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ECAD/MCAD Collaboration Solutions: Integrating Mechanical and Electrical Product Design
Electro-mechanical design continues to gain importance, as the majority of today’s products have both electrical and mechanical components and systems

design brief example  simulated in the virtual design environment. This paper provides CIMdata's perspective on ECAD-MCAD collaboration; the motivations for its use, its value and future, as well as CIMdata's views on a set of solutions based on ProSTEP's EDMD Schema. The following sections address: ECAD-MCAD Collaboration-a brief review of the impacts and value derived from the use of ECAD-MCAD collaboration within an overall PLM (see sidebar) strategy. ECAD-MCAD Collaboration Solutions-a brief perspective on ECAD-MCAD

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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