CATIA V5

Part Design & Sketcher

Part Design

 

ENGR 250P - Part Design & Sketcher
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Computer experience, Blueprint reading or equivalent.

Workbenches
Part Design, Sketcher

Description
This is the core course of CATIA V5. This course covers the creation of solid parts without complex contours. Students will be introduced to the part environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to work between the Sketcher and Part Design workbenches to create individual parts.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create, constrain and modify sketches; create and modify parts; perform boolean operations on parts; integrate surfaces and apply materials to parts.

Assembly Design

Assembly Design

 

ENGR 250R - Assembly Design
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Assembly Design, DMU Space Analysis, DMU Navigator

Description
This course covers the use of multiple parts to create an assembly. It also covers the various analytical and navigation tools that are available within an assembly. Students will be introduced to the product environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to work with multiple parts between the Assembly Design, DMU Space Analysis and DMU Navigator workbenches.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to insert, manipulate, constrain and modify components in an assembly; work with the links of the assembly; create parts within the assembly structure; perform measurements, clash analyses and section analyses; create scenes and annotated views; capture pictures and create xml files for external use and utilize all of the navigation tools.

Wireframe & Surfaces

Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250U - Wireframe & Surfaces
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design& Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Generative Shape Design (Wireframe & Surfaces is a subset of GSD)

Description
This course is an extension of the part environment and covers the use of wireframe and surface geometry to create complex contours. This course concentrates on the tools available and how to integrate this geometry back into a solid part.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and modify wireframe geometry; create and modify surface geometry; perform operations on this geometry; analyze curves and surfaces and utilize this geometry to create parts.

Drafting

Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250S - Drafting
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design& Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Drafting

Description
This course covers the creation of engineering drawings. Students will be introduced to the drafting environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to create drawings from parts and products.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and modify views; create, generate and modify dimensions; create and modify annotations and symbols; create 2D geometry and create title blocks or backgrounds.

Functional Tolerancing & Annotation

Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250W - Functional Tolerancing & Annotation
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design& Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Functional Tolerancing & Annotation, Product Functional Tolerancing & Annotation

Description
This course is for those interested in model based definition, where the 3D model is the master instead of the draft sheet. This course covers all of the necessary options to properly apply tolerancing and annotations on the 3D part or product.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create views; any geometrical or dimensional tolerance and annotation necessary to convey the design intent of the 3D part using both manual techniques and the tolerancing advisor; create captures to organize those specifications; filter the specifications; and create reports.

Stress Analysis
Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250Y - Stress Analysis
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)
Wireframes & Surfaces (ENGR 250U)

Workbenches
Generative Structural Analysis, Advanced Meshing Tools

Description
This course covers how to setup and perform stress analysis on parts and assemblies. It covers how to apply meshes, setup restraints, apply loads and view the results. Students will be introduced to the analysis environment of CATIA V5 and will learn how to work between the analysis, part and product environments.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to setup and modify a mesh; establish restraints and loads on a part or product; view and manage the results; utilize virtual parts; perform static and frequency analyses; work with assemblies and their connections; and work with some of the advanced meshing tools.

Fitting Simulation & Kinematics
Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250X - Fitting Simulation & Kinematics
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)

Workbenches
DMU Fitting Simulation, DMU Kinematics

Description
This course covers how to put assemblies into motion. It covers how to produce a fitting simulation, which shows how an assembly is taken apart and/or put together, with analysis. It also covers how to produce a kinematic simulation of a mechanism, which shows how a mechanism operates, with analysis. Students will learn how to integrate fitting simulation and kinematic tools together to produce an overall simulation which can be made into a replay or an external video file.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and modify tracks and actions; create and modify sequences; create joints; create simulations with and without laws; create replays or external video files; use the pathfinder and perform analysis during simulations.

