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TodCast #16 Easy Flow Techniques

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Previously I showed some flow techniques that relied on exploding geometry and animation techniques Recently a customer asked if there were simple ways to show flow, show Pressure Change and show Gas tanks filling up without having to rely on modifying the geometry even if it was all one piece or not even having geometry and, not using Key frame animation. Here are a couple of simple techniques that just might do the trick.

Enjoy,

Tod

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TodCast #13:Basics of Scenarios

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Using scenarios can be a powerful tool in multi user environments. In addition, it can also be a way to simplifiy subassembly and assembly animations. Here are a few basic tips to help you get started.

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TodCast #10: Faking Geometry Deformations, Tips and Tricks

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You can’t do deformations in 3DVIA Composer… or can you?
True you can’t physically deform objects other than scaling but you can get by with quite a bit by faking it.
Recently a customer wanted to simulate a variable belt drive power system in 3DVIA Composer. This episode will give you some tips and tricks to help you do just that. You may even pick up a few other animation techniques and tips while you’re at it.

Enjoy Faking Geometry Deformations

 

Tod

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COE “Ask the Experts”

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Ask the expert

Hi everyone!

Just a short announcement that Tod will be hosting Part 2 of his “Ask the Experts” webinar series. He’s going to get into some nifty advanced animation techniques — so whether you’re a newbie looking for more horsepower, a seasoned pro who wants a refresher, or just generally interested in taking a look at 3DVIA Composer, please sign up and attend.

Presentation is TODAY, July 14th @ 11:00 am Eastern time, and free for all COE members!

Here’s the link to the registration page. Enjoy!

(If you missed Part 1, no worries… they keep an archive of previous sessions.)

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