Saturday, November 12, 2016

Mining Building


CATIA is a powerful CAD/CAM/CAE software developed by Dassault Systemes and used throughout the engineering world. Although popular in many industries including automotive, energy and industrial equipment, CATIA is most widely used in the aerospace sector where the majority of companies such as Boeing and Bombardier Aerospace use it extensively for component design, manufacturing process design, and analysis. In addition to 3D modeling, it has a wide range of capabilities including stress analysis, kinematics design, and surface modeling.

The focus of this workshop will be to provide an introduction to the 3D modeling and part assembly features of CATIA. The workshop is directed towards those who have had little or no experience with the software and would like to learn the basics of 3D part modeling and assembly using CATIA. Each section of the workshop will explain the relevant toolbars and features followed by examples which will be worked through step-by-step by the instructor and student. The workshop is intended to provide an introduction to the interface and features of CATIA relevant to 3D modeling and parts assembly that will in turn provide a solid foundation for exploring more advanced topics.

Workshop Information
Instructor: Dr. Vincent Iacobellis(vincent.iacobellis@mail.utoronto.ca), Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD (Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto)
B.Eng (Aerospace Engineering, Ryerson University)

All current U of T engineering students (undergraduate and graduate) are welcome to participate. The workshop will take place over one day and will cover the following topics:

1. User Interface
2. The Sketcher
a. Guide to Sketcher Toolbars
b. Constrained Profiles
c. Sketcher Editing
3. Part Design
a. Guide to Part Design Toolbars
b. Revolved Profile
c. Reference Planes and Slots
d. Stiffener and Draft Angles
4. Assembly Design
a. Guide to Assembly Design Toolbars
b. Part Constraints and Assembly
c. Checking Assembly Clashes
d. Applying and Measuring Physical Properties
5. Drafting Workbench
a. Guide to Drafting Toolbars
b. Viewing and Dimensioning

Workshop Timeline

9:00 – 9:30am Introduction to the CATIA interface
9:30 – 10:30pm Sketcher Workbench Introduction & Walkthrough
10:30 – 12:00pm Part Design Workbench Introduction & Walkthrough
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:00pm Continue Part Design Examples
2:00 – 3:30pm Assembly Workbench Walkthrough & Examples
3:30 – 4:30pm Drafting Workbench Introduction & Walkthrough
4:00 – 5:00pm Cumulative Sample Problem and Overview

* For a 100% refund, cancellations must be made a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the workshop (Please note that refunds can take 4-6 weeks to process). There will be a 100% charge for no-shows. In other words, if you do not show up for the workshop, no refund will be issued, as our ability to fill the seat(s) will have been lost.

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