Prismatic Machining
Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250T - Prismatic Machining
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)

Workbenches
Prismatic Machining

Description
This course is the beginning manufacturing course. This course covers the machining operations involved in 3-axis milling. Students will be introduced to the process environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to work between the process, part and product environments.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to build stock material; define part operations; define machining operations; replay the machining operations; modify machining operations to reflect part modifications and generate Apt code for the machining process.

Surface Machining
Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250V - Surface Machining
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Prismatic Machining (ENGR 250T)

Workbenches
Surface Machining, Advanced Machining

Description
This course is a continuation in the manufacturing environment. This course covers the more advanced machining operations involved in full 3-axis and multi-axis machining. Students will learn how to integrate the manufacturing tools available in Prismatic Machining, Surface Machining and Advanced Machining.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to machine complex contours and part surfaces; use roughing, sweeping and reworking operations; integrate tools from the machining workbenches; use multiple part operations; machine surfaces and utilize multi-axis machining operations.

Knowledgeware
Knowledgeware

 

ENGR 250B - Knowledgeware
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)
Wireframe & Surfaces (ENGR 250U)

Workbenches
Knowledge Advisor, Knowledge Expert

Description
This course covers how to add "knowledge" to parts and products. This allows for parts and products to be more adaptable to various situations in the overall design process. Emphasis is made on the creation of robust documents that will be reusable in most situations.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to work with parameters and formulas; create design tables; store items in a catalog; create powercopies; create user defined features; utilize rules, checks, actions and reactions; organize parameters and relations; use sets of equations; and create expert rules and checks.

Functional Molded Part
Functional Molded Part

 

N/A - Functional Molded Part
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher
Assembly Design

Workbenches
Functional Molded Part

Description
This course uses a functional approach to modeling parts. This methodology hinges off of the idea that the part has an inherent inside and outside. This course concentrates on the tools available and the method of construction of part bodies. It also will cover working in the context of an assembly.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the student should have a full understanding of creating basic part features, creating functional part features, modifying part features, and using functional modeling in the context of an assembly.

Composites
Functional Molded Part

 

ENG 250E - Composites
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher
Wireframe & Surfaces

Workbenches
Composite Design, Composite Grid Design

Description
This course covers the design and manufacturing of composite parts. Multiple design methodologies are covered including: manual ply creation, grid method, solid slicing and zone method. Manufacturing definition including computing producibility, splicing, darting, creating flat pattern and creating ply books is also discussed.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to define composite parameters; define the laminate of composite parts using multiple design methods; modify existing plies; generate solids/surfaces from the composite definition; analyze composite parts; create manufacturing processes for composite parts; export ply definitions; and create ply books.

Electrical
ENG 250K - Electrical
1.5 credit hours 

50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design
Wireframe & Surfaces

Workbenches
Part Design, Assembly Design, Wireframe & Surfaces, Electrical Part Design, Electrical Assembly Design, Electrical Harness Installation, Electrical Harness Assembly, Electrical Harness Flattening

Description
Encompasses Electrical Space Reservation, Electrical Design, and Electrical Harness Design.

Objectives
Space Reservation Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to setup and reserve space for electrical installations. This is done using various tools from Assembly Design and Wireframe & Surfaces.Design Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create electrical parts with the appropriate contact points; create support parts; store them in a catalog; and create electrical assemblies.Harness Design Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create bundles; create harnesses of dynamic length; create harnesses of static length; develop harnesses in the context of a product; utilize harnesses in multiple products; and flatten harnesses to a drawing sheet.

Tubing & Piping
ENG 250M - Tubing & Piping

1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)
Wireframe & Surfaces (ENGR 250U)

Workbenches
Tubing Design, Piping Design

Description
This course covers the use of runs, connectors, bundles, and tubing parts to create tubing systems in conjunction with design rules and tubing catalogs. Emphasis is upon the Tubing Design workbench, but the student is also introduced to Piping Design.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will understand how to use tubing checks and rules, and will be able to create and modify runs, place tubes and tubing parts, and create complex tubing systems.

