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Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Manual Format . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Log on/off procedures for Windows NT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 To log on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 To logoff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 CATIA Version 5 Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Part Design Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Pull-down Menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 File . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Edit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Insert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Tools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Window . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Bottom Toolbar in Part Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Part Design Workbench . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Sketcher Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Sketcher changes to bottom toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Sketcher Workbench . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Working with Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Creating a new document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Opening an existing document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Saving a document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Closing a document . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Basic Sketcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Basic Shapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Creating a new part with a new sketch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Saving and closing the part . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Rectangle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Oriented Rectangle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Parallelogram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Elongated Slot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Elongated Curved Slot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Keyhole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Hexagon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Circle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Circle through 3 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Circle with Cartesian coordinates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Circle tangent to 3 elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Arc through 3 points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Arc through 3 points using limits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Arc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Spline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 www.cadfamily.com Connect Curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 The document is for study only,if any tort to your rights,Please inform us,we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Table of Contents, Page i © Wichita State University

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Ellipse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Parabola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Hyperbola . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Conic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Unlimited Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Bi-tangent Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Bisect Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Axis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Point using coordinates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Equidistant points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Intersection Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Projection Point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Dimensional Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Geometrical Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Modifications to profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Corner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126 Chamfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129 Trim and Break . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 Hide/Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137 Basic Part Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Basic Shapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Pad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140 Pocket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 148 Multiple Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151 Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153 Groove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 156 Hole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Rib . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171 Slot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 Stiffener . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175 Modifications to Shapes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Fillet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 Chamfer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 Draft Angle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 187 Shell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 Thickness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Modifying values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 195 Interfacing with Sketcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 200 Advanced Sketcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Construction Geometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 Advanced Constraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215 www.cadfamily.com Sketchstudy only,if any .tort. to your .rights,Please.inform. us,we .will. delete. it 223 The document is for Transformations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Sketch Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233 Advanced Part Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 Part Transformations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 Patterns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 Modifying Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 253 Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 Inserting Part Bodies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 Boolean operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267 Part Design Lofts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 271 Part Design Using Surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273 Applying Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277 Reference Geometry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 Offset from plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279 Parallel through point . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 280 Angle/Normal to plane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 Through three points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 281 Through two lines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 282 Through point and line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283 Through planar curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283 Normal to curve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Equation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Tangent to surface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 Mean through points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 285 Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287 Problem #1.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 287 Problem #2.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 288 Problem #3.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 289 Problem #4.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290 Problem #5.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291 Problem #6.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 292 Problem #7.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 294 Problem #8.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295 Problem #9.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 296 Problem #10.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 297 Problem #11.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 298 Problem #12.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299 Problem #13.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300 Problem #14.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 301 Problem #15.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 302 Problem #16.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303 Problem #17.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 304 Problem #18.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305 Problem #19.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306 Problem #20.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307 Problem #21.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308 Problem #22.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 309 www.cadfamily.com Problem #23.0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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Appendix A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315 Customize - Start Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 315 Customize - User Workbenches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316 Customize - Toolbars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 316 Customize - Commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 Customize - Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 Appendix B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319 General - Display - Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 319 General - Display - Visualization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 320 General - Parameters - Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 321 General - Parameters - Units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322 Mechanical Design - Part Design - General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 323 Mechanical Design - Part Design - Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 324 Mechanical Design - Sketcher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325 Appendix C . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Material Library . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 327 Fabrics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328 Metal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 329 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330 Stone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331 Wood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332 Applying a material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 333 Properties of a material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 334 Rendering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 334 Inheritance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 Feature Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335 Analysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336 Drafting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336

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CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Introduction
CATIA Version 5 Part Design and Sketcher

CATIA® V5R6

Upon completion of this course the student should have a full understanding of the following topics: Creating sketches Constraining sketches Modifying sketches Creating parts Modifying parts Performing boolean operations on parts Basic use of surfaces in part design Applying materials to parts

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Manual Format

CATIA® V5R6

It is important to understand the format of the manual in order to use it most effectively. This manual is designed to be used along with an instructor; however, you will need to do a lot of reading as well, in order to fully understand CATIA Version 5. The exercises in this book will list steps for you to complete, along with explanations that try to inform you what you have just done and what you are getting ready to do. The actual steps are in bold type and the information that follows the steps is for your benefit. Anything that appears in italics refers to a message CATIA provides—this includes information in pull-down menus, pop-up windows and other messages. Bold type is also used to call your attention to key terms you may not yet be familiar with. An example of a step and its explanation is shown below (note: normally the lines will not be there): Select a location to the right of the origin. This specifies the other end point of the line. You will continue specifying locations in order to complete your profile. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

As you can see, the desired action blends in with the text except that it appears in bold. The information following the step explains what that step accomplished and where you are going next. It is important for you to read this information to help in your understanding of CATIA Version 5. Also, you will find that the exercises build upon themselves. Later exercises often assume you know how to do certain steps which have been covered in earlier exercises. If you did not quite pick up what you needed to know from an exercise, you will probably wish to review it several times before moving on to the more advanced sections. As you progress through the manual, it expects that you are learning and therefore you are able to do a lot more with fewer steps. Eventually, you are expected to be able to create parts without any steps.

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The sketches are used to define the two-dimensional cross-sections to be used to design three-dimensional shapes.com Introduction. The fifth objective is to introduce the use of wireframe and surfaces in the part design process as well as applying various materials to your design. This will include the use of formulas to set up typical values at multiple locations as well as more complex formulas to provide a more dynamic sketch. Page 3 © Wichita State University . This includes using construction geometry and projecting threedimensional geometry to the sketch plane. and the modification of your design is the real strength of part design. especially if you already know CATIA Version 4. The second objective of the course is to use these sketches in part design.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The fourth objective is to become efficient at modifying your designs. This is meant only to be an introduction and not a complete course on these subjects. The third objective of the course is to familiarize you with the advanced methods of creating sketches and parts.com The document is for study only. in time you will find that it is a very powerful method for creating profiles. and is easy to use. you may find it frustrating at first but very natural by the end of the course. There are a few different shapes that can be made as well as various operations that can be performed on them. you can design a variety of parts. The first objective of the course is to learn to use the Sketcher and constrain your profiles to the desired specifications. In CATIA Version 5 this is fairly simple. you will learn how to use multiple parts and perform boolean operations on them. In terms of part design. However.Please inform us. These profiles can be constrained using many different types of constraints. this will look very similar. If you have used the Dynamic Sketcher from CATIA Version 4.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 CATIA Version 5 uses the Sketcher as its principal method to create profiles. As mentioned before. www. In conclusion: You should be able to design many parts using the Sketcher and the Part Design workbenches of CATIA in an efficient manner. You can modify your design either by changing the parameters of a part operation or by modifying the sketch that was used. By combining these shapes and operations. Otherwise it is a new environment and it can be frustrating at first.

if any tort to your rights. Select the Domain box.com The document is for study only. Select CADLAB.Please inform us. The domain CADLAB is the proper domain for your user. Type in your user name (do not press Enter). The Logon Information box should look similar to the one above except with your user name and your password. Select the Password box. This is the password that was provided to you at the beginning of class. This is the user name that was provided to you at the beginning of class. Type in your user password (do not press Enter). Page 4 ©Wichita State University . This will allow you to type in your password in the space provided. This will allow you to type in your user name in the space provided. Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys and press Delete.com Introduction. This allows you to choose which domain you wish to log into.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Log on/off procedures for Windows NT To log on: CATIA® V5R6 The monitor screen should have a gray box displayed with Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to log on.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www.cadfamily. Select the User name box.

allowing you to cancel the logoff in case you ever happen to select that option by mistake.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.. Hold down the Ctrl and Alt keys and press Delete. you will still need to log off the system. Double-click on the CATIA icon. If for some reason it can not log you in.com Introduction.Please inform us. Page 5 © Wichita State University . Select Exit. When you select OK with your mouse. you are telling the computer that the information that is in the Logon Information box is correct and you are ready to log in.com The document is for study only.. This will exit you from CATIA.cadfamily. This will log you off the system. The Windows NT Security box should appear. To logoff: Select the pull-down menu File.) Select OK.if any tort to your rights. (This isn’t terribly likely to happen.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK. This will run CATIA. www. you need to verify that you typed in the correct information. Once you are logged into the system then you should see a CATIA icon on your screen. A new box will appear. Select Logoff.

If you change the positions of the icons.Please inform us. B C D E The workbenches and the toolbar are customizable.com responsible for knowing where you put them.com Introduction. You will be working with parts in this class so this will change to be a part and as you perform different actions the tree will reflect those actions. These will be discussed in detail later in the book. you will be www. you will primarily be using the Part Design workbench. There are various areas of the screen which need to be pointed out.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The document is for study only.cadfamily. Currently it has an entity referred to as a product. Page 6 ©Wichita State University . The current workbench can be switched to a different one by using the appropriate icon on the workbench. this book will assume that they are in their original location. The current workbench is the Product Structure workbench. The Welcome to CATIA V5 window allows you to change to different workbenches that are available. However. The pull-down menus are used for a variety of different tasks. In this class.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA Version 5 Screen CATIA® V5R6 This is how CATIA Version 5 looks when you first run it. These will be discussed in detail later in the book.if any tort to your rights. or toolbar. A This is your specification tree. contains various icons that will allow different actions to be performed. The bottom row of icons.

Y and Z represent the axes. You will normally use these to help design your part. A B C D The xy plane. by contrast. Notice the definition for your first partbody is also located in the specification tree when you begin a new part. The red square is the compass manipulation handle. These are the standard planes that CATIA uses.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. yz plane and zx plane are represented in the specification tree for every part that you create. The letters X. Page 7 © Wichita State University E . can be attached to actual objects. This axis represents the true rotation of the part.if any tort to your rights.com Introduction. however in this class you will primarily be using it as another method of rotating your part around.Please inform us. The compass. However the workbench on the side changes to the Part Design workbench and the bottom row of icons has some additional icons. This is the 3D compass and it has three separate parts. The point close to the Z axis is the free rotation handle.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Part Design Screen CATIA® V5R6 This is how the Part Design screen normally looks when you first start a new part. a compass manipulation handle and a privileged plane. Notice that the pull-down menus remain the same.cadfamily. These are the actual planes that are represented in the specification tree. This has various options throughout CATIA. The XY plane is the privileged plane which is located at the base of the compass.com The document is for study only. The Z axis is the default orientation. It has a free rotation handle. www.

Please inform us. drawing. Page 8 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.com Introduction. This allows you to open them again quickly. part or product Creates a new document based on an existing one Opens an existing document Closes the current document Saves the current document with the same name Saves the current document with a name you specify Saves all documents that are currently opened Saves all documents that are currently opened with a name you specify Prints the current document Allows you to view the relationships between documents Allows you to send CATIA data to an e-mail or another directory Exits CATIA The other documents listed there are the most recent documents that were opened.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Pull-down Menus CATIA® V5R6 File New New from Open Close Save Save As Save All Save All As Print Desk Send To Exit Creates a new analysis. www.

com Introduction.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. Updates your document with changes Cuts the selected objects from the document Copies the selected objects Pastes the previously cut or copied objects in the document Gives additional options to the paste Deletes selected objects Searches your document for certain objects Adds or deletes objects from a selection set or creates one Define Selection Set Takes preselected geometry and stores it in a selection set Links Properties Edits document links Displays and edits graphic properties Defines the current work object and allows you to scan through the part Scan or Define in Work Object www.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Edit CATIA® V5R6 Undo Repeat Update Cut Copy Paste Paste Special Delete Search Selection Sets Undoes the last option. Redoes the last undo option. You can redo multiple options in a row. Page 9 © Wichita State University . You can undo multiple options in a row.Please inform us.

com Introduction. Geometry Toggles between seeing and not seeing geometric elements.cadfamily.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. You can also customize a toolbar.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher View CATIA® V5R6 Toolbars Allows you to view or hide toolbars. Page 10 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. also known as geometry Specification Toggles between seeing and not seeing the specification tree www.

if any tort to your rights. Retrieves different views and it allows you to add new views for retrieval at a later time.com Introduction. The Accelerate and Decelerate options control how fast you fly or walk.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Compass Reset Compass Tree Expansion Toggles between seeing and not seeing the compass Resets the compass to its original location if moved CATIA® V5R6 Allows you to expand or collapse the levels in your specification tree. You can simulate what it looks like as you turn your head right or left using Turn Head. The Previous view and Next view options allow you to page through the different views that you have defined with the other options. You can specify a plane and look normal to the plane with the Normal View. Page 11 © Wichita State University . It will also let you Fly Through or Walk Through your design. Specifications Overview Geometry Overview Fit All In Zoom Area Zoom In Out Pan Rotate Modify Named Views www. Gives an overview window of the specification tree allowing you to zoom in on areas of the tree Gives an overview window of the geometry in your document. You can Zoom In or Zoom Out.com The document is for study only. The Look At option allows you to specify the direction you want to look at your part.cadfamily. allowing you to zoom in on an area of the geometry Zooms the display so as to make all the geometry fit on the screen Zooms in on an area that you specify Zooms in or out on your part by using the left mouse button to drag up or down Drags the display of your part around with the left mouse button Rotates the display of your part around with the left mouse button This allows you to look at your geometry in a variety of ways.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

Please inform us. use the right mouse button. the part is shown with every dimension exactly to scale. the area of your part that is closer to the screen appears larger than the area that is farther away. You can also view your part either in Perspective or in Parallel.com The document is for study only. To turn off full screen mode. In parallel mode. Navigation Mode Lighting Depth Effect Ground Magnifier Hide/Show Full Screen www. Page 12 ©Wichita State University .com Introduction. You can customize your own type of render style using the Customize View option. The Swap visible space option will toggle between the hidden side and the show side.if any tort to your rights. This only affects your part visually. in perspective mode.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Varies ambient lighting effects Clips geometry between clipping planes Visually inserts a plane at ground level Creates a zoomed in view of your part in a separate window Hides or shows geometry. Walk and Fly modes.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Render Style CATIA® V5R6 The different render styles control how the parts will be displayed. with no menus or toolbars. Switches between Examine. Shows your geometry using the full screen. not geometrically.

same as the Sketcher options Runs the Sketcher.com Introduction..Please inform us.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. same as the Sketcher options Inserts fillets.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Insert CATIA® V5R6 Object Body Annotations Constraints Sketcher Axis System Sketch-Based Features Dress-Up Features Surface-Based Features Transformation Features Boolean Operations Inserts an object such as a spreadsheet or a word processing document Inserts a new body in to your part Inserts annotations in to your part. chamfers. Page 13 © Wichita State University . same as the Part Design options Inserts various transformation features. same as the Part Design options Inserts boolean operations between part bodies Advanced Replication Tools Allows you to create and store features www. same as the Part Design options Inserts various features using surfaces. same as Part Design options Inserts constraints.cadfamily. same as the Sketcher icon in Part Design Defines a new axis system Inserts various Sketcher features. etc.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Tools CATIA® V5R6 Formula Image Allows you to apply formulas to your part Capture allows you to capture images off of the screen into various formats such as TIFF. edits and runs macros Macro Parent/Children Customize Shows the relationships between components of the part Customizes the toolbars.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Introduction.cadfamily. The Album option is where the captured images go by default. The Video option allows you to record what you are doing and replay it.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Page 14 ©Wichita State University . Records. This option will allow you to access them. JPEG. more information in Appendix A www. PNG or BMP.

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www.if any tort to your rights.com Introduction.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Window CATIA® V5R6 New Window Tile Horizontally Tile Vertically Cascade Creates a new window Tiles your windows horizontally so they do not overlap Tiles your windows vertically so they do not overlap Cascades your windows so they overlap but you can still see the top and left side of each window The other windows listed are the windows that are currently opened. You can switch windows by selecting from the list.cadfamily.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 16 ©Wichita State University .

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com Introduction.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. Page 18 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Bottom Toolbar in Part Design CATIA® V5R6 Creates a new part Open an existing part Saves the current part Prints the current part Cuts the selected objects Copies the selected objects Pastes what’s been copied or cut Undoes the last action Redoes the last undo Gets help on a selected item Generates a formula Generates a table Knowledge inspector Goes to fly mode Fits all of the geometry in window Pans the display window Rotates the geometry Zooms in Positions view normal to a plane Changes view Changes render style Hides/shows elements Swaps visible space Applies material to a part Measures between two items Measures an item Measures inertial properties Updates a part Creates an axis system Tolerancing Creates a datum Opens a catalog Change current body Performs a draft analysis Performs a curvature analysis Zooms out www.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.

com The document is for study only.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Part Design Workbench Changes workbenches Selects geometry Goes to Sketcher Creates a pad Creates a pocket Creates a shaft Creates a groove Creates a hole Creates a rib Creates a slot Creates a stiffener Creates a loft Removes a loft Fillets with a constant radius Fillets with a variable radius Fillets between faces Fillets using a tri-tangent Chamfers a corner Creates a draft angle Shells out a side CATIA® V5R6 Adds thickness to a side Creates thread notation Adds thickness to a surface Splits an object Closes a surface Sews a surface into a part Translates an object Rotates an object Symmetries an object Mirrors an object Generates a rectangular grid Generates a circular grid Generates a user-defined grid Scales an object Creates constraints by dialog Creates a constraint Creates text with a leader Creates a flag note Draft reflect www. Page 19 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.com Introduction.

Also notice the grid that appears when you are in Sketcher. www. This grid will be discussed in more detail later in this book.com Introduction. This grid can be turned on and off using the pull-down menu Tools/Options.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketcher Screen CATIA® V5R6 This is how the Sketcher screen normally looks when you first start a new sketch.if any tort to your rights. Page 20 ©Wichita State University . Notice that the pull-down menus remain the same.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. and the toolbar at the bottom has some changes.cadfamily. However.Please inform us. the workbench on the side changes to the Sketcher workbench.

This is helpful when you need to use an edge of the crosssection to define a constraint.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketcher changes to bottom toolbar CATIA® V5R6 When you go to the Sketcher.com Introduction. If it is highlighted. www. CATIA will automatically generate geometric constraints as you sketch your profile. If it is not highlighted. Toggles between automatically generating dimension constraints or not. When sketching. This grid can be modified using the pull-down menus. If this icon is highlighted.if any tort to your rights. you will be creating standard geometry that will be used in Part Design. dimensional constraints will not automatically appear.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Toggles between automatically generating geometric constraints or not. If you do not have this icon selected then you can select anywhere in the sketch to define a point for your sketch. the geometry you create will just be construction geometry. If it is highlighted. CATIA will automatically generate dimension constraints as you sketch your profile. If you do not have this icon selected. In the Sketcher there is a grid defined in the default settings. geometric constraints will not automatically appear. If it is not highlighted. and will not be part of your sketch in Part Design. most of the icons in the bottom toolbar remain.com The document is for study only. there are times when you just want to create some geometry to use for the construction of other geometry—you do not want it to be an actual part of your sketch in Part Design.cadfamily. Toggles between snapping to a point of the grid or not snapping. If this icon is highlighted then when you sketch. Page 21 © Wichita State University . your selections will snap to a point on the grid. A few new ones also appear: Cuts part by sketch plane. Toggles between creating standard geometry and construction geometry.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketcher Workbench
Changes workbenches Selects geometry Exits Sketcher Creates constraints by dialog Creates a constraint Creates constraints automatically Animates constraints Creates a user-defined profile Creates a rectangle Creates an oriented rectangle Creates a parallelogram Creates an elongated slot Creates an elongated curved slot Creates a keyhole Creates a hexagon Creates a circle Creates a circle through 3 points Creates a circle using coordinates Creates a circle tangent to 3 elements Creates an arc through 3 points Creates an arc through 3 points using limits Creates a spline

CATIA® V5R6

Creates a connect curve Creates an ellipse Creates a parabola Creates a hyperbola Creates a conic Creates a line Creates an unlimited line Creates a bitangent line Creates a bisect line Creates an axis Creates a point Creates a point using coordinates Creates equidistant points Creates an intersection point Creates a projected point Creates rounded corners Chamfers elements Trims elements Breaks elements Quick trim Closes elements

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Symmetries elements Translates elements Rotates elements Scales elements Offsets elements Projects 3D geometry onto the sketch plane Intersects 3D geometry with the sketch plane Projects canonical edges onto the sketch plane

CATIA® V5R6

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CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Working with Documents

CATIA® V5R6

It is important for you to understand how to work with the documents and especially how to save them in order to be productive using CATIA Version 5. Creating a new document This allows you to start a new document. For this class you will normally start a Part document. This does not close any documents that are already opened, it only creates a new window with the document. Select the new icon in the bottom toolbar. This allows you to create a new document. The document that will be created depends on the selection you make, either an analysis, drawing, part, product or other. You see that there are many different types of documents that you can create in CATIA. Select Part.

Select OK. This will create a new part.

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CATIA Part Design & Sketcher
Opening an existing document

CATIA® V5R6

This allows you to open a document that has been previously saved. This does not close any documents that are already opened, it only opens a new window with the document. Select the open icon in the bottom toolbar. This allows you to open an existing document. A File Selection window should appear.

This allows you to specify the folder that you want to look in and then specify the file or document that you want to open. Find the document that you want to open and select it. You can either open a document by selecting it and then selecting Open or you can just double-click on the file and it will automatically open. This step assumes that you just selected the file not double-clicked on it. The name of the document should appear in the File name box. Select Open. This should open the document.

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Saving a document This allows you to save a document that you currently have opened.

CATIA® V5R6

Select the save icon in the bottom toolbar. This will allow you to save the document with the current name. If this is the first time you saved this document then it will automatically open a Save As window allowing you to specify a name for the document. Otherwise it will just save the document with the same name it already has. If you want to save a document with a different name, you have to use the Save As option in the pull-down menu File. Select the pull-down menu File.

Select Save As. A Save As window should appear. You will need to specify which folder you want to save the document into and the name of the document.

Choose the correct folder and then enter the file name in the File name box. Select the Save button. Alternatively, you may press Enter. The document should save www.cadfamily.comname. with the new The document is for study only,if any tort to your rights,Please inform us,we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Introduction, Page 26 ©Wichita State University

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Closing a document

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This allows you to close a document that is currently open with or without saving. If the document has not been saved, CATIA will ask you whether or not you want to save it. Select the pull-down menu File.

Select Close. If the document has already been saved and has not been modified, CATIA will close the current document. If the document has been modified and not saved, CATIA will open the Close window.

If you want to save the changes then press Yes. If the document has previously been saved, it will be saved again under the same name; otherwise, the Save As window will appear. If you do not want to save the changes, press No. To return to the document rather than closing it, select the Cancel button.

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you can use the pull-down menus. the geometrical constraint icon and the dimensional constraint icon. www. this is to make them easier to see. profiles. If you struggle or would like more information then you can consult the individual exercise for that shape. This section will consist of four parts: basic shapes. though.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. constraints and modifications to profiles. Therefore you should just concentrate on what each icon allows you do and the corresponding shape it creates. Later in the class you will learn how to put everything together to generate your parts.cadfamily. When you are sketching. It is assumed that you have the default icons selected in the bottom toolbar. The pictures in this manual are shown without a grid. After that if you need help you will have to refer back to that page. The first page shows you the necessary steps to begin a new model and start a new sketch on a particular plane. you will have a grid by default. Basic Shapes This part will discuss the various shapes that can be created in the Sketcher using the icons on the Sketcher workbench. If you want to turn the grid off. Page 29 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Basic Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 This section will cover the basic use of the Sketcher to create profiles for the Part Design package. The purpose of this group of exercises is to introduce how to use those icons and generate the basic shapes. These and the other options in the bottom toolbar will be discussed in more detail later in the manual.com Basic Shapes. Note: It may not be necessary to do all of the following exercises step by step. This includes the snap-to-grid icon. The usefulness of these shapes depend on the profile you are trying to create. If you feel comfortable with the material then you can create all of the basic shapes on one sketch. The following exercises assume that you are in a new sketch.com The document is for study only.

Saving and closing the part Select the pull-down menu File. Note: Remember to refer back to this page if you have trouble creating a new part with a new sketch. You will now want to close the window because you are finished with this exercise: Select the pull-down menu File.if any tort to your rights. There are many types of documents possible. This will activate the Sketcher. By selecting this plane you are telling the computer that you want to sketch a profile in that plane. This will save the document as a CATPart with the name you specified in the directory you specified. www. Select OK. but first CATIA needs to know which plane you wish to use for your sketch. Select Save.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. so next you will choose which type you want. You can either select the yz plane symbol in the center of your screen or you can select the yz plane name in the specification tree. This creates a new document. This will give you the option to use Save As. Select the Sketcher icon. This closes the window and you are now ready to proceed to the next exercise.cadfamily. Select the Save As option from the pull-down menu. This will give you the option to Close.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. This will create a new part. This will open up the Save As window. Select the yz plane. normal to) the plane to perform your sketch. Select Close option from the pull-down menu. You will need to specify your directory in the Save in box and key in the file name in the File name box. CATIA will rotate the window around so that you are looking straight down on (that is. Page 30 ©Wichita State University . Select Part.com Basic Shapes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Creating a new part with a new sketch CATIA® V5R6 Select the new icon in the bottom toolbar.

