How to Learn SAP2000 for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

SAP2000 is general purpose civil engineering software which is mainly used for analyzing and designing structural system. The software is suitable for for modelling, designing, optimizing and analyzing of both 2D and 3D designs. Learning SAP2000 is crucial for civil engineers working in the field of structure (bridges, buildings, tanks, etc.) design. This post is…

How to Learn Solid Edge for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Solid Edge ST (Synchronous Technology) is a direct modelling (It can also be used as a 3D parametric/history based modelling) 3D MCAD software. Solid Edge isn’t only used for 3D modelling, but it’s also used for rendering, stress analysis, thermal and fluid simulations. Solid edge is currently developed by Siemens. Learning Solid Edge ST is…

How to Learn IronCAD for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

IronCAD is a 3D direct modelling CAD (Computer Aided Design) software unlike SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor which are history based CAD software, being a direct modelling software makes it very suitable for creating/drafting/manipulating drawings very fast and without any notable effort . IronCAD is very easy to learn and use, learning IronCAD is very helpful…

How to Learn ArchiCAD for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

ArchiCAD is a Building information modeling (BIM) software; it’s widely adopted by structural and  architectural engineers worldwide. ArchiCAD has a huge set of tools that allows its user to configure the different building object such as walls, doors, slabs, windows and roofs. These tools could also be used to construct a virtual building create scenes…

How to Learn Catia for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Catia is a parametric 3D CAD/CAM/CAE software, it’s widely adopted in the automotive industry (BMW, Porsche, Daimler AG, Chrysler, Honda, Audi,Land Rover, Volkswagen, Bentley, Volvo, Fiat, Peugeot Citroën, Renault, Toyota, Ford, Scania, Hyundai, Tesla Motors, Rolls-Royce Motors, Proton, Tata motors and Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, etc.), the aerospace industry (Boeing, AirBus, Bombardier Aerospace, EMBRAER, Vought…

How to Learn Rhino 3D for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Rhino 3D is a NURBS-based 3D modeling software; it’s widely adopted by architectures, industrial designers, automotive designers, marine designers and jewelry designers. It’s also commonly used in CAD / CAM, rapid prototyping and the graphics and multimedia design industries. One of the major strength points of Rhino 3D is Plugins which are add-ons that extend…

How to Learn Autodesk Inventor for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

Autodesk Inventor is one of the most widely adopted 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) software, it isn’t only used for 3D modeling, but it’s also used in; stress analysis, simulation, and mechanisms animation. There are many alternatives to Autodesk Inventor; SolidWorks and Solid Edge are two of the major alternatives to it. Learning Autodesk Inventor…

How to Learn SpaceClaim for Free

By Ahmed Mahmoud

SpaceClaim is a direct modelling 3D CAD (Computer Aided Design) software unlike SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor which are parametric CAD software, it has been gaining popularity recently due to its flexibility, ease of learning and ease of use, SpaceClaim was acquired by Ansys in May 2014. Learning SpaceClaim is very helpful for anyone working in…