CATIA

Session 1    

Introduction to CATIA V5

What is CATIA V5

Design Intent

System Requirements

Getting Started

Understand the CATIA Interface

Workbenches

Menus and Toolbars

Finding Tools

Specification Tree

Compass

Graphic Properties

Message Bar

Document Management

Understanding View Manipulation

Fly mode

Fit All In

Pan

Rotate

Zoom In

Zoom Out

Normal View

Multi View

Quick View

View mode

Hide/Show

Swap Visible Space

Understanding Standard Toolbar

New

Open

Save

Save Management

Print

Cut

Copy

Paste

Undo

Redo

Session2     

Introduction to Sketcher

Entering Sketche Workbench

Basic Sketching

Positioned Sketching

Profile Creation Using

Profile

Predefined Profile

Circle

Spline

Conic

Line

Point

Axis

Understanding Sketch Tools

Creating Construction/ Standard Element

Applying Geometrical/ Dimensional Constraints

Understanding User Selection Filter toolbar

Understanding Visualization Toolbar

Cut part by Sketch Plane

3D Element visualization

2D Element visualization

Diagnostics

Dimensional Constraints

Geometrical Constraints

Session 3    

Editing Profile using

Corner

Chamfer

Relimitations

Transformation

3D Geometry

Understanding Constraints

Constraints

Constraint Creation

Contact Constraint

Fix together

Auto Constraint

Animate Constraint

Edit Multi – Constraint

Sketch Analysis

Session 4    

Introduction to Part Design

Creating Sketch-Based Features

Pad Definition

Drafted Filleted Pad Definition

Pocket Definition

Drafted Filleted Pocket

Shaft Definition

Groove Definition

Hole Definition

Creating Reference Element

Plane Definition

Session 5    

Creating Sketch-based Feature

Rib Definition

Slot Definition

Stiffener Definition

Solid Combine Definition

Applying Dress-Up Features

Edge Fillet Definition

Variable Fillet Definition

Chordal Fillet Definition

Face-Face Fillet Definition

Tritangent Fillet Definition

Chamfer Definition

Session 6    

Creating Sketch-Based Features

Multi-Sections Solid Definition

Removed Multi-Section Solid Definition

Applying Dress-up Features

Draft Definition

Draft Reflect Line Definition

Variable Angle Draft Definition

Shell Definition

Thickness Definition

Thread/Tap Definition

Remove/Replace Face Definition

Creating Surface-Based Features

Split Definition

Thick Surface Definition

Close Surface Definition

Sew Surface Definition

Session 7    

Creating Reference Element

Point Definition

Line Definition

Creating Transformation Features

Transformation Definition

Rotation Definition

Symmetry Definition

Axis to Axis Definition

Mirror Definition

Pattern – Rectangular/ Circular Pattern Definition

Scale Definition

Applying Boolean Operations

Assemble Definition

Add Definition

Remove Definition

Intersect Definition

Union Trim Definition

Remove Lump Definition

Session 8    

Applying Advanced Dress-up Features

Draft Both sides

Advanced Draft

Automatic Fillet

Automatic Draft

Inserting new bodies

  • Body

Geometric Set

Ordered Geometrical Set

Understanding Tools toolbar

Update all

Manual Update Mode

Axis System

Mean Dimensions

Create Datum

Only Current Body/ Only Current Operated Solid

Catalog Browser

Understanding Measure Toolbar

Measure Between

Measure Item

Measure Inertia

Session 9    

Understanding Knowledge Toolbar

Formula

Relations

Knowledge Inspector

Lock

Design Table

Equivalent Dimensions

Apply Material

Understanding Knowledge Templates

Data Exchange in CATIA

Session 10

Introduction to Assembly Design

Understanding Top Down & Bottom Up Approach

Understanding Product Structure Tools

New Component

New Product

New Part

Existing Component

Existing Component with Positioning

Understanding Constraints Toolbar

Coincidence Constraints

Contact Constraints

Offset Constraints

Angle Constraints

Fix Component

Fix Together

Quick Constraint

Flexible/Rigid Sub-Assembly

Change Constraint

Reuse Pattern

Session 11  

Understanding Move Toolbar

Manipulation

Snap/Smart Move

Explode

Stop Manipulate on Clash

Understanding Product Structure Tools

Replace Component

Graph tree Reordering

Generate Numbering

Selective Load

Manage Representations

Multi Instantiation

Understanding Constraint Creation Toolbar

Default Mode

Chain Mode

Stock Mode

Assembly Features

Split

Hole

Pocket

Add

Remove

Symmetry

Creating Publications

Applying Material

Creating Scenes

Enhanced Scene

Scene browser

Applicative Entities Reordering

Understanding Space Analysis Toolbar

Understanding Catalogue Browser

 

