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Generative Shape Design
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Version 5 Release 8 January 2002 EDU-CAT-E-GSD-FS-V5R8

Generative Shape Design

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Table of Contents
Mobile Phone...............................................................................................................................................4 Step 1: Creating the Wireframe Geometry...............................................................................................4 Mobile Phone...............................................................................................................................................9 Step 2: Creating the Surfaces..................................................................................................................9 Mobile Phone.............................................................................................................................................17 Step 3: Performing operations................................................................................................................17 Mobile Phone.............................................................................................................................................24 Step 4: Analyzing and Modifying............................................................................................................24 Mobile Phone.............................................................................................................................................32 Step 5: Completing the part in Part Design............................................................................................32 Wireframe Recapitulation Exercise............................................................................................................36 Surface Recapitulation Exercise................................................................................................................40 Operation Recapitulation Exercise.............................................................................................................50 Advanced Tasks Recapitulation Exercise..................................................................................................63 Knob..........................................................................................................................................................74 Step 1: Creating the Wireframe Geometry.............................................................................................74 Step 2: Creating the Basic Surfaces.......................................................................................................77 Step 3: Performing Operations the Basic Surfaces................................................................................78 Step 4: Analyzing and Modifying the draft angle....................................................................................85 Step 5: Offsetting a solid........................................................................................................................87 ...................................................................................................................................................................92 Plastic Bottle..............................................................................................................................................93 Step 1: Bottle Bottom Creation...............................................................................................................93 Step 2: Bottle Body Creation................................................................................................................117 Step 3: Bottleneck................................................................................................................................137 Step 4: Assemble the three bodies ......................................................................................................167 Step 5 : Create the Bottleneck Screw...................................................................................................183 Space Mouse Base Solution....................................................................................................................196 Step 1: Create the Filleted pad.............................................................................................................196 Step 2: Create the surfacic elements...................................................................................................202 Step 3: Sew the surface on the Pad.....................................................................................................209 Step 4: Create the Groove...................................................................................................................210 Step 5: Split the solid with an imported surface....................................................................................212 Step 6: Shell the created solid..............................................................................................................214 Step 7: Create the Shaft.......................................................................................................................215 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 2

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Step 8: Create the Holes and Pockets.................................................................................................217 Step 9: Assemble a new body..............................................................................................................228 Designing the Lemon Squeezer...............................................................................................................236 Step 1: Completing the wireframe elements.........................................................................................236 Step 2: Creating the basic surfaces......................................................................................................242 Step 3: Creating a blend surface with coupling and adding the handle................................................245 Step 4: Creating filtering holes.............................................................................................................254

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Mobile Phone
Step 1: Creating the Wireframe Geometry
Load the part called CATGSD_F_Phone_Step1_start.CATPartfrom the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. 1. You are going to extract the elements that will be necessary to complete the wireframe geometry: a. Double-click on the Extract icon b. Select the elements to be extracted (two pink edges and the yellow face) :

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Click Cancel to close the Extract dialog box.

2. You are going to use these extracted elements to create the wireframe geometry: d. Click on the Parallel Curve icon . e. Select the shortest pink extracted curve as element to offset, and the yellow face as support:

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Click on the Parallel Curve icon . Select the second pink extracted curve as element to offset, and the yellow face as support:

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Click on the Parallel Curve icon . Select the first pink extracted curve as element to offset and the yellow face as support:

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Click on the project icon and project the previous connect curve to the yellow extracted face: p. Click on the corner icon and create a corner between the these two curves (the shortest parallel curve and the projected curve): COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 7 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps o.

Click on the circle icon and create a circle using the previous point as center.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps q. Click on the point icon and create a point on the YZ plane using these parameters: r. YZ plane as support and the following parameters: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 8 .

You are going to create the two points that will be used to create the sweep sections: a. Insert a new open body: Rename it “Surfaces”: Click with the third mouse button on the new created open body and select “Properties”: 1. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Mobile Phone Step 2: Creating the Surfaces Load the part called CATGSD_F_Phone_Step2_start.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. Select the point type “on curve” and create these two points on the corner curve: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 9 . Double-click on the Point icon .

Click Cancel to close the Point dialog box. Click on the Adaptative sweep icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Select the corner curve as guiding curve: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 10 . 2. b. You are going to create the adaptative sweep using the corner curve. these two points and the extracted face: a.

d. You automatically access the sketch creation.Click OK to confirm. Now you are going to create the section: Right click in the sketch field and select “Create sketch”: Detailed Steps - This dialog box appears: - Select this point: - The dialog box becomes: . Create this sketch: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 11 .Generative Shape Design c.

Select the points that will define the sections 1.Select this point to define the second section: 2. f.Select this vertex to define the last section: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 12 .Select this point to define the third section: 3.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. Exit the sketch by clicking on this icon .

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g.Key in these parameters: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 13 .Click on the first section in the dialog box and access the parameters clicking on the Parameters panel: 2. You are going to change the sections parameters: 1.

Click OK to confirm the adaptative sweep creation: 3.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 14 . You are going to create a linear sweep using the circle as guiding curve: a. Click on the sweep icon .Do the same to modify the other sections parameters: h.

Click OK to confirm the sweep creation: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 15 . Choose the circle as guide curve and the YZ plane as reference surface: d. Choose the linear sweep type and the sub-type “with reference surface” c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Key in these parameters: e.

You are going to create a fill surface using the upper boundary of the previously created surface: a. Click OK to confirm the fill surface creation: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 16 . Select the upper boundary of the linear sweep: c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. Click the fill surface icon . b.

CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. Insert a new open body: Rename it “operations”: Click with the third mouse button on the new created open body and select “Properties”: 1. Click on the Symmetry icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Mobile Phone Step 3: Performing operations Load the part called CATGSD_F_Phone_Step3_start. Select the adaptative sweep as element to symmetry and the ZX plane as reference element: c. b. You are going to create the symmetrical surface of the adaptative sweep and join the two parts together: a. Click OK to confirm the symmetry creation: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 17 .

e. Select the linear sweep and the fill surface and confirm the join creation clicking OK: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 18 . You are going to join the linear sweep with the fill surface and split the resulting join with the datum blue surface: a. Click on the Join icon . Click on the Join icon . Select the adaptative sweep and its symmetrical part: f. Click OK to confirm the join operation: 2.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. b.

Show the blue datum surface located in the “Base surface” open body: d. e. Click on the split icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Select the previous join surface as element to split and the blue datum surface as cutting element: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 19 .

Click OK to confirm the operation. Click on the “Other side” buttons in order to keep the correct part of the trimmed surfaces. Click on the Trim icon . b. You are going to trim the first join surface with the datum: a. Select the blue datum surface and the first join surface: c. The result should be: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 20 . Click OK to confirm the split creation. 3.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f.

