Understand the intersect tool in Creo parametric

Introduction Whenever you want to make a sketch either complex or simple in 3D space, you can intersection tool. This become handy tool for making complex sketch out of simple sketches. The principle of working of this tool is simple but sometime tricky. In intersection tool 2 sketches have to be drawn on different planes. […]

How to Use Ellipse and Spline tools in Creo Parametric Sketch

In this tutorial we will understand how we can sketch the Spline and Ellipse. Let’s start with Ellipse. The Ellipse Tool In Creo Parametric there are two ways to make an ellipse and they are as follow: Ends and axis Center and Axis Axis and Ends Ellipse First select axis and ends ellipse option then […]

How to Use of Offset tool in Creo Parametric Sketch

Offset tool in Creo Parametric sketch is used when you have to manipulate part / whole geometry. For demonstration purpose, First step is to make a square or rectangle which is prerequisite of this tutorial. length and width are taken as 100 units. Steps for creating offset select the offset tool from ribbon, a small […]

Completely Understand Extrude feature in Creo Parametric

Introduction An extrude feature is based on a two-dimensional sketch. It linearly extrudes a sketch perpendicular to the sketching plane to create or remove material. You can either select the sketch first then start the Extrude tool, or you can start the Extrude tool and then select the sketch.   Also we will use extrude […]

How to Use Fillet and Chamfer in Creo Parametric Sketch

In Creo Parametric Sketch fillet feature will create the rounded intersection between two non-parallel entities while Chamfer feature creates straight line at the intersection between the two non-parallel entities. There are four types of fillet and two types of Chamfer, that you can generate in sketching. these types are listed below and In this tutorial […]

How to Use Circle and Arc tool in Creo Parametric sketch

In this tutorial we will learn the basic use of Circle and Arc tool in creo parametric sketching. First we will cover Circle tool and then we will cover Arc tool. Circle Sketching Tool In this exercise we will learn, how can we sketch circle with different methods in Creo Parametric. Before moving forward I […]

How to Use Line and Rectangle tool in Creo parametric Sketch

In this tutorial we will learn the use of line and rectangle tool in creo parametric sketching. This tutorial will explain the basics of these two tools and will make able able to draw the objects for other tutorials. First we will cover line tool and then we will cover rectangle tool. Line Tool At […]

Make Relation between dimensions in Creo Parametric sketch

Relations become handy when you have to make some sketch in which the dimensions are related to each other with some function even as simple as x=2y. Once relation is created, all dimensions of sketch(s) can be change by changing just one dimension (at least). The procedure of making relation in sketching is simple. First […]

How to use Constraints in Creo Parametric Sketch

Constraints in creo parametric is a set of useful tools when it comes out to make some conditional or restrictive sketching. Although Creo parametric offers constraints during sketching but manual constraint become useful when we have to make some complex geometry. There are total nine (9) types of constraints which are listed, with there expected […]

Steam Turbine Lubricating oil Characteristics

Mostly turbine of steam power plant may have its rotational 3000 rpm to produce required power. Due to friction the temperature of bearing, rotor may increase which, combined with other factors, may leads to the failure of bearing hence produce a serious damage to turbine and plant. Plant stability, production depends on the turbine and […]

Introduction to rotary seal and their selection creteria

Sealing of rotary shafts covers a very wide range of equipment and applications including domestic equipment, all types of automotive and power plant machinery, industrial pumps, aircraft gas turbines, power generation turbines and large industrial and pipeline compressors. Each application presents an individual set of demands based around the space, weight, price and reliability demands […]

How to make Piston in Creo Parametric

After completing this tutorial you will get the final form of piston as shown in following figure. Create datum axis of piston cylinder. Select the right and front plane while creating the datum axis and name it as cylinder-axis.  Create the datum axis and use top and right plane to create it and name it […]

