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Author Archives: Monica Schnitger

Monica Schnitger is president of Schnitger Corporation.

Stitching Together the Digital Thread

A digital thread is the communication framework that connects and integrates product data throughout its lifecycle, and across functional perspectives. It’s the next-gen of “right information, at the right time, to the right person.”

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So, You’ve Started Simulating—Now What?

The first step is doing the simulations and storing as much about them as you can; automation and consistency are add-on benefits that you shouldn’t overlook

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A Legacy of Connected Equipment

The IoT is a new world of connected equipment and data flows, which means that good ideas will come from unexpected sources.

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Optimize Early and Often

Multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) technology is improving quickly, becoming more user friendly with every release, but it’s still far from easy to set up a study as complex as this one.

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CMMs: A Machining Accuracy Possibility

Coordinate measuring machines (CMMs) are devices that use physical contact or, increasingly, laser scanners or other touchless techniques, to precisely create a digital map of the outside of an object.

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Stand Behind STEM/STEAM Programming

STEM projects build on the natural curiosity of children while teaching the scientific method, engineering, physics and biology, and let kids try on careers at an early age.

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A Look at Lightweighting

If we’re so concerned with weight, why don’t we just make everything out of carbon fiber? Or aluminum?

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