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01-11-2012, 07:20 PM #1
SolidWorks and Koenigsegg
I just found out the other day that Koenigsegg uses SolidWorks to design there cars. Knowing that, I am very compfortable using the software for my business.
Koenigsegg, do you have any comments about the program or anything you would like to say?
01-11-2012, 07:32 PM #2
01-12-2012, 03:48 AM #3
I use solidworks for mostly all of my product design... Awesome program all around A+
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01-13-2012, 04:39 AM #4
I use solidworks all the time. I was slightly surprised to find out when I heard they didn't use Catia by DSS instead. I love SW though, it's a great program. The only thing that busts my balls is the fact you can't go backwards in versions (i.e. open a SW2012 file on SW2011). The solidworks site has a pretty cool video about the cc being designed entirely on sw
01-13-2012, 01:10 PM #5
That's pretty cool - would be awesome to get your hands on the assembly files for it.
I'm a Unigraphics/NX person myself, but most 3D software has the same capabilities these days.
01-13-2012, 01:12 PM #6
We use solidworks for everything at Bosch. All your injectors, Fuel rails, spark plugs, ECU's/TCU's... everything we do is in solidworks for the most part
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01-13-2012, 01:37 PM #7
That's pretty surprising, I would think they use pro E or catia.
I know how to draw in SW but I can't stand doing cad. Maybe it's because I had a dumb teacher, but mainly because I don't have the temper to deal with it
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01-13-2012, 02:19 PM #8
Do any of you designers use simulation software to test the designs before they go into physical prototyping? For instance for structural integrity or life cycle fatigue testing?
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01-15-2012, 11:19 PM #10
David, if you don't mind me asking, what exactly do you use solidworks for in your line of work? I'm a huge car guy and love hearing about other peoples' projects and work. Sounds like you might be into some pretty cool stuff