Ergonomics
ENG 250G - Ergonomics

1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250R)

Workbenches
Human Builder, Human Measurements Editor, Human Posture Analysis, Human Activity Analysis

Description
This course is an introduction to the tools available in the Ergonomics Design and Analysis workbenches. These tools are very useful at the design phase.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and edit manikins of different populations and percentiles; posture and take measurements of manikins; assess and report basic anthropometrical information; adjust and save manikin's attributes for reuse; perform and record manikin simulations and perform tasks analysis.

Sheet Metal Design

ENGR 250A - Sheet Metal Design
0.75 credit hours 
25 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Generative Sheet Metal Design, Aerospace Sheet Metal Design

Description
This course covers how to create sheet metal parts utilizing the sheet metal tools, which allow a student fold and unfold parts utilizing appropriate parameters. Students will see the difference between creating these parts using sheet metal tools and creating them using part design tools and how to work between them.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create sheet metal parts using the sheet metal tools; fold and unfold sheet metal parts; modify sheet metal parts; and convert models created using Part Design into sheet metal parts.

CATIA DMU
ENGR 250N - CATIA DMU

0.75 credit hours 
25 hour course

Prerequisites
Computer experience, Blueprint reading or equivalent

Workbenches
Generative Sheet Metal Design, Aerospace Sheet Metal Design

Description
This course is intended for people who want to view and analyze CAD data. It also covers the various analytical and navigational tools available within ENOVIA DMU. It will also show how functional dimensioning and tolerancing information can be viewed. Students will be introduced to the product environment and the 2D viewer environment to view all types of data.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to insert and manipulate components in an assembly; perform measurements, clash analysis and section analysis; create scenes and annotated views; capture pictures and create xml files for external use; utilize all of the navigation tools; view functional dimensioning and tolerancing information and view 2D drawings.

Photo Studio

ENGR 250D - Photo Studio
0.75 credit hours 
25 hour course

Prerequisites
Assembly Design (ENGR 250 R)

Workbenches
Photo Studio

Description
This course is an introduction to the tools available in the Photo Studio workbench, along with basic design principles, to create photorealistic imagery.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create photorealistic images/animations derived from CATIA models; integrate CATIA models into varying environments; create materials and libraries; create turntable and simulation animations; render final product/imagery to a variety of formats.

ENOVIA VPLM
ENGR 250Z - ENOVIA VPLM

1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
ENOVIA VPLM, Assembly Design

Description
Encompasses ENOVIA VPLM Basic Concepts, Advanced Concepts, and Product Design.

Objectives
Basic Concepts Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to get into ENOVIA VPLM; understand the terminology that is used; customize their environment; navigate through the applications and data; apply DMU filters; query for data; send data to another environment.Advanced Concepts Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create categories and associate them to products; create rules; handle change management; work with actions; check in and out documents; associate documents to ENOVIA objects; delete documents; publish and subscribe; work between CATIA and ENOVIA.Product Design Objectives: Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to work with products in a CATIA environment while having that data be managed by ENOVIA VPLM; create new components; create new products; create new parts; constrain and manipulate parts; perform single tier relational design; perform multi-tier relational design.

FiberSIM
ENGR 250J - Fiber SIM

1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250P)
Wireframe & Surfaces (ENGR 250U)

Workbenches
CEE and ACEE

Description
This course covers the design and creation of composite parts. Both major methods for creating composite ply definition are included: the zone method and the grid method. Creating manufacturing processes and analyzing composite parts is also discussed.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to define composite parameters; define the laminate of composite parts using either the zone method or the grid method; modify existing plies; analyze composite parts; create manufacturing processes for composite parts; and export ply definitions.