Select these edges to be filleted and key in the following radius values: c. d. You are going to add fillets on the previously created surface: a. b. Click OK to confirm the variable radius creation. Click on the edge fillet icon e. .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. Click on the variable radius fillet icon . Select these four edges to fillet them (radius=1mm): COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 21 .

Click OK to confirm the edge fillets creation. Click OK to confirm the fillet creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 22 . j.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. Click the edge fillet icon h. g. Select these two edges to fillet them (radius=2mm): i. Double-click on the edge fillet icon . .

Generative Shape Design k. Create these fillets: Detailed Steps l. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 23 . Click cancel to close the edge fillet dialog box.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Mobile Phone Step 4: Analyzing and Modifying Load the part called CATGSD_F_Phone_Step4_start.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. Insert a new open body: Rename it “Analysis”: Click with the third mouse button on the new created open body and select “Properties”: 1. You are going to create a reflect line on the main surface : a. b. Key in the angle : 90deg. Click on the Reflect Line icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 24 . Select the main surface as support and the Z axis as direction : c.

And select the point (0.0 : origine) as reference element to create the near element : f.0. CATIA asks you if you want to keep only one sub-element of the generated reflect line : click YES e. Click OK to confirm the near element creation : COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 25 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.

You are going to use this near element to split the surface : g. Click on the Split icon .Generative Shape Design 2. i. Select the surface as element to cut and the near element as cutting element : Note : switch on the option “Keep both side”. Detailed Steps h. You are going to Perform a draft analysis on the bottom surface (you have first to get to the material view mode): COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 26 . Rename the two created split surface “Top” and “Bottom” : j. Hide the top surface : 3.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. Select the bottom surface and set the analysis settings to this: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 27 . Click on the Draft Analysis icon . Click on the draft analysis icon . There is no red area on the surface: you can hide it and show the top surface: 4. Select the bottom surface and set the analysis settings to this: f. e. b. You are going to perform a draft analysis on the top surface: a.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Invert the analysis direction: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 28 .

Double click on the adaptative sweep in the “Surface” pen Body: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 29 . 5.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps There is a red area in this analysis : that means that the upper surface cannot be extracted. It needs to be modified. You are going to modify the shape to correct this anomaly: a.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.1”: c. Click on “UserSection. Modify this parameter’s value (angle): COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 30 . The adaptative sweep dialogue box is displayed.

Click OK to confirm the adaptative sweep modification.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. The whole part is automatically updated. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 31 .

Access the Part Body: Insert a new Body: This new body is defined as work object.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Mobile Phone Step 5: Completing the part in Part Design Load the part called CATGSD_F_Phone_Step5_start. Select the top surface and key in these parameters: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 32 . Click on the Thick Surface icon . 1. h. You are going to create a solid from the top surface: g.

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Click OK to confirm the first thick surface creation (located in the new created body). Create in the PART BODY a thick surface from the bottom surface the same way (using the same parameters):

2. You are going to Add the new created body and the part body: k. Access the Add operation through the “Insert” menu:

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Select the new created body:

m. Click OK to confirm the Boolean operation:

3. You are going to Sew the antenna surface to the main solid: a. In the “Operation” Open Body, show the split antenna:

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b. Click on the sew icon c.

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Select the split antenna and orientate the arrows this way (inside the antenna):

d. Click OK to confirm the sew creation:

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Wireframe Recapitulation Exercise
Load the part called wireframe_recap_begin.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory.

1. First you are going to create a maximum Z extremum on the left curve. a. b. c. d. Click on the Extremum icon . The Extremum Definition Dialog box is opened, select the Maximum option. Select the Spline.1 Select the XY plane as Direction or Z axis by opening a contextual menu in the Direction field.

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2. You are going to create a minimum Z extremum on the right curve. a. b. c. d. Click on the Extremum icon . The Extremum Definition Dialog box is opened, select the Maximum option. Select the Sketch.1. Select the XY plane as Direction or Z axis by opening a contextual menu in the Direction field.

e. Click OK to confirm the Z minimum creation.

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1 and the Extremum. Click OK to confirm the connect curve creation. Select the Sketch.2 to define the second curve.Generative Shape Design c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 38 . Click on the second curve arrow to orientate it this way: e. Detailed Steps d.

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CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. In the Offset Surface Definition dialog box enter an Offset value of 1mm. e. Select the first surface as shown d. c. Click on OK to confirm the Offset surface creation. the Offset function is still active.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Surface Recapitulation Exercise Load the part called surface_recap_begin. b. 1. Double Click on the Offset icon .) from the inside of the Solid Clamp. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 40 . First you are going to Offset 7 surfaces (1 mm.Select the other six surfaces with the same method. As you have double clicked on the icon. a.

Once you have created the seven surfaces clcik on the cancel button to deactivate the function. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 41 . a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. select the Maximum option. Select the edges and the support surfaces as shown below. The Extremum Definition Dialog box is opened. b. 2. Click on the Blend icon . You are going to create a blend surface to close off the Offset Surfaces. c.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 42 . Click OK to confirm the blend creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.

You are going to Insert a JOIN operation to assemble all the Offset surfaces and the Blend surface into one single surface. Multi select the seven Offsets and the created blend. Click on the Join icon . a. All the pre-selected objects are added to the join list. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 43 . Click on OK to confirm the Join creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. b. c.

You are going to Extract a Boundary Curve from this JOIN surface. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 44 . Select an edge of the Join as shown below. Select the Boundary icon .

You are going to Create a Sweep Surface using the circular section curve (Output1) per parameters on the right. 5. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 45 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. In the Swept Surface Definition dialog box choose a Line Profile type and ’’With reference surface’’ Subtype. Click on OK to confirm the Boundary curve creation. b. Click on the sweep icon .

Select the Output1 circle as Guide curve1 and the Output1-Plane as Reference surface. Key in –88 degrees as Angle value and 100mm as Length 1 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 46 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. d.

Click on OK to confirm the Swept Surface creation. b. 6. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 47 . You are going to create a Loft tangent to the Join and the Sweep surfaces a. Select the Output1 as first Section and the Sweep.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e.1 as tangent surface. Select the Loft icon .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 48 . Check that the two profiles are in the same direction.1 as second section and the Join.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Click OK to confirm the loft creation.1 as tangent surface. Select the Boundary. d.

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b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Operation Recapitulation Exercise Load the part called dolphin_begin.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory. Select General / Parameters in the left tree of the Option dialog box. a. 1. Select Tools / Options. First you are going to change the Units to inches. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 50 .

9 in) a. Under the Units tab.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. select the Length parameter and change the units to inch (in) in the combo box. b. Select OK to validate. Create a Face-Face Fillet (Radius 0. Select the face of the first upper fin as shown. d. 2. Select the Face-Face Fillet icon. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 51 .

change the radius fillet value if necessary. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 52 . . Select the face of the second upper fin as shown. a. Click on the Trim icon b. Click on OK to confirm the Fillet creation. Select the created fillet.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. 3. Trim this fillet with all the side fins. d.

