Catia V5 Training

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V5 Fundamentals | V5 Part Design | Generative Shape Design (GSD) | Generative Drafting
Digital Mock-up / Kinematics (DMU) | V5 Prismatic Machining | V5 Surface Machining | Knowledgeware


V5 Fundamentals

Duration: 40 Hours
Prerequisite: None
Cost: $1500.00

Course Description

CATIA V5 Fundamentals provides the student with a general understanding of all core design courses offered by Contract Cad Services. It is the prerequisite for sub sequential training in CATIA V5.

The course introduces to the student to the CATIA V5 environment with emphasis on the use of the Sketcher Workbench. It also presents an overview of the Part Design, Generative Shape Design, Assembly Design.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Fundamentals Course, the student is able to:

  • Create and Save various types of CATIA V5 documents
  • Differentiate and switch between a selection of workbenches
  • Perform various tasks concerning 3D Navigation and geometry selection
  • Create and constrain sketches
  • Descibe the functinal capabilities and general usage of:
    • Part Design
    • Generative Shape Design
    • Assembly Design

The instructor performs a series of lectures, demonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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V5 Part Design

Duration: 40 Hours
Prerequisite: V5 Fundamentals
Cost: $1500.00

Course Description

The course introduces the student to the CATIA V5 Part Design workbench. The creation of Sketch-Based Features and best-practice methodology is stressed throughout the class. The class will cover all areas for the Part Design Workbench while interacting with Sketcher and Reference Elements to create modifiable parts.

Course Objective

At the end of this course, students will be able to build or change simple and complex solid models with the ability to:

  • Create and modify Sketch Based features
  • Perform Boolean operations such as:
    • Assemble
    • Remove
    • Union/Trim
  • Manage profiles using the Sketcher workbench
  • Apply Draft, Thickness and fillets to Sketch Based features
  • Correctly organize the tree to enable maximum utilization of the Boolean Operation

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Generative Shape Design (GSD)

Duration: 80 Hours
Prerequisite: V5 Fundamentals
Cost: $3000.00

Course Description

Generative Shape Design (GSD) allows users to create a history-based part that will save time in the incorporation of engineering changes and modifications. GSD will introduce students to the functions used for the creation of a surfaced part in the CATIA Version 5 environment. Students will be taught "Best Practice" methods and processes for the efficient design of parts. They will learn how to reuse like elements in the course of a design, identify the driving features of a part and proper filleting and trimming order. Students will also learn how to logically manage the specification tree so downstream users will easily understand it.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Generative Shape Design Course, the student is able to:

  • Create wireframe elements
  • Create surfaces
  • Fillet features
  • Trim elements
  • Manage the specification tree
  • Create Powercopies
  • Catalog templates

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Generative Drafting

Duration: 16 Hours
Prerequisite: V5 Fundamentals
Cost: $600.00

Course Description

Generative Drafting introduces students to the CatDrawing format. CatDrawings are the two dimensional representation of a CATPart or CATProduct. Drawings are created by projecting views and creating text and dimensions to call out specific details of a part.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Generative Drafting, the student is able to:

  • Project multiple views of a part
  • Create dimensions
  • Add and remove call outs
  • Modify location, scale and rotation of views
  • Modify line type, hidden lines, thickness axis, fillet representation and patterns
  • Create text

The instructor performs a series of lectures, demonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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Digital Mock-up / Kinematics (DMU)

Duration: 40 Hours
Cost: $1500.00
Prerequisites: V5 Fundamentals

Course Description

CATIA V5 DMU (Digital Mock-Up) provides users an environment to design in context and/or quickly evaluate existing CAD designs through visual examination, interference, clearance, fit checking, sectioning, and measuring. The design data, being mathematically simplified, allows for large groups of geometry to be accessed and evaluated simultaneously. This course describes how to modify components in the DMU/V5 environment.. This includes exploding assemblies, annotating parts, quickly and accurately relocating parts, creating animations, and optimizing the parts for use.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Digital Mock-up / Kinematics (DMU), the student is able to:

  • DMU Navigator
  • DMU Space Analysis
  • DMU Optimizer
  • DMU Kinematic
  • DMU Fitting

The instructor performs a series of lectures, domonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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V5 Prismatic Machining

Duration: 40 Hours
Cost: $1500.00
Prerequisites:V5 Fundamentals

Course Description

CATIA V5 Prismatic Machining introduces students to "Best Practices" for creating CNC machine programs. Using a 2 Axis process. Students will learn a veriaty of options for creating a "cutter path" utilizing only 2 axis for running the machining process.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Prismatic Machining Course, the student is able to:

  • Create a Cutterpath
  • Run Machining on a 2 Axis system

The instructor performs a series of lectures, domonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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V5 Surface Machining

Duration: 40 Hours
Cost:$1500.00
Prerequisite: V5 Fundamentals

Course Description

CATIA V5 Surface Machining introduces students to "Best Practices" for creating CNC machine programs. Using a 3 Axis process. Students will learn a veriaty of options for creating a "cutter path" utilizing only 3 axis for running the machining process.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Surface Machining Course, the student is able to:

  • Create a Cutterpath
  • Run Machining on a 3 Axis system

The instructor performs a series of lectures, domonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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Knowledgeware

Duration: 40 Hours
Cost: $1500.00
Prerequisite: V5 Fundamentals

Course Description

CATIA V5 Knowledgeware introduces students to predefined geometry creation. Students will create components and create a link to an excel spreadsheet. The modification of the critical dimensions on the spreadsheet will create a change in the characteristics of the part.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the CATIA V5 Knowledgeware Course, the student is able to:

  • Create a linkable component
  • Create an Excel spreadsheet
  • Link component and spreadsheet
  • Modify dimensions

The instructor performs a series of lectures, domonstrations, exercises and oral quizzes to evaluate the student's comprehension of the course material.

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