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Downloads - Dimensional Analysis and All the Extras

Find out how 3DCS and QDM can help you save valuable time and reduce costs from rework, scrap, non-conformance issues and warranty claims. 







Webinar Recordings On Demand


Part 1 - Series - Locator Sensitivity Analyzer (LSA) and Alias Display

Introduction to new features for testing Moves and speeding up point and Move naming

Watch the Webinar On Demand


Part 2 - - Color Mapping and the Process Capability Database (PCDB)

Using visual tools to quickly analyze and present models as well as linking tolerances to a common, easily updated database (PCDB).


Part 3 - Series - FEA and Compliant Modeling (focus on Thermal Expansion)

Using Compliant Modeler to model thermal expansion and other material properties

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QDM and InspectionXpert Deliver Automated Quality Reporting - FAIR, Ppap and AS9102

Use InspectionXpert and QDM to instantly generate compliance reports


SPC Report Creation and Quality Data Intelligence in QDM 3D

Introduction to using QDM 3D to instantly generate reports from inspection and quality data


Supplier Quality Assurance - Easily and Inexpensively Communicate SPC Quality Data

Create simple to use quality communication between companies. 


Use SPC Reports to Compare and Contrast Data Instantly

See how easy it is to compare quality data. Compare simulation data with plant data. 



Dimensional Engineering Focus Compilations


2008 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

Find out about Material Deformation and Force effects

2009 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

Worst Case analysis? FEA Welds? Learn about different methods of modeling

2010 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

Discussions of Non-Linearity and Over Constrained Assemblies

2011 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

Deep dive into modeling, analysis, Cp and Perceived Quality

2012 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

All about Quality Statistics, Datums and Kinematics

2013 DE Focus Compendium - Table of Contents

Datums, modeling methods and the utilization of CMM data


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Whitepapers and Case Studies


ITER Case Study

A single run prototype design for a fusion reactor in southern France. http://www.iter.org/


GD&T - Current and Future States

Brief discussion on use, application and current status of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.


Peterbilt Case Study 

Using 3DCS and dimensional management to reduce costs. http://www.peterbilt.com/


Tips and Tactics: Helpful Articles on Using CATIA and 3DCS


T&T - Best Practices - Working with Large Models in CATIA and 3DCS

Are your saves taking hours? Problems with huge product trees? Try some of these helpful tips. 


T&T - Moving Models from CATIA V5 to CATIA V6 

With CATIA V6 leveraging ENOVIA's database system, it can be tricky to move your models over and keep your hard work

Read more about 3DCS modeling tips and topics at the DCS blog: http://blog.3dcs.com


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