Select side fins. Click on OK to confirm the Trim creation COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 53 . Change the sides to cut. d. e.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

Double click on the bottom value to open the constraint editor. Create two Variable Fillets. Select the Variable Fillet icon. b. a. c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. Select the edges as shown. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 54 .

then click OK COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 55 . Select the Top radius valueby a double click f.03 in.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.1 in then click on OK e. Change the value to 0. Change its value to 0.

h. Redo the same operations for the second edge.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g. Click on OK to confirm the Fillet creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 56 .

Create Tri-Tangent Fillets for the four side fins. Click on the tri-tangent fillet icon. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 57 . Select an top face of a fin as shown c. Select the bottom face of the corresponding fin. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5.

Redo the same operations for the other fins COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 58 . Select the side face to remove. Click OK to confirm the Fillet creation f.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. e.

Select the previously created fillet. a. c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 59 . Select the Shape Fillet icon. Create a Shape Fillet with the nose and the Body.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 6. Select the Nose. b.

e. Create Edge Fillets between the Body and the front side fins. Select the Edge Fillet icon. 7. Change the direction of the fillet center.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 60 . Check the Trim support elements option and click on OK to confirm the fillet creation.

Select the edges as shown. Change the Radius value to 0.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.25 in. Click on OK to confirm the Fillet creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 61 . d. c.

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Advanced Tasks Recapitulation Exercise
Load the part called dolphin_begin.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory.

1. Create a Group ‘’Surface Model’’ leaving out the sketches a. Open a Contextual menu on the Open_body.1 and choose Create Group...

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b. Click inside the Inputs field then multi-select the six sketches.

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Rename the Group as ‘’Surface_Model’’.

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d. Click on the OK button to confirm the Group creation.

2. Rename the sketches, change the color and thickness. a. Select all the Sketches and show them.

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b. Select all the sketches and edit their properties.

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In the properties dialog box, select the Graphic tab then change the Color and Thickness of Lines and Curves as shown below.

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1 and edit its properties. e. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 68 . Select the Sketch.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. Click on OK to confirm.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. Select the Feature Properties tab and rename it as Body. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 69 .

Redo the same operation for the other sketches to obtain a tree as shown below. Click on OK to confirm. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 70 . h.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g.

Drag it as shown below.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. 71 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 . Change the Front_Top_Fin sketch. a. Double click on the Front_Top_fin sketch b. Inside the Sketch seletc the top right contol point. c.

Exit the Sketcher. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 72 . e. Update the part if the update mode is not on automatic.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.

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Click the circle icon to create the first profile on the predefined support e. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 74 . g. Y=0 and Z=0. You are going to create first profile not using the sketcher. Select the center and radius type and Part Arc circle limitation. Select the “coordinates” point type and key in X=0. c. a. working on support. Create the center point “on the fly” clicking the Center Point field: . . Select the ZX plane. Click on the Work On Support icon b. d. 1. First switch to the WIREFRAME Open body (Define in Work Object option in the contextual menu). Click OK to confirm.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Knob Step 1: Creating the Wireframe Geometry Load the part called knob_start. f.CATPart from the ''Companion'' and save the part in the Students directory.

You are going to create second profile not using the sketcher. Click on the Work On Support icon b. j. c. f. Exit the Work On Support mode deleting the working support in the specification tree: 2. d. . Key in the radius 64mm. Create the center point “on the fly” clicking the Center Point field: . the start angle –90deg and the end angle 0deg: Detailed Steps i.Generative Shape Design h. working on support. Select the YZ plane. Click the circle icon to create the first profile on the predefined support e. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 75 . a. Select the center and radius type and Part Arc circle limitation. Click OK to confirm the first profile creation. Click OK to confirm.

a. h. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 76 . Select the Sketcher icon b. Delete the support in the tree. Click OK to confirm the second profile creation. Y=50 and Z=0. Select the “coordinates” point type and key in X=30. The third profile is created. and draw this line with its constraints: c. Exit the sketcher. Key in the radius 20mm. You will now create the third profile using the sketcher.Generative Shape Design g. Select the line icon and select the YZ plane. the start angle 190deg and the end angle 260deg: Detailed Steps i. j. 3.

b. d. a. Select the profile 1 and key in these parameters: c. . Click on the Extrude icon . You are going to create two extruded surfaces. Click OK to confirm the first surface creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 2: Creating the Basic Surfaces 1. Click on the Extrude icon COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 77 .

You are going to trim the first extruded surface and the revolution surface. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 78 . Click OK to confirm the first surface creation. Select the third profile and key in these parameters (axis: vertical axis of the sketch): c. Click OK to confirm. 2. You are going to create the revolution surface. b. Step 3: Performing Operations the Basic Surfaces 1. a.Generative Shape Design e. Click on the Revolution icon . Click on the trim icon . All the basic surfaces are created. Select the profile 2 and key in these parameters: Detailed Steps f. a.

Click OK to confirm the trim creation. Click on the split icon . You are going to split the second extruded surface with the previously created trim. aim to obtain this: d. and the trim as cutting element. Using the “Other side element 1” and “Other side element 2” button. e.Generative Shape Design b. Select the extruded surface as element to cut. a. 2. Select the first extruded surface and the revolution surface: Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 79 .

Select the extrapolated surface higher boundary. Click OK to confirm the split creation. Click on the extrapolate icon . c. d. Click on the extrapolate icon . e. You are going to extrapolate the previously created split surface. Playing with the “Other side” button. c. Select the split surface. d. b. Select the “up to element” extrapolation type. 4.Generative Shape Design b. Select the trim surface and activate the “Assemble result” button: f. Click OK to confirm the extrapolate creation. Select the split surface lower boundary. a. Select the split surface. b. You are going to extrapolate the previously created extrapolate surface. Select the “up to element” extrapolation type. aim to obtain this: Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 80 . 3. a.

a. You are going to trim the previously created extrapolate surface with the first created trim surface. You are going to create a variable filet on the previously created trim. Click on the variable radius fillet icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 81 . Using the “Other side element 1” and “Other side element 2” button. b. Select the trim surface and activate the “Assemble result” button: Detailed Steps f. 6. Select the last created extrapolated surface and the first created trim. c. Click OK to confirm. a. Click OK to confirm the second extrapolated surface creation. aim to obtain this: d.Generative Shape Design e. Click on the trim icon . 5.

