CATIA V5: Generative Sheetmetal Design

Learn how you can make use of both standard and user-defined materials




    PREREQUISITES:  CATIA V5 Fundamentals.

    DESCRIPTION:  This course will teach you how to create a sheet metal part using the standard wall, bend and stamping features. You will view how user features can be incorporated into a design and how you can make use of both standard and user-defined materials. Finally, you will learn how to create a flat pattern and produce a detailed, annotated drawing.

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    Lesson 1: 
    Getting Started

    • In this module, you will study the user interface of the Sheet Metal Design workbench. You will also learn how to define sheet metal parameters. 

    Lesson 2: 
    Creating Sheetmetal Walls

    • Learn how to create primary and secondary sheet metal walls. You will also learn how to convert a part design model into a sheet metal design model.

    Lesson 3: 
    Creating Bends and Unfolded Mode

    • Learn how to create various types of bends. You will also learn about various reliefs and how to apply them. 

    Lesson 4: 
    Using Flanges

    • Learn about various types of flanges and how to create them. You will also learn tips to create them properly and easily.

    Lesson 5: 
    Creating Sheet Metal Features

    • Learn how to create sheet metal features like holes, cutouts and stamps. You will also learn to apply dress-up features like fillets and chamfers. 

    Lesson 6: 
    Using Transformations and Duplication

    • Learn how to create multiple instances of a feature using patterns and powercopies. You will also learn to move, rotate or scale features.

    Lesson 7: 
    About Mapping and Output

    • In this module, you will study various types of mapped elements and how to map the points and curves. You will learn to generate output in the DXF format. 

    Lesson 8: 
    About Advanced Topics in Sheet Metal Design

    • Learn to import the sheet metal parameters and apply them. You will also learn to work with multiple bodies using the multi-body approach

    Lesson 9: 
    Master Exercise: Create the Casing

    • In this exercise, you will design a casing by creating walls and bends. You will also practice to create sheet metal features and duplicate them. 

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