Catia Level 1: Intro to Catia
Course Duration: 40 Hours
Tuition: $2,300 USD
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[accordion-item title=”Overview +” state=open]Introduction to constraint based modeling assembly and drawing utilizing the latest release of Catia This course was developed for new users who want to become proficient in using Catia in just one week. This course focuses on core-modeling skills in a comprehensive manner which includes topics like sketching, part modeling, assemblies, drawings, and basic model management techniques. This course also includes several comprehensive design projects that enable one to practice these new skills by creating parts, assemblies, and drawings.
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[accordion-item title=”Prerequisite +” state=closed]None! A mechanical aptitude is helpful but not necessary.
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- Overview of the Catia V5-6R or if you prefer an older version of Catia like V3 user interface.
- Creating and assembling parts.
- Customize environment/map key development.
- Creating features: Extrudes, Sweeps, Patterns, Shell, Draft, Rounds, and Solid geometry using curves and surfaces.
- Use Modify, Redefine, and Relations features to maintain more control over geometry.
- Insert Mode, Reorder, Edit Reference (reroute), and Edit Definition (redefine).
- Utilize Edit Definition: learn to redefine Catia parts that others have modeled with confidence.
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- Discuss piece part modeling as opposed to the top-down approach.
- Discuss 3D notes and production drawings for fully detailed piece parts vs for quality control.
- Discuss the multiple uses of drawings, to document models and their use as design tools for controlling snap fit, accuracy and locating interference. Learn how to take advantage of the parametric and associative nature of Catia.
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- Model and detail a series of simple blocks.
- Create detail drawings of block models.
- Create an assembly of pre-existing toy dump truck.
- Use Lego parts to create an assembly of Lego geometry.
- Use sweeps and top down design to develop a desktop stapler.
- Modify an existing assembly of parts with interference issues.
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