Double-click on the left radius value and key in 20mm: d. Click OK to confirm the fillet creation: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 82 . You get this: e. Click OK to confirm. Select this edge and key in the radius 10mm: Detailed Steps c.Generative Shape Design b.

a. Click OK to confirm the fillet creation: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 83 . You are going to create an edge filet on the previously created surface. Click on the edge fillet icon . b. Select this edge and key in the radius 5mm: c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7.

a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 8. Click OK to confirm. f. d. a. Click on the join icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 84 .2 surface and the Symmetry. Click on the symmetry icon . e. Select the EdgeFillet. b. You are going to create the symmetric surface and join the two surfaces. Click on the symmetry icon .1 surface. You are going to create the symmetric surface from the previous join and join the two surfaces. Select the previously created surface as element to symmetrize and the YZ plane as reference: c. Click OK to confirm the join operation. 9.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 85 . e. d. The operations on the surfaces are all performed. You should get this: Step 4: Analyzing and Modifying the draft angle 1. Click on the join icon and select the Join. Select the previously created join as element to symmetrize and the ZX plane as reference: c. Click OK to confirm.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. You are going to analyze the draft. Select the Join.1 surface and the Symmetry.2 surface. b. a. Change to the customized view mode: c.2. Click OK to confirm the join creation. Click on the Draft Analysis icon .

2. b. Modify the line inclination from 90deg into 86deg: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 86 . Close the draft analysis color bar. Then modify the draft angle. Double click on the Sketch.1 in the tree: you get in the sketch.Generative Shape Design d. a. Change the draft values to obtain: Detailed Steps e.

a. c. You are going to create a solid from the previously created surface. Select the Thick Surface icon . b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 87 .2. Exit the sketch. Select the Join. Select Start / Mechanical Design / Part Design.Generative Shape Design c. The part is automatically updated: Detailed Steps Step 5: Offsetting a solid 1.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 88 . 2. Hide the Open Body containing all the surface elements.Generative Shape Design d. f. Key in 4mm in the First Offset Value field. g. Verify the Thick arrows pointing inward as shown below: Detailed Steps e. Then you are going to split the solid to make its bottom face plane. Click OK to confirm the solid creation.

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Zoom on the left bottom to check that the bottom of the part is no more plane.

d. Come back to a Shading visualization mode.

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e. Put the XY plane in a ‘’Show’’ mode. f. Select the split icon.

g. Select the XY plane as Splitting element. h. Click OK to confirm the split creation. 3. Now, apply a material on the thick surface: a. Select the Apply Material icon.

b. Select the Rubber material under the ‘‘other’’ tab of the material library.

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Drag and drop it on the knob, click on OK to confirm.

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Plastic Bottle
Step 1: Bottle Bottom Creation
1. Insert a New Open Body a. Select Insert in the Menu bar.

b. Select Open Body in the Insert Menu.

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Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Click on OK in the Insert Open Body dialog box. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 94 . Select the created Open Body in the tree and edit its properties. 2.

2 as first element COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 95 . Select the Intersection icon. a. Select the Sketch.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. Under the Feature Properties tab rename the Open Body as Bottle_Bottom. 4. Create the Intersection Point. b.

1 as second element. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 96 . 5. Select the Work on Support icon. Select the Intersect. Click on OK to confirm the point creation. Create the arc. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. d.

c. In the Point Definition dialog box select a Point on plane type. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 97 . d. Open a contextual menu in the Center field and choose Create Point f. e. Select the Circle icon. complete the fields as shown below then click on OK to confirm. Choose ‘’Center and Point’’ as Circle type. Select the ZX plane as support.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g. b. Select the Point icon. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 98 . Once you have created the center point. choose the Intersect. 6. Click on OK to confirm the circle creation. Create two bi tangent lines a.4 as point then enter –90 and 90 degrees as Start and End angle. Choose ‘’On plane‘’ as point type. h. then complete the other fields as shown below.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.2 (the point you have just created) as element to symmetrize and Intersect. a. Double Click the Line icon .1 as Reference axis. Select the Point. 7. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 99 . Choose Tangent to curve as Lin type. d. Select the Symmetry icon.

Select the Circle. c. Click on OK to confirm the line creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Select BiTangent as tangency type.2 and Point.2 as tangent elements. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 100 .

Select BiTangent as tangency type. Select the Circle.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.1 as tangent elements.2 and Symmetry. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 101 .

Trim the lines and the circle. b. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. 8.1 as elements to trim and choose the side to keep as shown below. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 102 .2 and Line. Select the Trim icon. Select the Circle. Click on OK to confirm the line creation.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 9. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 103 .2 and the created Trim. Redo the same operation with the Line. Select the work on Support icon. Click on Remove support to deactivate the work on support mode.1 10. 11.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 104 . Select the YZ plane as reference and the Intersect.1 as rotation axis. d. Choose Angle/Normal to plane as type. Enter 36 degrees as angle. b. Detailed Steps c.Generative Shape Design 12. a. Select the plane icon . Create the two symmetric planes. Click on OK to confirm the creation.

Select the Sweep icon. b. 14.  Select the created Plane.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 13.4 as element and the YZ plane as reference. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 105 . Create an explicit Sweep. Click on OK to confirm the creation. Select the explicit Sweep icon. Select the Symmetry icon. a.

d. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 106 . Select the Trim.2 as guide curve. Select the Sketch.2 as profile.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 107 . Click on OK to confirm the Sweep creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e.

Select the Sketch.1 as profile. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 108 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 15. Create an revolved surface. a. Select the Revolve icon. b.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 109 . 90 deg) as Start and End angles.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Select the Intersect.1 as revolution axis and (90deg . Click on OK to confirm the surface creation.

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16. Assemble the created surfaces. a. Select the Trim icon.

b. Select the Revolute.1 and the Sweep.1 you have just created and keep the sides as shown below.

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Click on OK to confirm the Trim creation.

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b. Select the 7 edges and enter the radiuses as shown below.

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Click on OK to confirm the fillet creation.

18. Create the complete bottom. a. Select the Split icon then the EdgeFillet.1 you have just created and the Plane.4 and keep the side as shown.

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Click on OK to confirm the Split creation.

d. Select the Rotate icon then the Split.2 you have just created as element. Select Intersect.1 as axis and enter 72 degrees as angle. Check the Repeat object after OK option. Click on OK.

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Click on OK to confirm.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. f. Enter 3 for the number of instances in the Object Repetition dialog box. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 115 .

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 19. Select the Join icon the Split. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 116 . 20. Rename the Join as Bottle_Bottom.2 and all the rotated instances.

2.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 2: Bottle Body Creation 1. Edit the Properties of the new Open body then under the Feature Properties tab rename it as Bottle_Body. Insert a new Open Body. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 117 .

Double Click the Parallel Curve icon. Select the ZX plane as Support. Select the Sketch. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 118 .4 as Curve. Enter an Offset value of 3 mm. a. Click on OK to confirm. Redo the same operation with the same entities but in the Reverse direction.