Complete Guide to use Pattern tool in Creo Parametric/ Pro Engineer

Pattern tool in Creo Parametric is a versatile tool because it can make your designing process very easy and efficient. with just few clicks we can create bunch of features in our design. In creo parametric we use pattern feature in different ways. we can use a single pattern tool or a combination of different […]

Points of The Do’s and Do Not’s for Design Fatigue

These points are summary of design fatigue to give you a short over view about fatigue design consideration.  This study is important because nearly 3 % of a countries income invested in the fatigue failure. The broad study will be posted later to give you better understanding about fatigue. 1. The most common cause of […]

Introduction to Die casting

Investment casting uses a pattern that may be made from wax, plastic, or other material.After the mold is made, the pattern is melted out. Thus a mechanized method of casting a great many patterns is necessary. The mold material is dependent upon the melting point of the cast metal. Thus a plaster mold can be […]

Engine Performance Parameters

Every one of you know how many different engine have been invented but all these engines have some very basic parameters to measure their efficiency regardless they type. some of them i have listed here Indicated thermal efficiency It is the ratio of enegry in indicated power to the input fuel energy its formula is […]

Cutting Fluid selection criteria

Choosing the right metalworking fluid for your operation can be confusing and time consuming. To select a fluid for your application, advantages and disadvantages of metalworking fluid products should be compared through review of product literature, supplier information, and usage history. Product performance information shared by other machine shops is another means of narrowing choices. […]

Properties a cutting Fluid should have

In addition to providing a good machining environment, a cutting fluid should also function safely and effectively during machining operations.  Corrosion Protection Cutting fluids must offer some degree of corrosion protection. Freshly cut ferrous metals tend to rust rapidly since any protective coatings have been removed by the machining operation. A good metalworking fluid will […]

Cutting Fluid Applications and Functions

Cutting fluid may be applied to a cutting tool/workpiece interface through manual, flood or mist application. Manual application simply consists of an operator using a container, such as an oil can, to apply cutting fluid to the cutting tool/workpiece. Although this is the easiest and least costly method of fluid application, it has limited use […]

An introduction to Cutting Fluids

Cutting fluids have been used extensively in metal cutting operations for the last 200 years. In the beginning, cutting fluids consisted of simple oils applied with brushes to lubricate and cool the machine tool. Occasionally, lard, animal fat or whale oil were added to improve the oil’s lubricity. As cutting operations became more severe, cutting […]

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CAD modeling of flywheel of Stirling Engine

Today we are going to make the CAD model of engine fly wheel  and drawing sheet of  the generator driver  will given at the end of the post that is left for you as an exercise. So let’s start the lesson. First step is to open creo Parametric Second step is: select the top plane […]

CAD modeling of Stirling engine’s piston

Up-till now i have explained some basics of  CAD software Creo. From now  onward i will suppose that you have read all my earlier posts that are covering the basic use of the tools in creo. Let’s start our today’s lesson. Before starting let me show you how our CAD model of piston will look like. Make a […]

CAD modeling of Beta type Stirling Engine’s crank shaft

Crank shaft is a key part of the engine that is used to transmit power from piston to to the fly wheel or the load. Here we will be focused only the CAD modeling rather than the complete design consideration. Our final CAD model of this tutorial will looks like as shown in the fig […]

Piston cylinder of Stirling Engine CAD model

The procedure of the piston cylinder is the same as of the displacer cylinder except the fins as we want cooling at piston cylinder. So during CAD modeling you need to create fins by using pattern feature. In pattern feature you can use simple direction method to make simple fins of the same size. But […]

Make displacer cylinder of stirling engine cad model

  Open your CAD software Creo. Click at file > new> name the file> press ok Select the front plane and click at sketching button to enter into sketching window. Draw a circle with diameter 5 units and center at the origin as shown in fig below and press ok   Extrude this circle up […]

How to use Palette Tool in Creo Parametric

In Creo parametric we have some defined shapes, like star, polygons, beam section etc,  that are already ready to sketch. We just need to make few clicks to sketch them. In this tutorial we are going to learn how to sketch that shapes in creo parametric. Let’s start with Palette tool. Open this Cad software […]

