This is a post by Emma Rudeck on the Concurrent Engineering Site.
3D modelling software is a powerful tool, which is used to design everything from a new pair of shoes to the next generation of automobiles. Regardless of the types of products you design, incorporating 3D modelling into your design process makes it easier for you to recognise potentially costly design flaws, understand how your product interacts with its environment and what service it’ll be able to provide the consumer. It can decrease the time it takes for a product to reach the market, without compromising on the design quality. But, to get the most out of your 3D modelling tool, what are the 5 important facts that every design engineering office manager needs to know?