This defines the other corner of the rectangle and the rectangle should appear similar to the one below. Select the rectangle icon. If you wish.com Basic Shapes. If you select the icon at the location of the arrow the various sub-option icons will appear. This will specify one of the corners of your rectangle. Notice this icon has a down arrow on it. you can save your document: call it rectangle with your initials. All you have to do is specify two opposite corners of the rectangle and Sketcher will generate it for you.if any tort to your rights. Notice how the horizontal and vertical constraints automatically appeared on the rectangle. Page 31 © Wichita State University . This is useful any time you need a box shape.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Once you select the icon it should highlight.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Rectangle CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a rectangle using the rectangle icon. Select somewhere up and out to the right.com The document is for study only. www. For now you just want the regular rectangle.Please inform us. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.

This is useful any time you need a box type shape that is oriented at an angle instead of being horizontal and vertical. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon. Select somewhere up and to the left of the last location. The next location that you select will define the orientation of the rectangle. you can save your document. This allows you to access the sub-option icons. The icon should change to the oriented rectangle icon and highlight. call it oriented rectangle with your initials. The next location that you define will determine the height of the oriented rectangle. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Notice how the parallel constraints automatically appeared on the oriented rectangle. This defines the other end of a side of the oriented rectangle. Release the button on top of the oriented rectangle icon. You have to specify a location for the rectangle to begin at and then specify the other end of the line representing a side of the rectangle. After doing that then you have to specify a location for the height of the rectangle and then the rectangle will be generated for you. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Oriented Rectangle CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an oriented rectangle using the oriented rectangle icon. This will specify one of the corners of your rectangle.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. Select somewhere up and to the right. Page 32 ©Wichita State University . it has moved to the sub-options now.com Basic Shapes. Notice how the rectangle icon no longer appears. This defines the height of the oriented rectangle and it should appear similar to the one shown below. Remember you can always access the suboptions by holding down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon.if any tort to your rights. You will want the oriented rectangle icon. If you wish.Please inform us.

it has moved to the sub-options now. (Note: The rectangle icon may not currently be showing. Finally.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Remember you can always access the sub-options by hold down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon. You will want the parallelogram icon. This is useful any time you need a shape where the sides are parallel to one another but they can be at any angle. This is similar to the oriented rectangle except the angle between sides does not have to be 90 degrees. save your document and call it parallelogram with your initials. If you just completed the last exercise then the icon will be the oriented rectangle icon. If you want. www. This defines the endpoint of the other side of the parallelogram and it should appear similar to the one shown below. then a point for the other end of a line representing a side of the parallelogram.com Basic Shapes. Release the button on top of the parallelogram icon. You have to specify a corner point for the parallelogram.cadfamily. The next location that you define will determine the endpoint of the other side. Notice how the previous icon no longer appears.Please inform us. if not. Select somewhere up and to the right. you have to specify the endpoint for one other side of the parallelogram. CATIA will generate a parallelogram using the given points. The icon should change to the parallelogram icon and highlight. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Parallelogram CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a parallelogram using the parallelogram icon. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon. Page 33 © Wichita State University . This defines the other end of a side of the parallelogram. This will specify one of the corners of your parallelogram. The next location that you select will define the endpoint of one of the sides of the parallelogram. Notice how the parallel constraints automatically appeared on the parallelogram. Select somewhere up and to the right of the last location.com The document is for study only. select the down arrow on the icon that is showing in the rectangle spot.) This allows you to access the sub-option icons.

If you just completed the last exercise then the icon will be the parallelogram icon. Select somewhere up and to the right. Select somewhere up and to the right of the last location. The next location that you define will determine the radius of the ends.com Basic Shapes.) This allows you to access the sub-option icons.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You have to specify a location for the center of one of the curved ends and then define a location for the center of the other curved end.if any tort to your rights. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. The next location that you select will define the center of the other curved end of your slot.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Elongated Slot CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an elongated slot using the elongated slot icon. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon. Notice how the parallel and tangency constraints automatically appeared on the elongated slot.Please inform us. Remember you can always access the sub-options by hold down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon. just select the down arrow on the icon that is showing in the rectangle spot. call it elongated slot with your initials. After doing that then you have to specify a location defining the radius of the ends and then the elongated slot will be generated for you. This is useful any time you need to define a slot that is linear and curved with a full radius on both ends.com The document is for study only. This defines the radius of the ends of the slot and it should appear similar to the one shown below.cadfamily. This will specify the center of one of the curved ends of your slot. Page 34 ©Wichita State University . You will want the elongated slot icon. Notice how the previous icon no longer appears. This defines the center of the other curved end of the slot. www. it has moved to the sub-options now. If you desire you can save your work. (Note: The rectangle icon may not currently be showing. The icon should change to the elongated slot icon and highlight. Release the button on top of the elongated slot icon.

Page 35 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Elongated Curved Slot CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an elongated curved slot using the elongated curved slot icon.) This allows you to access the sub-option icons. Release the button on top of the elongated curved slot icon. Notice how the previous icon no longer appears. just select the down arrow on the icon that is showing in the rectangle spot. The last step is to specify a location that defines the width of the slot. (Note: The rectangle icon may not currently be showing. Remember you can always access the sub-options by hold down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon. This will specify the center of the circular path.cadfamily. www. The next step is to specify the center of the other curved end along that radius. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. The next location that you select will define the radius of the circular path and the center of one of the curved ends. Then you specify a location to define the radius of the circular path which also is the definition of the center of one of the curved ends.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. The icon should change to the elongated curved slot icon and highlight.if any tort to your rights. After all that the elongated curved slot will be generated for you.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon of the current workbench. it has moved to the sub-options now. If you just completed the last exercise then the icon will be the elongated slot icon.com Basic Shapes. The first step is to specify a location for the center of the circular path that the slot is going to follow. This is useful any time you need to define a slot that is circular and curved with a full radius on both ends. You will want the elongated curved slot icon.

If you desire you can save the document and call it elongated curved slot with your initials.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.com Basic Shapes. Select somewhere down and out to the left of the last location. Notice how the concentric and tangency constraints automatically appeared on the elongated curved slot. Page 36 ©Wichita State University . www. This determines the width of the slot and it should look similar to the one shown below. The next location will determine the width of the slot. Select somewhere above the last location.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This defines the radius of the circular path that the slot is going to follow and the center of one of the curved ends of the slot. The next location that you define will be the center of the other curved end.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select out to the right.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. This defines the center of the other curved end of the slot.

The next location will determine where the larger radius is to begin. This determines the size of the larger radius. Save this document. the center of the small radius. with the name keyhole. If you just completed the last exercise then the icon will be the elongated curved slot icon. After all that the keyhole will be generated. with your initials. you need to define four locations. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. You will want the keyhole icon. The next location that you specify will determine the smaller radius of the keyhole. To get the keyhole. and the radius value of the large radius. the radius value of the small radius.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Basic Shapes. just select the down arrow on the icon that is showing in the rectangle spot. The next location that you select will define the center of the smaller radius of the keyhole.) This allows you to access the sub-option icons.Please inform us. Release the button on top of the keyhole icon. The icon should change to the keyhole icon and highlight. Select down below.if any tort to your rights. This defines the radius of the smaller end of the keyhole. Remember you can always access the sub-options by hold down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon. Select somewhere above the last location. and it should look similar to the one shown below. in order: the center of the large radius.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Keyhole CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a keyhole shape using the keyhole icon. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon. Select to the right of the last location. (Note: The rectangle icon may not currently be showing. www. This will specify the center of the larger radius of the keyhole. it has moved to the sub-options now. Page 37 © Wichita State University .cadfamily. Notice how the parallel and tangency constraints automatically appeared on the keyhole. Notice how the previous icon no longer appears. if you wish. This is useful any time you need to define a keyhole.com The document is for study only. This defines the center of the smaller radius of the keyhole.

the icon will be the keyhole icon.Please inform us. Release the button on top of the hexagon icon.if any tort to your rights. with your initials. Save your document. If you just completed the last exercise. it has moved to the sub-options now. The next location that you select will define the distance to a side of the hexagon. giving it the name hexagon.) This allows you to access the sub-option icons.cadfamily. www. This will specify the center of the hexagon. The icon should change to the hexagon icon and highlight.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Hexagon CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a hexagon using the hexagon icon. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Remember you can always access the sub-options by hold down the left mouse button on the down arrow of the respective icon. All you have to specify is the center of the hexagon and the distance to a side. (Note: The rectangle icon may not currently be showing.com The document is for study only. Notice how the previous icon no longer appears. You will want the hexagon icon. Notice how the parallel and coincidence constraints automatically appeared on the hexagon. Select to the right. This defines the distance to a side and the hexagon should appear similar to the one shown below.com Basic Shapes. just select the down arrow on the icon that is showing in the rectangle spot.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This is useful any time you need to define a hexagon. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the down arrow of the rectangle icon. Page 38 ©Wichita State University . if you wish. The hexagon will then be generated.

This icon is similar to the rectangle icon in the sense that it has many sub-options available. and the circle will be generated for you. For the main option.com Basic Shapes. representing the center and radius of the circle. If you desire you can save your work: give it the name circle with your initials. all you need to do is specify two points.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. If you select the icon at the location of the arrow the various sub-option icons will appear.Please inform us. Page 39 © Wichita State University . The next location will define the radius of the circle. Select any location a short distance away from the center. This determines the radius of the circle. This will specify the center of the circle. Once you select the icon it should highlight. Notice this icon has a down arrow on it similar to the rectangle icon. For now you just want the regular circle.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the circle icon. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Circle CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a circle using the circle icon. CATIA will generate a circle similar to the one shown below.if any tort to your rights. www.

Select to the left of the last location. Select the three-point circle icon.com The document is for study only. This is located in the sub-options of the circle Select the origin point of the sketch plane. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The other two locations will finish the definition of the circle. icon. Page 40 ©Wichita State University . This specifies the second location for the circle to pass through. If you have trouble.com Basic Shapes. It is assumed that you know how to access the sub-options of a particular icon therefore the steps will just tell you to select the sub-option icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Circle through 3 points CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a circle passing through three points. calling it 3ptcircle with your initials.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. It should be highlighted. This will specify one of the locations that the circle will pass through. If you desire you can save this document. This specifies the last location for the circle to pass through and the circle appears similar to the one shown below. You have to specify the three locations for the circle to pass through and then the circle will be generated for you. please refer back to the previous exercises.cadfamily. Select up and to the right.

You will want to use the Cartesian coordinate system for this exercise. The circle appears similar to the one shown below. You have to specify the coordinates for the center of the circle and its radius and then the circle will be generated for you. Select the circle using coordinates icon. Page 41 © Wichita State University . If you desire you can save your document and call it circle coord with your initials.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Circle with Cartesian coordinates CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a circle using coordinates.if any tort to your rights. and the icon should be highlighted. www. 2 for V and 1 for Radius.com Basic Shapes. Notice that the dimension constraints were automatically generated when you created the circle.Please inform us. A Circle Definition window should appear Notice that you can enter the coordinates using the Cartesian coordinate system or the polar coordinate system.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. Enter 2 for H.

Three circles should appear as shown below. Radius=1. Select the tri-tangent circle icon. Radius=1. www. Next you will create a circle tangent to all three of these.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.5. You have to specify the three elements that you want the circle to be tangent to and then the circle will be generated.5. V=3.cadfamily. Select the circle using coordinates icon.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Circle tangent to 3 elements CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a circle tangent to three elements. Radius=2. You will use this icon to create three circles in order to see how the tri-tangent circle icon works. You can create a circle tangent to any three elements using this icon. V=3.5. H=1. It should be highlighted. H=4. Create 3 circles using the following coordinates. Start a new part and go into the Sketcher with the yz plane. V=-1. This will specify the three elements that you want the circle to be tangent to and the circle appears similar to the one shown below. Page 42 ©Wichita State University . If you desire you can save your document and call it tritangent with your initials.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. H=0. Select the three circles to be tangent to.Please inform us.

Please inform us.cadfamily. Select up and to the left. You simply need to specify any three points and an arc will be generated which starts at the first point. www.com Basic Shapes. This specifies the second location for the arc to pass through. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Page 43 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. This specifies the last location for the arc to pass through and the arc appears similar to the one shown below. ends at the third point and passes through the second point.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select up and to the right of the last location.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Arc through 3 points CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an arc passing through three points. If you desire you can save your document and call it 3ptarc with your initials. The other two locations will finish the definition of the arc.com The document is for study only. Select the three point arc icon. This will specify one of the locations that the arc will pass through. It should highlight.

If you desire you can save your document and call it 3ptarclimits with your initials.com Basic Shapes.Please inform us. Select the three point arc using limits icon. Page 44 ©Wichita State University . The other two locations will finish the definition of the arc. Select up and to the right.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Arc through 3 points using limits CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an arc passing through three points. The difference between this method and the last one is the order used to specify the three points.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. It should highlight. This will specify one of the endpoints of the arc. This specifies the location for the arc to pass through and the arc appears similar to the one shown below. In this icon.cadfamily. and the third is an additional point the arc will pass through. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. This specifies the other endpoint of the arc. www.com The document is for study only. Select to the left of the last location. the first two points you select are the endpoints.

com The document is for study only. It should be highlighted.com Basic Shapes.Please inform us. Select to the right of the last location.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select up and to the left. Select the arc icon. The other two locations will finish the definition of the arc. This specifies the other endpoint of the arc and the arc appears similar to the one shown below. www.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. This will specify the center of your arc. If you desire you can save your document. call it arc with your initials. This specifies the starting point of the arc and the radius of the arc. The third location defines the other endpoint of the arc. The second location determines the radius of the arc and the starting point of the arc. Page 45 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Arc CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an arc by specifying the center point and then the starting point and ending point of the arc. The first location that you define will be the center point of the arc. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.

Select the origin point of the sketch plane.cadfamily. This specifies the fourth location for the spline to pass through. Save your document. By double-clicking this location you are telling the computer that this location is the other endpoint of the spline.com Basic Shapes. under the name spline with your initials. This specifies the third location for the spline to pass through. The other locations will define the shape of the spline. You need to specify a number of locations for the spline to pass through and it will create a smooth curve passing through them. Select the spline icon.if any tort to your rights. Select down and to the right of the previous location. Page 46 ©Wichita State University . It should be highlighted. Select up and to the right of the previous location. Double-click down and to the right of the previous location. The finished spline should appear similar to the one shown below. This specifies the second location for the spline to pass through. The last point on the spline needs to be defined by double-clicking.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Spline CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a spline.com The document is for study only. Select up and to the right. if you wish. This will specify one endpoint for the spline. This icon is useful to create arbitrary smooth curves through a series of points.

Create two splines that look similar to the diagram shown below. Select the spline icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 47 © Wichita State University .cadfamily. www. This icon is useful to create arbitrary smooth curves connecting two elements.com Basic Shapes. You will have to refer to the previous exercise if you need help creating the splines.Please inform us. It should be highlighted. This option has two sub-options which will appear to the right of your sketcher icons in the bottom toolbar or wherever you located them. Select the connect curve icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Connect Curve CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a connect curve.if any tort to your rights. but feel free to use both options. It should be highlighted. You need to specify the two endpoints of the connecting curve along the existing elements that you wish to connect.com The document is for study only. This will connect the two elements with an arc This will connect the two elements with a spline In this exercise you will use the connect with spline option.

This icon is located next to your sketcher icons in the bottom toolbar or wherever you located them. If you desire you can save your document.com Basic Shapes. Call it connect curve with your initials.Please inform us. Page 48 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the connect with spline icon. This defines the other endpoint and generates the connect curve. Select on the spline near the location shown below. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select on the other spline near the location shown below.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. Where you select the element determines one of the endpoints of the connect curve. www.

If you desire you can save your document: call it ellipse with your initials. Select the ellipse icon. The first location you define is the center of the ellipse.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Ellipse CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an ellipse. This is a conic shape that has certain mathematical properties useful for some designs. Finally you define the other diameter by selecting another location.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. This will specify the center of the ellipse. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.Please inform us. Select down and to the left. Page 49 © Wichita State University . Select up and to the right of the previous location. the second one gives both the orientation and one of the two diameters. This icon is useful to create elliptical shapes. It should appear similar to the one shown below. www. It should be highlighted. The next location will define a location that the ellipse will pass through thereby defining the width of the ellipse. This determines the orientation and the length of the ellipse. This specifies a location that the ellipse will pass through determining the shape of the ellipse. The next location determines the orientation and length of the ellipse.com Basic Shapes.

Page 50 ©Wichita State University . If you desire you can save your document. It should be highlighted.com Basic Shapes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Parabola CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a parabola.Please inform us. Call it parabola with your initials. Finally you must define the two endpoints for the parabola. This icon is useful to create parabolic shapes. A parabola’s shape is determined by the distance between the focus and the apex. The next two locations define the starting and ending points of the parabola. Select the parabola icon. Select up and to the left of the previous location. www. The next location determines the apex or tip of the parabola.if any tort to your rights. This specifies the ending location for the parabola and it should appear similar to the one shown below. You have to define a location for the focus of the parabola and then the apex. or tip.cadfamily. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. This is another conic curve that has certain mathematical properties useful for some designs.com The document is for study only. Select up and to the right of the previous location.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This determines the apex. Select below the origin. This will specify the focus of the parabola. This specifies the starting location for the parabola.

com The document is for study only.com Basic Shapes. This determines the center of the hyperbola. The next location defines the apex. This specifies one endpoint of the hyperbola. Then you can define a starting point and ending point for the hyperbola. Call it hyperbola with your initials. or tip. Next you will specify its endpoints. You have to define a location for the focus of the hyperbola and then the center of the hyperbola.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. and apex—determine the shape of the hyperbola. This specifies the other endpoint. A hyperbola is another conic curve that has certain mathematical properties useful for some designs. or tip. The next location determines the center of the hyperbola. www. Select somewhere between the origin and the previous location. of the hyperbola. Select the hyperbola icon.if any tort to your rights. Page 51 © Wichita State University . Select to the left of the origin point. The three locations you have specified so far—focus. This determines the apex. Select to the right of the origin point.Please inform us. Select a location well above the origin. If you desire you can save your document. It should highlight. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. center.cadfamily. After defining those locations then you must specify a location for the apex or tip of the hyperbola. The finished hyperbola should appear similar to the one shown below. This will specify the focus of the hyperbola.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Hyperbola CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a hyperbola.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select a location above and between the two points. There are many sub-options available under this icon.com The document is for study only.com Basic Shapes. If you desire you can save your document. This defines the second end point of the conic. This defines the actual shape of the conic based on the previously defined tangencies. tangency at the second end or tangency at both ends. Define tangency at the first end Define tangency at the second end Define tangency at both ends Select the conic icon. This defines the tangency at both ends. Call it conic with your initials.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. tangency at the first end. Select the origin point. This will allow you specify a location that will define the tangency at both ends of the conic. Depending on which options you select will determine what you can define when creating the conic. Page 52 ©Wichita State University . This defines the first end point of the conic. Select below the last location. www. This exercise will only cover creating a conic with tangency at both ends but feel free to use the other options until you are comfortable with them.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Conic CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to create a conic. Select a location to the right of the origin. The conic should appear. from the endpoint to this point. It should highlight.Please inform us. You can define five points. Select the tangency at both ends icon.

Select the line icon. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. you only need to specify the two endpoints. Page 53 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.com Basic Shapes. Call it line with your initials.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Line CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a line. This will specify one endpoint of the line.cadfamily. It should highlight. The line should appear similar to the one shown below. Select up and to the right of the origin. www. To create a line.com The document is for study only. If you desire you can save your document.Please inform us. The next location specifies the other endpoint. Use this icon for straight edges of your profiles. This determines the other endpoint.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

In this exercise you will just use the point to point sub-option but feel free to use the other options to get familiar with them. The line should pass through those two locations and go out essentially forever. Select the unlimited line icon. It should highlight. If you desire you can save your document. This defines another point along the line. Select up and to the right of the origin.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Unlimited Line CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an unlimited line.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Call it unlimited line with your initials. The next location specifies another point along the line. Depending on which sub-option you choose determines what is necessary to create the line. This will specify a point along the line.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.cadfamily. This icon has three sub-options that will allow you to create a horizontal.if any tort to your rights.com Basic Shapes. Page 54 ©Wichita State University . Select the origin point of the sketch plane. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. vertical or point to point unlimited line. Use this icon for straight edges of your profiles that you do not want a specific length but instead you want it to go out essentially forever. www.

A bi-tangent line is tangent to two other elements such as circles. V=0. Select the right side of the larger circle. This will specify the line to be tangent to that side of the circle. Select the circle using coordinates icon. Radius=.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Basic Shapes. V=3.cadfamily. The next location specifies the other element that the line is to be tangent to. Select the bi-tangent line icon.com The document is for study only. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Bi-tangent Line CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a bi-tangent line. All you have to do is specify the two elements that you wish the line to be tangent to. Radius=1. It should highlight. H=2.5 Two circles should appear as shown below. Page 55 © Wichita State University . H=0. Create 2 circles using the following coordinates.if any tort to your rights. You will create two circles using this icon.

if any tort to your rights. Page 56 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select left side of the smaller circle.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us. If you desire you can save your document with the name bitangent with your initials. The line should appear similar to the one shown below. This makes the line tangent to that side of the circle as well.cadfamily.

Select the line icon. www.com Basic Shapes. All you have to do is specify the two lines that you wish to bisect and the bisecting line will be created. A bisect line splits the angle between two other lines.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. Start each line at the origin. If you desire you can save your document with the name bisect with your initials.if any tort to your rights. It should be highlighted. This defines one side of the sector that will be bisected. A bisecting line should appear similar to the one shown below. Page 57 © Wichita State University .com The document is for study only. It should be highlighted. Select the bisect line icon.Please inform us. Select one of the lines. Create two lines similar to the ones shown below. Select the other line.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Bisect Line CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a bisect line.

This determines the other endpoint of the axis and it should appear similar to the one shown below. This will specify one endpoint of the axis. Select the axis icon.Please inform us. Next you will specify the other endpoint.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Axis CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build an axis.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. If you desire you can save your document. Page 58 ©Wichita State University . www. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.com Basic Shapes. It should be highlighted.com The document is for study only. Select above the origin.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. To create an axis. An axis can be used for mirroring or for creating a shaft or groove in Part Design. Call it axis with your initials. all you have to do is specify two endpoints.

That option will automatically add a coincidence constraint.Please inform us. It should be highlighted. Points are useful for constraining your profile. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Point CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a point. This will specify a location for the point. Select the point icon. If you desire you can save your document and call it point with your initials.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. The point should appear similar to the one shown below. Select up and to the right of the origin.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. Page 59 © Wichita State University . All you have to do is specify a location for the point. You also have the option of selecting an element to put the point on the element at the specified location.cadfamily.

This icon is useful for generating points at specific locations. You will want to use the cartesian coordinate system for this exercise. Page 60 ©Wichita State University . and the icon should be highlighted. Notice the dimension constraints were automatically generated when you created the point.cadfamily.Please inform us. Enter 2 for H and 2 for V.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Point using coordinates CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build a point using coordinates.com The document is for study only. www. Select the point using coordinates icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Basic Shapes. All you have to do is enter the coordinates in the window that opens.if any tort to your rights. A Point Definition window should appear Notice that you can enter the coordinates using the cartesian coordinate system or the polar coordinate system. If you desire you can save your document and call it coord point with your initials. This will generate a point at that coordinate and it should appear similar to the one shown below. Normally this is used to position an item within your profile.

Select the arc. In this exercise you will choose the Points & Spacing parameter. An Equidistant Point Definition window should appear. Page 61 © Wichita State University . It should be highlighted. This defines the third location for the arc to pass through and the arc should appear similar to the one shown below. Select up and to the right of the origin.cadfamily. Select the right end of the arc. This is the element that you are going to create equidistant points along.Please inform us. This icon is useful for generating points equidistant along an element. Then you have to specify the spacing and the number of points to be spaced. This determines the starting point for the creation of the equidistant points. Select down and to the right of the previous location.if any tort to your rights. and Spacing & Length. The other two locations will determine the shape of the arc. Points & Spacing.com Basic Shapes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Equidistant points CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to build equidistant points. This specifies an endpoint of the arc. Select the equidistant points icon. There are three different Parameters options. Points & Length. It should highlight. You will now have to specify the element you want to create equidistant points on. www. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Select the three point arc icon. This defines the second location for the arc. You have to specify an element and then specify the origin or the starting location for your spacing.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The next location will determine the starting point for the spacing of the points.com The document is for study only.

