From CAD Manager's Guidebook

APPENDIX

Here is a listing of Web sites that provide the CAD manager with more information, including CAD vendors and standards bodies.

STARTING POINT

The following Web sites and publications provide you with information on CAD software, hardware, and management:

Tenlinks.Com
Links to almost all other CAD-related Web sites
www.tenlinks.com/CAD/products/index.htm

upFront.eZine
Free weekly email newsletter carrying news about CAD, published by author Ralph Grabowski.
www.upfrontezine.com

The CAD Depot
A large collection of shareware and freeware for CAD users.
www.caddepot.com

CADinfo.net
A Webzine that concentrates on articles and reviews of CAD software and hardware.
www.cadinfo.net

Multi-CADD
Australian independent magazine for all CAD products.
www.echomags.com.au

CADserver
The Web site from the British publishers of CADdesk AEC and MCAD magazines
www.cadserver.co.uk

Cadence Channel
The Web site from the publisher of Cadence magazine.
www.cadenceweb.com

CAD Online
The Web site from the publisher of CADalyst magazine.
www.cadonline.com

MCAD Vision
Mechanical CAD articles, reviews, and opinion by MCAD Cafe.
www.mcadcafe.com/MCADVision

Desktop Engineering
www.deskeng.com

DesignNews Online
www.manufacturing.net/magazine/dn

CAEnet
The Web site from the publisher of Computer-Aided Engineering magazine.
www.caenet.com/res/index.html

Pro/E The Magazine
www.proe.com

Solid Solutions magazine
www.solidmag.com

CATIA Solutions magazine
www.catiasolutions.com

The early packaging for AutoSketch (Autodesk) was a small, bright yellow, spiral-bound binder.

CAD VENDORS

The following list of CAD vendors is, of necessity, incomplete and may be out-of-date due to mergers, closures, and changes. For example, as this book was being written, Varimetrix changed its name to VX, and its Web address to www.vx.com (the old address, www.varimetrix.com,...

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Products & Services
Mechanical Computer Aided-Design Software (MCAD)
Mechanical computer aided-design software (MCAD) is used by machine designers and mechanical engineers to design and develop mechanical systems. MCAD software is also used in some architectural and construction applications.
Trade Magazine Publishers
Trade magazine publishers provide industry-specific articles and advertisements for members of a trade, business, or market segment. These technical publications often include how-to or instructional content, as well as information about products, materials, and companies in a particular field.
Computer-aided Engineering Software (CAE)
Computer-aided engineering software (CAE) is used in engineering, analysis and manufacturing
Computer-aided Design and Computer-aided Manufacturing Software (CAD/CAM)
Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software (CAD/CAM) is used in mechanical, electrical, and electronic design; simulation, drafting, and engineering; and design analysis and manufacturing.

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