What I witnessed that day was a combination of preparedness and stoicism. No sooner had the typhoon moved on than the cleanup crews came out in full force. The morning commute went off without a hitch.
Last week we concluded our annual Z-DAC User Conference in San Antonio Texas. While this event is always well-received and marvellously interactive between Zuken and our ever-growing family of customers, this year was truly special, as Zuken unveiled the first real paradigm shift in electronic design since those heady days of EDA yore: CR-8000 Design Force.
Electro-mechanical Co-design Comes of Age: Merge and Verify Designs from Any PCB CAD and Mechanical CAD Environment
There are a number of packages out there to help you design your PCB, simulate how well it will work, and verify that it can be built. 3D mechanical design tools can help you design and model anything from a digital camera to an aircraft carrier while performing structural integrity and thermal checking throughout the design process.