Select OK.com Basic Shapes. Notice that constraints were automatically generated for you.cadfamily. Page 62 ©Wichita State University . The points should appear similar to the ones shown below. If you desire you can save your document and call it equidist point with your initials.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. This specifies the distance between the points and how many points that you want generated.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Enter 1 for Spacing and 3 for New Points. www.com The document is for study only.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Intersection Point CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to create a point at the intersection of two elements.if any tort to your rights.com Basic Shapes. It should be highlighted.cadfamily. It will use this line as one of the intersecting elements.Please inform us. The two lines do not have to actually intersect as long as they would intersect if they were to continue in length.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. All you have to do to create an intersection point is select the two elements. The intersection point should appear with constraints as shown below. www.com The document is for study only. Select one of the lines. Select the other line. It should be highlighted. If you desire you can save your document and call it intersection point with your initials. Create two lines as shown below. Select the line icon. Page 63 © Wichita State University . Select the intersection point icon.

All you have to do to create a projection point is select a point that you want to project and then select the element that you want to project the point to.com Basic Shapes. You will use this point to project to the line. It should be highlighted.com The document is for study only. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Projection Point CATIA® V5R6 This will cover the steps necessary to create a point by projecting a point to an element.Please inform us. Create a point as shown below. Select the line icon. Select the projection point icon. It should be highlighted. Select the point icon.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the point. Create a line as shown below.if any tort to your rights. Page 64 ©Wichita State University . It should be highlighted.

com The document is for study only. If you desire you can save your document and call it projection point with your initials. www.Please inform us. A projected point is created and should appear with constraints as shown below. Page 65 © Wichita State University .cadfamily.com Basic Shapes.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the line.if any tort to your rights.

You will now build various profiles to get experience using the various capabilities of the profile icon. The first profile you are going to build looks like the one shown below. www. If you select the endpoint while the element or the constraint is blue then it will automatically put those constraints on the geometry when it is created.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Profiles CATIA® V5R6 This part will discuss the profile icon which the most commonly used icon when defining sketches.com Profiles. double-click a location or select a location that closes the profile. You can use it to generate basic shapes or more involved shapes all in one operation. The purpose of these exercises are to demonstrate the usefulness of the profile icon and how to use it effectively. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. It should be highlighted. Start a new part and go into the Sketcher with the yz plane. Also while using the line icon of profile you can generate curves by holding down the left mouse button and dragging it in the direction you want the curve to go and it will know to create a circular curve from that location.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. When you specify the next location make sure the line appears blue before selecting the location. The most common use is to specify corner points of your desired profile and it will generate lines between those points until you either click on the profile icon again. This is useful when defining horizontal and vertical lines because if they appear in blue while you are defining them then the horizontal and vertical constraint will automatically be generated on the element. Select the profile icon.cadfamily. This will put the vertical constraint on your element automatically.if any tort to your rights. This specifies the starting point for your profile. You also can use two other icons that are located in the bottom toolbar to generate curves as you are defining the profile. As you are defining the profile occasionally the element will appear in blue before defining the endpoint or a constraint may appear in blue. Page 66 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

Select a location below the previous location along the H axis. If the line appeared blue before you selected the second location then it should appear with the vertical constraint on it like the one shown below.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select a location above the origin. Page 67 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. It should appear with the horizontal constraint on the element and look similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select a location to the right of the previous location. Make sure when you specify the other locations that those elements appear blue as well before selecting the location.com Profiles. www.

Please inform us. www. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select a location to the left of the previous location.com The document is for study only. Page 68 ©Wichita State University . It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select a location to the left of the previous location.com Profiles. Select a location above the previous location.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

Select the origin point of the sketch again. If you desire you can save your document and call it profile1 with your initials.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Save the document and close it. Page 69 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select a location below the previous location.cadfamily.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.com Profiles.if any tort to your rights. The profile should appear similar to the diagram shown below and exit the profile icon.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This specifies the starting point for your profile. When you specify the next location make sure the line appears blue before selecting the location. www. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. It should be highlighted.com Profiles. The second profile you are going to build looks like the one shown below. Start a new part and go into the Sketcher with the yz plane. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Page 70 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. This will put the vertical constraint on your element automatically. This icon allows you to define a three point arc while using the profile icon.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You will now perform a sketch of a part using the three point arc icon in the bottom toolbar during the sketch.com The document is for study only. Select the profile icon. Make sure when you specify the other locations for the lines that they appear blue as well before selecting the location. Select a location above the origin. If the line appeared blue before you selected the second location then it should appear with the vertical constraint on it like the one shown below. Select a location to the right of the previous location.

com Profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice how the three point arc icon in the bottom toolbar automatically turned off and the line icon turned on. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 71 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. Select down and to the right of the previous location. This icon will allow you to specify a location for the arc to pass through and an ending location for the arc. This specifies the location that the arc should pass through. Select up and to the right of the previous location. www.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the three point arc icon in the bottom toolbar. Select below the previous location. The next point specifies the endpoint of the arc.com The document is for study only. Select to the right of the previous location. This location should be straight across from the start of the arc. The arc will begin at the last location specified which is the endpoint of the line. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

This specifies the location that the arc should pass through.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select to the left of the previous location.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select to the left of the previous location. Select above the previous location.com Profiles. This icon will allow you to specify a location for the arc to pass through and an ending location for the arc. The next point specifies the endpoint of the arc. Page 72 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. Select up and to the left of the previous location. www. Select the three point arc icon in the bottom toolbar. The arc will begin at the last location specified which is the endpoint of the line.com The document is for study only. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select to the left of the previous location. Notice how the three point arc icon in the bottom toolbar automatically turned off and the line icon turned on. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This location should be straight across from the start of the arc.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select down and to the left of the previous location. Select below the previous location.com Profiles. www. Page 73 © Wichita State University .com The document is for study only.Please inform us.

cadfamily.com Profiles.com The document is for study only. If you desire you can save your document and call it profile2 with your initials.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. www.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the origin point of the sketch again. Save the document and close it. Page 74 ©Wichita State University . The profile should appear similar to the diagram shown below and exit the profile icon.

If the line appeared blue before you selected the second location then it should appear with the horizontal constraint. The third profile you are going to build looks like the one shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This icon allows you to define an arc tangent to the last line while using the profile icon.Please inform us. This specifies the starting point for your profile. It will automatically put a tangency constraint on your profile at the initial point. This icon will allow you to specify an endpoint for an arc starting at the last location.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You will now perform a sketch of a part using the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar during the sketch. It should be highlighted. www. Page 75 © Wichita State University . It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select the profile icon.com Profiles.cadfamily. Select to the right of the origin.if any tort to your rights. Start a new part and go into the Sketcher with the yz plane. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Select the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar.com The document is for study only.

com The document is for study only.cadfamily. Select up and to the right of the previous location. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 76 ©Wichita State University .com Profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This specifies the endpoint of the arc. Select the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This icon will allow you to specify an endpoint for an arc starting at the last location. It should look similar to the diagram shown below. www. Select up and to the left of the previous location. It will automatically put a tangency constraint on your profile at the initial point.Please inform us. This specifies the endpoint of the arc.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select up and to the right of the previous location.

This specifies the endpoint of the arc.com The document is for study only. This icon will allow you to specify an endpoint for an arc starting at the last location.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select to the left of the previous location. Select down and to the left of the previous location.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. Select the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar. www. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. It will automatically put a tangency constraint on your profile at the initial point.Please inform us.com Profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 77 © Wichita State University .

if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select down and to the right of the previous location. This icon will allow you to specify an endpoint for an arc starting at the last location. If you desire you can save your document and call it profile3 with your initials.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This specifies the endpoint of the arc. It will automatically put a tangency constraint on your profile at the initial point.cadfamily.com Profiles. It should look similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. Select the origin point of the sketch plane. Page 78 ©Wichita State University . www. Save the document and close it.Please inform us. Select the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar.

Start a new part and go into the Sketcher with the yz plane.if any tort to your rights. The final sketch should look similar to the one shown below. Select the origin point of the sketch plane.Please inform us. www. In order to create an arc instead of a line you need to press and hold the left mouse button down and drag the mouse in the general shape of the arc. This will specify the endpoint of the arc.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You can also create tangent arcs using the mouse instead of using the tangent arc icon in the bottom toolbar.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You will generate the same profile you created in the previous exercise except you will use the mouse to generate the arcs instead of the tangent arc icon. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select a location up and to the right of the previous location. This specifies the endpoint of the line. Press and hold the left mouse button at a location to the right of the origin. Then you can select the endpoint of the arc. however you may need to see it done in order to really understand how it works. The following steps will walk you through the steps necessary to perform this operation.com The document is for study only. While holding down the left mouse button drag your mouse in the direction that you want the arc to follow. It should be highlighted. This specifies the starting point for your profile. Select the profile icon. Page 79 © Wichita State University .com Profiles. You need to continue holding the left mouse button down in order to specify the tangent arc which will begin at this location.

Finish sketching the part using the drag option for the tangent arcs. www.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. There is no need to save this sketch since it is similar to the previous one. It should appear similar to the one shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You can continue this process to complete the sketch.com Profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It is a much quicker method of creating tangent arcs then using the icon in the bottom toolbar. You will probably need to practice this sketch a few times using this option in order to become proficient. Page 80 ©Wichita State University .

www.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Page 81 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Now that you have tried the various options with the profile icon you are ready to sketch some practice sketches. Sketch the profile shown below and save as profile4 with your initials. profile5 and profile6 respectively.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Profiles.if any tort to your rights. Try sketching the following sketches and save them as profile4.cadfamily.

Page 82 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. www.com Profiles.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketch the profile shown below and save as profile5 with your initials.cadfamily.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. CATIA® V5R6 Sketch the profile shown below and save as profile6 with your initials.com The document is for study only.

com Verticality makes a line be positioned vertically The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. Sketches without constraints generally are not accurate enough for your design and therefore it is necessary to put constraints on your sketch to make it an exact size.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Dimensional Constraints Distance Length Angle Radius/Diameter Semimajor axis Semiminor axis distance between two elements length of an element angle between two elements radius or diameter of a circle or arc semimajor axis of an ellipse semiminor axis of an ellipse Geometrical Constraints Symmetry Midpoint symmetric about an axis or line forces an element to be located at the midpoint of another element forces three points to be equidistant from each other positions an element so it will not move aligns one element with another makes a circle or arc positioned concentric to another circle or arc makes an element tangent to another element forces a line to be parallel to another line forces a line to be perpendicular to another line makes a line be positioned horizontally Equidistant point Fix Coincidence Concentricity Tangency Parallelism Perpendicularity Horizontality www. Page 83 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Constraints CATIA® V5R6 Constraints are similar to dimensions and they allow you to force your sketch to be an exact shape.Please inform us. There are many types of constraints and most are listed below.cadfamily.com Constraints.

if any tort to your rights.com Constraints.com The document is for study only. the goal is to perfectly constrain your sketch so that it is completely defined according to your specifications. Therefore you normally want your sketch to appear green when leaving the Sketcher to go to Part Design. Those icons are shown below. This is useful to see how the sketch would change based on a constraint varying in size. www. Allows for the animation of constraints.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Geometrical constraints Dimensional constraints By default these two icons are selected. Most commonly used constraint icon to define basic constraints on elements and between elements. In the following exercises you will sketch the shape shown and then the steps will walk you through constraining the sketch.Please inform us. You should have seen some of the geometrical and dimensional constraints generated in your previous exercises. Color White Green Purple Black Red Status Not constrained Perfectly constrained Over constrained Unresolved constraint Invalid geometry There are a few icons that allow you to generate constraints. The first thing you need to remember is that sometimes when you built your sketch constraints were automatically generated.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 When defining constraints on your sketch the color of the elements of the sketch will change color depending on the status of the element. One is for geometrical constraints and the other is for dimensional constraints. Page 84 ©Wichita State University . This was caused by two icons located in the bottom toolbar. Allows the computer to automatically put constraints on your sketch.cadfamily. Normally. Sometimes this is useful to get a start on the constraints. Constraint by dialog icon allows you to define constraints by selecting them from a window. The table below shows the default colors and the corresponding status.

com The document is for study only.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Constraints. www. You should make sure that the coincidence constraint appears in blue when defining the origin point of your sketch. Notice some constraints were automatically generated. This will allow you to define a constraint. You will now put additional constraints on your profile to make it perfectly constrained.Please inform us. Page 85 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Sketch the profile shown below and save as constraint1 with your initials. That constraint will not appear after creating the sketch it is implied. Select the constraint icon.

cadfamily. Select the horizontal line above the bottom one.com The document is for study only. This will allow you to define a constraint.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the bottom horizontal line and locate the constraint below the line. www. The value that appears for you may not be the same as shown below.Please inform us.com Constraints. Page 86 ©Wichita State University . This defines the first element.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You can use the constraint icon for almost all of the dimensional constraints. You will now use it to generate a constraint between two elements. Select the constraint icon. You will now define the second element to create a distance constraint between the two elements. A length constraint should appear underneath the horizontal line.

A constraint will appear but instead of positioning the constraint at a location you will now press the right mouse button on the constraint.Please inform us. This will allow you to define a constraint. Select the angled line. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below except the value may be different.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the horizontal line above the previous one and position the constraint to the right. www. You will now use the constraint icon to make the angled line have the horizontal constraint. Page 87 © Wichita State University . You can also use the constraint icon to put some geometric constraints on elements.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the constraint icon.com Constraints.cadfamily.

It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com Constraints.Please inform us. You will do that and then finish constraining your sketch. Select the Horizontal option.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Since it is not always convenient to have to press the constraint icon each time you want to generate a constraint.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Press the right mouse button while on the constraint.cadfamily. This puts the horizontal constraint on the element. www. You will learn more about the other options that appear in the window later. To do this you have to double click on the icon using the left mouse button. This will keep the icon activated until it is turned off. Page 88 ©Wichita State University . Various options appear in a window as shown below. there is a way to make it active for multiple constraints.if any tort to your rights.

icon for multiple uses.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Double click on the constraint icon with the left mouse button.com Constraints.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below but it may have a different value. Page 89 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. www. CATIA® V5R6 This activates the Select the bottom right vertical line and position the constraint to the right.

if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.5 line and position it to the right.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select bottom horizontal line and then the horizontal line above the 1.com Constraints. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below but it may have a different value. Page 90 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. www.

com The document is for study only.com Constraints.cadfamily. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the bottom horizontal line and then the top horizontal line and position it to the right. Page 91 © Wichita State University .Please inform us.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below but it may have a different value.

Now. You will now put a coincidence constraint on two elements while the constraint icon is still active. www.com The document is for study only. Select the vertical line between the base and the shelf. This selects the second element. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This selects the first element. you will right click on the constraint and choose the Coincidence option.com Constraints.Please inform us. Select the vertical line between the shelf and the top of the sketch.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Put the horizontal and vertical constraints on all of the elements that do not already have them by selecting the element and then right clicking the constraint and choosing Horizontal or Vertical. Page 92 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. but instead of positioning a constraint you will now select a second element.

cadfamily. The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Press the right mouse button while on the constraint.Please inform us. meaning that they line up with one another. You will now finish www.if any tort to your rights.com constraining the sketch while the constraint icon is still active. Page 93 © Wichita State University . This makes the two elements coincident with one another. Various options appear in a window as shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Constraints. Notice the part is almost perfectly constrained (green color). Your sketch should now appear similar to the one shown below but it may have different values. Select the Coincidence option.

cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the left most vertical line and then the next top vertical line and position the constraint above the sketch.com The document is for study only. www.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below but it may have different values. All that is left is the vertical line of the shelf.Please inform us. This constrains the location of both of the coincident lines due to the coincidence constraint.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 94 ©Wichita State University .

com The document is for study only.com Constraints. you do not have to perfectly constrain your part ahead of time.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You will now modify the values of your constraints to force your sketch to be a specific size. The first thing you have to do is to deactivate the constraint icon. Page 95 © Wichita State University .cadfamily.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the left most vertical line and the vertical line at the end of the shelf and position the constraint above the sketch. www.if any tort to your rights. It should also look similar to the diagram shown below but may have different values. This will put the final constraint on your sketch and it should appear all in green. You can change the values of the constraints any time after they are created.

To change the values of the constraints all you have to do is double click on the value and then key in a new value. if you want to relocate the value along with the constraint arrows then you must hold down the left mouse button on the arrow lines. If you want to relocate just the value then you can hold down the left mouse button on the value.com The document is for study only. www. it is much faster to constrain a sketch by forcing the constraint icon to stay active by double clicking on it instead of having to select it each time. You will continue to change values until all of the constraints are set to their proper values. As you experienced.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the constraint icon to turn it off. Change the value to 7. A window appears as shown below but it may have a different initial value.com Constraints.00 and press OK. Page 96 ©Wichita State University . Notice that the sketch automatically changed so that the height is now seven inches.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us. Double click on the constraint representing the total height of the sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. however. The icon should no longer appear highlighted.cadfamily. You can move the position of the constraint as well by selecting the constraint and holding down the left mouse button you can drag the constraint to a new position.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www. The sketch should look just like the one shown below.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights. Save your document.cadfamily.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Page 97 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change all of the constraints to the values shown below.

Please inform us. Most of the options are the same as the options that were described before.if any tort to your rights. However there are a few new options that you need to be aware of in order to effectively use this icon.com The document is for study only. These allow you to specify various constraints using the constraint icon that you normally could not define.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Normally you do not have to put all of the horizontal and vertical constraints on your sketch to make it perfectly constrained. it only reflects the actual value of the dimension.cadfamily. Notice that a reference dimension has parentheses around the value. Remember those constraint option windows that appeared when right clicking the constraint. Reference This creates a reference dimension that is shown only to let you know the value. Therefore if you put constraints on your sketch that changes that dimension it will be reflected in the value. www.com Constraints. Page 98 ©Wichita State University . You can not change the value of a reference dimension. When you put a distance constraint between one element and another it is assumed that the two elements are parallel to each other.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Horizontal Measure Direction Vertical Measure Direction Default CATIA® V5R6 Puts the distance or length constraint to measure horizontally instead of the default orientation.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Page 99 © Wichita State University . Horizontal Vertical www. Puts the distance or length constraint to measure vertically instead of the default orientation.com Constraints.

if any tort to your rights. www. select Allow symmetry line and then select the symmetry line. you can not give it a negative value in order for it to switch sides. however.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Swap Location CATIA® V5R6 This swaps the constraint to go to the other side of the element.com Constraints. Sometimes when you sketch you may get a line to the wrong side with respect to another and when you constrain it. you can also just drag an element over using the left mouse button. Page 100 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. After selecting the two elements. This is a good option to use in that circumstance.Please inform us. use your third mouse button to activate the menu.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. After: Before: Allow symmetry line This allows you to define a symmetry line after selecting two elements that you want to be symmetric to each other.

cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Open the constraint2 document and save with your initials. A diagram of the sketch is shown below.if any tort to your rights. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree.com Constraints. This will open the part called constraint2.Please inform us. This takes you into the sketch and then you can start adding constraints.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 For the rest of the constraint exercises the initial sketch will be provided for you to make it easier for you to concentrate on the actual constraints.com The document is for study only. Page 101 © Wichita State University . www. Notice that the bottom horizontal line is already constrained. In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree. You will now be constraining this sketch to look like the following diagram.

Select the bottom horizontal line and the bottom right angled line and position the constraint to the right.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Double click on the constraint icon with the left mouse button. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. CATIA® V5R6 This will activate Select the bottom horizontal line and position the constraint below the line.cadfamily. www. Page 102 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. the constraint icon to be used more than once.

A window should appear with constraint options. Page 103 © Wichita State University . This will make a constraint but you are going to press the right mouse button to choose the Tangency option.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the bottom horizontal line and the bottom left angled line and position the constraint to the left. This will force the line and the curve to be tangent to one another. Press the right mouse button while on the constraint.Please inform us. Select the left curve and the bottom left angled line. Select the Tangency option. www.

www.if any tort to your rights.com Constraints. This puts a radius constraint on your curve.cadfamily. Select the dashed line. Also. This puts a radius constraint on your curve. This will allow you to define a symmetry line. it should be noted that this symmetry line is a construction line not a standard line and therefore will not show up in Part Design.com The document is for study only. It should look similar to the diagram shown below. It is important to select the symmetry line last. Select the Allow symmetry line option.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. A window should appear with constraint options. Press the right mouse button while on the constraint. Select the bottom left angled line and then the top left angled line. This will put a symmetry constraint on the two angled lines using the dashed line as a symmetry line. You will learn more about construction elements later in this course.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the left curve and position the constraint to the left. Page 104 ©Wichita State University . Select the right curve and position the constraint to the right.

This will allow you to define a symmetry line.com Constraints.Please inform us. Page 105 © Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Press the right mouse button while on the constraint and select the Allow symmetry line option.cadfamily. www. Select the dashed line.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only. Press the right mouse button while on the constraint and select the Allow symmetry line option.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the bottom horizontal line and then the top line. Select the bottom right angled line and then the top right angled line. This puts the symmetry constraint on the two lines using the dashed line as the symmetry line. This will allow you to define a symmetry line.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the dashed line. Select the bottom horizontal line and the dashed line and position the constraint to the right.cadfamily.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This puts a distance constraint between the two elements.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. This puts the symmetry constraint on the two lines using the dashed line as the symmetry line. Page 106 ©Wichita State University .com Constraints. It should look similar to the diagram shown below. www.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the left circle and position the constraint up and to the left. This puts a diameter constraint on your circle. www. Select the circle on the left and the curve on the left and then press the right mouse button while on the constraint. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. You will now put a concentric constraint between the circles and the curves. A window should appear showing you some constraint options. Page 107 © Wichita State University . However you still need to constrain the circles. Select the right circle and position the constraint up and to the right.cadfamily.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. This puts a diameter constraint on your circle.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 The external profile should all be green now because it is perfectly constrained.

com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the circle on the right and the curve on the right and then press the right mouse button while on the constraint. Page 108 ©Wichita State University . The window should appear again. Select the Concentricity option. Meaning that they have the same center point location. www. This forces the circle to be concentric with the curve.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the Concentricity option. This forces the circle to be concentric with the curve.com Constraints.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. You will now repeat the same procedure to put the concentric constraint on the other circle and curve.

com Constraints. Save your document. Then you just have to double click on a value and a window will appear. Change the values of the constraints to match the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Now the entire sketch is perfectly constrained.com The document is for study only. After you change the value press the Enter key or select OK.cadfamily. Page 109 © Wichita State University .Please inform us. www.if any tort to your rights. You will now change the values to match those shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Remember you have to exit the constraint icon by selecting it.

if any tort to your rights. This takes you into the sketch and then you can start adding constraints. You will now be constraining this sketch to look like the following diagram.com The document is for study only. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree.com Constraints.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the constraint3 document and save with your initials. This will open the part called constraint3. Page 110 ©Wichita State University . In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. A diagram of the sketch is shown below.cadfamily.Please inform us. www.

Page 111 © Wichita State University . CATIA® V5R6 This will activate Select the bottom horizontal line and position the constraint below the line.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Double click on the constraint icon with the left mouse button.com Constraints. Select the left vertical line and position the constraint to the left of the line.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.if any tort to your rights. www. the constraint icon to be used more than once.

Select the left angled line and position the constraint below and to the left of the angled line. You will then finish constraining the sketch using the constraint by dialog icon. You are now going to exit the constraint icon and change the values of the constraints. Page 112 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the top horizontal line and position the constraint above the line. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. www.Please inform us.cadfamily. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com Constraints.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only.

com Constraints. This allows you to select a second element while keeping the first element highlighted.cadfamily. Remember you have to exit the constraint icon by selecting it.Please inform us. In order to select two elements at the same time you must press and hold the Ctrl key when selecting the second element. it is important to remember that you could just use the regular constraint icon to finish the constraints. However.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the values of the constraints to match the diagram shown below. Select the bottom horizontal line. Then you just have to double click on a value and a window will appear. Press and hold the Ctrl key while selecting the horizontal line above the previous line. After you change the value press the Enter key or select OK. Select the constraint by dialog icon. You are going to the use the constraint by dialog icon to finish putting the constraints on your sketch. It highlights letting you know that it has been selected.if any tort to your rights. Page 113 © Wichita State University . This opens a Constraint Definition window.

com The document is for study only. Select OK. Press and hold the left mouse button while on the constraint and drag it above the top line. A distance constraint should appear between the two elements. Select the Distance option. Select the left angled line. A check should appear in the Distance box.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using that window you can specify which constraint or constraints you would like to put using the elements that you currently have selected. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This allows you to select a second element while keeping the first element highlighted. www. It is important to note that double clicking the constraint by dialog icon will not keep the icon active for multiple uses since you must select the element or elements before selecting the icon.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. It highlights letting you know that it has been selected.com Constraints. Select the constraint by dialog icon. This opens a Constraint Definition window. Press and hold the Ctrl key while selecting the bottom end line. Page 114 ©Wichita State University .

