CATIA

Stands for Computer-Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application, CATIA is the most powerful Knowledge-based and widely used CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software of its kind in the world. CATIA has been created by Dassault Systems of France and is marketed & technically supported worldwide by IBM.

USES OF CATIA

Have a Look around you. Everything and Anything you see had to be designed before manufacturing. The desk you are using, the chair you are sitting in, your daily use appliances, your car, your home, etc.
The list is almost endless. Nearly Everything is being designed on computers. CATIA plays a major role in the design process. The software is being used by the majority of automotive and aerospace industries for automobile and aircraft products and its auxiliaries and tooling design.

INDUSTRY USING CATIA

CATIA users are generally Aerospace, Appliances, Architecture, Automotive, Construction, Consumer Goods, Electronics, Medical, Furniture, Machinery, Mold and Die, and Shipbuilding industries. CATIA has played a major role in NASA’s design of the various Space equipment. Besides this CATIA has also been used as a Vital tool for designing “jet-fighter” aircraft, aircraft carriers, helicopters, tanks and various other forms of weaponry extensively used by the Defense Sector.

DURATION: 80 hrs.

 

INTRODUCTION About CATIA V5R20

APPLICATION WINDOW
About CATIA V5, CATIA V5 Basic Modelling Process, Starting CATIA V5, Menu Bar, Tool Bar, Work Area, Specification Tree, Compass, Prompt Zone, Power Input Mode

SKETCHER
Introduction, Entering Sketcher Workbench, Menus and Toolbars, Finding Tools, Graphics Properties, Message Bar, Sketch Tools, Colors, Smart Pick, Customizing for Sketcher, Sketcher Workbench, Geometry Creation, Sketching Profiles (Lines, Rectangle, Circle, points, Ellipse, Parabola, Hyperbola, Conics)

EDITING PROFILES
Performing Operation on Profiles (Corner, Chamfer, Trim, Break, Mirror, Translation, Rotation, Scales), Project 3D Element Projection, Geometric and Dimensional Constraints, Animating Constraints, Setting Units, Sketch Analysis, Hide/Show, Investigating the Model, Parent-child Relationship, Redefining Feature Parameters

SKETCH BASED FEATURE
Part Design Workbench, Part Design terminology, Creating Base Feature, Selecting Base Feature, Features that Add or Remove Material, Creating Pad, Drafted Filleted Pad, Multi Pad, Creating Pocket, Drafted Filleted Pocket, Multi Pocket Hole Creation Using a Positioning Sketch, Shaft, Creating Groove, Rib, Slot, Stiffener, Solid Combine, Multi section solid, Removed Multi section solid

DRESS UP FEATURES
Fillet, Chamfer, Draft, Shell, Thickness, Thread and Tap, Remove Face, Replace Face

TRANSFORMATION FEATURES
Translation, Rotation, Symmetry, Mirror, User Pattern, Scaling, Rectangular Pattern, Circular Pattern, Affinity, Axis to Axis

REFERENCE ELEMENTS Reference Point, Reference Lines, Reference Planes

ADVANCED PART MODELING
Surface-Based Feature, Split, Thick Surface, Close Surface, Sew Surface, Boolean operations, Inserting a New Body, Inserting Bodies, Boolean operation: Adding Elements, Boolean operation: Removing Elements, Boolean operation: Assembling Bodies, Boolean operation: Union Trim, Boolean operation: Remove Lump, Boolean operation: Intersect Material Properties, Viewing Material on the Model, Annotation, Creating Annotation Text, Creating Flag Notes, Measure Between, Measure Item, Mass Properties, Measure Inertia

INTRODUCTION TO ASSEMBLY DESIGN
Assembly Design Workbench, Product Structure Tools, Creating Bottom-up assemblies, Inserting an Existing Geometry, Adding a new components, Replacing a Components, Inserting an Existing Components with Positioning, Multi-Instantiation, Moving the Components Creating Top-Down assemblies, Copy and Paste a Components, Exploding a Constrained Assembly, Constraints (Fixing, Coincident, Contact..), Assembly Feature, Split, Hole, Pocket, Remove, Add, Symmetry, Scene

WIREFRAME AND SURFACE DESIGN
Introduction to Surface Design, 3D Wireframe Geometry, Entering Surface Workbench, Creating Wireframe Geometry (Points, Lines, Axis, Helix, circles..), Creating Surface Geometry, Extruded Surface, Revolved Surface, Spherical Surface. Cylindrical Surface, Swept Surface, Offset Surface, Filling Surface, Blended Surface, Multi-Section Surface

OPERATION TOOLBAR
Join, Healing, Un trim, Disassemble, Split, Trim, Boundary, Extract Surface, Extrapolate, Transformation Features, Translation, Rotation, Symmetry, Scaling, Affinity, Near Elements

DRAFTING
Introduction, Drafting Workbench, Insert an Image, Setting the Drawing Sheet, View Generation, Secondary View, Modifying Views, Generative Dimensions and Balloons Generation, projection view, section view, detail view, exploded view, broken view, breakout view, scaling a view.

OVERVIEW
Views, View Planes, Creating Multi View Projection, Creating views Using projection Lines, 2D Components, Creating Dimensions, Creating Datum Feature, Annotations, Dress-up Features.

REAL TIME RENDERING
Overview, Materials, Creating Camera, Defining Light Source, Applying Stickers, Environment, Material Library

DATA EXCHANGES
Introduction, Data Exchange in CATIA, STEP, IGES, DXF/DWG

GENERATIVE SHEET METAL DESIGN
Analysis & Simulation
a) Generative Structural Analysis
Machining
a) Prismatic machining
SPUR Gear Design
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