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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We should always follow the rule that one file contains one part.

Flattening Complex (UnRuled) Surfaces

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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 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. Did it come from your own testing, or a conversation with someone from Dassault? We are happy with the results that we get from the V4 Develop function.


June 6, Login Forgot Your Password? It is underlined, and so all the coming elements will be stored under this set. However, we do happen to have the Composites WorkBench available and it has the ability to flatten unruled genefative. If I have time, I will take a closer look at it. Since this capability is new as of R17, I’m not sure how good it is yet. In other words, a compound surface is going to require you stretch some parts and compress other parts of the surface to flatten it.

Does anyone have any information or suggestions that they genrrative like to share on this topic? Also, we will not be deploying R17 companywide for another year or two.

Hide all elements except Sketch. To add a fillet between two surfaces: June 7, 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. We have a very small number of test machines that have R17 installed on them. V4 uses a different methodology, but I can’t speak to it.

Log In Sign Up. Now we are going to assemble the parts into a product with other components, e. You can see the workbench icon at the upper right-hand corner.


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. Remember me on this computer.


Now, we are going to create parting surfaces, transform the skin surface into a solid, and then split it into separate components. And, may the Force be with you To copy and paste the drawing into 3D space: Flattening Complex UnRuled Surfaces. To create a swept surface: Skip to main content. Or from the help docs? May 29, May 25, If not, change either one.

Although I do have to do sshape few extra steps to create a ply and the associative parameters that I don’t really need – except to be able to flatten my surface. Terms of Service – Privacy Policy – Contact. The line will be orange and the compass will be green.

I have not tested it myself, but v5r6 of our clients have opted for this Workbench. Desjgn Center Find new research papers in: We treat them as the background images only.

I used the tool to provide flat patterns from which a few mock-up parts were cut.