Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 (Download)

Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 (Download)

Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 (Download)

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Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 (Download)

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  • For Factory Design and Simulation
  • Factory Utility Design
  • AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Mechanical
  • Inventor Professional, Navisworks Manage
  • 3ds Max Design, Showcase, Vault Basic
  • AutoCAD Raster Design, ReCap
  • For Windows 32- and 64-Bit
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  • 1Description

This collection of software from Autodesk - Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 - is a compilation optimized for factory design projects. The suite features all the functionality of the Premium edition, plus advanced tools to design and simulate manufacturing equipment, detect space constraints, and help identify equipment collision early in the process. The following software is included: Factory Utility Design, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Mechanical, Inventor Professional, Navisworks Manage, 3ds Max Design, Showcase, Vault Basic, AutoCAD Raster Design, and ReCap. This copy of the suite is a perpetual, single-user, download license. It can be installed on both 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows; however certain applications require a 64-bit operating system.

What's New for 2015

Factory Bill of Equipment
Create a bill of equipment for your factory layout. Create a Bill of Materials (BOM) table that includes equipment descriptions, quantity, estimated cost, and key parameters. You can then export this table to other database-driven applications
Enhanced Process Analysis and Optimization
Process Analysis 360 web-based software helps you to design and optimize your manufacturing process. Identify bottlenecks early in the factory planning process with a whiteboard interface. Then, seamlessly continue factory layout design with the Factory Design Suite interface in AutoCAD or Inventor
Improved Point Cloud Management Tools
Access new point cloud management tools within the Inventor factory design environment. Navigate to and define the visibility status of scan regions, or scan locations in a point cloud. In the Point Cloud Navigator dialog box, click the light bulb icon to switch off and on the visibility of the respective point cloud entry

Facility Layout Design with AutoCAD

    Take advantage of workflows built specifically for factory layouts in AutoCAD design and documentation software. Ensure greater accuracy and more efficient workflows with 1:1 bidirectional associativity between AutoCAD and Inventor files. The interoperable software in the suite automatically converts 2D drawings into 3D layout models and helps you to integrate reusable 3D models of machine and factory components, making it easier to try different layout scenarios digitally and find the optimal layout solution
    Expedite Designs with a Library of Assets
    Speed up designs with a large library of 2D assets--search, modify, and reuse content. Publish your own frequently used assets to the cloud. Quickly access a large library of parametric factory content--conveyors, material handling equipment, robots, electrical equipment, and more--instead of creating them manually. Factory Design Suite includes smart facility objects--such as walls, doors, windows, and column grids--and makes it easy to resize and edit each model based on your layout requirements
    Reserve Space with Asset Chaining Workflows
    Save space in AutoCAD and automatically generate 3D chains in Inventor with custom assets like conveyors or fences. The asset chaining functionality takes a simple path drawn in AutoCAD and converts it into a chain of assets, providing a familiar workflow while helping expedite the overall facility layout process
    Analyze Facility Layouts Directly in AutoCAD
    Evaluate facility design scenarios and improve facility layouts earlier with analysis tools in AutoCAD software. Get leaner manufacturing operations by using Factory Design Suite to improve the efficiency of your factory design. Analyze layouts for efficient material flow, machine utilization, and energy consumption in the early stages. Identify non-value-added costs incurred by transporting material within the factory, and quickly consider multiple what-if scenarios to optimize your layout. Improve manufacturing flexibility and efficiency by designing factory layouts that help reduce waste in all forms
    Combine and Visualize Large Facility Layouts
    Aggregate manufacturing facilities, production line layouts, and industrial machinery from various CAD systems. With this ability to incorporate various assets, you can produce real-time fly-through and walk-through simulations to effectively present layouts and collaborate with design team stakeholders during facility planning
    Early Interference Detection
    Conduct clash analysis and check for clearances digitally to reduce installation risks before you make any expensive capital equipment commitments
    Dynamic Presentations from CAD Data
    Transform CAD data into compelling imagery and movies to improve the factory design review process and protect data. Factory Design Suite offers you a quick and easy workflow to produce visualizations. Alternatives, photographic environments, and an extensive material library enable factory designers to produce marketing-quality presentations in a short time with minimal effort
    3D Animation for Communicating Design Intent
    Produce cinematic-quality animation that enables clients to see your digital factory in motion. Factory Design Suite offers numerous ways to produce lifelike images and stunning animations that accurately demonstrate the factory layout design and help to differentiate your work from the competition
    Simulate Installation Sequences
    Simulate construction schedules and logistics in 5D (3D + time + cost) to help analyze project activities and minimize cost and sequencing problems
    Efficient Capture of the As-Built State
    Factory Design Suite supports point clouds inserted into Inventor or AutoCAD, enabling factory planning designers to place factory assets in context of the actual, as-built state of the facility. Use Navisworks project review software to run clash detections between point clouds and the solid models that make up the factory layout
    Point Cloud Workflows
    Align, orient, and crop point clouds to the region of interest. Use them for collision detection, large asset alignment and fit, and clearance analysis. ReCap reality capture software and services help you create intelligent 3D models from laser scans. Clean, organize, and visualize massive data sets more easily
    Vault Integration with FDS
    Open layouts and assets directly from Vault data management software. Integration with Vault enables you to manage version and access control for factory projects and assets. Keep track of changes to the layout or design of your factory, and effectively communicate and collaborate on edits as they happen
    Efficient Design of Large, Complex Assemblies
    Work with integrated tools to design, visualize, and simulate large, complex assemblies and factory equipment. Develop, validate, and communicate product platforms and design variations digitally while synchronizing the manufacturing processes with optimal efficiency. Use integrated simulation tools to ensure product performance and reliability, shorten design times, and lower costs
    Virtually Infinite Computational Power
    Perform complex calculations and reduce solve time without depending on desktop computing limitations. With A360, you can access unlimited computational speed and power, and reduce time spent on design iterations. This processing runs independently of the tool, so you can design at the same time

