16 Weeks
1 sessions per week
5 hours per session
Total Class Hours: 80


CATIA is recognized as a leading PLM and high-end feature based parametric solid modeling design software. CATIA V5 utilizes an intuitive windows user interface that puts powerful design tools in the hands of users operating in the familiar Windows® environment.


This training program has been tailored for manufacturing, design, and engineering professionals who need to develop skill and speed in using CATIA V5 to create and evaluate complex 3-D solid models and prepare fully dimensioned engineering drawings.

Recommended Prerequisites

Experience in manufacturing, design and engineering is recommended. This will be a challenging class that will expose the participants to real-world modeling and design problems utilizing some of the more powerful tools offered in CATIA V5.


Fundamentals of CATIA and Feature Based Modeling

  • Principles of feature based solid modeling
  • Design intent
  • Working in the Windows environment
  • Working with and viewing models
  • Customizing and managing CATIA V5
  • Sketching theory and technique
  • Application of geometric and dimensional constraints
  • Creating Pad, Shaft, Pocket, and Groove features
  • Applying fillet, chamfer, draft, and shell dress-up features
  • Working with multi-profile sketches and features
  • Creating hole features

Advanced Solid Modeling Techniques

  • Advanced sketching tools and sketch analysis
  • Advanced ribs, slots, and multi-section features
  • Part design tables and catalogs
  • Extracting and interrogation of part/design information
  • Creating multiple bodies and Boolean operations

Creating Assemblies

  • Positioning and constraining components
  • Assembly technique and extracting information
  • Clearance analysis and Bill of Materials

Creating Engineering Drawings and Detailing

  • Setting up the drawing frame and title block
  • Creating standard and detail auxiliary views
  • Dimensioning and annotations, Inserting a Bill of Material (BOM)
  • Application project

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