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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Click here to sign up. 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. We should always follow the rule that one file contains one part.

In other words, a compound cafia is going to require you stretch some parts and compress other parts of the surface to flatten it.

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. Login Forgot Your Password?

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Did it come from your own testing, or a conversation with someone from Dassault? Now, we are going to create parting surfaces, zhape the skin surface into a solid, and then split it into separate components. Log In Sign Up. I plan to do a comparitive study of this, but I’m sure that some of you may have already explored some of this. June 7, To create a swept surface: Terms of Service – Privacy Policy – Contact. cattia


We are happy generwtive the results that we get from the V4 Develop function. 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.

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May 25, It is underlined, and so all the coming elements will be stored under this set. Hide all elements except Sketch.

To create a plane at that maximum point: Red arrows on the two sections should be pointing to the same direction. To copy and paste the drawing into 3D space: Remember me on this computer.

A combined curve Boundary. It will return to its original stage Now, the upper skin has been completed. These will be a good reference Side view for us to build the 3D in the middle of the screen. As you see, the back surface becomes smoother than before. I’ll give the R17 unruled unfold a big thumbs up.


Flattening Complex (UnRuled) Surfaces

May 29, desigm I used the tool to provide flat patterns from which a few mock-up parts were cut. If I have time, I will take a closer look at it. 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. You can see the workbench icon at the upper right-hand corner.

Now we are going to assemble the parts into a product with other components, e. Since this capability is new as of R17, I’m not sure how good it is yet.

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. If we make any change on Paste with link it, the linked parts will be updated automatically.

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