) with our SolidWorks community. Thank you FRC Team 971 for using SolidWorks, showing us the intensity of competition, and achieving so much. FRC 971 Pit Crew Mountain View High School (MVHS), Spartan Robotics, FRC Team 971 went undefeated and won the Sacramento Regional this past weekend. It
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Marie Presents at WPI FRC Event First Robotics Championship (FRC) qualifying events exploded with excitement this weekend as high school teams prepared for their place in the District Events and the FRC World Championship in April. Yesterday I opened the WPI District Qualifying Event in Worcester, MA in front of 40 teams from New England. Earning a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute – WPI has given me the opportunity to work with students all over
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Marie Max and Jerry Center Stage at SolidWorks World My dream became a reality when I was center stage at SolidWorks World speaking with Max Lizarraga and Jerry Miranda from Mt Sac Community College, sharing their story with the SolidWorks community. A story of providing students the best in SolidWorks skills, SolidWorks certification, interaction with the local SolidWorks Users Group and the SolidWorks community for jobs was my dream when I took the position at SolidWorks. Thanks to a dedicated
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Displacement Distribution Displacement on an I-beam and two support beams, when a uniform load is applied on the I-beam If you are taking a course in Stress Analysis, you will encounter problems that require you to calculate deflections that occur when certain forces/moments/loads are applied. You can use Solidworks Simulation to verify your answers. You have the options to choose materials, connections, fixtures and external loads. For each of these options there is a detailed description of
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