Use the added power of Generative Shape Design to create your complex surfaces faster and smarter. Learn to create the most efficient surface model possible. If you cannot find the icon, reset the toolbar layout; • If the current workbench is “ Part Design” for example, select “Start/Shape/Generative Shape Design” on the. 1) Start CATIA V5R16 2) Open the provided CATPart file Workbench : “Generative Shape Design”.. 3) Click “Porcupine Analysis” icon. 4) Measure the .

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V4 uses a different methodology, but I can’t speak to it. June 6, It is underlined, and so all the coming elements will be stored under this set. Now we are going to assemble the parts into a product with other components, e.

Or from the help docs? Although it is not a must and does not affect the final result, keeping the tree in a correct order can help us modify the model more easily in future. Terms of Service – Privacy Policy – Contact.

We should always follow the rule that one file contains one part. As you see, the back surface becomes smoother than before. Although I v5e16 have to do a few extra steps to create a ply and the associative parameters that I don’t really need – generatiive to be able to flatten my surface. The line will be orange and the compass will be green. However, we do happen to have the Composites WorkBench available and it has the ability to flatten unruled surfaces.


And, may the Force be with you We treat them as the background images only. If I have time, I will take a closer look at it. Log In Sign Up. You can also see it in the way they display the flattening analysis window that shows compression sape tension portions of the flattened surface.

If we make any change on Paste with link it, the linked parts will be updated automatically. But the test machines could probably accomodate the frequency that this task will be done i.

May 29, To create a swept surface: Skip to main content. I plan to do a comparitive study of this, but I’m sure that some of you may have already explored some of this. To create a plane at that maximum point: Did it come from your own testing, or a deskgn with someone from Dassault?

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May 25, Login Forgot Your Password? Remember me on this computer. We have a very small number of test machines that have R17 installed on them. Click here to sign up. I don’t happen to be working on composite parts, but I am willing to consider a novel approach of using this workbench to flatten surfaces without having to revert back to the legacy system. Help Center Find new research papers in: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email shale a reset link.


Also, we will not be deploying R17 companywide for another year or two. I used the tool to provide flat patterns from which a few mock-up parts were cut. I’ll give the R17 unruled unfold a big thumbs up.

We are happy with the results whape we get from the V4 Develop function. I have not tested it myself, but some of our clients have opted for this Workbench. If not, change either one. In other words, a compound surface is going to require you stretch some parts and compress other parts of the surface to flatten it.

A combined curve Boundary. To add a fillet between two surfaces: Hide all elements except Sketch. Since this capability is new as of R17, I’m not sure how good it is yet. Red arrows on the two sections should be pointing to the same direction.

Flattening Complex (UnRuled) Surfaces

The Unfold function will only flatten ruled surfaces in R These will be a good reference Side view for us to build the 3D in the middle of the screen. I’m sure that this information would be useful to a fairly broad audience of people. It will return to its original stage Now, the upper skin genertaive been completed.