6 mm. Enter an Offset value of 1. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 119 . Select the Plane. Click on OK to confirm.2 as Support. 4.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.1 as Curve. Select the Circle.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5. then on Cancel to deactivate the Parallel Curve function. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 120 . Click on OK to confirm.

1 as second curve as shown below. Click on OK to confirm.2) COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 121 .1 as first Curve and the Parallel. b. c. Redo the same operation with second parallel curve (Parallel. Double Click the Combine Curve icon.Generative Shape Design 6. Detailed Steps a. Select the Circle.

4. Click on OK to confirm. then on Cancel to deactivate the function. Create another combined curve between the Sketch. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 122 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7.3. and the Parallel. 8.

Select the Sweep icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 123 . a. Select Circular Implicit Swept surface type and Three guides subtype. Create a sweep surface on the combined curves. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 9.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 124 . Select the three combined curves as Guide curves. d. Click on OK to confirm.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

Open a contextual menu in the Distance field then choose Edit formula. 125 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 10. b. Create three instances of the swept surface using a Translate. Select the Sweep. c.2 (the sweep you have just created) as Element and the Z axis as direction. Select the Translate icon . a.

e. In the formula Editor dialog box. f. then key in ‘’/ 5’’ after the inserted string.2 feature. Click on OK. Check the Repeat object after OK option and click on OK.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. select the formula field. The distance formula has been added in the Translate definiton dialog box and a preview of the result is displayed. In the tree select the Offset parameter under the Plane. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 126 .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 127 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g. h. Click on OK to confirm. Enter 2 as number of instances in the Object Repetition dialog box.

a. Join the created surfaces. Select the Join icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 11. Click on OK to confirm the Join creation COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 128 .2 and all the created translated surfaces. Multi select the Sweep. c. b.

b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 12. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 129 . Select the Sketch. Select the Revolve icon .3 a. Create a Revolve surface using the Sketch.3 as profile.

1 as Revolution axis. Select the Intersect. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 130 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

180 deg) as angular limits. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 131 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. e. Enter (180 deg . Click on OK to confirm.

a.2 and Revolute. Select the Trim icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 132 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 13. Select the Join. b.2 as surfaces to trim. Trim the created revolved surface with the previous Join.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Configurate the trim using ‘’Other side of element’’ button to obtain: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 133 .

Create a EdgeFillet on the created Trim. 14.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 134 . Click on OK to confirm the Trim creation.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps a. b. select Tangency as Propagation type. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 135 . c. Enter 2mm as Radius. Select the EdgeFillet icon . Click on OK to confirm the Fillet creation. then check the Trim option. Select the 8 edges as shown below.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. Rename the created fillet as ‘’Bottle_Body’’ COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 136 .

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 3: Bottleneck 1. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 137 . Insert a new Open Body.

Create the point between and the parallel plane. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 138 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2. 3. Edit the Properties of the new Open Body then under the Feature Properties tab rename it as Bottleneck.

4. b. Select the Plane icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps a. Select Parallel through point plane type. Select the Plane.6 then click on OK. Select Between as Point type then select the Intersect. Click on OK to confirm the point creation.2 as reference and the just created Point.2 as first point and Intersect.3 as point. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 139 . Enter a ratio of 0.3 as second point. Select the Point icon .

c.5 a. Select the ZX plane as sketch support. Draw on the fly the following profile.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5. Create the Sketch. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 140 . Select the Sketch icon .

Select the Constraint icon.3 point. open a contextual menu then choose a coincidence constraint. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 141 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. Select the Center of the lower arc then the Intersect. e.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 142 .3. Continue the sketch putting the following dimensions.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. g. Put a coincidence constraint between the lower point of the first arc and the Plane.

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Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps h. Exit the Sketcher. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 144 .

5 as element and the Z axis as direction. Select the Extremum icon. b. Create the Extremums. Click on OK to confirm the point creation. the just created Sketch. a. Select a Maximum type.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 6. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 145 .

d. Create the minimum extremum on the same profile. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 146 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Click on OK to confirm the point creation.

5 as profile and the Intersect. Select the Revolve icon .1 as Revolution axis. Select the Sketch. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 147 . a. Create a Revolution surface with the sketch.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7. b.

b. a. Create a Boundary on the Revolution surface. 8. Select the lower edge of the Revolution surface as shown below. Click on OK to confirm the surface creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 148 . Select the Boundary icon .

Select On curve as point type. Enter a Ratio of 0. Click on OK to confirm the boundary creation 9.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. a. Select the Point icon . Select the Boundary as curve.2 as reference. Create a Point on the Boundary. b.125 of the boundary length from the Extremum. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 149 .

Click on OK to confirm the point creation. b.1 curve. Enter a first limit of 12 mm c. a. Click on OK to confirm the surface creation. Select the Circle. Select the Extrude icon . 10. Create an Extruded surface from the Circle. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 150 .1 as profile and the Z axis as direction.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

a. Select the upper edge of the extrude. Create the boundary of the extruded surface. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 151 .1 surface. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 11. Select the Boundary icon .

the Plane. Select the Point. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 152 . Select the Circle icon . 12.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. b. Click on OK to confirm the Boundary creation. Create the intermediate circle.5 as Support and enter a radius of 35mm.3 as center. a. Choose Center and radius as Circle type.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Redo the same operation to create a projected point on the Boundary. Select the Projection icon . 13.2 153 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 .3 you have just created as support then click on OK. Create the projected points. c. b. a.2 as projected element and the Circle. Select the Extremum. Click on OK to confirm the circle creation.

Select the Boundary. Create the Loft. d.2 as Closing point. a. Select the Loft icon . Click on OK to confirm the point creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d. b.2 as Closing point.1 as Closing point. Select the Circle.2 as third section then the extrude surface as tangent and the Project.1 as first section then the revolution surface as tangent and the Extremum.3 as second section then the Project. c. Select the Boundary. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 154 . 14.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. Click on OK to confirm the surface creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 155 .

Select the Boundary. Detailed Steps a. Select the Line icon .Generative Shape Design 15.1 as Support. Select the Extremum. Click on OK to confirm the line creation. Create two lines on the loft. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 156 . c.1 as curve and the Loft. Check the Geometry on support option. b. Enter –45 deg as Angle and 500 mm as End length.2 as Starting Point. Choose Angle/Normal to curve as Line type.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.4 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 157 . Create a line with same characteristics but starting from the Point.

Select the lower edge of the revolution surface then relimit the boundary with the two previous lines. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 158 . Click on OK to confirm the Boundary creation. Click on OK to confirm the Line creation. a. Detailed Steps 16. Create two Boundaries limited by the two lines. Select the Boundary icon .Generative Shape Design e. b. d. Hide the two previous boundary curves. c.

