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Model Based Definition

pete_yodispete_yodis OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 666 ✭✭✭
It seems there is general interest from a lot of folks nowadays in Model Based Definition and Model Based Enterprise.  Are there any thoughts on implementation in Onshape?  This might figure into the drawing side of things that is now in progress...  I would suspect that MBD might factor in importantly in the future CAD products - especially as automotive and DOD contracts may be demanding information be exchanged in this manner.

Comments

  • billy2billy2 Member, OS Professional, Mentor, Developers Posts: 1,256 PRO
    Let's do it,

    Seems silly to use 2D abstractions to convey a design. Wish the world would hurry up.

    It's probably all those autocad users slowing us down (just kidding).





  • tomasz_domanskitomasz_domanski Member Posts: 1
    MDB does make a lot of sens, probobly even more in OnShape with its great sharing possibilities, why creting 2D drawing if almost everyone from supplier to shopflor is using pc or tablet anyway, If shared 3d model have all model annotations, gd&t, notes on it drawing would be redundant. Any plans to do it in OnShape?
  • 3dcad3dcad Member, OS Professional, Mentor Posts: 2,377 PRO
    +1
    //rami
  • chris_winters404chris_winters404 Member Posts: 37 PRO
    The drawings will never be completely redundant, there will always be a need for the GD&T to be on a drawing with control frames for Quality, Inspection, and vendor communication. MBD would however speed up the drawing creation and open the door for better collaboration with multiple people working on a project together.
  • petr_svobodapetr_svoboda OS Professional Posts: 7 PRO
    @Onshape Any news/progres in MBD?
    I have got an email from competitor. I would love Autopair function when one part drives another....
  • tom_macphailtom_macphail Member Posts: 7 PRO
    @Onshape any progress...? This is the way everything is going, with the 3d data being the master.
  • glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member, OS Professional Posts: 96 PRO
    This looks very interesting and I think extremely useful. While I have been at this long enough to have learned on a drafting board the drawings have always been a means to an end that included some problems. This would cut time significantly and have a much more up to date display of parts and assemblies.
  • sean_blanchardsean_blanchard Member Posts: 30 ✭✭
    I agree. I would like to see some implementation of 3D Annotations as well as Model Base Definition. I'm not sure it this would be a feature incorporated in Onshape or a 3rd Party Application. But, regardless, I am excited to see when Onshape will implement this request.
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