    3D Factory Layout Design

    Associative 2D and 3D Workflows
    Experience greater accuracy and more efficient workflows with 1:1 bidirectional interactivity between AutoCAD and Inventor files
    Digitally test 3D Factory Models
    Explore different layout options in a 3D factory layout environment with drag-and-drop functionality. Factory Design Suite enhances AutoCAD and Inventor mechanical design and 3D CAD software with interoperable layout workflows that automatically convert 2D drawings into 3D layout models. Integrate your reusable 3D models of machine and factory components and try different scenarios digitally to find the optimal factory layout solution
    Large Library of Smart 3D Assets
    Expedite designs with a large library of 2D and 3D parametric assets, and publish your own frequently used assets to the cloud. Use a library of parametric assets, such as walls, doors, windows, and column grids, to re-size and edit each model based on your factory layout requirements. Search, modify, and reuse content
    Improved Connector Tools
    Connectors make it easier to position and group multiple assets in the factory design. Simply drag and drop from the factory library, and line up the green dots. In some cases, you can choose from among several orientations for aligning equipment. You can also directly select the connectors after dragging the asset from the library
    View FactoryCAD Drawings
    Factory Design Suite has expanded interoperability with FactoryCAD. Open files into AutoCAD design and documentation software and Inventor 3D CAD software for modifying legacy designs. The digital assets recognize the existing geometry for relating 3D objects. You can also open FactoryCAD files in Navisworks project review software and detect clashes between equipment and the as-is state of the building
    Revit Interoperability
    Import building models formatted with Revit building design software into a Factory Design Suite project. Simplify a factory project and export it as a Revit formatted file to include it in other projects. Get an accurate representation of the building and environment in which your factory projects are implemented to reduce collaboration errors and cost
    Factory Asset Creation and Management
    Rely on a large library of assets to make it easier to build layouts with commonly used factory equipment
    Asset Publishing and Sharing
    Create, publish, and share smart parametric assets in the cloud for use in factory layout and factory equipment designs. Share published assets with other members of your local team or make the asset public, sharing it with the worldwide factory design community. Factory equipment vendors can increase market presence by placing their designs directly into the hands of factory designers
    Create Assets from AutoCAD Blocks
    Take existing AutoCAD blocks from legacy AutoCAD drawings and publish them as 2D assets. Then, bring these assets into Inventor to view their 3D representations. Being able to reuse older designs quickly and efficiently reduces the time it takes to update existing designs or layouts
    Custom Assets for Layouts
    Publish smart assets, define landing surfaces and connectors, streamline projects requiring third-party CAD data, and keep 2D/3D models in sync. Create accurate digital prototypes of custom assets with built-in intelligence, such as connectors and landing surfaces that enable easy placement in your layout environment. You can even include models from suppliers in your layout, regardless of CAD format, shrink-wrapping and stripping them of important intellectual property
    Multiple Variant Asset Publishing
    Publish factory assets with multiple design variants and fewer mistakes. Establishing valid variants of factory assets ensures that downstream users comply with company standards and design practices, eliminating the mistakes encountered when an invalid asset is used
    In the Box
    Autodesk Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2015 (Download)
  • Autodesk Factory Design Utility 2015
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2015 (Download)
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2015 (Download)
  • Inventor Professional 2015 (Download)
  • Navisworks Manage 2015 (Download)
  • 3ds Max Design 2015 (Download)
  • Showcase 2015 (Download)
  • Autodesk Vault Basic 2015
  • Autodesk Raster Design 2015
  • Autodesk ReCap 2015
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    System Requirements
    Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 and 8.1 64-Bit: Pro, Enterprise
    Microsoft Windows 7 (SP1) 32- or 64-Bit: Home Premium, Professional, Ultimate, (64-bit recommended)

    Exceptions: Autodesk 3ds Max Design, Autodesk Navisworks Manage, Autodesk Navisworks Simulate, Autodesk ReCap, and Autodesk Showcase are not supported on a 32-bit operating system
    CPU Minimum:
    Dual-core x86 or x64 processor

    Quad-core x64 processor or better
    RAM 8 GB
    Graphics Hardware Minimum:
    Microsoft Direct3D 10 capable graphics card or higher (256 MB) or equivalent

    Microsoft Direct3D 11 capable graphics card or higher (1 GB) or equivalent

    Exceptions: OpenGL 3.0 or higher is required for Autodesk ReCap
    Display Resolution 1280 x 1024
    Disk Space 60 GB
    Web Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
    Software Microsoft Excel: 2007, 2010, or 2013
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 SP1
    Pointing Device MS Mouse compliant
    Internet Access Required to download installer and access Web-based features

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