Hide the Loft. 18. Select the four previous lines as shown below using the revolution and extruded surfaces as supports for the boundary curves. a. Select the Fill surface icon . 17. Detailed Steps f. Create a Fill surface with the created lines.Generative Shape Design e. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 159 . 19. Click on OK to confirm the boundary creation. Redo the same operation with upper edge of the Extruded surface.

b. 20.1.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Click on OK to confirm the surface creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 160 .1 as axis then 45 degrees as angle. Rotate the fill surface around the Intersect. a. Check the Repeat object after OK. Select the Fill.1 as Element. Click on OK. Intersect. Select the Rotate icon .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 161 . Enter 6 for the number of instances to repeat. Click on OK to confirm the surfaces creation. d.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 21. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 162 . Analyse the connections between the created surfaces a.1 and the Rotate. Multi-select the Fill.5.

Select the Information display mode to check that there is a gap between the two surfaces.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 22. 23. Select the Connect Checker icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 163 .

Fill the gap between the rotated surfaces. Select the Healing icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 164 .5 mm. b. Select the Fill.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 24. a. Enter a Merging distance of 0.1 and all the rotaed surfaces.

1 and the Revolute.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Select the created Healing. the Extrude. e. d.3 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 165 . Click on OK to confirm the surface creation. Select the Join icon .1.

Click on OK to confirm the surface creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. Rename the Join as Body_Style. 25. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 166 .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 167 . Insert a new Open Body 2.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 4: Assemble the three bodies 1. Rename the new Open Body as Bootle_Assembled.

1 as reference then enter an offset value of 2mm. Create two Offset planes. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 168 .Generative Shape Design 3.1 and Plane. Select the Plane icon . Detailed Steps b. Select Plane. a. Choose Offset from plane as Plane type. select the Plane. Orient the direction upward. Click on OK to confirm the plane creation. c.2 in the tree and Show them.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 169 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. Redo the same operation with the Plane.2 downward.

b. Select the Intersection icon . a. Click on OK to confirm the circle creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 170 .Generative Shape Design 5. Detailed Steps c.7 and the Bottle_Body as elements to intersect. Create two circles on the Offset planes. Select the Plane.

6 and the Bottle_Body.1 and the Bottle_Bottom.Generative Shape Design d. Detailed Steps e. Click on OK to confirm the circle creation. 6. Redo the same operation with the Plane. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 171 . Redo the same operation with the Plane.

a.7 as guide curve.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7. b. Choose an Implicit linear profile as profile type and Two limits as subtype. Select the Intersect. Create two swept surfaces. Select the Sweep icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 172 .6 and Intersect.

1 as guide curve. Choose an Implicit linear profile as profile type and Two limits as subtype. Click on OK to confirm the surface creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 173 .5 and Circle. Select the Intersect. d.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 174 . Click on OK to confirm the surface creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e.

a. b. Select the Trim icon . Select the Bottle_Body and the just created Sweep.4 as elements to sweep. Trim the created surfaces with the previous bodies.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 8. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 175 .

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Redo a Trim operation between the Body_Style and the just created Trim. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 176 .5. 9. Click on OK to create the new surface.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 10. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 177 . Redo a Trim operation between the Bottle_Bottle and the Sweep.3.

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7 and Trim. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 179 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 11. Redo a Trim operation between the just created Trim.6.

a. b. Select the two edges as shown below and enter a 5 mm radius. Create two edges fillets on the salient edges. Select the EdgeFillet ico n.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 12. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 180 .

Click on OK to confirm the fillet creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 181 .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 182 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 13. Rename the created Fillet as Bottle_Assembled.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 5 : Create the Bottleneck Screw 1. Insert a new Open Body COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 183 .

3. Rename the new body as Bottleneck_screw. Choose Parallel through point as Plane type. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 184 . then select the XY plane as reference. Create the Start point and plane of the helix a. Select the Plane icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2.

5mm distance from the upper vertex of the sketch as shown below. Choose On curve as Point type.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 185 . Open a contextual menu in the point field to create on the fly the Point. Select the Sketch. d. Select Create Point.5 as Curve then enter a 1.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. the definition is now complete. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 186 . Click on OK to create the point.

Create the helix a. Select the Intersect.1 as axis.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 187 . Enter a pitch = 3mm and a Height = 7 mm then choose Counterclockwise as orientation.5 as Starting point. Select the last created Point. Select the Helix icon. 4. Click on OK to create the new plane.

5. Click on OK to create the helix. Create the line. a. b. Complete the definition fields as shown below. Choose an Angle/Normal to curve as Line type. Select the Line icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 188 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

Select the Point icon . 6.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 189 . Choose On curve as point type then complete the definition fields as shown below. Create the Point. a. b. Click on OK to create the line.

Click on OK to create the point.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Select the Line. a. Connect the curves. 7.2 as first curve elements then the Helix.1 and Point.7 as second curve elements. Select the Connect Curve icon . COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 190 . b.5 and vertex.

Click on OK to confirm the curve creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 191 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c.

a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 8. c. Choose the Implicit circular profile and the Center and radius subtype. Create a Implicit circular profile swept surface.8 mm. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 192 . Select the Connect. Select the Sweep icon .1 as Center curve then enter a radius of 0.

9. 193 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 . Assemble the sweep with the assembled bottle. Click on OK to create the swept surface. Select the Trim icon . a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps d.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 194 .5 as elements. Detailed Steps c.Generative Shape Design b. Select the Bottle_Assembled fillet then the just created Sweep. Click on OK to confirm the trim creation.

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1. Select the Sketcher icon 2.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Space Mouse Base Solution. Draw the following Sketch. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 196 . . Step 1: Create the Filleted pad.

a. c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. In the Reference field. Select the Plane icon. 5. In the Line Definition dialog box. In the Rotation axis field open a contextual menu then select Create Line. choose Angle/Normal to Plane as plane type d. Exit the Sketcher 4. Switch to the Generative Shape Design workbench. In the Point field open a contextual menu then select Create Point. Choose Offset from Plane as Plane type. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 197 . In the new Plane Definition dialog box. e. choose Point-Direction as Line type f. open a contextual menu and select Create Plane. b.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g. h. In the Line definition dialog box open a contextual menu in the direction field then select the X Axis COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 198 . In the Point Definition dialog box choose Point by coordinates as Point type then create a point with the (0 .0 . Click on OK to create the Point i.0) as coordinates.

5 deg. Click on OK to create the Line.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps j. In the Plane Definition dialog box select XY plane as reference and enter a Angle of 6. k. 6. Click on OK to create the Plane. In the Plane Definition dialog enter an offset value of 15 mm COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 199 . l.

Choose Up to Plane as extension type. a. b. Select the Sketch.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7. Switch to the Part Design workbench. 8.1 as Profile. Select the Pad icon. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 200 .

d. Select the last created Plane as Limit.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Click on OK to create the Pad. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 201 .