How to use Fillet and Chamfer tool in Creo Parametric

Fillet and chamfer in creo parametric can be created during the sketching process. The idea will remain same as we apply while using the chamfer and fillet tool outside the sketching.  Chamfer and filler have different options to be created in sketching. We will discuss both tools. Before going further we will sketch a square […]

understand Ellipse and Arc sketching in Creo Parametric

In this tutorial we will understand how we can sketch the arcs and Ellipse. Let’s start with Ellipse. The Ellipse Tool In Creo Parametric there are two ways to make an ellipse and they are as follow: Ends and axis Center and Axis Axis and Ends Ellipse First select axis and ends ellipse option then make […]

Understand Circle sketching tool

I have written about some basic tool of creo parametric. Last night I thought to wrote about some folks as many users  can have problems while using creo elements first time. that’s why I am going to post some very basic lessons of creo . so I am going to start with sketching  tools. In […]

How to Create Datum Points In Creo Parametric

Datum points are most commonly used for creating other datum entities, such as an axis, plane or curve. Datum points can also be used as sketcher references or for assembling two components into an assembly. We will cover different method to create datum point. First make a rectangle with width, length, depth of your choice. […]

Basic use of Datum plane in Creo Parametric

The main purpose of this tutorial is to show some basic use of datum plane feature in Creo Elements pro formally Pro Engineer.  IN my upcoming tutorial I might use them. Start your creo element and make a new solid part. After getting into main window click at the datum plane icon.  This will open […]

How to use Table Pattern Feature in Creo Elements Pro

Before going into detail I will assume that you have some basic knowledge  or you have read my previous posts. let’s  start the tutorial. First make a solid rectangle  with dimensions 300×200 using extrude feature. Then make a hole, of diameter 15 as shown in fig below, using extrude solid cut. Now select the hole […]

How to make Point Pattern in Creo Parametric (Pro E)

Before starting this tutorial I will suppose that you have read my previous posts one is about curve pattern and second is about extrude feature. I will skip initial steps as they are the same as I did in my last post. I will start with solid rectangle having a hole at its left bottom […]

How To Make Curve Pattern in Creo Elements Pro

Open creo element and make a new file for solid part. In main window select the front plane and click at sketch icon so we can sketch our desire shape for this tutorial In sketching window select “center rectangle tool” , to make a symmetric rectangle, and draw a rectangle  with 300×200 dimension as shown […]

Hydraulic power transmission in formula one Racers

Hydraulics have proved popular in many power transmission systems due to their ability to transmit a lot of power, while using relatively little physical space. Such characteristics make hydraulic systems ideal for a variety of applications, especially within motor-sport. They are used to handle ABS and power-assisted braking, and clutch, gearbox, and throttle actuation. In […]

Composite Materials online Design and Analysis software

CADEC-ONLINE.COM R12  has been released. Inspired on the trustworthy CADEC that has been evolving since 1998, this new release is completely new, expanded functionality version now implemented on the Web. CADEC R12 is an online application that performs composite materials analysis. It is structured to provide a user friendly computational engine for the analysis equations […]

Creating Engine Assembly in Creo Parametric

Today we will complete our Engine by assembling the different sub-assemblies that we already have made. Those were Engine Body assembly, Piston Assembly, Displacer Assembly. In this tutorial we will use “cylinder” and “pin” constraint for our specific parts. Piston and displacer as the motion of both is sliding while they can also rotate about […]

Creating Engine Body Assembly of Stirling Engine in Creo Parametric

Today we will try to use and learn some basics of creo elements pro assembly. During making constrains you will have numerous options to place a part with in the assembly, Such as the same part (if it is fixed) can be placed either by default constraint or by user defined. In second option you […]

