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Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)

Computer-aided engineering (CAE) refers to multiple computer applications needed to carry out engineering tasks, such as design, testing, and simulation. CAE software typically falls into one of four categories: Computer-aided design (CAD), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element analysis/method (FEA/FEM), and multibody simulation (MBS).

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE)

In most cases, only large companies have access to CAE software and this is because the software is expensive and requires a high level of technical expertise to use correctly. However, some CAE tools are becoming more affordable and easier to use. These tools may be a good option for small businesses that want to get started with CAE but don't have the resources to purchase standard software packages.

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