Click on OK to create the Fillet. Select the Fillet icon. Switch to the Generative Shape Design workbench. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 202 . Select the upper edge as shown below. b. Step 2: Create the surfacic elements. a. 1.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 9.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2. 4. e. Select the ZX plane as reference and enter 10mm as Offset value. Select the ZX plane as reference and enter 110mm as Offset value. Select the Plane icon by a double click. b.3 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 203 . Choose Offset from Plane as Plane type. c. Click on OK to create the plane. d. 3. Select the Sketcher icon . Draw the following Sketch on the created Plane. a. Click on OK to create the plane.

Draw the following Sketch on the created Plane. Select the Sketcher icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5.4 8. Exit the Sketcher 6. 7. Exit the Sketcher COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 204 .

Create a simple Loft using the two created sketches as Sections Detailed Steps 11. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 205 . 10. Select the Line icon. Choose Point-Point as Line type then select the indicated vertices as shown below.Generative Shape Design 9. Select the Loft icon.

12. Select the Fill surface icon . In the Fill Surface Definition panel select the green and blue curves as boundary curves as shown below. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 206 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Click on OK to create the Line. a.

Select the just created Fill. 13. Click on OK to create the Surface. Select the Join icon a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 207 .2 as Elements to join.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.1 and Loft.

Click on OK to create the surface. Click on OK to create the surface. Select the Split icon a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 208 . b. Select the Join as Element to cut then the bottom face of the Pad as cutting element. 14.

b. a. Click on the red arrows to orient the material direction. 2. 209 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 . Select the previous Trim surface as shown below. c. Click on OK to create the solid.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 3: Sew the surface on the Pad. 1. Select the Sew surface icon. Switch to the Part Design workbench.

Hide the surface. Select the Sketcher icon .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. Draw the following Sketch on the YZ Plane COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 210 . 1. Step 4: Create the Groove. 2.

Exit the Sketcher 4. Select the just created sketch as Profile then enter the parameters as shown below. a. Select the Groove icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. Click on OK to create the Groove. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 211 ..

Select the Imported Surface in the tree and show it. 1. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 212 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 5: Split the solid with an imported surface.

Select the Imported surface as Splitting Element. Select the Split icon. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 213 . 3. Hide the Imported Surface. b. Click on OK to Split the Solid. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 6: Shell the created solid. b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 214 . 1. a. Click on OK to create the Shell. Select the Shell icon. Select the bottom face as Face to remove and enter an inside thickness of 2mm.

Select the Shaft icon a. 2. Exit the Sketcher 4. Draw the following Sketch on the YZ Plane 3. Select the Sketcher icon. Select the just created sketch as Profile and enter the parameters as shown below.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 7: Create the Shaft. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 215 . 1.

Click on the Edge Fillet icon. a. 5. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 216 . Select the two edges as shown.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Click on OK to create the Shaft.

1.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Select the Hole icon. Step 8: Create the Holes and Pockets. Click on OK to confirm. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 217 .

Detailed Steps b. Select the upper face of the just created shaft. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 218 . c.Generative Shape Design a. Choose Simple as Hole type. Click on OK to create the Hole. then Up to Next as Extension type and enter 28mm as Diameter value.

Draw the following Sketch on the Upper plane of the part. Select the Sketcher icon. 4. 3.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2. Perform a symmetry on this sketch using the vertical axis as reference. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 219 .

Click on OK to create the pocket. Select the Pocket icon. Choose Up to Next as type. Select the just Created sketch. b.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5. a. Exit the Sketcher 6. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 220 .

Choose Simple as Hole type. a. Select the Hole icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7. then Up to Next as Extension type and enter 11mm as Diameter value. b. Select the upper face of part. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 221 .

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 222 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Add the following contraints on the hole center. Under the Hole node in the tree double ckick on the created sketch of the hole to open it d.

Exit the Sketcher 8.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps e. Select the Sketcher icon. Draw the following Sketch on the Upper plane of the part. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 223 . 9.

Exit the Sketcher 11. Select the previous hole as element to repeat. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 224 . Select the User Pattern icon. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 10.

Select the just created sketch as positions template. c. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 225 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. Click on OK to confirm the pattern creation.

5 mm.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 12. Draw the following Sketch on the ZX plane. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 226 . Select the Sketcher icon. b. 14. Click on OK to confirm the edge fillet creation 13. Select the upper edges of the just created holes and enter a radius of 0. Select the Edge Fillet icon. a.

Select the Pocket icon. b. Choose Up to Next as type. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 227 . Click on OK to create the pocket.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 15. Exit the Sketcher 16. a. Select the just Created sketch.

Select the Sketcher icon. 3. Draw the following sketch on the YZ plane. Select the Shaft icon. 1.5 degrees as First and second angles. a. Enter 12. 2. 4. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 228 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Step 9: Assemble a new body. Select the just created sketch as profile. Insert a new Body.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 229 . Select the following edges on thge created shaft then enter a radius value of 0. 6. a. Click on OK to create the fillet. 5. Select the bottom face of the part as sketch support. b. Select the Sketcher icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.4mm. Select the Edge Fillet icon. Click on OK to create the shaft. 7.

Draw the following circle. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 230 . Select the Pad icon.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 8. Exit the Sketcher 10. 9. a. Select the previous sketch as profile and enter a length of 3mm.

11.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 231 . Click on OK to confirm the Pad creation. Assemble the Body with the Upper Part Body.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 232 .Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 12. Click on OK in the Assemble dialog box.

Select the circular pattern icon b. a. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 233 .2 as element to repeat. Select the just created Body.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 13. Enter 6 as number of instances then 60 degrees as angular spacing. Create a circular pattern with the new body.

Select the cylindrical face of the hole as reference element. d.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps c. Click on OK to confirm the Pattern creation. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 234 .

You can add a material to end the part definition.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 14. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 235 .

And now type in the following formula: Y=abs (2sin(10  X)): COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 236 . In the LAW EDITOR window. Operations on these surfaces.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Designing the Lemon Squeezer We will design this lemon squeezer using: Swept. declare 2 parameters (real type) clicking 2 times on this button: b. Step 1: Completing the wireframe elements 1. fill and blended surfaces. create an evolution law: a. 2 new parameters appear in the parameter list: c. Using the icon at the bottom of the screen.

c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Note: to make parameters appear in the formula. b. We are going to use this law to create a curve parallel to Circle. double-click on the parameter in the parameter list.3 in the tree. Click on this icon: Curve: select Circle.1 Support: select Plane. a.1. 2.1 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 237 . d. Mode: select the LAW mode and select in the tree the previously created law: Law.

d. Element: Parallel. b. c. a.1 Direction: W Axis Mode: min COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 238 . We are going to create an extremum point (minimum) on the Sketch. We are going to create the symmetry to Parallel.1 using Project.2 d.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 1. Click the icon b.1 using the Z direction. Finally join two symmetric elements 2.1 c.2 as reference. Click on the icon Element: Sketch. a. Reference: Project.