3DEXPERIENCE

Assembly Design

Assembly Design

 

ENGR 250RR - Assembly Design
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250PP)

Workbenches
Assembly Design, Mechanical Systems Design, Design Review

Description
This course covers the use of multiple parts to create an assembly. This includes manipulating parts in an assembly, creating engineering connections and analyzing assemblies. It also covers designing within the context of an assembly, including creating and using publications.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to insert, manipulate, constrain and modify components in an assembly; work with the links of the assembly; create parts within the assembly structure; create kinematic simulations; perform measurements, clash analyses and section analyses; and create design reviews.

Composites

Functional Molded Part

 

ENG 250EE - Composites
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250 PP)
Wireframe & Surfaces (ENGR 250UU)

Workbenches
Composite Design, Composite Manufacturing Preparation

Description
This course covers the design and manufacturing of composite parts. Multiple design methodologies are covered including: manual ply creation, grid method, solid slicing and zone method. Manufacturing definition including computing producibility, splicing, darting, creating flat pattern and creating ply books is also discussed.

Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to define composite parameters; define the laminate of composite parts using multiple design methods; modify existing plies; generate solids/surfaces from the composite definition; analyze composite parts; create manufacturing processes for composite parts; export ply definitions; and create ply books.

Drafting

Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250S - Drafting
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design& Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Drafting

Description
This course covers the creation of engineering drawings. Students will be introduced to the drafting environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to create drawings from parts and products.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and modify views; create, generate and modify dimensions; create and modify annotations and symbols; create 2D geometry and create title blocks or backgrounds.

3D Tolerancing & Annotation

Part Design

 

ENGR 250WW - 3D Tolerancing and Annotation
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250PP)

Workbenches
3D Tolerancing & Annotation

Description
This course is for those interested in model based definition, where the 3D model is the master instead of the draft sheet. This course covers all of the necessary options to properly apply tolerancing and annotations on the 3D part or product.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create views; any geometrical or dimensional tolerance and annotation necessary to convey the design intent of the 3D part using both manual techniques and the tolerancing advisor; create captures to organize those specifications; filter the specifications; and create reports.

Part Design

Part Design

 

ENGR 250P - Part Design & Sketcher
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Computer experience, Blueprint reading or equivalent.

Workbenches
Part Design, Sketcher

Description
This is the core course of CATIA V5. This course covers the creation of solid parts without complex contours. Students will be introduced to the part environment of CATIA V5 and learn how to work between the Sketcher and Part Design workbenches to create individual parts.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create, constrain and modify sketches; create and modify parts; perform boolean operations on parts; integrate surfaces and apply materials to parts.

Transition
 Assembly Design

 

ENGR 250DD - Transition
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
CATIA V5 Part Design & Sketcher (ENGR 250P), CATIA V5 Assembly Design (ENGR 250R), CATIA V5 Drafting (ENGR 250S)

Workbenches
Sketcher, Part Design, Assembly Design, Mechanical Systems Design, Design Review, Drafting

Description
This course provides an introduction to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, including searching, creating and editing objects. It will also focus on the differences between V5 and 3DEXPERIENCE in Part Design, Assembly Design, Generative Shape Design and Drafting, which makes it an ideal course for those already familiar with the core workbenches in V5.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to navigate, search, create and edit objects in the 3DEXPERIENCE platform as well as insert, manipulate, constrain and modify components in an assembly; work with the links of the assembly; create parts within the assembly structure; create kinematic simulations; perform measurements, clash analyses and section analyses; create design reviews and create drawings.

Wireframe & Surfaces

Wireframe and Surfaces

 

ENGR 250U - Wireframe & Surfaces
1.5 credit hours 
50 hour course

Prerequisites
Part Design& Sketcher (ENGR 250P)

Workbenches
Generative Shape Design (Wireframe & Surfaces is a subset of GSD)

Description
This course is an extension of the part environment and covers the use of wireframe and surface geometry to create complex contours. This course concentrates on the tools available and how to integrate this geometry back into a solid part.

Objectives
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to create and modify wireframe geometry; create and modify surface geometry; perform operations on this geometry; analyze curves and surfaces and utilize this geometry to create parts.