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Furniture design – Dining table

With the aim of helping you try harder in the area of Computer aided furniture design, I am coming up today with this simple wooden dining table to model and render. The most interesting parts to model in this example are legs. The table top part is

Home design software

The release of IKEA’s home design software—the IKEA Home Planner—shook the world of interior decoration as well as the CAD community due to the fact that for the first time, the average individual with no prior knowledge of computer aided design could now import furniture pieces—straight from

Top 5 Design Software Applications for Antennas Design

An electrical engineer or the average tech enthusiast looking to design and develop an antenna for commercial reasons or for his or her own private us, must have both a technical and theoretical knowledge on how these structures function, as well as the different design/analytical methods and

What drone for what purpose?

Since there are a lot of type of drones on the market today, I thought about dropping a couple of lines on those which in my opinion deserve some attention from a newbie’s point of view. Most time, drones are use purely for recreational activities but you

Modeling a fan blade

It could be very tricky modeling a fan blade in AutoCAD using basic commands. This will be very difficult to achieve if you have not been playing a lot with surface modeling. Here is a simple step by step tutorial about how you can easily model a

Microstrip Antenna design with Ansys HFSS

Here is a simplified Microstrip antenna design with Ansys HFSS. There are few basic things that must be known before designing an antenna in general such as: The frequency range in which the antenna is planed to be be propagating, the size of the antenna, the material, 

A stability Matlab code

If you have ever worked with numerical methods you will know that a major issue with using these methods is not only the exactness of the method but most time, we struggle too with stability of each of the methods. In this post I am simply going

Modeling an Alloy Wheel in CATIA

In this session, we are modeling an Alloy Wheel in CATIA using simple techniques. An alloy wheel is a substitute of commonly used steel wheels. It integrates all parts of a normal wheel: wiz. Rim, Spokes, Wheel Hub… Alloy wheels are generally lightweight than common wheels, thus

Guide to owning unmanned aerial vehicles

Imagine having the ability to fly or project yourself to anywhere of your choosing and observe certain proceedings without anyone been aware of your presence, what will you do? While the US chose to spy on bizarre situations such as on the soccer training camp of the

Best Free architecture software

Are you looking for good free architecture software to get your small projects done? There is good news for you! There are companies out there offering free architecture software, free to download. Not everyone has spare money to spend on a software, and luckily companies like AutoDesk

HFSS Antenna Design

ANSYS HFSS software is one the commonly used modeling software for simulating 3D electromagnetic wave propagation. It is one of the essential tool for engineers involved in project in the field of high-speed electronic and high frequency components. Here is a step by step HFSS Antenna design

3D AutoCAD tips

Here are some 3D AutoCAD tips for beginners. We will be reviewing three command that could help you extend your skill in modeling using the CAD software AutoCAD. AutoCAD offers a ton of commands, and most time the one we are frequently using are those we already

Furniture design in AutoCAD

What CAD software do you think is suitable for furniture design? What do you think about furniture design in AutoCAD? It is always better to try different CAD software with the same exact project, to be able to not only get a personal opinion but to see

Threaded rod in AutoCAD

I recently got a comment from a reader of this blog asking me to do a tutorial about how to model a threaded rod in AutoCAD, but I actually  thought we have already gone through this topic while we talked about how to draw a spring in

Runge kutta Matlab code

This is an exercise which is solved just for the purpose of comparing two numeral methods and see which one of them is more accurate. Here we will be using Matlab to solve the equations with two different methods, which are: Second order Runge Kutta method and

How to draw a klein bottle in AutoCAD

A klein bottle is a closed surface with only one side, formed by passing one end of a tube through the side of the tube and joining it to the other end. (Definition from Google). Here is a tutorial where you will learn how to draw a

NX CAD

NX is a very powerful CAD software by the German’s company Siemens It is a widely used software nowadays. In this NX CAD tutorial, we want to create a Protective Back Cover of mobile in NX 8.0. A Protective Back Cover is usually made up of Silicone.

Modeling a Car Tire in CATIA

You most probably know that tires play a major role in suspension of an automobile and diminish fuel consumption. And tires shapes varies according to the nature of the road. In this tutorial, we are going to do some modeling, and the object we will be modeling

NanoCAD – AutoCAD Alternative

NanoCAD is a free CAD software having a quite similar interface with AutoCAD. NanoCAD allows you to create DWG compatible CAD files which you can share with AutoCAD users. Nanosoft also provides an advanced version of NanoCAD which is a paid version: NanoCAD PLUS If you have