Click this icon b. 3 a. Cutting element: Point.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. d.3 Note: Be sure to keep the wright part of Sketch.1 (bigger one). Now we are going to split the Sketch. Repeat this operation with the point Extremum.1 with the 2 points : Extremum.1: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 239 .1 (previously created) and Point.1 c. Element to cut: Sketch.

3 in the tree (CATIA will take as direction the normal to this plane: Z) COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 240 . Direction: select Plane.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4.2 in the Z direction (offset: 10mm) a. Element: Project.2 c. Click the icon b. Now we will translate the point Project.

f. Click this icon Plane type: Parallel through point Reference: Plane. d. Click the icon Circle type: center and radius Center: Translate.3 Point: Translate. Now we will create a circle lying on this new plane.3 and passing through the previously created point a. We are going to create a plane parallel to the Plane. b.5 Radius: 2mm Circle limitations mode : COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 241 . c.2 6. c.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5.2 (radius=2mm) a. e. centered on the point Translate. b. d.2 Support: Plane.

d. Profile type: explicit Profile: Split.3 Guiding curve: Join. We are going to use the previously created wireframe elements to create an explicit sweep a.2mm) a. Click this icon b.5 Distance: 1.4 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 242 . e. b.2mm Step 2: Creating the basic surfaces 1. Click the icon Element: Translate.5 (offset=1.2 Direction: Plane.2 normally to Plane. d.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 7. c. c.2 Spine: Circle. Finally we will translate the point Translate.

Click this icon c. f. g.1 Limit curve: Circle. h.4 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 243 . We are going to use the previously created wireframe elements to create a circle sweep b. Profile type: circle Subtype: Two guides and tangency surface Limit curve with tangency: Boundary.4 Spine: Circle. Create the lower boundary of this surface: a.3 Tangency surface: Sweep. d.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 2. e.

Passing point: Translate. Join the two previously created surfaces using the icon 4.5 c.3 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 244 . Now we are going to fill the Circle.3 a. Click the icon b. Boundary curve: Circle.5 passing through the point Translate.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3.

Step 3: Creating a blend surface with coupling and adding the handle 1. 245 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 . we are going to create the wireframe that will support the coupling points creation a. Click OK.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps The basic surfaces are created. Select the upper edge of the surface Sweep.1 c. The upper boundary is created. Click the icon b. First.

Origin: Point. and selecting the mode 2. Key in the coordinates: H=0 and V=0. Then create a point on this plane (coordinate: 0. Click the icon to create a plane passing through the previously created boundary e. g. Support: Plane. we are going to create the first coupling point using the function Polar Extremum a. Select the Boundary.4 f. Now. CATIA calculates the point on the curve that is the closer from the origin point (Point.5 (previously created) e. Contour: Boundary.4 c.6 (previously created) d. Click the icon Type: Min Radius b.5) COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 246 . Reference direction: X (select it with the 3rd button of the mouse) f.0) clicking the icon On Plane.Generative Shape Design Note: Do not forget to select the propagation mode called Point Continuity Detailed Steps d.

b. many points are possible. f.3 as reference element: 3. a.4 Select the option Ratio of Curve Length Choose the point Near. Select YES and then choose the Point.1 as reference point (previously created) Key in the ratio 0. As you see. c. We will keep only one: h. d. Now we are going to create the next coupling point. e.1 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 247 . Click this icon Select the mode On Curve Select the curve Boundary.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps g. Repeat the operation 8 times. each time choosing the previously created point as reference point: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 248 .

5 (previously created) COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 249 . We are going to create the boundary of the surface Fill. Select the support: Boundary.3: c.4): d. Then create the boundary of Fill.5 b. Select the icon f. Then project all the previously creating points (those lying on Boundary. First hide the Circle.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4.3 using the icon and then selecting the edge of Fill. Multi-Select the previously created points to project.3 a. e.

5 as second curve but do not select Fill.4 as first curve and Join. d. we are adding a tangency condition between the blend surface and Join.3 as first support.1 and its projected point…) so that you should get this: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 250 . Select Boundary. Click the icon b.3 and Join.3. Select Boundary.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5. Selecting Join.3 (the 2 swept surfaces previously garthered) a. Select the option coupling: e.3 as second support. We are going to use them to create the connecting surface between Fill. The coupling points are now ready.3 as first support. c. And now select the coupling points (Near.

COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 251 . Click OK to terminate the blend creation.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps f.

If not.3 and Fill. click on the red arrow to invert the direction as shown: The blend surface is created.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps Note: Always make sure the two selected curves are oriented in the same direction. Show the handle. .3 with the icon The resulting entity is called Join. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 252 .4 6. a. We are now going to add the handle to the previously created surfaces. You can now join it to Join.

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps b.4 Note: the operation is made in Open.Body. the original handle is not automatically hidden. You have to hide it yourself to visualize the result of the trim operation. Click the icon b.4 by clicking the icon and selecting the handle and Join. 7. a. Trim it with Join. we are going to add a fillet on the sharp edge shown above.4 but the handle is another Open. Select the sharp edge and key in a 1mm radius value. So.Body. Finally. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 253 .

Step 4: Creating filtering holes 1.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps You have completed all the surface creation of the Lemon Squeezer. 2. Create this sketch in this plane: COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 254 . The only thing to do now is to add filtering holes (useful to filter the pips while squeezing a lemon). Create a 10mm offset plane from XY (-Z direction).

Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 3. d. Angular spacing: 18deg Total angle: 342deg Reference element: Plane. a. c. Select the previously created sketch and click the icon Parameters: angular spacing and total angle. b. We are going to create a circular pattern in order to repeat this geometry. e.7 (previously created) COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 255 .

2.2 Direction: Z (select it by clicking with the 3rd button of the mouse in the direction panel) 256 COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 . c. a.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 4. Projection type: Along a direction Support: EdgeFillet.6 (ellipse) and CircPattern.6. Click the icon and select the Sketch. Now we are going to project Sketch.1 on the main surface called EdgeFillet. b. d.

2 using the previously projected curves COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 257 . Repeat the same operation with CircPattern. Say NO (keep all). Now we are going to split EdgeFillet.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps 5. CATIA asks you if you want to keep only of the sub-elements engendered by the operation or not: b. 6.1 but deselect the option Nearest Solution: a.

b. CATIA sees it as only one entity.4. Select the icon and select EdgeFillet. Select the first projected curve (ellipse projection) as cutting element. Now split Split.Generative Shape Design Detailed Steps a. 7. Note: even if this projection contains many disconnected curves.4 the same way but using the Circular pattern projection as cutting element.2 (main surface) as element to cut. COPYRIGHT DASSAULT SYSTEMES 2002 258 . You obtain a result called Split.

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