This is a post by Dave Martin on PTC site.
CAD software has been essential for product development for decades. Engineers use it to digitally create, modify, communicate, and analyze designs—before physical prototyping and manufacturing. Anybody who’s sat through mechanical engineering courses knows all that.
But what might surprise you is how much better CAD can do all these things these days. Here are my picks for the best uses in CAD software in 2019.