ST5 is now faster and has more synchronous technology integrated throughout the product. More than 1,300 productivity enhancements requested by our customers are included in this release.
Attached is a PDF document that provides detailed information on each of the following sections. Here are the highlights:
Document management highlights
This release introduces a new document management application, Solid Edge Insight XT. Insight XT is a SharePoint application with a graphical user interface for managing Solid Edge files and related design information. It retrieves information, lets you visualize complex data relationships, and provides out-of-the-box workflows for Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) and Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
SharePoint supports customer specific processes and industry regulated processes. See Document management enhancements in the attached PDF for more details as well as the enhancements to Solid Edge Embedded Client and Insight.
Solid Edge offers three product data management integration solutions. Each is packaged independently. When you install Solid Edge, also install the product that matches your license. To learn more, see Administering Solid Edge in the attched PDF.
Part and sheet metal highlights
Solid Edge part and sheet metal enhancements include:
To learn more, see Part and sheet metal enhancements in the attached PDF.
More direct part and sheet metal operations are available from the assembly design, including creating, deleting, inserting, and editing features and parts.
New assembly relationship
Connect facesto any keypoint
Draft and PMI highlights
ST5 continues to simplify drawing documentation and improve the usability of dimensions and annotations in model PMI and on drawings. This includes:
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PMI model dimension enhancements
See Draft enhancements in the attached PDF.
Finite element analysis highlights
Solid Edge Simulation introduces:
Thermal stress analysis (thermal coupled studies)
See New in Solid Edge Simulation in the attached PDF.
User interface highlights
New to this release is the Solid Edge Mobile Viewer for the iPad.
Online self-paced training
Access to Solid Edge self-paced training is available online at no charge. Working at your own pace, from your own desktop, you can learn the basics of synchronous part and assembly modeling and drafting with these overviews, animations, and activities.
From within Solid Edge, the link to self-paced training is located on the Help pane.
To find it:
In the Help pane, under Learning Tools, select Solid Edge Self-Paced Training.
Printable What’s New documentation
A standalone book of What’s New in Solid Edge ST5 is available in the Help pane.
To find it:
You can print the entire What’s New help book, a selected book, or individual topics.