Recently I was hit with the question: (paraphrasing) I just received the error “ORA-01578: ORACLE data block corrupted (file # 11, block # 410112)”. Is there another scenario you can receive this error, without it meaning physical corruption? If there is, I’ve never run into it. In my experience, this has always meant physical block [...]
Here is a little script I whipped up in about 15 minutes last night out of pure laziness. My daughters homework was to find the area of a circle based on radius or diameter. There were quite a few problems and I didn’t want to have to do the calculations each time. So, I came [...]
So this Tyner guy invites me to contribute on his blog and I’m thinking, what could I possibly have to offer an engineering/design blog!? Then he starts bragging about his site’s statistics.. Over 100,000 members (dave: Did I say that?? It’s closer to 4,000 but if you round up…), 20+ million hits a year, blah, [...]
Autodesk Plant guru Joel Harris breaks down AutoCAD Plant 3D Isometrics for us into easy to swallow, bite sized chunks. Joel presented some of this material to a packed house at Autodesk University 2011. Click on the image to view the tutorial.
In the following tutorial, we will create a skydome that accurately projects light onto your scene. This tutorial is based largely (entirely) from the master of Mental Ray rendering, Jeff Patton. This tutorial will take you to youtube–> 3DS Max Skydome creation – If youtube is blocked, try replacing “http://www.youtube.com” with “https://www.youtube.com” in order to [...]
Why yes that is our beloved Project X on the cover. Suite! So, rather than post all the amazing features and benefits of Autodesk’s 2012 release of the soon to be industry leading Plant Design Suite. I decided to create a short video about it. You can find all of the answers to your [...]
These are words I despise. They are like, the Hitler of excuses…and I want to punch them in the face. Technology is constantly changing, progressing, advancing. As a result, Piping Design tools and technology are becoming far more advanced. From software to hardware, everyone is looking for the edge, right? I mean, we have software [...]
Tired of hearing about Project X accolades? We’re not! Huge thanks to Autodesk for putting our project in your reel, we are honored!! Congrats, Krew! You guys just keep blowing my mind. Click the play button below to play the reel or just check it out on YouTube! YouTube Link
Expert Smartplant 3D user and forum member “tim” discovered yesterday that every single SP3D 2009.1 Training Manual is now available for download via Intergraph Moscow’s ftp. You can see the post here: SEE ORIGINAL POST HERE I am guessing that Intergraph will be locking the door, soon.