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the Perpendicularity option and select OK. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 115 © Wichita State University . It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This generates the parallel constraint between the two elements.cadfamily. Select the constraint by dialog icon. www.com Constraints. This allows you to select a second element while keeping the first element highlighted.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us. This opens a Constraint Definition window. Press and hold the Ctrl key while selecting the right angled line above the previous line. This generates the perpendicular constraint between those two elements. It highlights letting you know that it has been selected. Select the Parallelism option and select OK. Select the left angled line.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.

Select the constraint by dialog icon. This generates an angle constraint between the two elements. Select the right angled line. Press and hold the left mouse button on the new constraint’s arrow and drag it down and to the right. This opens a Constraint Definition window. Page 116 ©Wichita State University .com The document is for study only. Select the Length option and select OK. www.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the end line. This allows you to select a second element while keeping the first element highlighted. CATIA® V5R6 This opens a Constraint Definition window. This is the line at the end of the two angled lines.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. however. It highlights letting you know that it has been selected.if any tort to your rights.com Constraints. By selecting the arrow you can move the entire constraint down and to the right. This will generate a length constraint. if you press and hold the left mouse button on the value then it would only move the value. Select the constraint by dialog icon.cadfamily. Press and hold the Ctrl key while selecting the connecting horizontal line. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select the Angle option and select OK.

It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. You have to double click on a value and a window will appear.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Press and hold the left mouse button while on the angle constraint and drag it to the right of the angled line. www. Change the values of the constraints to match the diagram shown below. After you change the value press the Enter key or select OK.if any tort to your rights. Save your document.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.Please inform us.com The document is for study only.com Constraints. Page 117 © Wichita State University .

This will select all of the elements in the box.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. There are two profiles in this sketch and you will try the auto constraint icon on both profiles. This takes you into the sketch and then you can start adding constraints. This will open the part called constraint4. Using the left mouse button box in the first profile shown below. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree. Press and hold the left mouse button while being up and to the left of the first profile and drag a box around the profile. Open the constraint4 document and save with your initials. In this case you selected the elements before selecting the icon. shown below. You can either select the elements before choosing the auto constraint icon or after you select the auto constraint icon. Select the auto constraint icon. This will open up an auto constraint window as www.com Constraints.Please inform us. Next you will learn how the auto constraint icon and the animate constraint icon works.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree. Page 118 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Up to now you have used the constraint and the constraint by dialog icons to generate constraints.cadfamily.

cadfamily.com Constraints. www. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. You are now going to use the auto constraint icon to constrain the other profile within this sketch. Page 119 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Since this sketch does not have any symmetry lines and it is referenced by the origin location there is not a need to set any of the other options.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Elements to be constrained Reference elements Symmetry lines Constraint Mode specifies what elements are to be constrained CATIA® V5R6 allows you to specify an element or elements to use as a reference for its constraints allows you to specify the center lines it should use when assigning symmetry constraints if you specified a reference element then this will determine if you want the constraints to be defined one at the end of another (Chained) or if you want all constraints to be defined from the reference element (Stacked) Select OK.

Select the auto constraint icon. This will open up an auto constraint window as Select OK. If the profile does not appear highlighted then select the profile like you did earlier.cadfamily. This will select all of the elements in the box. If they do not disappear.if any tort to your rights. Page 120 ©Wichita State University . Select the undo icon in the bottom toolbar.com Constraints.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. keep selecting the undo icon until they disappear.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the left mouse button box in the second profile shown below. All of the constraints should disappear and the profile should appear highlighted. however it is not perfectly constrained since it is not referenced to any location. Press and hold the left mouse button while being up and to the left of the second profile and drag a box around the profile. You will now undo the these constraints and you will try using the auto constraint icon using reference elements. Constraints appear on the profile. shown below. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. www.Please inform us.

You have two options on the Constraint Mode.com The document is for study only. This exercise will have you choose the Stacked option. You need to select on the area where it says No Selection in front of the label Reference elements. www.if any tort to your rights. CATIA® V5R6 This will open up an auto constraint window as Select in the box for Reference elements. Page 121 © Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Constraints.Please inform us. You have to select the down arrow to access the drop down list and then select the Stacked option. You may want to try one and then undo it and try the other option. The window should now appear as shown below. This makes those two elements the reference elements for the constraints.cadfamily. Select the vertical line and horizontal line from the other profile that are at the origin. Select the Stacked option for the Constraint Mode. shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the auto constraint icon. either Chained or Stacked. however both diagrams are shown for your reference.

Both diagrams are shown below for your comparison. Notice how all of the constraints originate from the reference elements. Page 122 ©Wichita State University .com Constraints.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Constraints appear on the profile.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK.Please inform us.com Save your document. Stacked Chained www. The document is for study only. If you use the Chained option then the first constraints originate from the reference elements but the other constraints originate at the ends of the previous constraints.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.

cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You will now try using the animate constraint icon on a constrained sketch. www. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree. You can use this icon at any time to see how your sketch changes as the value of a constraint varies.if any tort to your rights. Open the constraint5 document and save with your initials. In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree. This icon allows you to select a constraint and animate what happens as this constraint changes values.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 123 © Wichita State University . Select the animate constraint icon. You will now use the animate constraint icon on a couple of the constraints.com The document is for study only. In this exercise you will try using this icon on a perfectly constrained sketch.Please inform us. This will open the part called constraint5.com Constraints. This takes you into the sketch and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

if any tort to your rights. Page 124 ©Wichita State University .com The document is for study only.cadfamily.Please inform us.com Constraints. First value Last value Number of steps Actions the starting value for the animation the ending value for the animation determines the number of steps shown as the value varies between the first value and the last value plays the animation backwards pauses the animation stops the animation plays the animation forwards Options plays the animation once from start to finish plays the animation from start to finish and then back to the start continuously loops the animation forwards and backwards repeats the animation always showing it from start to finish Hide constraints hides the constraints so all you see animating is the geometry www. An Animate Constraint window appears.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the 1 inch radius constraint in the upper left of the sketch.

if any tort to your rights. Select the round trip icon under Options and then select the forward icon under Actions.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This stops the animation. Notice how the sketch changes shape as the constraint varies from its starting value to its ending value. Select the Hide constraints button and then select the forward icon again.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the First value to be . Select the loop icon under Options and then select the forward icon under Actions. under Select the repeat icon under Options and then select the forward icon Actions.com The document is for study only. Select the stop icon under Actions. Page 125 © Wichita State University . Select Cancel. This time the animation plays from start to finish and then returns back to the start over and over again.5. the Last value to be 2. Select the one way icon under Options and then select the forward icon under Actions. Your sketch returns to the original shape and the constraints appear again. Notice how all of the constraints are not seen anymore. You are now ready to see the animation. Select the stop icon under Actions. This stops the animation. You should practice animating other constraints using the animate constraint icon.com Constraints.cadfamily. and the Number of steps to be 20. This time the animation plays from start to finish and then returns back to the start. This option only shows the actual geometry of the sketch. www. This time the animation plays from start to finish over and over again.

www.com Modifications to profiles. If we have the geometrical and dimensional constraint options selected in the bottom toolbar then some constraints may automatically be generated when performing these options. trimming and breaking geometry.if any tort to your rights. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree.Please inform us. This will open the part called corner. Corner There are three new icons that appear on the bottom toolbar when you are in the corner option. The options include cornering.cadfamily. Page 126 ©Wichita State University .com The document is for study only. chamfering. In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Modifications to profiles CATIA® V5R6 This involves modifying the geometry of your sketch to generate the desired profile. trims both elements back to the corner trims the first element selected back to the corner generates the corner without trimming the elements Open the corner document and save with your initials. This takes you into the sketch and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Select the left vertical line and the top horizontal line. Select somewhere inside the corner.com Modifications to profiles.Please inform us. The corner should appear with tangency constraints generated on the two line and a radius constraint generated on the corner. You can change the value of the corner the same way you changed the value of constraints previously.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It is suggested that you try out the other options on your own in order to make sure you understand their operation. bottom toolbar. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the corner icon. Page 127 © Wichita State University .cadfamily. This exercise is only going to cover this option since it is the one most commonly used.5 inches. You are now going to generate radius corners at all intersection of your sketch with a specified value. CATIA® V5R6 This activates the option and three new icons appear on the Make sure that the trim all icon is selected on the bottom toolbar. You now have to arbitrarily locate your corner which will determine its initial size. Undo the creation of the corner to get back your original sketch.if any tort to your rights. The corner changes size. www. This specifies the two elements that you wish to generate a corner between. This is normally the default choice. Change the radius value to be .

Page 128 ©Wichita State University . Notice that most of the . If you were to change that one value then all of the other values would change because of the formulas. You can do this by pressing and holding the left mouse button up and to the left of the profile and then dragging the mouse down to the lower right. This is the constraint that does not have a f(x) symbol next to it.com The document is for study only. In the diagram shown above the upper left constraint is the driving constraint. www. Save your document. Enter a value of .5 in the Radius box and press Enter.com Modifications to profiles. Notice that all of the constraints change to that value.5 constraints have a f(x) symbol next to it. In this case one of the corner constraints is specified and then all of the other ones are set to be equal to that one. Select the corner icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select all of the sketch. You will learn more about formulas later in this course. boxing in the entire profile. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This means that a formula has been applied to determine that constraint. Change the value of the driving constraint to be 0. A radius text box appears on the bottom toolbar.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.5.75. Corners appear at every intersection at a value of 0.Please inform us.

This will open the part called chamfer.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Chamfer CATIA® V5R6 There are three new icons that appear on the bottom toolbar when you are in the chamfer option. trims both elements back to the chamfer trims the first element selected back to the chamfer generates the chamfer without trimming the elements After choosing one of those icons and selecting the elements that you want to use to chamfer. Page 129 © Wichita State University . In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree.Please inform us.cadfamily.com Modifications to profiles. www. These determine what type of information you can enter and what is generated when the chamfer is created. hypotenuse and an angle two lengths one length and an angle Open the chamfer document and save with your initials.com The document is for study only. This takes you into the sketch and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. three more icons appear.

This will generate a length from the sharp corner back to the beginning of the chamfer along the first element selected and the angle is the angle of the chamfer. This exercise is only going to cover this option since it is the one most commonly used. This is normally the default choice. CATIA® V5R6 This activates the option and three new icons appear on the Make sure that the trim all icon is selected on the bottom toolbar. Select the left vertical line and the top left horizontal line. Select the one length and an angle icon.5 and 2. You can now arbitrarily locate your chamfer which will determine its initial size. www. Select somewhere inside the corner. Notice the chamfer changes size and angle.com Modifications to profiles. Page 130 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. If they were generated as length constraints then a window would appear telling you that they would be converted to distance constraints because the chamfer will change the length of those lines.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. This specifies the two elements that you wish to generate a chamfer between.com The document is for study only. bottom toolbar. Luckily the 1. The chamfer should appear with a length constraint and an angle constraint generated.5 and 30 respectively.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Change the value of the length and angle to .5 constraints were generated as distance constraints between two lines instead of length constraints. It is suggested that you try out the other options on your own in order to make sure you understand their operation.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the chamfer icon.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the chamfer icon. Change the value of the length and angle to .com The document is for study only. The chamfer should appear with a length constraint and an angle constraint generated. The final sketch should appear similar to the one shown below. You can now arbitrarily locate your chamfer which will determine its initial size.5 and 30 respectively.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. bottom toolbar. This is normally Select the right vertical line and the top right horizontal line. Save your document. This will generate a length from the sharp corner back to the beginning of the chamfer along the first element selected and the angle is the angle of the chamfer. www. Page 131 © Wichita State University . Select the one length and an angle icon.com Modifications to profiles. CATIA® V5R6 This activates the option and three new icons appear on the Make sure that the trim all icon the default choice. Select somewhere inside the corner.Please inform us. is selected on the bottom toolbar.cadfamily. This specifies the two elements that you wish to generate a chamfer between.if any tort to your rights.

This will open the part called trim.com Modifications to profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. getting rid of the side you select trims the element back to the nearest intersections. keeping the side you select breaks the element at the nearest intersections closes a partial circle back to a full circle Open the trim document and save with your initials.Please inform us.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. Page 132 ©Wichita State University . there are three sub-options to this icon which determine how it works trims the element back to the nearest intersections. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Trim and Break CATIA® V5R6 There are four icons that can be used to trim or break elements in the sketcher. Select the Sketcher icon and then select the Sketch from the specification tree. This takes you into the sketch and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below. In order to work with the sketch you will need to go to the Sketcher and choose the sketch from the specification tree. trims both elements back to the intersection or just trims a single element back to the intersection trims both elements trims only the first element breaks an element at an intersection or at an arbitrary location quickly trims elements.

Now that the circle is broken you can trim the two pieces to the appropriate intersections. Therefore it is not necessary to break a circle more than once to get two pieces. This is normally the default choice. Select the bottom horizontal line inside the circle.Please inform us. A circle in CATIA has a natural break in order for the circle to have ends.com The document is for study only. The icon becomes activated. Notice that coincident constraints appeared on the broken elements automatically. on the bottom toolbar.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the quick trim icon. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. The line breaks at each intersection of the circle and is removed from the inside of the circle. This will allow you break an element in to two pieces. Select the top horizontal line inside the circle. CATIA® V5R6 Select the break and rubber in icon.if any tort to your rights. This will allow you to break an element and trim it to the nearest intersections getting rid of the portion you select. Page 133 © Wichita State University . Select the circle and then the top left horizontal line.com Modifications to profiles. The circle breaks at the intersection of the line. This activates the option and four new icons appear Make sure that the trim all icon is selected. Double click on the trim icon.cadfamily. The icon becomes activated. The line breaks at each intersection of the circle and is removed from the inside of the circle. www. Select the quick trim icon. Select the break icon. Select the break and rubber in icon. This will allow you to break an element and trim it to the nearest intersections getting rid of the portion you select.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

cadfamily. Select the bottom right horizontal line and the bottom right portion of the circle. www.com Modifications to profiles. Page 134 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the top right horizontal line and the top right portion of the circle. Sometimes it can be confusing seeing the curve between the lines but it appears only to show the coincidence between the two circles. The circle should trim down to the intersection.com The document is for study only. Select the bottom left horizontal line and the bottom left portion of the circle. The circle should trim down to the intersection.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The sketch should appear similar to the diagram shown below. The circle should trim up to the intersection.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights.

www. Open the constraint7 document and go to the sketch and constrain the sketch to appear like the diagram shown below. You will want to generate the four corners using the corner option first and then constrain the circles concentric to the corners.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Now that you have gone through most of the constraint options you are ready to constrain some sketches for practice.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 135 © Wichita State University . constraint7 and constraint8 respectively.cadfamily. Save the constrained sketches as constraint6.Please inform us. Open the constraint6 document and go to the sketch and constrain the sketch to appear like the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights.com Modifications to profiles.

com The document is for study only. www. Page 136 ©Wichita State University . This ends the basic Sketcher section and you are now ready to start producing parts using the Part Design workbench.com Modifications to profiles.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. If at any time you get stuck please refer back to this section. From now on it is assumed that you know how to use the various options that were covered in this section.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the constraint8 document and go to the sketch and constrain the sketch to appear like the diagram shown below.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights.

should see all of your geometry. Notice your background changes color and the only geometry you see is the circle and the window that you hid earlier. Select the circle. Select the circle. www. Select the hide/show icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will allow you hide some of your geometry.Please inform us.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. Select the swap visible space icon. The circle disappears and returns to the visible or show side of your part. You will now hide and show some geometry. The circle disappears but it is not deleted. Select all four lines and then select the hide/show icon. All four lines disappear but they are not deleted. Select the hide/show icon. whether it be sketcher geometry or part design geometry. Select the hide/show icon. You can do this by selecting up and to the left of the window and dragging the cursor over the entire window using the first mouse button. Select the swap visible space icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Hide/Show CATIA® V5R6 This small exercise is to cover the steps necessary to hide and show geometry. Page 137 © Wichita State University .com Hide/Show. Save your document. Select all four edges of the window on the right. Open the hide show document and go to the sketch. You have just switched to the hidden side of your part.if any tort to your rights. There will be times when you are going to want to hide some of your geometry because it starts cluttering up your display and you are not ready to delete it or you cannot delete it because it is associated with other geometry. This will return the four This returns you to the visible side and you The procedure for hiding or showing geometry is always the same whether it is using sketch geometry or part design geometry. lines to the visible side of your part.

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CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Basic Part Design CATIA® V5R6 This section will cover the basic use of the part design workbench to create parts. The usefulness of them depend on the part you are trying to create. It is important for you to understand how to use each of these icons in conjunction with your sketches to produce your final part. This section will consist of three parts: basic shapes. www. Basic Shapes This part will discuss the various shapes that can be created in part design using the icons on the Part Design workbench. Page 139 © Wichita State University . modifications to shapes and interfacing between part design and sketcher.com Basic Shapes.if any tort to your rights. The purpose of this group of exercises is to introduce how to use those icons and their options.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Initially the window will appear with only the First Limit and then you have the option to select the More>> option to see the Second Limit. thereby not being able to specify a second limit changes the direction to the opposite direction Reverse Direction Direction Normal to profile the direction will be in the normal direction of the sketch Reference allows you to specify an element that defines the direction www. Profile Selection Mirrored extent specifies which sketch will be used. you have the option to modify the sketch using the sketcher icon next to the box applies to the Type Dimension. When you create a pad a Pad Definition window appears like the one shown below. Since the options are the same for both limits they will be discussed only once.com Basic Shapes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Pad CATIA® V5R6 The pad icon allows you to use a sketch and extrude it in a linear direction producing a solid pad.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Page 140 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. Type Dimension Up to next Up to last Up to plane Up to surface allows you to key in a Length goes to the next side of an existing part goes to the last side of an existing part goes to a specified plane which is its Limit goes to a specified surface which is its Limit When you select a Type other than Dimension you will have the option to specify an Offset value from the corresponding limit. it will go the same distance in both directions.

A Pad Definition window should appear similar to the one shown below. As you can see instead of the pad extending in only the one direction 4 inches it now extends both directions 4 inches each. Select the pad icon. You should see two sketches already created for you. You will now change some of the other options to see the difference between them. For this pad you are going to use the basic option of keying in a length for pad. This is the pad you want to create. Select Mirrored extent and select Preview. however you are going to want to Apply in order for you see what it is going to do until you understand the different options.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the pad1 document and save with your initials. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your pad. It basically is using your current sketch as the mirror plane. www. This will allow you to create a pad using one of the sketches.Please inform us. Do not press enter or else it will automatically create the pad with that value. Select Sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select Reverse Direction and select Preview. Change the value in Length to be 4. This exercise is going to cover the various methods that you can use to create pads.cadfamily. Notice that the pad is still going to be 4 inches wide but it is now going in the opposite direction. You will also preview what the Mirrored extent and Reverse Direction options allow you to do. Select Preview. Page 141 © Wichita State University . A preview of what the pad will look like appears.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. Now you are going to reverse the direction in order for the pad to be created in the opposite direction. Normally you would just enter the value and press Enter.1. Select Mirrored extent again to turn it off and select Preview.

Page 142 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK. www. Select Reverse Direction so that the direction is toward the other pad.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. Select the pad icon. This specifies the sketch that you want to use to create the next pad. Notice that the sketch automatically was hidden after being used by the pad.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You are now going to explore some of the other Types that you can use to define limits for pads that you create. A Pad Definition window appears as shown below. This is true when using most of the options because of a setting under the pull down menu Tools. Now you are going to see what the other Types allow you to do.2. Select Sketch. Options.cadfamily.Please inform us. The pad should be created and appear similar to the diagram shown below.

if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 143 © Wichita State University . Notice that the pad goes all the way to the last side of the previous part. Change the Type to Up to plane.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice that the pad only goes to the next side of the other pad.com Basic Shapes. www. Change the Type to Up to last and select Preview.Please inform us.cadfamily. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the Type to Up to next and select Preview. When you use this option you have to specify a plane or a planar side that you want the pad to be limited by.

Once again this is just to show you the capabilities of the option. The Up to surface option works very similar to the Up to plane option except that you can specify a surface instead of a plane. Select the More>> option.com Basic Shapes. This allows you to specify an element to be used as the direction. This expands the window and shows some other options.com The document is for study only. The Normal to profile option is no longer activated. www. The window should appear similar to the one shown below. Select Normal to profile to turn it off.Please inform us. Notice that the pad goes up to the plane and then stops.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. Currently the Direction is specified to be Normal to profile.if any tort to your rights. You will turn that off and specify an element to be used as the direction. Page 144 ©Wichita State University . Select in the Reference box. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. You may have to rotate the part around in order to see the limitation better.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the plane that is away from the origin and select Preview.

Please inform us. Page 145 © Wichita State University . Under the Second Limit change the Type to Up to plane. Under the First Limit select the Limit box. This defines the First Limit.com Basic Shapes. Under the Second Limit select the Limit box. This will allow you to specify a new plane for your limit.if any tort to your rights. Select Normal to profile. www.com The document is for study only. This changes the direction back to being normal to the sketch. You are now going to use a First Limit and a Second Limit to create the pad. Select the angled side closest to the sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You will now define the Second Limit.cadfamily. The pad extrudes in the direction of the line and stops at the plane that was specified earlier. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the angled line closest to the origin and select Preview.

Select OK. Note: Open profiles (sketches) can be used to create pads or pockets as long as they will be closed by the other faces of your existing part.Please inform us. The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Save your document.com Basic Shapes. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. There are other shapes that have these same options and they work the same. This exercise showed most of the options available when creating a pad. www.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the angled side farthest from the sketch and select Preview. Page 146 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. This defines the Second Limit and shows you a preview of your new pad. The final part should look similar to the diagram shown below. Hopefully you have a good understanding of what each option allows you to do.

This will allow you to create a pad using one of the sketches.75 create the pad. Select the pad icon.if any tort to your rights. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your pad. You should see three sketches already created for you.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. The pad should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Using the Type Dimension and a Length of . Select the pad icon. This will allow you to create a pad using one of the sketches. Select Sketch. Page 147 © Wichita State University . Using the Type Dimension and a Length of .com The document is for study only. Select Sketch.75 create the pad.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the pad2 document and save with your initials. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your pad.2.1. The pad should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com Basic Shapes. www.Please inform us.

thereby not being able to specify a second limit changes the direction to the opposite direction Reverse Direction Direction Normal to profile the direction will be in the normal direction of the sketch www. Initially the window will appear with only the First Limit and then you have the option to select the More>> option to see the Second Limit. Page 148 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. When you create a pocket a Pocket Definition window appears like the one shown below. Notice that the options are exactly the same as the options for creating a pad. Type Dimension Up to next Up to last Up to plane Up to surface allows you to key in a Length goes to the next side of an existing part goes to the last side of an existing part goes to a specified plane which is its Limit goes to a specified surface which is its Limit When you select a Type other than Dimension you will have the option to specify an Offset value from the corresponding limit.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.com Reference allows you to specify an element that defines the direction The document is for study only. you have the option to modify the sketch using the sketcher icon next to the box applies to the Type Dimension. The major difference between pad and pocket is that a pocket is removed instead of added to your part. Profile Selection Mirrored extent specifies which sketch will be used. it will go the same distance in both directions.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Pocket CATIA® V5R6 The pocket icon allows you to use a sketch and extrude it in a linear direction producing a pocket.com Basic Shapes.

This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your pocket.if any tort to your rights. www. Save your document. Select Reverse Direction.com Basic Shapes.3.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher You will now create a pocket in the existing part using Sketch. The pocket should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 149 © Wichita State University .com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us. Using the Type Up to next create the pocket.cadfamily. Select the pocket icon.3. CATIA® V5R6 This will allow you to create a pocket using one of the Select Sketch. sketches.

This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your pocket. A preview of the pocket should appear. Save your document. The pocket appears. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the pocket document and save with your initials. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.2. A preview of the pocket should appear.if any tort to your rights.com Basic Shapes. Select Sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www.Please inform us. This will allow you to create a pocket using the sketch. Change the Type to Up to next and select Preview. Page 150 ©Wichita State University . You should see a pad and a sketch that have been created for you. Select the pocket icon. Select OK.cadfamily. Change the Type to Up to last and select Preview.