Session 12

Introduction to Sheet metal Design

Understanding Sheet metal Parameters

Understanding Views Toolbar

Fold/Unfold

Multi viewer

Views Management

Creating Walls

Wall

Wall on Edge

Extrusion

Swept Walls- Flange, Hem, Tear Drop, User Flange

Creating Rolled Walls

Hopper

Free from Surface

Rolled Wall

Understanding Bending Operations

Bend / Conical Bend

Bend from Flat

Unfolding/ Folding

Point or Curve Mapping

Recognize Definition

Session 13  

Understanding Cutting Operations

Cut-out

Circular cut-out

Hole

Corner Relief

Corner

Chamfer

Understanding Stamping Operations

Surface Stamping

Bead

Curve Stamping

Flanged Cut out

Louver

Bridge

Flanged Hole

Circular stamp

Stiffening rib

Dowel

User Stamp

Understanding Transformation Operations

Mirror

Rectangular Pattern

Circular Pattern

User Pattern

Translation

Rotation

Symmetry

Axis to Axis

Understanding Manufacturing Preparation

Check Overlapping

Save as DXF

Session 14  

Wireframe and Surface Design

Introduction to Surface Design

Understanding Wireframe Toolbar

Point, Point and Planes Repetition

Line, Axis, Polyline

Plane, Planes Between

Projection

intersection

Circle, Corner, Connect

Spline, Helix

Creating Surfaces

Extruded Surface Definition

Revolution Surface Definition

Sphere Surface Definition

Trim & Split Definition

Session 15  

Creating Surfaces

Cylinder Surface Definition

Offset Surface Definition

Fill Surface Definition

Multi-Sections Surface Definition

Blend Definition

Understanding Operations Toolbar

Join

Healing

Untrim

Disassemble

Session 16  

Creating Sweep Surface

Swept Surface Definition using profile type: – Explicit, Line, Circle, Conic

Understanding Operations Toolbar

Extract

Transformations Commands

Extrapolate

Near/Far

Analysis

Connect Checker Analysis

Session 17  

Introduction to Drafting

Creating New Drawing File

Creating Projection Views

Front view

Un folded view

View from 3D

Projection

Auxiliary

Isometric

Advanced Front view

Creating Sectional Views

Offset Section view

Aligned Section view

Offset Section Cut

Aligned Section Cut

Session 18  

Creating Details Views

Detail

Sketched Detail Profile

Quick Detail

Sketched Quick Detail Profile

Creating Clipping View

Clipping

Sketched Clipping Profile

Quick Detail

Sketched Quick Clipping Profile

Creating Broken View

Creating Broke out View

Add 3D Clipping

Creating Wizard

Adding Drawing Sheets

Sheets

New View

Instantiate 2D Component

Deriving Annotations

Generate Dimension

Generate Dimension Step by Step

Balloon Creation

Bill of Materials

Advanced Bill of Materials

Session 19  

Applying Dimensioning

Creating Dimensions Using

Dimensions

Chained Dimensions

Cumulated Dimensions

Stacked Dimensions

Length Dimension

Angle Dimension

Radius Dimension

Diameter Dimension

Chamfer Dimension

Thread Dimension

Co-ordinate Dimension

Hole Dimension Table

Co-ordinate Dimension Table

Dimension Edition Using

Re-route Dimension

Create Interruption(s)

Remove Interruption(s)

Create/Modify Clipping

Remove Clipping

Understanding Tolerancing Toolbar

Datum Feature

Geometrical Feature

Understanding Annotations Toolbar

Text

Symbols

Table

Add Leader

Understanding Dress up Toolbar

Axis and Thread

Area Fill

Arrow

Understanding Geometry creation Toolbar

Points

Line

Circle and Ellipse

Profiles

Curves

Understanding Geometry modification Toolbar

Relimitations

Transformation

Constraints

Session 20  

Defining Standards

Inserting Frame and Title Block

Understanding Links

Understanding Positioning Toolbar

Element Positioning

Line up

Align into system

Analyse

Show geometry in all viewpoints

Dimension Analysis

Dimension Generation

Filters

Analysis

Learning Realtime Rendering Workbench

Hints for Projects