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#1 posted 1516 days ago

I was introduced to Pro Engineer through an inservice at my school. In fact I was told to attend by administration. Supposedly it is the professional version of 3D design programs and that Gatorade product designers use it to design their bottles.

The processes are similar, but simpler in sketchup and it is a more user friendly interface and background.

After using both, I now teach sketchup. Take it slow, design a cabinet that is simple, piece by piece, and use a lot of components. That is the basic advice I give my students. Plus it is free and students can design at home. About 25% of my students really get into it. Going to shoot for 50% this year.


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