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Brenda Quinlan

Senior Variation Analyst at DCS.

Recent Posts by Brenda Quinlan:

by Brenda Quinlan, on Nov 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Mechanical Modeler Add-on Expands 3DCS to Support Kinematic Joints and Constraints Extracting Joints and Constraints from CAD can make model creation easy. With embedded GD&T (PMI, FTA) tolerancing your model …

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Topics:CATIA3DCSTolerance AnalysisCATIA V6WebinarSiemens NX3DCS CreoPTC Creo

by Brenda Quinlan, on Nov 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

This tutorial will cover  Fixed Constraints and  Fix Together Constraints to illustrate common constraints you can expect to use. The Fixed Constraint holds all of the parts in the Move Parts list in their current location and orientation …

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Topics:CATIA3DCSTolerance AnalysisCATIA V6WebinarSiemens NX3DCS CreoPTC Creo

by Brenda Quinlan, on Nov 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

This tutorial will cover Revolute Joints and Cylindrical Joints to illustrate common joints you can expect to use. The Revolute Joint move locates two axes to one another controlling four DoFs (degrees of freedom) and uses a pair …

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Topics:CATIA3DCSTolerance AnalysisCATIA V6WebinarSiemens NX3DCS CreoPTC Creo

by Brenda Quinlan, on Jun 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Six-Sigma Programs - Using Defects Per Million Opportunities in 3DCS Defects Per Million Opportunities (DPMO) is a very important criterion used in Six Sigma programs as an objective and determinant …

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Topics:CATIA3DCSTolerance AnalysisT&TSPCSiemens NX3DCS Creo

by Brenda Quinlan, on Jan 26, 2015 9:55:00 AM

How Many Simulations Should I Run to Know That I've Run Enough? Say that five times fast. Seriously, though, how many simulations are enough to be confident that your results …

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by Brenda Quinlan, on Jan 23, 2015 2:53:00 PM

Why Does the Confidence Interval for My Dimensional Analysis Matter? Confidence intervals provide information about the relationship between the actual statistic for a given simulation and the expected value of …

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Topics:3DCS

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