Computer-aided technologies

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Illustration of the interaction of the various computer-aided technologies.
CAx tools in the context of product lifecycle management

Computer-aided technologies (CAx)[1] is the use of computer technology to aid in the design, analysis, and manufacture of products.

Advanced CAx tools merge many different aspects of the product lifecycle management (PLM), including design, finite element analysis (FEA), manufacturing, production planning, product

See also


  1. ^ Werner Dankwort, C.; Weidlich, Roland; Guenther, Birgit; Blaurock, Joerg E. (2004). "Engineers' CAx education—it's not only CAD". Computer-Aided Design. 36 (14): 1439–1450. doi:10.1016/j.cad.2004.02.011. 

External links

  • LearnCAx Online Education in CAx Technologies
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