Page 151 © Wichita State University . Notice that the sketch still remains shown because you did not use the entire sketch therefore it did not automatically hide. Open the multiple profiles document and save with your initials. Select the box portion of the sketch.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Multiple Profiles CATIA® V5R6 You can create objects using a single profile of a sketch that contains multiple profiles. Change the Length to be 1 and select OK.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. This will allow you to select the sub-elements of a sketch. Select the pad icon. www.com Basic Shapes. Select OK. In the Selection box press the third mouse button and select Go to profile definition. Notice just by selecting an edge that entire profile was selected but not the whole sketch. This closes the Profile Definition window and returns to the Pad Definition window with the Selection being Complex.cadfamily. The Profile Definition window appears as shown below. When you do this each pad or pocket will reference the same sketch just a different part of the sketch. This allows you to create multiple profiles on the same sketch and then using pad or pocket you can have each profile extrude a different distance as if they were separate sketches.com The document is for study only. The pad is created using just the one profile of the sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You should see a sketch that has already been created for you.

Please inform us.com Basic Shapes. Page 152 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Remember this option is only available with pad and pocket.com The document is for study only. It is normally a better idea to create a separate sketch for each object but there are times when this capability becomes extremely useful. especially when constraining. The specification tree should have each pad using the same sketch as shown below.if any tort to your rights. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Repeat the steps and create pads out of the other two profiles 1 inch in length. Save your document. www.cadfamily.

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Shaft

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The shaft icon allows you to use a sketch and rotate it in a circular direction producing a solid revolution. It is necessary to have an axis defined in your sketch in order to create a shaft. The axis needs to represent the center of the revolution. When you create a shaft a Shaft Definition window appears like the one shown below.

As you can see there are few options when creating a shaft compared to creating a pad. Limits First angle the angle in the initial direction from the sketch

Second angle the angle in the opposite direction from the sketch Profile Selection Axis Selection defines the axis that the profile will be rotated around specifies which sketch will be used, you have the option to modify the sketch using the sketcher icon next to the box

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Open the shaft document and save with your initials. You should see two sketches that have been created for you. Select the shaft icon. This will allow you to create a shaft using a sketch.

Select Sketch.1. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your shaft. Change the First angle value to 90 and the Second angle value to 135 and select Preview. Notice that the shaft went 90 degrees in the one direction and 135 degrees in the other direction. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. You can also use a negative value to get the shaft to start and end at a different location then where the sketch is.

Change the First angle value to -90 and the Second angle value to 270 and select Preview. Notice that the shaft begins at -90 and ends at 270. The total angle that the shaft covers is the addition of the two angles, therefore it is necessary that the sum does not exceed 360. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Change the First angle value to 90 and the Second angle value to 90 and select Preview. Now the shaft is defined for the other half. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Change the Second angle value to 0 and the First angle value to 360 and select OK. The shaft is created as a full revolution. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Groove

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The groove icon allows you to use a sketch and rotate it in a circular direction producing a solid revolution that is removed from the current part. It is necessary to have an axis defined in your sketch in order to create a groove. The axis needs to represent the center of the revolution. When you create a groove a Groove Definition window appears like the one shown below.

Notice that the options are exactly the same as the options for creating a shaft. The major difference between shaft and groove is that a groove is removed instead of added to your part. Limits First angle the angle in the initial direction from the sketch

Second angle the angle in the opposite direction from the sketch Profile Selection Axis Selection defines the axis that the profile will be rotated around specifies which sketch will be used, you have the option to modify the sketch using the sketcher icon next to the box

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Select the groove icon.

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This will allow you to create a groove using a sketch.

Select Sketch.2. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your groove. Change the First angle value to 360 and the Second angle value to 0 and select OK. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

You can define the angles the same way as you define the angles for a shaft. Save your document.

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Open the groove document and save with your initials. You should see a shaft and a sketch that have been created for you. Select the groove icon. This will allow you to create a groove using a sketch.

Select Sketch.2. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your groove. Change the First angle value to -15 and the Second angle value to 345 and select Apply. Notice that the groove has a 30 degree gap in it centered around the sketch. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Select OK. Save your document.

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When you create a hole a Hole Definition window appears like the one shown below. only applies to Blind defines the limit element.cadfamily. There are many options for creating a hole. Page 159 © Wichita State University . Type and Thread Definition. There are five different options for defining the length of the hole. Extension. The various options are spread over three tabs. many of which are similar to the pad and pocket options. Blind Up To Next Up To Last Up To Plane Up To Surface Diameter Depth Limit Offset goes a certain distance goes to the next side of an existing part goes to the last side of an existing part goes to a specified plane which is its Limit goes to a specified surface which is its Limit the diameter of the hole the length of the hole.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Hole CATIA® V5R6 The hole icon allows you to create a variety of holes from simple holes to counterdrilled holes.com Basic Shapes.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. only applies to Up to Plane and Up to Surface the offset distance from the limit www.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. The Extension options are explained below.

Page 160 ©Wichita State University . only applies to Blind the hole will have a v-shaped bottom.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. only applies to Blind.Please inform us. the angle of the v-shape can be specified in the Angle box under the option The Type options are explained below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Axis Reverse Normal to surface reverses the direction of the hole CATIA® V5R6 aligns the axis of the hole normal to the surface if selected otherwise you can specify the direction using the box below the option Positioning Sketch Bottom Flat V-Bottom allows you to constrain the center of the hole before creating the hole will be flat on the bottom. Simple a straight hole with no parameters Tapered the parameters define the angle of the taper www.com Basic Shapes.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Counterbored CATIA® V5R6 the parameters define the size and the depth of the counterbore The counterbore diameter must be greater than the hole diameter and the hole depth must be greater than the counterbore depth.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only. Countersunk the parameters define the depth and angle of the countersunk The countersink diameter must be greater than the hole diameter and the countersink angle must be greater than 0 and less than 180 degrees.Please inform us.com Basic Shapes. Page 161 © Wichita State University .

Page 162 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Counterdrilled CATIA® V5R6 the parameters define the diameter and depth of the counterbore and the angle from the bottom of the counterbore to the diameter of the hole. the hole depth must be greater than the counterdrill depth and the counterdrill angle must be greater than 0 and less than 180 degrees.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.cadfamily. www. The counterdrill diameter must be greater than the hole diameter.com The document is for study only.com Basic Shapes.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher The Thread Definition options are explained below.com Basic Shapes.if any tort to your rights. CATIA® V5R6 Thread Definition Type No Standard Metric Thin Pitch Metric Thick Pitch Thread Diameter Hole Diameter Thread Depth Hole Depth Pitch Allows the user to enter the values Uses AFNOR standard values Uses AFNOR standard values Diameter of the thread Diameter of the hole How far the thread extends in the hole The depth of the hole The distance the thread drops in one revolution Determines which way the thread will be revolved Right-Threaded or Left-Threaded Standards Add Remove Allows you to create a standard thread definition Allows you to remove a standard thread definition www. Page 163 © Wichita State University .cadfamily.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.

if any tort to your rights. You will probably want to rotate the part so that you can see the top surfaces easier. The Hole Definition window should appear.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Using the Extension tab change the mode to Up To Last and the Diameter to 1 inch. Select the top inner edge of the rim. www. Select the flat surface at the bottom of the pocket. It will create a sketch for you specifying the center of the hole.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the hole document and save with your initials.cadfamily. You can go in to the sketch and put parameters on the sketch to position the hole. You can also have it automatically generate parameters by selecting an edge or edges before defining the surface that you want the hole to appear on.com The document is for study only. This will allow you to create a hole.Please inform us. You should see a part already created for you. This specifies the surface where you want the hole to be located. The nice thing about using the hole icon is that you do not have to generate a sketch ahead of time. This specifies that you want the hole to be concentric with this edge. You will now try creating some holes using various options.com Basic Shapes. Select the hole icon. Page 164 ©Wichita State University .

Select the bottom inner edge of the rim.cadfamily. The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This specifies the surface where you want the hole to be located. The Hole Definition window should appear. This specifies that you want the hole to be concentric with this edge.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This is the default type so it may not be necessary to change it. This will allow you to create a hole.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the Type tab change the type to Simple and select OK.Please inform us.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. Select the hole icon. Select the flat surface at the bottom of the pocket. www. Page 165 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.

This will allow you to create a hole. It may already have those settings. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the Extension tab change the mode to Up To Last and the Diameter to 1 inch. This is the default type so it may not be necessary to change it. Using the Type tab change the type to Simple and select OK. Select the top surface of the bottom plate as indicated by the arrow. Select the hole icon. if it does then it is not necessary to change them.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This specifies that you want the hole to be approximately between the small radius and large radius on that surface. The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only. Page 166 ©Wichita State University . The Hole Definition window should appear.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights.

the Diameter to 1.cadfamily. www.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the Extension tab change the mode to Up To Last and the Diameter to 1 inch.if any tort to your rights. It may already have those settings.25 and select Preview. Using the Type tab change the type to Counterbored. Page 167 © Wichita State University . The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Using the Type tab change the type to Tapered and change the Angle to 45 and select Preview.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Basic Shapes. if it does then it is not necessary to change them.5 and the Depth to .

When you create a www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.25 and the Angle to 90 and select OK. your hole icon in your specification tree will appear with a thread notation. Most of those options apply to Blind holes and you should make sure you are aware of them.25 and the Angle to 120 and select Preview.com Basic Shapes. The previous steps took you through the different types of holes that you can create. There are some other options available under the Extension tab. The thread options are not covered in this exercise but if you use those options.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the Type tab change the type to Counterdrilled.cadfamily.com this part the thread notation will appear in the appropriate views. The option that is not covered in this exercise that you definitely want to understand is the option to change the direction of the hole.5.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. Using the Type tab change the type to Countersunk. the Depth to . the Diameter to 1. Page 168 ©Wichita State University . This option works exactly the same as it did when you created pads. the Depth to . The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below. drawing from The document is for study only. The hole should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

25 and an angle of 90. Page 169 © Wichita State University .com Basic Shapes. All the holes are countersunk holes using a depth of . please refer back to the previous steps.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. If you have trouble.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 To finish this exercise you are going to create five more holes on the top surface of the bottom plate and then constrain all of them and the previous hole.25 and an Angle of 90. The diagram shown below shows the locations. www. Select the hole icon. Create five holes at the approximate locations indicated by the arrows. The holes should be Countersunk. After you have finished creating the holes the part should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This will allow you to create a hole. with a Depth of .if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.

Please inform us. Later in class you will learn how to define a pattern that can be applied to an object such as a hole. Save your document. You will get more involved with the specification tree at a later time. Note: This is not the suggested method to use when creating a group of identical holes. Page 170 ©Wichita State University . www. you will have to constrain each hole individually.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Constrain the locations of the six holes using the constraints as shown below. This diagram is given just to show you the constraint values. Notice that only the previous holes appear when you constrain.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. It is suggested that you use the planes when constructing your constraints.com Basic Shapes.cadfamily. this is because of the location you are at in the specification tree.

1. Select Sketch.2. Page 171 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Rib CATIA® V5R6 The rib icon allows you to use a sketch to define a profile and then use another sketch to determine the path that the profile will follow. When you create a rib a Rib Definition window appears like the one shown below.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Profile defines the shape that is supposed to be used for the rib Center curve defines the path that is to be followed by the profile Profile control Keep angle Pulling direction Reference surface Merge ends keeps the profile at the same orientation with respect to the center curve as it is initially as it follows the curve defines an orientation that you want the profile to keep as it follows the center curve defines a surface that controls the orientation of the profile to be normal to the surface as it follows the center curve creates material between the ends of the rib and existing material in specific cases Open the rib document and save with your initials. Select the rib icon. This will allow you to create a rib using the sketches.com Basic Shapes.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You are going to use the Keep angle option therefore you are ready to select Preview. This specifies the center curve that you want your profile to follow. www.if any tort to your rights. The options are discussed below. You should see three sketches that have been created for you. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your rib.cadfamily. Select Sketch.

3 and select Preview. Select OK.com Save your document.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice that the orientation with respect to the center curve is the same from beginning to end as it followed the curve. Select the vertical line of Sketch.if any tort to your rights. www. Next you will define a pulling direction using the third sketch to see the difference. The orientation was determined by the initial orientation the sketch had with the center curve. The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select Preview. A preview of the rib appears and should look similar to the diagram shown below.com Basic Shapes. Change the Profile control to Pulling direction. Page 172 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us. You now have to define a direction. The rib appears similar to the diagram shown below.cadfamily. This defines that edge as the pulling direction for the rib.

www.3. The options are the same as the rib options but they are still discussed below.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Select Sketch.com Basic Shapes. Profile defines the shape that is supposed to be used for the slot Center curve defines the path that is to be followed by the profile Profile control Keep angle Pulling direction Reference surface Merge ends keeps the profile at the same orientation with respect to the center curve as it is initially as it follows the curve defines an orientation that you want the profile to keep as it follows the center curve defines a surface that controls the orientation of the profile to be normal to the surface as it follows the center curve removes material between the ends of the slot and existing material in specific cases Open the slot document and save with your initials. This specifies that you want to use that sketch to define the profile of your slot.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Slot CATIA® V5R6 The slot icon allows you to use a sketch to define a profile and then use another sketch to determine the path that the profile will follow. You are going to use the Keep angle option therefore you are ready to select OK. Select Sketch. This will allow you to create a slot using the sketches.cadfamily. When you create a slot a Slot Definition window appears like the one shown below. Select the slot icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. This specifies the center curve that you want your profile to follow. You should see a pad and a few sketches that have been created for you. The main difference between a slot and a rib is that the slot will remove the material instead of add material. Page 173 © Wichita State University .2.

Please inform us. Save your document.if any tort to your rights. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 174 ©Wichita State University . The slot appears and should look similar to the diagram shown below.cadfamily.com Basic Shapes.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK.

A Stiffener Definition window should appear. You should see a part made up of a few shapes. Open the stiffener document and save with your initials. You are now www.com build the stiffener. This sketch is used to define the shape of the stiffener.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Stiffener CATIA® V5R6 The stiffener icon allows you to create a stiffener by defining the shape of the stiffener in a sketch. Thickness defines the thickness of the stiffener toggle between having the stiffener centered around the original sketch or having it extrude in only one direction Mirrored extent Depth Profile Selection specifies which direction you want the stiffener to follow toward the part in order to make the stiffener specifies which sketch will be used.com Basic Shapes.cadfamily. Select the stiffener icon. Change the Thickness to . This will allow you to create a stiffener using one of the Select Sketch. The options are explained below.Please inform us. It will fill in the area between that sketch and the rest of the part. ready to The document is for study only.625 and make sure that Mirrored extent is on. you have the option to modify the sketch using the sketcher icon next to the box This option is useful since you do not have to create a closed profile in your sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. All you have to do is create the outside edge of your stiffener and it will limit itself to the boundaries of your existing part similar to pad. When you create a stiffener a Stiffener Definition window appears like the one shown below. Page 175 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.8. sketches. In this exercise you will see that it does not extend underneath the existing part are into the hole area of the part.

cadfamily. www.com The document is for study only. After creating the sketch you can create a stiffener on that side of the part as well.com Basic Shapes. Page 176 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Save your document. If you want to attempt to do this now you can try building a sketch on the center plane by using the line option and constraining it to be tangent to both curved edges. It did not continue into the hole or underneath the part. Later in this course you will learn how to use edges of your part to help constrain your sketches. The stiffener is created and should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK. If you rotate your part around you will see that the stiffener limited itself to the existing part.Please inform us.

You will also learn how to modify the values that were used when creating basic shapes.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. applying draft angles.com Modifications to Shapes.if any tort to your rights. chamfering. The program will determine whether you want a fillet or a rounded edge based on the type of edge that is selected. adding thickness and adding thread definition to your existing part. creates a fillet or round along edges of your part Radius Object(s) to fillet Propagation the radius of the fillet or round the edge or face that needs to be filleted Tangency Minimal will propagate around tangencies will only fillet the selected edge Edge(s) to keep defines rolling edges for your fillet www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Modifications to Shapes CATIA® V5R6 This part of the book will cover the icons that are available to let you modify your parts.com The document is for study only. These options include filleting. shelling. Fillet The fillet icon allows you to create fillets on interior edges and rounds on exterior edges. Page 177 © Wichita State University . There are a few options when creating fillets.cadfamily.Please inform us.

if any tort to your rights. following a straight line Circle Fillet allows you to create a fillet that maintains its circular shape while using a spine. this option could be used to create a fillet along two consecutive edges that are not tangent continuous that you want to be treated as a single edge creates a fillet connecting two faces Faces to fillet the faces that you want to use to fillet between creates a tri-tangent fillet using three faces Face to remove the third tangent face that will be removed when the fillet is generated www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Modifications to Shapes.cadfamily. Page 178 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher creates a variable radius fillet or round along edges of your part CATIA® V5R6 Points Variation the locations along an edge that you can specify a different radius Cubic Linear maintains tangencies as it varies varies linearly.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.

This will allow you to create a fillet using two faces to determine the sides of the fillet and a third face that the fillet will be tangent to.if any tort to your rights. Page 179 © Wichita State University . The side should highlight. Notice in the Tritangent Fillet Definition window that it automatically moved to Face to remove. Select the tritangent fillet icon. The front end of the part is filleted. This is the end that does not have the stiffener. You may have to rotate the part in order to select the other side. The next face that you select will be removed and the fillet will be created tangent to that face.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. www. The side should highlight. Select OK. Select the right flat side.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the front end of the part.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the fillet document and save with your initials.cadfamily. Select the left flat side.com Modifications to Shapes. You should see the following part.

cadfamily. Page 180 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. The fillets should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select OK.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the edge fillet icon. This gives you an opportunity to modify your fillet and include those two edges.125.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. This is because you missed selecting two of the edges. Change the radius to . Select the edges as shown in the diagrams below.com Modifications to Shapes. Sometimes the fillet outcome can vary depending on which edges you select first. www.Please inform us. Fortunately this is not your fault because that is what you were instructed to do. For our case select the angled lines first. This will allow you to specify a radius and then select edges that you want filleted or rounded. Notice that in the corners the fillets come to a sharp edge.

www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select OK.if any tort to your rights.com Modifications to Shapes. Select the two edges shown in the diagram below. The fillets should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Page 181 © Wichita State University .1 in the specification tree. Save your document.cadfamily.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Double click on EdgeFillet. This opens up the Edge Fillet Definition window and allows you to either add or remove edges to be filleted.Please inform us. Notice that the other seven edges remain selected since you selected them the first time.

com Modifications to Shapes. Page 182 ©Wichita State University . Select OK.Please inform us. edges of the part.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the other fillets document and save with your initials.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. Select the More>> option and then select in the Edge(s) to keep box. This will allow you to select the rolling edges. Select the edge fillet icon.com The document is for study only. The fillets should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select the edge fillet icon.5 and select the two front edges of the part as shown above. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This time you are going to define edges to keep. You should see the following part. This will allow you to put radius corners on the front two Change the value of the Radius to be .

The radius value should still be 0.if any tort to your rights. The fillets should appear similar to the diagram shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the three edges as shown below. The edges should turn a pink color.5. Select OK.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. www.com Modifications to Shapes. CATIA® V5R6 Select in the Object(s) to fillet box and select the edges as shown below.cadfamily. Page 183 © Wichita State University .

Please inform us.com Modifications to Shapes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the variable radius fillet icon. Select the top outside edges of the base as shown below.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Radius values should appear at the ends of each edge selected. Save your document. www. The fillet should appear similar to the diagram shown below. This will allow you to create a variable radius fillet along the top outside edge of the base. Change the radii on the two sides to be 0.25 (4 places) and the radii on the front edge to be 0.125 (2 places) and select OK. Page 184 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.

This will basically remove a sharp corner and replace it with an angled corner.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. Page 185 © Wichita State University .Please inform us. The Chamfer Definition window appears below along with an explanation of its options.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Chamfer CATIA® V5R6 The chamfer icon allows you to create chamfers either by using two lengths or using a length and an angle. Mode Length1/Angle the length is the distance from the sharp corner back to the start of the chamfer and the angle is the angle the chamfer will use when created the lengths specify the distance from the sharp corner back to the start and end of the chamfer Length1/Length2 Object(s) to chamfer these are the edges or faces that you wish to chamfer Propagation Tangency Minimal Reverse will propagate around tangencies will only chamfer the selected edge reverses the direction of the first length Open the chamfer2 document and save with your initials. You should see the following part.com Modifications to Shapes. www.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

You want the chamfer to begin 1 inch from the sharp corner and end . Change Length1 to be 1 inch and Length2 to be . The chamfer is created and should look similar to the diagram shown below. Select OK. if it is not select the Reverse box. Change the Mode to Length1/Length2.Please inform us. This will force the chamfer to start 1 inch over and end . This will allow you to create a chamfer along an edge. Save your document.com The document is for study only. Page 186 ©Wichita State University . The Chamfer Definition window should appear. Make sure the direction is pointing across and not down.5 inches from the corner in the other direction.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Modifications to Shapes.5 inches down.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the chamfer icon.5 inches.if any tort to your rights. This allows you to specify two lengths which are the distances from the sharp corner to the beginning and ending of the chamfer.cadfamily. www. Select the edges shown in the diagram below.

com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights.com Modifications to Shapes.cadfamily. Page 187 © Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Draft Angle CATIA® V5R6 The draft angle icon allows you to put draft angles on your part.Please inform us. creates draft angles along faces of a part Angle Face(s) to draft Selection by neutral face Neutral Element Selection Propagation angle of the draft faces to be drafted selects the faces that are adjacent to the neutral face the element that is to remain neutral and the angle is based off of this neutral None Smooth uses the element that is selected only uses the element that is selected and adjacent elements that are tangent to the selected element Pulling Direction Selection Controlled by reference the direction that the mold would be removed if toggled on then when you modify the pulling direction element the draft will modify accordingly www. This is useful when designing molded parts since it is necessary for them to have draft angles in order for the part to be removed from the mold. There are two options when creating draft angles.

Please inform us. the neutral curve is pink and the faces to be drafted are dark red. The neutral element is blue. If you prefer you could open your chamfer2 document and save it with the name draft.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights.com Modifications to Shapes.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Parting Element Parting = Neutral Draft both sides Define parting element Selection CATIA® V5R6 uses the neutral element as a parting element applies the draft angle to both sides of the parting element allows you to define a parting element other than the neutral element the element that is used as the parting element This has some of the same options as discussed earlier except you can choose a curved face and use its reflect lines to draft a side or sides. Open the document called draft and save it with your initials.cadfamily. www. Page 188 ©Wichita State University . The draft option uses colors to signify the different elements. You should see the following part.

This makes the top face the neutral element. Select in the Selection box under Neutral Element and select the top face of your part. You will now try applying a draft angle using the reflect lines option.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the draft angle icon.com Modifications to Shapes. www. Select the front face and the back face of the part.com The document is for study only. Page 189 © Wichita State University . The Draft Definition window appears. Select OK.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The Draft Reflect Line Definition window appears. Change the Angle to 20 degrees. If the arrow is not pointing up then you need to select it to reverse its direction. Select the draft reflect line icon.cadfamily. Make sure the pulling direction is pointing up. You will have to rotate the part around in order to select the back face. This will allow you to put draft angles on faces of your part.if any tort to your rights. This allows you to select a curved face and apply draft angles to that side using the reflect lines of the curved face. The draft angles are applied to your part and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Select the four curved faces of the part. There are two curved faces on the left side and two curved faces on the right side. You can refer to the diagram shown above for a reference. You may have to rotate your part around in order to select the other curved faces. Notice that neutral lines or reflect lines appear on the curved faces. Make sure that the Angle is set to 20 degrees and that the pulling direction is pointing up and select OK. The draft angles are applied to the sides of the part and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Shell

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The shell icon allows you to hollow out a part by selecting which faces you want removed and then specifying a wall thickness. This is a great option when working with thin walled parts. The Shell Definition window and its options are discussed below.

Default inside thickness Default outside thickness Faces to remove Other thickness faces

how far in the wall thickness will go from the existing part how far out the wall thickness will go from the existing part the faces that are going to be removed allows you to select faces and then specify a thickness from those faces other than the default thicknesses specified earlier

Open the document called shell and save it with your initials. The part should look like the one shown below.

Select the shell icon. This will allow you to hollow out this part. The Shell Definition window should appear. Select the top face of the part. This is the face that is going to be removed leaving a wall thickness. You can specify more than one face to be removed but in this case you will not. www.cadfamily.com The document is for study only,if any tort to your rights,Please inform us,we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Modifications to Shapes, Page 191 © Wichita State University

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Change the Default inside thickness to .125 inches and the Default outside thickness to 0 inches. When you specify a thickness you have to be careful not to specify too large of a thickness because you can violate the radius of your curved faces. For example, this part has radii of .25 and if you specify an Inside thickness equal to or greater than .25 then it will not be able to perform the shell. Select OK. The shell is performed and it should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Thickness

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The thickness icon allows you to either add or remove thickness on a side of a part. You would normally use this option when you need to add thickness to a side made up of several basic shapes. Otherwise, you would just modify the shape that needs to be a different thickness. The Thickness Definition window and its options are discussed below.

