Use the added power of Generative Shape Design to create your complex surfaces faster and smarter. Learn to create the most efficient surface model possible. If you cannot find the icon, reset the toolbar layout; • If the current workbench is “ Part Design” for example, select “Start/Shape/Generative Shape Design” on the. 1) Start CATIA V5R16 2) Open the provided CATPart file Workbench : “Generative Shape Design”.. 3) Click “Porcupine Analysis” icon. 4) Measure the .

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Click here to sign up. Does anyone have any information or suggestions that they would like to share on this topic? Since this capability is new as of R17, I’m not sure how good it is yet. A combined curve Boundary. I’m sure that this information would be useful to a fairly broad audience of people. As you see, the back surface becomes smoother than before.

If not, change either one. It will return to its original stage Now, the upper skin has been completed. We treat designn as the background images only.

The Unfold function will only flatten ruled surfaces in R If we make any change on Paste with link it, the linked parts will be updated automatically. Flattening Complex UnRuled Surfaces.


In other words, a compound surface is fenerative to require you stretch some parts and compress other parts of the surface to flatten it. Now, we are going to create parting surfaces, transform the skin surface into a solid, and then split it into separate components. To copy and paste the drawing into 3D space: Red arrows on the two sections should be pointing to the same direction.

Terms of Service – Privacy Policy – Contact. We should always follow the rule that one file contains one part. You can also see it in the way they display the flattening analysis window that shows compression and tension portions of the flattened surface. I xhape not tested it myself, but some of our generafive have opted for this Workbench.

But the test machines could probably accomodate the frequency that this task will be done i. Or from the help docs? You can see the workbench icon at the upper right-hand corner.


To create a plane at that maximum point: May 29, To add a fillet between two surfaces: We are happy with the results that we get from the V4 Develop function.

Skip to main content. Hide all elements except Sketch. I plan to do a comparitive study of this, but I’m sure that some of you may have already explored some of this. Login Forgot Your Password?


We have a very small number of test machines that have R17 installed on them. Also, we will not be deploying R17 companywide for another year or two. It is underlined, and so all the coming elements will be stored under this set. I’ll geenerative the R17 unruled unfold a big thumbs up.

Flattening Complex (UnRuled) Surfaces

Help Center Find new research papers in: The line will be orange and the compass will be green. To create a swept surface: V4 uses a different methodology, but I can’t speak to it.

I used the tool to provide flat patterns from which a few mock-up parts were cut. June 7, If I have time, I will take a closer look at it. However, we do happen to have the Composites WorkBench available and it has the ability to flatten unruled surfaces. Although it is not a must and does not affect the final result, keeping the tree in a correct order can help us modify the model more easily in future.