Solid edge and Solid work, which one is better?
Better at what, exactly?
As basic modelers go, they're very comparable. Simulation wise, SE uses the Nastran solver... if you don't already know about it, then just know that it's been around a very long time and forms the backbone of most high-end CAD solvers. The simulation process in SE seems less clunky to me overall, but I'm not a SE power-user by any stretch and my SWorks experience dates from '98 to 2012, so I'm a bit 'behind' on new advancements.
The one thing in my mind that really sets the two apart is SE's use of synchronous technology.. a similar tool-set to what's available in NX. A very powerful tool-set that I use often in NX and at this point can't imagine living without.
This is a good introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xm1Wf3FK59Y#action=share
Dear Samuel Sanjoto,
As per My point of view we cannot compare between software's rating which is better because each one is specialized in different things, more over we can say like what advantages or disadvantages that both have.
More Software doesnt matters when it comes to design if you are well familiar with one particular software you can do wonders.
Coming to you question solidworks as better environment than solidedge as per my experience.
A very interesting question.
Better at what exactly?
I'll assume this refers to better technology that is going to make you more productive and get your job done faster. This is why i prefer and have used Solid Edge for many years. I also find Solid Edge easier to use (subjective I know)
Its worth remembering that SolidWorks is built on technology that is owned and developed by Siemens. The same technology that they have based Solid Edge on. This is namely the modelling kernel (Parasolid), and the constraint engine (D-cubed).
What SolidWorks doesn’t get though is synchronous technology. This frees you of traditional design constraints that come with traditional history based modelling tools (like SolidWorks). It allows you to make the design changes needed without having to worry about the way parts were originally modelled (really handy when design intent changes). It also allows you to edit models that have been imported. Never underestimate the power tand speed hat synchronous technology brings to your design process.
Solid Edge has grown into a very comprehensive and capable portfolio that covers design, simulation (structural and flow), manufacturing, technical publications and fully scalable data management.
The latest version has also brought about some fantastic next generation design tools around the area of generative design (topology optimisation) and reverse engineering. These are among the best in class as far as I can see and are powered by another Siemens technology called Convergent modelling which allows you to work on models that contain mesh and b-rep geometry.
If your question is based on the fact you need to decide which one to buy. I urge you to check out Solid Edge – you won’t be disappointed.