Aerospace Engineers Play Computer Games and Improve Design Skills

by Mick

An article in Design News talks about the advantages of trying out designs within an integrated design simulation environment.

The article describes various uses for simulation technology to give a designer a better understanding of issues ranging from engine maintenance issues at Lockheed (Does the engineer have enough room to do repairs on jet engines?), to a better understanding of how humans interact with other objects (What are the blind spots in a rear view mirror from a virtual human sitting in the driving seat of a vehicle?).

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