Default thickness Default thickness faces Other thickness faces

the default amount of thickness that you want added or removed, a negative value removes thickness the faces that you want the Default thickness to be applied to the faces that you want a different thickness applied to other than the Default thickness

Open the thick document and save it with your initials. The part should appear like the one shown below.

Select the thickness icon. This will allow you to add or remove thickness to a side. The Thickness Definition window should appear.

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Select the inside curved face of the outside cylinder. The face should highlight. Notice that it propagated around to all tangent faces. Change the Default thickness to .125 inches. This will add .125 inches to the thickness of that face. Select OK. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

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Modifying values

CATIA® V5R6

When you create any of the basic shapes or perform any of the modifications to your part using the options discussed earlier they appear in the specification tree. The values used to make up those shapes or modifications are stored in those items. If you want to modify the values all you have to do is double click on the item in the tree and the definition window for that item will appear. This allows you to change any of the specifications in the window. You can also modify the sketch of any of the basic shapes by double clicking on them as well. This will take you to sketcher mode and then you can modify the constraints of the sketch. The following exercises will have you make changes to some existing parts. Open the modify1 document and save it with your initials. The part should appear similar to the one shown below.

Double click on Pad.2. Notice that the Pad Definition window appears. Also the only thing shown on the screen now is from Pad.2 on up, everything that occurred after Pad.2 does not presently appear. Change the Length to .5 inches and select OK. The pad becomes thicker. Double click on EdgeFillet.2. Notice that the Edge Fillet Definition window appears.

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The fillets change size. You are now going to modify the sketch of the pocket.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the Radius to . The part should now appear similar to the one shown below. Rotate the part so you can see the pocket in the middle of the part. It should look similar to the diagram shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. www.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.com Modifications to Shapes. Page 196 ©Wichita State University .125 inches and select OK.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Double click on Sketch.Please inform us. www. You should see all of the constraints for the sketch. Page 197 © Wichita State University . Exit the sketcher by selecting the icon. The part automatically updates reflecting the change you made to the sketch of the pocket.com document. Change the . Save your The document is for study only.8.375 inches.cadfamily. This exits the sketcher and returns you to your part. The sketch should change shape but still be perfectly constrained.25 radius constraint to be .com Modifications to Shapes. Notice that it automatically went into sketcher mode.

625 inches. www. Change Hole.if any tort to your rights. Save your document. Modify Hole.1 to have a diameter of 1.com The document is for study only.2 to use a radius of .5 inches.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the one shown below. The part should look similar to the diagram shown below.4 to use Up to Surface and select the inside of the big cylinder. Page 198 ©Wichita State University .1 to use a radius of . Modify EdgeFillet.com Modifications to Shapes.cadfamily. You should be able to see the hole extend into the middle cylinder of the part.125 inches. Modify EdgeFillet.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the modify2 document and save it with your initials.

125 inches. Modify EdgeFillet. Change Hole. Change Hole. It should appear similar to the one shown below.com Modifications to Shapes. Save your document.cadfamily.com The document is for study only.375 inches thick. Modify Pad.4 to be Mirrored extent with a Length of .2 to be countersunk instead of counterbored and use an angle of 90 degrees.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The part should look similar to the diagram shown below.25 inches.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the modify3 document and save it with your initials. www.3 to be .5 inches thick.if any tort to your rights. Page 199 © Wichita State University .Please inform us.2 to use a radius of . This will make the pad . Modify Pad.3 to use a 1 inch diameter and to be countersunk with an angle of 90 degrees.

Page 200 ©Wichita State University . Open the interface document and save it with your initials. Constrain the bottom of the rectangle to be coincident with the bottom edge of the face.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Interfacing with Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 In order to create many of the parts that you will be creating it is necessary for you to be able to use existing part geometry to assist in making a sketch. Create a box using the rectangle icon. Notice that you were able to select a face of an existing part and use it to define the sketch plane. Constrain the right side of the rectangle to be coincident with the right edge of the face. Constrain the left side of the rectangle to be coincident with the left edge of the face.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. Select the sketcher icon and select the face of the part as shown below.com Interfacing with Sketcher.if any tort to your rights. Notice that you will use the edge of the part to force the left side of the current sketch to be coincident with the left edge of that face.Please inform us. www. This gives you added flexibility instead of always using the three primary planes. This part of the book covers how to use existing sides of your part to define a sketch plane and how to use existing edges of your part to constrain your sketch.com The document is for study only. It should be positioned and look similar to the diagram shown below. A single pad should appear already created for you.

Exit the sketcher and create a pad using this sketch that is .625 thick.if any tort to your rights. www.com The document is for study only. The part now includes your new pad.Please inform us.5 inches.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. it should extrude into the existing part.com Interfacing with Sketcher. Page 201 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Constrain the length of the right side to be 2. Select the sketcher icon and select the face of the part as shown.cadfamily. The sketch should be perfectly constrained and appear similar to the one shown below.

Select the sketcher icon and select the face of the part as shown. Page 202 ©Wichita State University . Notice that you will be using edges of the existing part to constrain some of your elements.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Create and constrain the sketch as shown below.com Interfacing with Sketcher.Please inform us. www. Exit the sketcher and create a pocket using this sketch and have it go all the way through the part.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 203 © Wichita State University .com Interfacing with Sketcher.75 inches below the existing face.com The document is for study only.125 inches above the existing face and go . Select the sketcher icon and select the face of the part as shown. it should go . www. Exit the sketcher and create a pad using this sketch.Please inform us. Notice that you will be using edges of the existing part to constrain some of your elements. This creates a .if any tort to your rights.125 extension on both sides of the part.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Create and constrain the sketch as shown below.cadfamily.

com Interfacing with Sketcher.Please inform us. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only.if any tort to your rights. www. you can just use a face of the part. However. In fact it makes life easier because you do not have to create planes in order to define your sketch plane. Notice that you will be using edges of the existing part to constrain some of your elements. Save your document.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Create and constrain the sketch as shown below.cadfamily. Exit the sketcher and create a pocket using this sketch and have it go all the way through the part. Notice that it is not any harder to use part edges and faces to create your sketches. Also your constraints can then be based on the edges of your part and therefore will change if you modify that particular item. Page 204 ©Wichita State University . you must be careful because sometimes that can result in to problems. Now that you understand the basics of part design you will now learn some advanced techniques using the sketcher.

cadfamily. Geometry will be projected in two different methods. An example of this is if an edge of a pad was projected. Notice that the projected geometry is yellow.if any tort to your rights. www.Please inform us. and a green plane that is parallel to the XY plane. There are two icons that will allow this to happen. Select the face that is shown in the diagram below. use construction geometry and use transformations. You have the option of isolating the geometry using the third mouse button while on the geometry. 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane This part will cover how to get 3-D geometry from your part projected onto the sketch plane. selecting a face and selecting an edge. The boundary of the face is projected to the plane as geometry. Projected geometry is especially useful when working with construction geometry covered later in this course.com 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane. Project 3D Elements Intersect 3D Elements projects 3-D geometry to the sketch plane intersects 3-D geometry with the sketch plane Project 3D Silhouette Edges projects the implied edges of curved 3-D geometry Open the 3D elements document and save with your initials. Page 205 © Wichita State University . This plane is going to have geometry projected to it. the projected elements would also be moved. This part has two planes pre-defined.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This means that the geometry is associated to the part. Select the project 3-D element icon. A blue plane that is parallel to the YZ plane. If the geometry is projected properly it will update when the part is modified. It will cover how to get 3-D elements from your part onto your sketch plane. then that edge was moved due to some modification. If the part changes then the projected geometry will also change.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Advanced Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 This section discusses the advanced features of sketcher and how they can be used to help you design parts.com The document is for study only. Begin a sketch on the blue plane. use formulas.

sketch plane.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.com 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane. You will see that the geometry was actually projected to the blue plane as shown below. You will intersect the geometry with the www. This time you will only project a single edge to the sketch plane. This time.Please inform us. Exit the sketch. geometry will be intersected with the sketch plane instead of projected. Select the intersect 3-D elements icon. Start a sketch on the green plane. This time. Select the edge that is shown in the diagram below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the project 3-D element icon. geometry will be projected in such a manner that it will be updated when the pad is modified.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 206 ©Wichita State University .

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select Rear Body from the specification tree.com 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane. Page 207 © Wichita State University . www. This time the geometry is associated with the part.com The document is for study only. the part. A warning message is displayed.Please inform us. Select intersect 3-D elements icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. Select OK. you will intersect selecting a face of Select a side face of the Stiffener as shown below. and will change when the part is changed.cadfamily. This time. It is telling you that the geometry is not associated with the part and will not be updated when the part is changed.

com 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane. If geometry is selected that does not intersect the sketch plane. Page 208 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Save your document.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Exit the sketch. and nothing will happen.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. The sketch geometry is displayed on the sketch plane as shown in the diagram below. www. then an error message will be displayed.

This will allow you to project the Select the curved edge (face) of the pulley again. Begin a sketch on the parallel plane. Select the project 3-D silhouette edges icon. You will notice only the center line shows up.if any tort to your rights. The boundary of the face is projected to the plane as geometry.Please inform us. This part has a pulley and a plane pre-defined. Page 209 © Wichita State University . Select the undo icon. The plane is parallel to the zx plane. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. of the pulley to the sketch plane. Notice both edges the right and left side were projected to the sketch plane and are associated to the 3-D geometry. You were trying to get the curved edge projected not the centerline therefore you are undoing that projection. Save your The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com 3-D Elements on Sketch Plane. Select the project 3-D elements icon. circular edges of a part.com document. This plane is going to have geometry projected to it. You are going to try to project the curved edge Select the curved edge (face) of the pulley as shown below. www. Exit the sketcher.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the 3D elements 2 document and save with your initials.

select the construction/standard element icon from the bottom toolbar. This part has a pad already built for you. Project the bottom edge to the sketch plane as shown below. This will project the elements. Notice that the line is construction geometry. This will complete the construction geometry needed from the existing part. Page 210 ©Wichita State University . while keeping them associated with the original pad.Please inform us. Open the construction geometry document and save with your initials. This part of the book will use construction geometry. While the geometry is highlighted.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Start a sketch on the top face. rather than solid. The construction/standard icon will stay highlighted until it is selected again.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Construction Geometry CATIA® V5R6 Construction geometry is useful when you need an element to exist in order to constrain your sketch but you do not want that element to be part of your sketch when in part design. Sketch a vertical line down the center of the part. This line will be the center of the part. The document is for study only. Notice the geometry is already set as construction. This will turn the geometry to construction geometry (geometry that only exists in the sketch plane).if any tort to your rights.com before continuing. as well as projected 3-D elements to build sketches.com Construction Geometry. On this face you are going to sketch a slot that is constrained using construction geometry and projected elements.cadfamily. Project the top face to the sketch plane. Switch back to a normal view of the sketch plane. Other construction geometry will be created as needed. Make sure that the line is not highlighted www. The geometry should now be dashed.

This will define the outside lines to be symmetric to the center line forcing the center line to be centered between the two lines.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 211 © Wichita State University . That construction line is going to be centered between the bottom two horizontal projected lines. The center of the slot created is a construction line. This allows you to create standard Sketch a slot on the bottom half of the part as shown below. Remember the slot icon under the rectangle icon.com Construction Geometry.Please inform us. Select the left vertical line.cadfamily.if any tort to your rights. Select the construction/standard element icon. You are going to constrain the vertical line to be in the center of the other two vertical lines. Select the center vertical line.com The document is for study only. www. geometry instead of construction geometry. then the right vertical line and using the third mouse button while on the constraint select Allow symmetry line.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the constraint icon.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Constrain the center line of the slot to be centered between the bottom two projected horizontal lines. and symmetry symbols should appear. Now the slot is completely constrained. The pocket is now made.com Construction Geometry. You do not see the center line because it is construction geometry and is only seen in the sketcher. Using the sketch use pocket to remove the material with the Type set to Up to last. Exit the sketch. Page 212 ©Wichita State University . Create two circles and constrain them as shown below.25 inches from the center line. Notice the slot changed dimensions with the changing of the pad and the two holes stayed 1. The construction line should turn green. www. Constrain the slot as shown below using the projected geometry.com The document is for study only. Change the Length of Pad. when the pad changes.if any tort to your rights. Now. You will now create two circles and constrain them with the center vertical line.cadfamily. the sketch will modify with it.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.1 to 10 inches instead of 6 inches.Please inform us.

Please inform us. Constrain the sketch so that the two curved ends are concentric with the existing slot and that they are .cadfamily.25 inches from the bottom edge.25 inches away from the existing slot. Sketch a slot in the same place as the other slot. Notice that the slot moved to stay centered and the holes moved to stay 1.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the sketch of Pad.25 inches away from the other slot.com The document is for study only. Page 213 © Wichita State University . but larger.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Exit the sketch. Construction geometry does not always need to be generated.if any tort to your rights. while the centers of the ends stay in the same place. The edges of the part can be used directly from the part. You want the new slot to be . Start a new sketch on the top of the part.1 to be 7 inches wide instead of 5 inches. The part should appear similar to the diagram shown below. www.com Construction Geometry. This time you are going to create another slot around the current one.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Using the sketch use pocket to remove the material with the Type set to Up to plane and select the face as shown below. when the pad changes.if any tort to your rights. The pocket is now made.com Advanced Constraints. Page 214 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. www. Save your document. Any changes made to the part will be reflected in the slots.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. or the original pad sketch and notice how they affect the position of the holes and slots.Please inform us. the sketch will modify with it. Try making modifications to the pad definition.com The document is for study only. Now.

com Advanced Constraints. www. Notice the sketch is over constrained. This will bring up a menu of options that can be performed on this constraint. This will allow you to modify the sketch. Double click on the Profile Sketch. This document has a pre-defined sketch and constraints. Open the advanced constraints document and save with your initials. You will also be using construction geometry to define some of your advanced constraints.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Advanced Constraints CATIA® V5R6 This part will cover advanced constraining methods.55). Press the third mouse button while on the leftmost distance constraint (3. Page 215 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.Please inform us.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

Page 216 ©Wichita State University . Press the third mouse button while on the constraint next to the reference dimension (1. This will bring up a menu of options that can be performed on this constraint. This will change the constraint to be a reference dimension rather than an actual constraint.19 object option..902).we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only. the reference dimension will change as that distance changes but it does not force that distance to be any certain amount.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the Offset. www.cadfamily. Select the Reference box and select OK. This will bring up the Constraint Definition window.Please inform us. Select Definition. This option allows you to change the value of the constraint or you can specify that it is a reference dimension only and therefore is not used as a constraint. This will bring up a window with more options. If this is done then as the sketch is modified.com Advanced Constraints. Notice that the sketch is perfectly constrained and that the dimension appears in parentheses signifying that it is reference only..

and a f(x) symbol appears next to it. covered. The constraint adjusts. Notice that the first box contains the current constraint name and the second box is where the formula is entered.cadfamily. If the constraint is to be modified.5* in the second box. This class will cover simple formulas but feel free to make them as complex as necessary to get the proper results. This will bring up the Formula Editor window. Use the same process as previously www.372). such as engineering strain equations.21 object option. so when that constraint is modified. a value will be calculated. Many times these formulas depend on other constraints in the sketch.com Advanced Constraints. You are going to enter a formula that will make this constraint be half the distance of the reference dimension that you specified earlier. and cannot be modified directly. The Formula Editor will allow you to enter a variety of formulas.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Enter 0.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select Edit formula. Select the referenced dimension (3.Please inform us. This denotes a formulated constraint.com The Formula Editor window should appear. CATIA® V5R6 Select the Offset. You are going to make this constraint equal to half of the referenced dimension. Page 217 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. can be entered in the Formula Editor. Edit the formula of the bottom constraint (1. The document is for study only. Simple mathematical formulas to advanced formulas. then the formula has to be deleted.55) and select OK. the formulated constraint will automatically recalculate. In order to specify the referenced dimension you just have to select the value and it will automatically put it in the box for you. This will bring up a window with more options. Based on the formula.

Please inform us. Key 1/3* in the second box.cadfamily. mm.com The document is for study only. www. mi. km. Select the bottom constraint (1. Select OK.com Advanced Constraints. The (in) is mandatory. otherwise.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 In the Formula Editor window set the constraint to equal the previously formulated constraint and select OK (1. etc.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. cm.369). Putting the fraction in the parentheses is necessary. The Formula Editor window should appear. ft. You are now going to make the radius equal to 1/3 the value of the bottom constraint. The units used can be any length unit: in. the system does not know what units you are using. This will set the constraint to be exactly the same as the other. Edit the formula on the top constraint (4. Edit the formula on the radius. The Formula Editor window should appear. The length is now two inches longer than the bottom constraint. Key +2in after the constraint name in the second box.775). You are going to make this constraint equal two inches more than the bottom constraint. This will make the new constraint be one third of the next constraint you select. Page 218 ©Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights.775). This enters that constraint to be used in the formula.

775).Please inform us. Change the angle constraint to be 70 degrees. This will bring up the Animate Constraint window. You will not put a formula on the angle constraint.com The document is for study only. If you were to use a fraction after a value then you need to put the fraction in parentheses in order for it to calculate that value first. Select the animate constraint icon and select the last unformulated length (1. Page 219 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the bottom constraint (1.197) to be twice the length of the dimension just below it (1. Notice how some of the constraint changed automatically because they are based of that length.482) to be four times the length of the (1. www.354). This will make the value of the radius equal one third the length of that constraint.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.354) constraint. You are now going to animate your last dimension constraint to visualize the formulas in action.com Advanced Constraints.354). Modify the right dimension (2.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily. Modify the bottom unformulated constraint (5.

5 constraint. This will make our constraint animate between 1 and 3 inches. Press and hold the first mouse button while on the 1.0. This will bring up a window with more options. You can turn the leader back off by following the same steps but now the option is to Display without Leader. with forty intermediate steps.10 object option.com The document is for study only.354 constraint to be 1.Please inform us. You can also display the name and value instead of just the value of the constraint. animation run continuously. Select Display with Leader.cadfamily. This will make the Select the forward icon and watch the other dimensions change with the animated constraint. You see a leader arrow appear similar to the diagram shown below.if any tort to your rights. This will allow you to display the constraint with a leader arrow. Select Cancel. and return them back to the original position.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the loop icon from the Animate Constraint window. and the Number of steps to 40. Press the third mouse button while on the 1.0. Select the Length. Page 220 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Set the First value to 1. the Last value to 3. You are going to do that now.5 constraint and drag it out to the right.com Advanced Constraints. This will stop the animation of the constraints. Change the 1. This will bring up a menu of options that can be performed on this constraint. www.5.

This will bring up a window with more options.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Press the third mouse button while on the 1. This will bring up a menu of options that can be performed on this constraint.5 constraint.cadfamily.10 object option. You can change the display back to just the value by following the same steps but now the option is Value Display. This will bring up a menu of options that can be performed on this constraint. Page 221 © Wichita State University .10 object option.10=1. Press the third mouse button while on the Length.com Advanced Constraints.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will bring up a window with more options. This exercise will not have you deactivate or activate any constraints but try it out on your own. Using similar options you can also Deactivate and Activate the constraint. This will allow you to display the constraint name along with its value. Select the Length.5 constraint.Please inform us. Select Rename parameter. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Select the Length.if any tort to your rights. www. Select Name/Value Display.com The document is for study only. When you deactivate a constraint a little () symbol appears near the constraint. The last thing you will do with the constraint is to rename it. This will bring up an Edit Parameter window.

if any tort to your rights. however.cadfamily. You do not have to use formulas for every sketch. with the use of formulas you can make your sketch easier to modify and you start to add “knowledge” to your geometry. This is an excellent way of building “knowledge” into your design.com The document is for study only. Now you can reference that constraint using formulas in another sketch or even in Part Design by using this parameter name. You will explore some of those options a little later in the course. Save your document. Sometimes formulas are generated automatically when performing actions such as cornering multiple corners at the same time. and create a pad 6 inches wide using the sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher In the left box change the name to be Lower_Height. Page 222 ©Wichita State University .com Advanced Constraints.Please inform us. CATIA® V5R6 Select OK. Exit the sketch. www.

scale and offset existing geometry using transformations. You are going to symmetry the sketch about the given center lines Edit the sketch. it can duplicate or replace offsets geometry in a normal direction while copying Open the sketch transformation symmetry document and save with your initials.com Sketch Transformations.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. elements about a line.Please inform us. Symmetry transformations are the most useful of the transformations. it can duplicate or replace scales geometry.if any tort to your rights. The sketch is fully constrained (the constraints are hidden) except for position with two symmetry lines. rotate. You will be able to symmetry any number of geometric www.cadfamily. You can symmetry. this could be very useful when making a symmetric part of any type. Select the symmetry icon. This part has a sketch pre-built. Symmetry constraints are built when the transformation is applied.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketch Transformations CATIA® V5R6 This part will cover the various transformation icons within the sketcher. symmetry translate rotate scale offset copies geometry across a symmetry line moves or copies geometry in a specified direction rotates geometry. Page 223 © Wichita State University . There are a variety of options when performing transformations on your sketch. hence. translate.

Using the mouse you can select the entire profile by holding down the first mouse button and dragging a box around the profile. The line can be standard or construction. When selecting the profile be careful not to select geometry that crosses the mirror line because this can cause an artificial edge to be generated when you use this sketch in part design. Also. For this exercise. www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the profile.if any tort to your rights. Page 224 ©Wichita State University . Feel free to show the constraints and change them to visualize the symmetry working. Exit the sketch. Note: The symmetry line does not have to be a construction line. If you want you can symmetry both profile across the horizontal construction line. Select the vertical construction line.Please inform us. This will define the mirror line.com Sketch Transformations.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. it may be desirable to select many elements at the same time. Save your document.cadfamily. The geometry is duplicated on the other side of the symmetry line. Notice the symmetry symbols on both profiles. the geometry that you are using can be selected either before or after selecting the icon. the right profile will change also. but when working with a more complex document.com The document is for study only. These elements are now linked to one another and when the left profile is changed. This will allow all of the geometry to be selected. it is not necessary to select all the geometry at the same time.

This sketch is to have translations and offsets applied to it. First you define what is to be translated. only applies in Duplicate mode duplicates the geometry when translated reproduces similar constraints on the translated profile when in Duplicate mode Translations work in three steps.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will allow geometry to be translated. The next point can either be at an exact location. then you select the reference point. or just an arbitrary location. and then define a destination point. or another known point can be selected.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the sketch transformation translate offset document and save with your initials. This point can be on the geometric element but it does not have to be. www. key a distance in the Translation Definition window.com The document is for study only. Select the translate icon. This means that it is ready for you to select the reference point. Page 225 © Wichita State University . A blue cursor will appear.Please inform us. To obtain an exact distance. This defines the point that is to be translated.if any tort to your rights. Select the point closest to the axis. Duplicate Instance(s) Duplicate mode Conservation of the constraints Length Value Snap Mode defines the length of the translation forces the length to snap to the grid defined in your sketcher defines how many instances will be created.com Sketch Transformations.cadfamily. Edit the sketch. This is another document with a pre-defined sketch. Select the spline.

This will create a new.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select about six inches above and to the right of the current spline. Notice no special constraints are added. Once you specify the element the options appear and you can define an offset by either just selecting a location or by specifying a distance in the Offset area.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the undo icon. This defines what is to be offset. parallel. These options are available when using some of the other transformations as well.com Sketch Transformations. Translate the spline again this time using the Conservation of the constraints option. There are many sub-options that appear when defining an offset. This creates a spline offset. duplicated spline. www.Please inform us. they are explained below. Select just above the spline. You will now use the other profile and try out the other options of offsetting. Select the undo icon. to the original.com The document is for study only. Notice that constraints were automatically generated on the new spline similar to the ones that were on the original spline. You may want to try out the various options to make sure you have a good understanding of them. Select the offset icon.cadfamily. offsets a single element offsets the element selected and propagates along any tangencies offsets the element selected and propagates along any connected geometry will perform a double offset and can be used in conjunction with any of the other three options Make sure the single element icon is selected with double offset being off and select the spline. Page 226 ©Wichita State University .

