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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I used the tool to provide flat patterns from which a few mock-up parts were cut. Does anyone have any information or suggestions that they would like to share on this topic? The line will be orange and the compass will be green. May 25, Flattening Complex UnRuled Surfaces. In other words, a compound surface is going to require you stretch some parts and compress catiq parts of the surface to flatten it.

You can also see it in the way they display the flattening analysis window that shows compression and tension portions of the flattened surface. We have a very small number of test machines that have R17 installed on them. To create a plane at that maximum point: Now we are going to assemble the parts into a product with other components, e. Login Forgot Your Password? You can see the workbench icon at the upper right-hand corner. Also, we will not be deploying R17 companywide for another year or two.


To copy and paste the drawing into 3D space: May 29, If not, change either one.

Skip to main content. But the test machines could probably accomodate the frequency that this task will be done i. These will be a good reference Side view for us to build the 3D in the middle of the screen.

June 6, To create a swept surface: And, may the Force be with you Or from the help docs? Since this capability is new as of R17, I’m not sure how good it is yet.

V4 uses a different methodology, but I can’t speak to it. We should always follow the rule that one file desugn one part. Log In Sign Up. It will return to its original stage Now, the upper skin has been completed. I plan to do a comparitive study of this, but I’m sure that some of you may have already explored some of this.


We treat them as the background images only. Now, we are going to dhape parting surfaces, transform the skin surface into a solid, and then split it into separate components.

If I have time, I will take a closer look at it. June 7, I don’t happen to be working on composite parts, but I am willing to consider dexign novel approach of using this workbench to flatten surfaces without having to revert back to the legacy system. Did it come from your own testing, or a conversation with someone from Dassault?


Click here to sign up. The Unfold function will only flatten ruled surfaces in R I’m sure that this information would be useful to a fairly broad audience of people.

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Help Center Find new research papers in: A combined curve Boundary. We are happy with the results that we get from the V4 Develop function.

Cxtia is underlined, and so all the coming elements will be stored under this set. As you see, the back surface becomes smoother than before. Hide all elements except Sketch.

Flattening Complex (UnRuled) Surfaces

Red arrows on the two sections should be pointing to the same direction. I’ll give the R17 unruled unfold a big thumbs up. 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.

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