You are going to do a series of offsets using different options each time and then undoing them.com Sketch Transformations.cadfamily. Select the top line and select a location above it. Select the undo icon.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 The rest of this exercise uses the other profile found in this sketch as shown below.Please inform us. Select the offset icon. www. Page 227 © Wichita State University . Only that line gets offset.com The document is for study only. Select the single element icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

cadfamily. Notice that the curve and other line were offset as well because they were tangency continuous to the selected element. Select the top line and select a location above it. Notice that the entire profile was selected since it is a closed profile and all of the geometry is connected to the selected element through points. www. Select the point propagation icon.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only. This will grab all elements that are connected Select the top line and select a location above it.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will grab all elements that are continuous in tangency to the selected element.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the tangency propagation icon. with the selected element. Page 228 ©Wichita State University . Select the undo icon.com Sketch Transformations. Select the undo icon.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the double offset icon.com Sketch Transformations. This will allow the geometry to be offset in both directions at the same time. Select the top line and select a location above it. www.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. If a red symbol appears when you are trying to select your offset location you cannot select there because it violates a dimension. Save your document. The point propagation icon should still be activated. Page 229 © Wichita State University . This is common when offsetting a circle inward and you try to offset it beyond the radius of the circle.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Hopefully this gives you a good idea what each option allows you to do. Notice that the entire profile was offset in both directions.cadfamily.

Please inform us. Select the rotate icon. Instead of defining a reference line and then an angle you are going to define a starting point of the angle and then the ending point of the angle. Select in the center of the sketch. a point of rotation.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the sketch transformation rotate document and save with your initials. This can either be accomplished by holding Ctrl and selecting the geometry. You must define the geometry to be rotated. This document also has a pre-defined sketch. This will make five duplicates of the keyhole at equal distances around the rotation axis. a reference line and then an angle.cadfamily. Select the outside corner just below the keyhole. The various options are the same as translate except you can define an angle instead of a length. In the sketch there is a keyhole that needs to be rotated about the center multiple times. www. This defines the beginning of the angle. Change the number of Instance(s) to 5. You now have to define the rotation point or the center of the rotation. The rotate option is a four step process.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Edit the sketch.com Sketch Transformations. Page 230 ©Wichita State University . make sure Duplicate mode is on and Conservation of the constraints is off.com The document is for study only. This will define the point that you want the geometry to rotate around. Select all of the keyhole. You may also define a starting point and ending point to determine the angle instead of defining a reference line and an angle. or by selecting and dragging a box around the keyhole.if any tort to your rights.

com The document is for study only. This defines the end of the angle.com Sketch Transformations.Please inform us. www. Select the scale icon. a scale point will need to be defined. Page 231 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. Select all of the sketch.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice the five keyholes fan out as the cursor is moved towards the second corner. Be sure no elements are selected before the next step. Next. There should be a total of six keyholes evenly spaced about the center of the part. Notice there are no constraints on any of the other keyholes. The options are the same as translate except you specify a value for the scale instead of a length. This will allow you to scale geometry larger or smaller.cadfamily. Make sure the Duplicate mode is off.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the outside corner just above the keyhole.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select in the center of the HV axis. Page 232 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily.com Sketch Transformations.Please inform us. Change the Value to be 1. www.5 and select OK.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only. This will scale the sketch to be one and a half times its original size.if any tort to your rights. The part will now be scaled about this point. Save your document.

This will run a sketch analysis on your sketch and display a window with the results as shown below.cadfamily. This gets out of the pad creation mode. You will now correct the problem using the Sketch Analysis option under the Tools pull down menu. This document also has a pre-defined sketch. Select No. stating that your sketch has points that are standard geometry and they need to be construction geometry. Select Sketch Analysis under the Tools pull down menu. Edit the sketch.if any tort to your rights.com Sketch Transformations.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. This will close the error window.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Sketch Analysis CATIA® V5R6 Open the sketch analysis document and save with your initials. Deactivate the pad icon. A Feature Definition Error window appears.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the pad icon and select the sketch. Page 233 © Wichita State University . www.

You will now go back in to your sketch and correct those problems using the sketch analysis tool. The error message you received earlier gave you an idea that there was a problem with a point but that was it. Deactivate the pad icon. Select Sketch Analysis under the Tools pull down menu. Page 234 ©Wichita State University . This will close the error window. Edit the sketch.cadfamily. This will run a sketch analysis on your sketch again.22 in the Sketch Analysis window. You will now try to make a pad out of this sketch again even though the sketch analysis still shows some problems. You should notice three icons under Corrective Actions. As you can see there is an open profile. Select No. Select Point. Try to create a pad with the sketch. www. these icons allow you to quickly fix your sketch and are described below. This will exit the Sketch Analysis window. Exit the sketcher.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 If you have a good sketch then there should only be closed profiles under Detailed Information. changes the geometry to construction geometry closes the open sections of a profile erases the geometry In this case you will change the point to construction geometry. Notice that the point disappears from the Sketch Analysis window because it is no longer considered to be a problem. Another Feature Definition Error window appears as shown below. an isolated line and an isolated point. Select Close. You will now correct the problem using the Sketch Analysis option under the Tools pull down menu.com Sketch Transformations. This gets out of the pad creation mode.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Select the construction geometry icon in the window.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice that this error message now tells you that you have open contours (profiles) or some geometry that needs to be construction geometry instead of standard.if any tort to your rights.

This will close the Sketch Analysis window. Select the open profile in the window. www. that was Line. Page 235 © Wichita State University . CATIA® V5R6 Select the construction geometry icon. Select Close. This will close the profile changing the status to closed as shown in the window. Exit the sketcher and create a 1 inch pad using the sketch.if any tort to your rights. Select the close icon.6.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select Line. Save your document. Notice that the center line has changed to construction geometry. What you would want to do is erase one of the lines and then trim the other one.6 from the Sketch Analysis window. The line disappears from the window because it is no longer considered to be a problem. If you look at the lower right corner you will see that is where the problem is located. You are now ready to create the pad.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. otherwise you generate a false edge on your pad. Note: You need to be careful using the close option because if you have two lines that have a break in between them and you close the profile it will just trim one of the lines to the other. You still have an open profile that needs to be closed.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Sketch Transformations.

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The available transformations are translate.com Part Transformations. This section will translate.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Advanced Part Design Part Transformations CATIA® V5R6 This section will cover how to perform transformations on your part.cadfamily. Open the transformations document and save with your initials. rotate. You have to define a Direction and a Distance. mirror and scale. mirror. symmetry. The icons are explained below.Please inform us. and scale this part. Select the translation icon. This part has been pre-created for you. Page 237 © Wichita State University . This will allow a part to be translated along a selected direction. These icons can be very useful for increasing your efficiency in your part design. The Translation Definition window appears. translates your part a specified direction and distance without copying rotates your part around a specified axis and angle without copying mirrors your part around a specified plane without copying mirrors an object or list of objects around a specified plane while copying scales your part based off a reference point and specified scale Note: It is important to remember that all of these options other than the mirror option work on the entire part from current position in the specification tree on up.if any tort to your rights. rotate.com The document is for study only. symmetry. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

A Translate branch appears in your specification tree.if any tort to your rights. You have to define an Axis and an Angle. A green symbol will appear on your part with two arrows. Next. The alternative to 270 degrees would be -90 degrees.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the lower straight edge of part as shown below.cadfamily. Change the Angle to be 270. You can define the rotation using these arrows or key in a specific angle. The Rotate Definition window appears. Now you will rotate the part. Select the rotate icon. The part is now translated two inches to the left. This will change the part to be vertical. a given angle.com The document is for study only. This will allow the part to be rotated about any given axis. The part is now rotated 270 degrees about the axis selected. you will symmetry the part along the open face to make a right-handed part versus a left handed part. By selecting an edge of your part. Page 238 ©Wichita State University . If you wanted to you could select one of those arrows and drag it to define the translation otherwise you can key in a specific distance in the window.Please inform us. Change the Distance to 2. This defines the rotation axis. you define a direction for the translation. www.com Part Transformations. Select OK.0.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. A Rotate branch appears in your specification tree. The part will rotate about this line. Select OK. positive direction being clockwise. The distance is measured in the positive direction of the edge. Once again a green symbol appears with two arrows. Select the same edge of the part.

It will use just this object when mirroring. Select the open face as shown below. This will allow symmetrical parts to be made about any given face or plane. The Symmetry Definition window appears. giving a preview of the part that is going to be created. This is useful for making left handed parts out of right handed parts or vice versa. Select Pad. The part returns back to the original position. Delete the three previous transformations.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the symmetry icon.Please inform us. The difference between mirror and symmetry is that mirror will duplicate the geometry.1 from the specification tree. www.com The document is for study only. Page 239 © Wichita State University . The symmetry side of the part is displayed as wireframe. If you want the mirror option to use something other than the entire body you must select those objects before selecting the mirror icon. The part is now a mirror image of the original part. while not keeping the original part.cadfamily. The other difference with mirror is that it can be applied to a specific object or list of objects in the tree instead of to the whole body. You have to define a Reference element for the part to mirrored across. You are now going to mirror some of the geometry about a mirror plane.com Part Transformations. Select OK. A Symmetry branch appears in your specification tree.

while keeping the original object. From here. You can scale the part about any given plane or any point. This will mirror the pad across this face. Select the face shown below as the Mirroring element.Please inform us. Select OK. Scaling about a plane will only make the scale ratio effect the part in the normal direction of the plane.cadfamily. Normally in this case you would probably of wanted the pockets as well but this is just an exercise. You have to define a Reference element and a Ratio. This will allow for the object to be mirrored. holes.if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only. Page 240 ©Wichita State University . The Mirror Definition window appears.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. slots and other manipulations can be made to the part as though it was created as one piece.com Part Transformations. Notice only the pad was mirrored and not the pockets. Select the scaling icon. Scaling about a point will make the entire part scale about that point.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the mirror icon. The Scaling Definition window appears. The part has been mirrored making a closed loop. www.

The part is now scaled to twice its original size.cadfamily. Change the Ratio to 2. Notice the green symbol with the arrows. A wireframe model is displayed showing a preview. You can adjust the scale using them or you can specify a ratio in the window.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select OK. Note: It is important to remember that the placement of the transformations in the specification tree can drastically effect the results.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Page 241 © Wichita State University . www.0.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the point in the center of the three axis planes.com Part Transformations. This will define the point about which the part will be scaled.if any tort to your rights. A Scaling branch appears in the specification tree. Save your document.

cadfamily. Patterns are also useful to quickly replicate any type of sketch across a part in a variety of ways. creates a rectangular pattern The First Direction and Second Direction tabs have the same options. Instance(s) & Length and Spacing & Length.Please inform us.com Patterns. such as Up to next. They are Instance(s) & Spacing.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Parameters There are three options for which parameters you are going to use to create the rectangular pattern.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Patterns CATIA® V5R6 In this section patterns will be applied to different holes and pockets on a part. the number of items you want the pattern to have in that direction the distance between each instance the total length of the pattern in that direction Instance(s) Spacing Length Reference Direction Reference element Reverse Object to Pattern Object Keep specifications the item that is to be used when creating the pattern keeps the specifications of the object. Page 242 ©Wichita State University .com The document is for study only. the element that specifies the direction for the pattern reverses the reference direction www.

If you want to use multiple objects you need to select them before you select the icon.com The document is for study only. Patterns can use either the entire part.com Patterns. a single object of the part or multiple objects of the part.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 243 © Wichita State University .if any tort to your rights. but they deal with angular and radial directions instead of first and second.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Position of Object in Pattern Row in direction 1 Row in direction 2 Rotation angle Pattern Representation Simplified representation the row where the original element should exist the row where the original element should exist CATIA® V5R6 the angle of the pattern in reference to the original element allows you to specify which elements of the pattern you wish not to see in order to speed up response time when dealing with large patterns The circular pattern has similar options under More>>.cadfamily.Please inform us. www.

Axial Reference Parameters There are four options for which parameters you are going to use to create the circular pattern. how many circles should be used in the pattern the distance between each circle the total distance between the first and last circle Circle(s) Circle spacing Crown thickness www. They are Instance(s) & angular spacing.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 244 ©Wichita State University . Instance(s) & total angle. They are Circle(s) & circle spacing.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher creates a circular pattern CATIA® V5R6 Some options are the same as the rectangular pattern so they will not be covered again. Circle(s) & crown thickness and Circle spacing & crown thickness.if any tort to your rights. the number of items you want the pattern to have in each circle the space between instances measured in degrees the total span that the pattern should be defined in Instance(s) Angular spacing Total angle Crown Definition Parameters There are three options for which parameters you are going to use to create the circular pattern.com Patterns. Angular spacing & total angle and Complete crown.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.

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Instances Positions Object to Pattern Anchor defines how the pattern is positioned with respect to the original object the sketch that is used to define the positions of the instances

The following exercise will explore the various pattern definitions to create pegs and holes. Open the patterns document and save with your initials. This part has several holes in it as well as a square pocket that will be distributed throughout the part using patterns. Select the rectangular pattern icon. selected item or the entire part. This will generate rectangular patterns using a

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Select the Peg. The peg can either be selected off of the tree, or from the part. The Rectangular Pattern Definition window appears.

There are two directions that can be specified when creating a rectangular pattern. They are the First Direction and the Second Direction. When a Reference element is selected, a 1 and 2 vector will be displayed. The vectors can be reversed by selecting the Reverse button in the window. Select the Reference element box in the window. The box will highlight. In order to create a pattern the Reference element has to be defined. Depending on what element is selected, the pattern will be defined in different ways. Select the bottom pocket face as shown below. This defines the face that will be the reference for the pattern. This also defines the positive direction for the 1 and 2 vector, these directions are the H and V axis directions of the sketch of the object that contains that face.

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In the First Direction tab the following options need to be set: Parameters needs to be Instance(s) & Spacing, Instance(s) needs to be 3 and Spacing needs to be 2 inches. This defines that in the first direction there should be 3 pegs with 2 inches between each one. In the Second Direction tab the following options need to be set: Parameters needs to be Spacing & Length, Spacing needs to be 1.5 inches and Length needs to be 4 inches. This defines that in the second direction the pegs should use 4 inches of space with 1.5 inches between the pegs. This will create as many instances as necessary in order to not exceed a total length of 4 inches with 1.5 inches between each peg, which ends up defining three rows. Select OK. A square pattern of nine pegs have now been created. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Next, the same type of pattern will be created, but this time it will be skewed to fit in the other end of the part. Select the rectangular pattern icon. Select the Large Hole. This defines the object that is to be used for the pattern. Select the Reference element box in the window. Select the same bottom pocket face. This will define the reference for the pattern. This time the same pattern that was used before is displayed. The pattern is in the wrong direction and not slanted. Select the Reverse button for the First Direction. This will make the 1 vector reversed bringing the holes back to the part. Select the More>> button. This will bring up additional options for your pattern. You will change the Rotation angle so that the pattern will fit in between the sides of the part. Change the Rotation angle to -15. This will rotate the pattern negative fifteen degrees. www.cadfamily.com pattern lines up nicely with the tab. Now the The document is for study only,if any tort to your rights,Please inform us,we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Patterns, Page 247 © Wichita State University

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Select OK. The pattern is created and set in place at the angle you designated. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Save your document.

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Next a circular pattern will be created with the smaller hole in the center.

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Select the circular pattern icon. This allows you to create a circular pattern. Circular patterns work similar to rectangular patterns in that they can be defined in two directions. With circular patterns, they are defined using an Axial Reference and a Crown Definition. The Axial Reference defines how many times the holes are repeated around the axis as well as the spacing of the holes as they rotate around the axis. The Crown Definition defines how many holes there are in the radial direction. Select the Center Hole. This can be selected from the tree or by selecting the part. The Circular Pattern Definition window should appear.

Select the Reference element box in the window. As with the rectangular pattern, a reference element still has to be defined. Select the bottom pocket face. This will display the wireframe holes before they are created. This will use the origin of the sketch of the object that contains that face as the center of the circular pattern. In the Axial Reference tab the following options need to be set: Parameters needs to be Complete crown and the Instance(s) needs to be 8. This will have the pattern generate in a complete circle using eight holes equally spaced. In the Crown Definition tab the following options need to be set: Parameters needs to be Circle(s) & circle spacing, Circle(s) needs to be 3 and Circle spacing needs to be 1.25 inches. This will force the pattern to used 3 circles with 1.25 inches between each circle.

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Select OK. This finishes the pattern definition. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.

Save your document. There are times when holes, cutouts, or other geometry need to appear in a pattern that is neither rectangular or circular. The user pattern icon is useful because it allows you to define your pattern using a sketch of points. The item that is used for the pattern will be centered on each point. Select the user pattern icon. sketch of points. The pattern can now be defined by a user defined

Select the Square Cutout. This defines the object that will be used in the pattern. Select the Flange Sketch. This is a sketch of points that are constrained to define the center of the square cutout at various locations.

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There are situations that occur when you need to change the size of one of the elements in the pattern but not all of the elements in the pattern. The options you have are to redefine the pattern and then add the additional element or to explode your pattern. Exploding your pattern will cause each element in the pattern to be generated as an individual element. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. If you wanted to use a sketch but not use all of the points in the sketch you have the option of selecting the points after you have selected the sketch to remove them from the pattern. You are going to do this now.cadfamily. By defining a series of points any type of pattern can be created. www.com Patterns.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK. not just rectangular or circular.1. Page 251 © Wichita State University . This will open a window with various options on it.if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.com The document is for study only. Using the third mouse button select on RectPattern. This will create square cutouts at all the locations of the pattern. The other advantage of using a user defined pattern is that adding or removing elements of the pattern is as easy as creating or deleting a point from the sketch that was used.

Save your document. Now that each peg is independent you can change just one of them. Page 252 ©Wichita State University . Select the update icon.1 object at the bottom of the window.cadfamily.Please inform us. Your part should update. Notice a whole bunch of pegs appear in your specification tree and your part needs to be updated.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www.com Patterns. These pegs are the result of CATIA creating a new pad for element in the rectangular pattern.com The document is for study only. A new window should appear similar to the one shown below.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the RectPattern. Select Explode.if any tort to your rights.

com The document is for study only. Modification of the sketches was covered earlier in the book along with making basic changes to the parameters of parts. This will change the pad definition to be 1 inch tall. not the sketches. The hole pattern now has seven rows of holes instead of four. Open the modify4 document and save with your initials. Change the Length of the Back Mount 1 to be 1 inch. This is usually the case for many production parts as they go through the manufacturing process. Change the slot to go all the way through the main body. This changes the diameter of all the holes in the part. As you will see when you double click on an object the sketch constraints of that object will appear on the screen and you can double click on them to change their values without having to go in to the sketch. Change the Small Hole Pattern to have 7 Instances.if any tort to your rights. The following documents will have multiple modifications made to the part operations themselves. Change the Small Hole Definition to have a .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You will make several modifications to this part. This will change the height of the Main Body to 4 inches instead of 3 inches. Whereas using the other options the length of the pocket is defined by an element or a side of the part. This part has several different types of operations applied.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Modifying Parts CATIA® V5R6 Many times it is necessary to modify parts after they have been finished.625 inch Diameter. Notice the slot no longer cuts all the way through the part. Page 253 © Wichita State University . www.com Modifying Parts. the hook slot will be changed so that it is parallel to the main body instead of at an angle. Next. Therefore when you change the part the pocket will automatically adjust to the those changes in most cases. The hole pattern also needs to be changed to add three more rows of holes to the part. Change the Length of the Main Body to be 4 inches. The disadvantage of using a dimension value to define a pocket is that if your part changes the dimension value does not automatically change. It is suggested that you change the limit Type of the pocket instead of just increasing the value of the dimension. You can modify the constraints of a sketch when you are modifying the object that is using the sketch.cadfamily. These exercises will have you make some basic changes along with some more involved changes to a part.

www. This will display the part back to the point that it was at when the Back Mount 1 pad was made. Hook Top.com Modifying Parts. An options panel will display.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You can also insert new objects into your tree by defining which object is the Work Object and then the next operation will occur right after that object.375 inches.75 (.375 mirrored) instead of .if any tort to your rights. Next. Change the Hook Web to have a Thickness of . and Hook Web all change with respect to the new angle. the Hook Web will be changed to be thicker. Select the third mouse button while on the Back Mount 1 object. All of those changes were just a matter of modifying the parameters of the various elements. This is very useful when wanting to go back and add to the part.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.Please inform us. Page 254 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Change the Second Angle of the Hook Base to be 90 degrees. You are going to insert a new pad in your part right after the Back Mount 1 object. The web thickness is now . Select the Define In Work Object option. The object that is underlined in the tree is the Work Object. The Hook Base.5 in. This can be done at any point in the tree.

Double Select on the Fillets.cadfamily.75 inches so you need to make sure your direction is correct. This adds the pad into the part just after the Back Mount 1. You do this the same way as you did before using the third mouse button. Notice that the new pad is underlined because it is the Work Object. therefore your part only displays what has occurred up to that point. However instead of changing the size of the fillets you are going to add additional edges to your fillet operation. Create and constrain the sketch as shown below.com The document is for study only. The pad should go from the botton of the part up .com Modifying Parts.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Create a sketch on the bottom of the part. Change the PartBody to be the Work Object. A rectangular mounting plate is going to be added to the front of the part.if any tort to your rights. www. This will show all the part operations that have been applied to the PartBody. Page 255 © Wichita State University .75 inches thick using the sketch. You will change the Work Object so that it will display the entire part taking in to account all the operations. Create a pad that is . The Edge Fillet Definition window displays.Please inform us. Now you will add fillets to the new pad.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Where the new pad is located. The diagram shown below will show you which edges on one side of the part except for the hidden edge.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select OK.com The document is for study only. You will need to select those same edges on the other side. It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. you should have selected an additional 16 edges. 8 on each side. You can also remove edges from your fillet definition by selecting edges that have already been defined. In the end.com Modifying Parts. Save your document. making a total of 58 edges selected. Page 256 ©Wichita State University . select all the edges next to the Main Body and those along the top of the pad. www.Please inform us. The new fillets are now added in.if any tort to your rights.cadfamily.

Please inform us. The name should change but until you select OK or Apply it will not appear in the tree.com Modifying Parts. Select the Feature Properties tab. You will be changing the properties of the body.if any tort to your rights. You will see a Name box and you can change the name by changing the text in the box.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 You can also change the properties of your objects or of the whole body. You will change the name of the body first and then some of the graphic properties. The name changes in the tree. Select Apply. You will continue working with this part and change some of the graphic properties of your part along with renaming your part body. This brings up the options panel. Change the name from PartBody to Finished. Select the third mouse button while on PartBody.com The document is for study only. Page 257 © Wichita State University . www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This opens a new window similar to the one shown below. Select Properties from the window.

com Modifying Parts.. Change the Weight of the Edges to be 1. This will make the edges of your part appear thinner. When changing color you can select the down arrow and a little window will appear with various colors.if any tort to your rights. option at the bottom of the list.cadfamily. The window should change to look similar to the one shown below.com The document is for study only. This will not take effect until you select Apply.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the Graphic tab.Please inform us. Page 258 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www. Select Color arrow under Fill.. This will allow you to change the color of the faces of the part opposed to just the edges. You have the option of selecting one of those colors or you can select the More colors. A color list will appear similar to the one shown below.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the More Colors option.com Modifying Parts.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. Select the Define Custom Colors >> option. The window changes to appear similar to the one shown below. You can select a color from the Basic Colors or you can select a color from the Custom Colors. Page 259 © Wichita State University . You may have to scroll down in order to see the More Colors option. Another window opens with color options.if any tort to your rights. www. You are going to create a Custom Color and then Apply it to your part body. When you get a color that you like you can add it the Custom Colors by selecting Add to Custom Colors. You can define a color by selecting in the color span or you can adjust the values for the various options. Custom Colors are ones that you create using the Define Custom Colors >> option.Please inform us.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Create a color of your choice and select Add to Custom Colors. Select the color you just added and select OK.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This takes you back to the original properties window.com The document is for study only. Save your document. The color appears in the Custom Colors.cadfamily. Page 260 ©Wichita State University . This applies and accepts the settings for the part body.if any tort to your rights. www.Please inform us. Select OK.com Modifying Parts.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.if any tort to your rights. You have to be careful not to constrain your sketch using elements that do not get generated until after the sketch you are replacing. Open the modify5 document and save with your initials. Create the sketch on the face as shown above and constrain it as shown below. Page 261 © Wichita State University . The slot that has already been created in the part needs to be curved instead of straight across.cadfamily. This allows you to make a complete change to the shape of an object without having to create a new object and then inserting it in the correct location and then removing the old object.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 In this exercise you will learn how to replace a sketch with another sketch and how to change the sketch support for a sketch. www.com Modifying Parts.com The document is for study only.Please inform us. Instead of going in and modifying the sketch you will create a new sketch and then replace the current one with the new one.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Notice that the slot changed to be curved instead of straight across. This will erase Sketch. CATIA® V5R6 Press the third mouse button while on Sketch. Page 262 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us.3 when it is replaced by your new sketch. Unfortunately you created that sketch using the front face as the sketch support. You will now replace Sketch.if any tort to your rights.3 with your new sketch. If you look in the tree you can see that your new sketch is located where Sketch.1 to use different faces for its limits or another option is to change the sketch support for that sketch.com The document is for study only.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Exit the sketcher. You have the option of checking the Delete replaced elements and exclusive parents box if you want the item you are replacing deleted instead of moved to the bottom of the tree.3 used to be.3 and select Replace. The Replace window appears as shown below. www.com Modifying Parts. The part should look similar to the one shown below. Select your new sketch from the tree and select OK. After replacing that sketch you realized that you do not need the slot to go through the front wall just the back wall.cadfamily. Select the Delete replaced elements and exclusive parents option. You could modify Pocket. You are going to change the sketch support to be the front face of the back wall instead of the front face of the front wall.

com The document is for study only.3 and select Copy. CATIA® V5R6 You will select the bottom option which is the name of the sketch and then select the Change sketch support option from the new window. Nothing appears to happen but it did copy the hole.com Modifying Parts. copy and paste elements on your part. You will now select the new sketch support. The current sketch support appears highlighted. Notice that the slot appears only in the back wall. The only difference is that the sketch now belongs on the front face of the back wall. An Update Diagnosis window appears because the hole is pasted right on top of the hole you copied. www. press the third mouse button and select Paste. After much discussion with your team.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Press the third mouse button while on the sketch of Pocket. You want the same size hole therefore instead of recreating the hole you are going to just copy and paste the hole. Select the third mouse button while on Hole. Select the front face of the back wall as shown in the diagram below. The parameters of the pocket did not change. it is still Up to last.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.1. they decide that the front extension needs two holes in order for the part to be bolted down more securely.cadfamily.Please inform us. Once you change the location of the hole the update will work fine. You can also cut. While having the cursor on the PartBody in your tree. Page 263 © Wichita State University . This will paste the hole you copied earlier at the end of the tree.

1 in the specification tree.if any tort to your rights. Page 264 ©Wichita State University .com The document is for study only. such as when using transformations. In this exercise you are going to reorder Hole. CATIA® V5R6 Edit the sketch of Hole.com Modifying Parts. Constrain the sketch of the hole as it appears below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Sometimes it is necessary to reorder the elements in your specification tree because you need one element before the other for constraint purposes or to have an operation occur or not occur on additional objects.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select Close. Notice that the center of the hole was constrained to be equidistant between the two lines and then one inch from the left edge.2 to be before Hole.4. Exit the sketcher and the part will update with the change.cadfamily. You are going to constrain the sketch so that the hole is located at a different position. www.Please inform us.

Select OK.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Select the third mouse button while on Hole. These exercises were to demonstrate various options that you have when modifying your parts. This is a good way to walk through a part design to get a better understanding of the method of creation when you were not the one who created the initial part. You want to make sure you pre-plan your approach before you start designing your parts in order to make it easy to modify. Page 265 © Wichita State University .1.2. Press the forward button continuously until you go all way through your tree.if any tort to your rights. www.Please inform us.1 from the specification tree.2 to go. A lot of them depend on how you constrained your part in the first place.2 after the pocket and before Hole. This will open the Feature Reorder window which will allow you to specify after which object you would like Hole. This will open a Scan window that will allow you to run through your specification tree. Save your document.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Modifying Parts.com The document is for study only. Another option you have available to you is to scan through the tree looking at the various stages of your part design.cadfamily. Select Pocket. Select the pull down menu Edit and select Scan or Define In Work Object. This puts Hole. CATIA® V5R6 You will select the bottom option which is the name of the hole and then select the Reorder option from the new window.

The next page discusses the different options that are available to combine your multiple bodies into a single body. Create a sketch on the zx plane.cadfamily. This document has several bodies in it. www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You should notice that it is the current in work object since it is underlined. constrained as shown below.if any tort to your rights. Pad the sketch 6 inches in the first direction and .25 inches in the second direction. Select the pull down menu Insert and select Body. you may have to scroll down in order to see it. This exercise will have you insert bodies and then use boolean operations to combine the bodies into a single element. They will all be combined into one body using various boolean operations to build the part. there are times when it is necessary to use multiple part bodies in your part. Page 266 ©Wichita State University .com Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations. In order to generate a part that is composed of one main body it is necessary to use boolean operations to combine the various bodies of the part. Two pegs are now created completely through the part. The disadvantage to using multiple bodies is that you can not perform some operations across bodies unless they have been combined. Inserting Part Bodies Open the assembly document and save with your initials.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations CATIA® V5R6 Since there are some operations that affect the whole part body. This part is constructed in a common fashion as Version 4 solids were modeled. These two circles will be used to create two pegs in the part.Please inform us. The body gets inserted at the bottom of the specification tree. Every object is a separate body and then boolean operations are used to combine them in a variety of ways.com The document is for study only. This allows you to insert a new body into the part.

Select OK. This is another way to select boolean operations.cadfamily.com Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations. You may have to scroll down in order to see it.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Boolean operations Assemble CATIA® V5R6 similar to Add but will add or remove material depending on the objects in the body. Select the pull down menu Insert. The exercise will cover a few options for selecting the boolean options. Select the Front Body from the tree.Please inform us. The advantage of using the third mouse button is that you do not have to go up to the top and select a pull down menu. Add.com The document is for study only. You are going to start by adding the Front Body with the Main Body. You can use either option to select the boolean operation. normally you can avoid using this option by modifying your sketch or adjusting part bodies Add Remove Intersect Union Trim Remove Lump You are going to start combining the bodies of the part together using the boolean operations.1 branch which is under the Main Body now. The two parts now act and behave as a single part.9 from the tree. Add.9 object. most useful to add pockets and holes to other prejoined bodies adds one body with another body removes one body from another body keeps the common material between two bodies adds several bodies together while allowing multiple faces to be removed or trimmed back to the combined part removes a separated piece of the part. Notice how the bodies appear in the tree. Boolean Operations. Select Body. Press the third mouse button while on Body. Page 267 © Wichita State University . This is the body created earlier. This will define what body you are going to be working on. This will tell the system that the Front Body will be added to another body. Select in the After box and select the Main Body from the tree. www.9 and select Body. This will define the body that the Front Body will be added to. You are going to add this to the Side Holes. The Front Body appears underneath an Add. both ways work the same way.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

the pocket was placed in the tree. Next.9 will be added. This hole will be assembled to the Main Body. You can use either of the previous methods to select the operation.com Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations. www. This is where you can define the faces that you want removed when the body is unioned. Select the boolean operation Union Trim. This will allow the part to be unioned (added) with the tubes and have faces trimmed back in the same operation. Select the boolean operation Remove. This will define where Body. Select the object Side Holes.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select in the After box and select Side Holes and select OK. Notice all five holes are highlighted.cadfamily. The two bodies are now added together as one.if any tort to your rights. and was then pocketed out as though it were defined on a single body. Select the object Stiffener for Tubes. The holes are now removed from the Main Body.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the boolean operation Assemble. You are going to union (add) this body with the tubes but you are going to trim back the inside edges to the tube walls. a more advanced type of boolean operation will be performed. You can do this by using the Define In Work Object option using the third button of the mouse. Since the Lg Hole was defined as a pocket. Notice the hole was removed from the Main Body.Please inform us. Select in the After box and select the Main Body and then select OK. Next you are going to remove the holes from the Main Body. Page 268 ©Wichita State University . Select the Faces to remove box. If you would have used the Add operation then the pocket would not have been removed it would of just been added to the Main Body.com The document is for study only. Make the Rear Guide Tubes the current object. Select the object Lg Hole. You will use the Assemble operation to add the Lg Hole to the Main Body. Select in the After box and select the Main Body and then select OK.

Select OK. Again. Page 269 © Wichita State University . The diagram shows the faces that you need to select.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the faces of the stiffener that are inside the tubes. Make the Main Body the current object.com The document is for study only.cadfamily.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights. Select the boolean operation Union Trim on the Rear Guide Tubes. Select the Faces to remove box and select the faces of the Main Body that are inside the tubes. Next. the Rear Guide Tubes will be unioned and trimmed with the Main Body. this will define what is going to be removed when the tubes are unioned to the Main Body. The stiffener will now be trimmed back to the tubes. www. and then unioned to the tubes. The diagram shows you which faces to select.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You’ll probably have to zoom in and rotate the part to select the faces on the inside of the tubes.com Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations.

To finish the part you are going to intersect the Contour body with the Main Body. Save your document. The Contour is intersected with the Main Body since it is the current work object.Please inform us. You will not see the Contour body because it is hidden at the moment. Select the boolean operation Intersect on the Contour. Now the tubes are unioned to the Main Body. If you want to see the Contour before you intersect it then you can show it. It should look similar to the one shown below.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select OK.if any tort to your rights.com Inserting Bodies and Boolean Operations. Select OK. Page 270 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily. You are now finished with the part. The Intersect window appears. www.com The document is for study only.

You can modify those sketches at any time and the loft will automatically update.if any tort to your rights. Select OK. Guide curves and spines will not be used here. In the specification tree you should notice the loft branch added and underneath that branch is all of the sketches that were used to create this loft. Select the loft icon. Page 271 © Wichita State University . These arrows must be along the same side of the curves and they also must be pointing in the same direction.com Part Design Lofts. The section curves are not limited to just round or circular curves. www. If they are not then the result will be a twisted part. Select Curve 2 through Curve 5 in order. This will allow multiple contours as well as guide and spine curves to be utilized in a single part. Select Curve 1 from the tree.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will define the first profile of the part. These sketches will be used to define the contour of your part. This document has several sketches that contain circles and ovals. A part is created that passes through each of the section curves defined in the order that you selected them.com The document is for study only. This will finish the definition of the part. Open the loft create document and save with your initials.Please inform us. Creating such curves will be covered in the Wireframe and Surfaces Class. Note the arrows along the right side of each section curve.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Part Design Lofts CATIA® V5R6 This section will cover two ways to generate a part using multiple sketches using the loft icons.cadfamily. They can be of any profile shape desired.

if any tort to your rights. and then automatically remove it as though it were a pocket. This exercise uses the same set of curves. The difference is.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Shell the part with an Outside thickness of . It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. The loft is created and then removed.25 inches and an Inside thickness of 0 inches while removing the two ends. Save your document. Page 272 ©Wichita State University . Select the loft remove icon. www.com Part Design Lofts.cadfamily. Open the loft remove document and save with your initials. This will turn the part into a tube with the inside passing through the sketches defined. Select Curve 1 through Curve 5 in order and select OK.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. This will create the loft as before. Save your document. this time the loft will be removed from the cylindrical pad.

This part has two surfaces. Select OK. The part is going to be split with the top surface and the bottom surface is going to be sewn in.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com Part Design Using Surfaces. The surfaces will be provided for you. The thing to remember is that you are capable of integrating surfaces in to your part design. and the Split Definition window will appear. Select the split icon. Select the top surface. This will split a part with any given surface or plane. Open the sew & split surface document and save with your initials. Make sure the arrow points towards the part. www.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Part Design Using Surfaces CATIA® V5R6 The next couple of exercises will utilize surfaces to generate parts. the bottom surface will be sewn into the part. Hide the top surface. This shows the top contour much better. In doing so. Page 273 © Wichita State University . Next.Please inform us. If you wish to learn about building surfaces. you are able to make modifications to the surfaces that are used and the part will automatically update.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. The direction the arrow is pointing is what is kept in the split operation. The part now has the contour of the surface. This will display an arrow on the surface. they will be covered in the Wireframe and Surfaces class. Even though this course only covers the use of surfaces to a small degree be aware that it is extremely important that you understand how to integrate surfaces in to your part design if you want to be able to create specific contoured parts.

CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select sew surface icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Save your document. The area between the surface and the part is now filled in. When the four sides of a surface come in contact with a part and the sew operation is used.Please inform us. Make sure the arrow points towards the part and select OK.cadfamily. www. the area between the surface and the part gets filled in. These options are very useful if a specialized contour is needed on a part. Select the bottom surface. Page 274 ©Wichita State University . It should appear similar to the diagram shown below.com The document is for study only. Hide the bottom surface.com Part Design Using Surfaces. The Sew Surface Definition window appears and again an arrow is displayed on the surface.if any tort to your rights.

This time the end of the part will have a thickness added. Save your The document is for study only.com document. Page 275 © Wichita State University . www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The side of this part has now been extended (thickened) linearly by five inches. Select the thick surface icon. Select OK. Select the face on the end of the newly created part as shown below. The Thick Surface Definition window appears. An arrow will be displayed on the surface indicating the direction of the First Offset. This happens because it is adding the thickness in the normal direction of the selected face. Change the First Offset to 5 inches and the Second Offset to 0 inches and make sure the arrow points away from the thickness. This will make the total pad 1. The surface has the thickness applied and a part is created.5 inches.5 inches thick. This document has a single surface in a circular shape. surface.com Part Design Using Surfaces. This will allow a thickness to be added to a face or a Select the surface.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the thick surface document and save with your initials. Select OK. Make the First Offset 1 inch and the Second Offset . if you add thickness to a curved side then it will add thickness in the normal direction to the curved surface. Even though you applied the thickness to the end of the part it still added the thickness straight out ignoring the fact that the part is curved going to that end. Select the thickness surface icon again. Therefore.cadfamily. It is important to note that the thickness is applied linearly instead of following the tangency of the part.Please inform us.if any tort to your rights.

com The document is for study only. Select the close surface icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Open the close surface document and save with your initials. This will allow closed surfaces to be enclosed with a Select the Airfoil Surface. www. This document has one surface in the shape of an airfoil.if any tort to your rights. but is open on each end. solid part. The Close Surface Definition window appears.com Part Design Using Surfaces.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. The surface was enclosed with a solid part and now other operations can be added to the part. Page 276 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us.cadfamily. Save your document. The surface is completely wrapped around. Select OK and hide the Airfoil Surface.

Select the Mounting Bracket and select OK. Diagrams of each material window can be found in Appendix C. but only one material can be applied per part. metal. Double selecting this branch will display the various properties of the aluminum which are shown in Appendix C as well.cadfamily. This will display the The Material Library contains many different types of materials. This will apply the material to the part. drafting pattern and other engineering properties. fabrics. stone and wood. Page 277 © Wichita State University . www.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Applying Materials This section will cover applying materials to a defined part. Materials from the material library will be applied to this part. Select the Metal tab.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Select the apply material icon from the bottom toolbar.Please inform us. other. material library. Assemblies must be used in order to have multiple parts with different materials applied.com Applying Materials. This tab contains the various types of metal definitions in CATIA. You should notice an aluminum branch added to the tree. Select Aluminum. The categories are construction. Other definitions can be added. but this is not within the scope of this course. CATIA® V5R6 Open the materials document and save with your initials.if any tort to your rights. The materials are broken down into several categories. In order for the part to appear aluminum you have to change the render style. Any type of material can be applied to any type of part.com The document is for study only. density. This will be the material applied to the part. Each material stores information about itself such as texture.

www.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. You may want to try out a few of the materials just to see what they look like. You can apply another material and it will replace the current material that is applied. This will allow a customized shading method. The part is now shaded with the Aluminum property. This will shade the part using the material texture. Customize View in order to bring up the Custom View Modes window.cadfamily. If this icon has already been initialized then it will appear differently and you will have to use the pull down menu View.com The document is for study only. Release the mouse button while on the customized view parameters icon.com Applying Materials. Render Style. Page 278 ©Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Press and hold the first mouse button while on the render style icon on the bottom toolbar.Please inform us. Set the options so that only Materials and Shading are on. Save your document.if any tort to your rights. Select OK. This icon will bring up the Customized View Modes window. All other materials are applied in the same manner.

This exercise will Select the plane icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Reference Geometry CATIA® V5R6 As you have gone through some of the exercises you may have noticed various planes in addition to the default ones.cadfamily. There are three icons in this toolbar: point focus on the plane icon. line and plane . These were created using the reference elements toolbar. You should see a new icon appear on your workbench that appears as a point. In future courses you will find other uses for planes as well. Most of the plane types will be covered in this exercise. Change the Plane type to Offset from plane. You can do this by using the pull down menu View.com The document is for study only. www. Add the Reference Elements (Compact) toolbar to your workbench.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Planes are very useful to define supports for sketches. Reference Elements (Compact). This will open the Plane Definition window. The first thing you are going to have to do is add the reference elements toolbar to your workbench. Page 279 © Wichita State University . Offset from plane .Please inform us. This will allow you create a plane offset from the yz plane. Toolbars. This exercise is going to introduce you to the various options available to create planes.com Reference Geometry. Open the planes document and save with your initials. to split geometry and to define limits for your objects.if any tort to your rights.

Change the Plane type to Parallel through point.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Use the yz plane as the Reference and change the Offset to 3 and select OK. Page 280 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us. Use the yz plane as the Reference and the end point of the line for the Point as shown above and select OK. www.cadfamily. A plane appears parallel to the yz plane passing through the point. A new plane appears three inches from the yz plane and parallel to it.if any tort to your rights. Parallel through point Select the plane icon.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only.com Reference Geometry.

com Reference Geometry. CATIA® V5R6 Use the line as the Rotation axis.if any tort to your rights. Change the Plane type to Angle/Normal to plane. A plane appears passing through the line and at a 45 degree angle to the yz plane.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Angle/Normal to plane Select the plane icon. www.Please inform us. change the Angle to 45 and select OK. Change the Plane type to Through three points. the yz plane as the Reference. Page 281 © Wichita State University .com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily. Through three points Select the plane icon.

2 and select OK. Change the Plane type to Through two lines. Page 282 ©Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.com The document is for study only.2’s H axis because when you put your cursor on it. You will know if it is Sketch. A plane appears passing through the two lines. A plane appears passing through the three points. Sketch. Through two lines Select the plane icon.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Select the three points as shown below and select OK.Please inform us.2 will highlight in the specification tree. Select the line and the H axis of Sketch.cadfamily. www.com Reference Geometry.if any tort to your rights.

if any tort to your rights. www. A plane appears passing through the curve.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us. Through planar curve Select the plane icon.cadfamily.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Through point and line Select the plane icon. CATIA® V5R6 Select the top end point of the spline as the Point and select the line and then select OK. A plane appears at the point passing through the line. Select the curve and select OK.com The document is for study only. Change the Plane type to Through point and line.com Reference Geometry. Change the Plane type to Through planar curve. Page 283 © Wichita State University .

www. CATIA® V5R6 Select the curve and leave the Point to be Default (Middle) and select OK.Please inform us. Page 284 ©Wichita State University . Change the Plane type to Normal to curve.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Normal to curve Select the plane icon. Change the Plane type to Equation. A plane appears normal to the curve and passing through the midpoint of the curve. Equation Select the plane icon. A plane appears 2 inches in the z direction.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Change the value of D to be 2 and select OK.if any tort to your rights. You can use this option to key in a variety of planes using the equation of a plane.cadfamily.com Reference Geometry.com The document is for study only.

if any tort to your rights.com Reference Geometry. If you were to use these planes in your part design and then you modify the plane the part will update automatically.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher It should appear similar to the diagram shown below. Tangent to surface and Mean through points will not be covered in this course.com The document is for study only. Most of the time you can see the part update dynamically as you move a plane.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 285 © Wichita State University . CATIA® V5R6 The other two options. www.cadfamily.Please inform us.

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www.if any tort to your rights.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Start Menu This allows you to specify what workbenches you want available to you on the start menu. Page 315 © Wichita State University . Customize. Customize .com The document is for study only. An example of what you could possibly see is shown below.com Appendix A. This will only give you a brief overview of the various options.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Appendix A CATIA® V5R6 This section is to introduce you to the various options that are available under the pull down menu Tools.Please inform us. You can access these workbenches by selecting the change workbench icon on each workbench.cadfamily.

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com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Not all of the options will be covered. Page 319 © Wichita State University . General .Tree Tree Type Tree Orientation Tree Item Size Tree Show/NoShow allows you to change how the tree appears based on the type selected orients the tree either horizontally or vertically this pertains to the size of the text in the tree if turned on. items in your tree that are hidden will have their icons blurred or appear fuzzy www.cadfamily. Options.com Appendix B.if any tort to your rights.Display . just the ones that are pertinent to this course.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Appendix B CATIA® V5R6 This will give a general overview of some of the options available through the pull down menu Tools.Please inform us.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Visualization CATIA® V5R6 Colors Graduated color background if turned on the background color will appear graduated from top to bottom instead of solid Background Selected elements Selected edges color of the background color of elements that you have selected color of edges that have been selected Preselected element linetype linetype of preselected elements Low-intensity elements Update needed Handles color of elements that appear in low-intensity color you part will appear when an update is needed color of the various handles that appear. such as the handle that appears when translating www.if any tort to your rights. Page 320 ©Wichita State University .Please inform us.com Appendix B.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher General .cadfamily.Display .com The document is for study only.

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Please inform us. associated geometry. Page 325 © Wichita State University . construction geometry.Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 Grid allows you to toggle the display of the grid and the snap to point option on the sketch plane Sketch Plane toggle for having the sketch plane appear shaded and for positioning the sketch plane parallel to the screen Geometry toggle for the creation of center points automatically when a circle or ellipse is created and the direct manipulation allows you to select an element of the sketch and drag it to manipulate the sketch toggle for automatically generating geometrical and dimensional constraints change the default color of sketch elements and to change the color of elements when they are over constrained. Constraint Colors www.com The document is for study only. etc.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Mechanical Design .com Appendix B.cadfamily.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.

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They will also automatically produce patterns corresponding to the material when drawings are created from the parts.com Appendix C.Please inform us. Construction www. Page 327 © Wichita State University .we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. The following pages show you diagrams of the available materials that come with CATIA.if any tort to your rights.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Appendix C Material Library CATIA® V5R6 Materials are used to attach structural properties to parts as well as allow them to be displayed in a more accurate manner.

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if any tort to your rights.Please inform us.com Appendix C. www. your company will probably populate this library with the various materials that are commonly used and you will be able to apply them in the same manner to which you apply these materials. Page 332 ©Wichita State University .cadfamily.com The document is for study only.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Wood CATIA® V5R6 You can add additional materials to the library but that topic is beyond the scope of this course. However.

In order to see the material shaded on your part you need to make sure your customized render style includes materials and shading. Customize View. Render Style. Select the apply material icon. Select OK.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. www.com Appendix C. You can configure this by using the pull down menu View. If this is set up then you just have to activate that render style by choosing it from the bottom toolbar.com The document is for study only.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Applying a material CATIA® V5R6 In order to apply a material to a part. all you have to do is select the apply material icon in the bottom toolbar. select the body and select OK. Select the part body that you want this material to be applied to.if any tort to your rights. select the material. Select the material desired.cadfamily. Page 333 © Wichita State University .

The Lighting options are self defining as long as you are familiar with the graphic arts language.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Properties of a material CATIA® V5R6 Using the third mouse button while on the material in the specification tree you can access the properties of the material. You can also change the mapping style using the icon. www.com The document is for study only. The important thing to note is that you can adjust all of those values. Rendering As you can see there are two tabs located under Rendering: Lighting and Texture. The tabs are Rendering. The Texture options tell you the tif file that it is using for the texture and the rest of the options allow you to adjust that texture. for small parts you will want the size to be smaller and for large parts you will want it to be larger.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail.Please inform us.com Appendix C. Inheritance. The Material size pertains to the size of the texture. The following diagrams relate to Italian Marble however they should be similar to many of the other materials.cadfamily. Page 334 ©Wichita State University . There are many tabs with various properties on each tab depending on the material that is being used. Analysis and Drafting.if any tort to your rights. Feature Properties.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 335 © Wichita State University .CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Inheritance CATIA® V5R6 Determines what features will be affected with this material. www.if any tort to your rights. This is more useful when working with assemblies then with parts.com Appendix C. Feature Properties Allows you to change the name of the material as it is displayed in the specification tree. This pertains to the parent and child elements of the part body that has the material.cadfamily.Please inform us.com The document is for study only.

if any tort to your rights.com The document is for study only.cadfamily. You can choose a different pattern by using the Pattern table button.we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. Page 336 ©Wichita State University .com Appendix C. www.Please inform us.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher Analysis CATIA® V5R6 This contains the structural properties of the material. Drafting This allows you to adjust the pattern that is going to be used when you create drawings from this part.

we will delete it Contact:cadserv21@hotmail. In order to see the rest of your options you have to select the Next button.CATIA Part Design & Sketcher CATIA® V5R6 When you select the Pattern table button the Pattern Chooser window appears. This overview was meant to introduce you to various options involving materials. You can filter the pattern options by categories: Hatching.if any tort to your rights. Page 337 © Wichita State University . you will need to use the various options in order to get a better understanding of them.cadfamily.com The document is for study only. www. This allows you specify the pattern that you would like to use when a drawing is created.Please inform us. Dots and Color or you can choose All types.com Appendix C.

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