Piston Assembly of Stirling Engine in Creo Parametric

Last time I posted assembly tutorial for Displacer of striling engine. Today I am going to explain the Piston assembly. First thing  you can observe that I use default constrains for the first part like displacer in earlier post and piston in this tutorial. The reason is that I am giving instruction to CAD software […]

Displacer Assembly of Stirling Engine in Creo Parametric

After a long time I am writing a post for my very dear readers. First I want to announce a good news.I was busy in extra bit of study for last couple of months. As I was eager to get admitted in MS  mechanical Program . Well now I got enrolled in a university. Last […]

How to make helical spring in creo elements pro

Today we will discusses about a tutorial to make helical spring. i also included a video at the end of the post. in video i have showed little more depth in using the pitch of spring.  so you may able to create spring that is not more regular. it will be complex in geometry if you […]

Make a pattern using Dimension feature in Creo Parametric

lets start our exercise by opening Creo Elements /Pro formally Pro Engineer. I will suppose you have very basic knowladge befor starting this exercise. First Make a rectangle of  100 x 50 dimension and extrude it Up the depth of 10 units.  depth diemension is not case sensitive. Your part after extrude should looks like this now select the front […]

Beta stirling Engine cylinder design with Creo Element

As I have mentioned in my last post that I will  try to share the design  of stirling engine.So today I am sharing the dseign tutorial of the stirling beta engine cylinder made using Creo Element/Pro. At the first place we will make CAD  model of this cylinder and next we

Uniformly Distributed Stresses

Uniform distribution of stresses is an assumption that is frequently considered in the design process. Depending upon the way the force is applied to a mechanical element for example, whether the force is an axial force or a shear one the result is called pure tension (compression) or pure shear, respectively.Let us consider a tension load F applied to […]

moher circle explaination

The mohr’s circle is a method of analyzing stress ( tensile, shear) at a given body using geometrical figures and methods. This  involve some simple and basic calculations of geomatry that’s why Mohr’s circle give a flexible approch to solve a mechanic problem related to analyzing for stresses and strains. Mohr’s Circle Sing Convention. 1) Tensile stress […]

Free Creo Elements/Pro Schools Edition for Students

This will be a great news for many students to learn this great CAD software while having full support, a genuine licence, and specially tutorials. This is the offer of PTC to try their student edition with one year licence and access to student tutorials of PTC university. lets see what they offer actually.

Dimension and Tolerance terms

The following terms are used generally in dimensioning: • Nominal size. The size we use in speaking of an element. For example, we may • Limits. The stated maximum and minimum dimensions. • Tolerance. The difference between the two limits.

How to make gear using sweep in Creo Elements Pro

last night i upload a screenshot of a gear at facebook. i was trying to write a tutorial about sweep feature with a good example. So today i did it i have written a short tutorial about the seep feature of Creo element Pro.

PTC University Training Sessions

PlanetPTC Live wouldn’t be complete without the comprehensive, interactive training brought to you by PTC University. Often the most sought after sessions on the agenda, this year PTC University is bringing more experts to run more sessions so you and your teams can get the training you need.

Factor of Safety and margin of safety

Factor of safety (FoS), also known as safety factor (SF), is a term describing the structural capacity of a system beyond the expected loads or actual loads. Essentially, how much stronger the system is than it usually needs to be for an intended load. Safety factors are often calculated using detailed analysis because comprehensive testing is […]

Modify and Delete Segment tool a short tip of Creo Elements Pro

This a very short tip that i am writing but i am sure it will be very help full for the beginner.It is necessary to adjust the dimensions of your sketch to give it a final touch.Some used calculated dimensions and make exact sketch this will increase the time for their design.

Returning from a successes full event

In my last post i mentioned about my participation at “THERMOCON 11” Organized by GIKI chapter of  ASHRAE ( American society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning  Engineers.

Paper or poster presentation at the COMSOL Conference 2011 Stuttgart

Poster design is an art all in its own. But now you will have to show that you know what you have made. Poster Presentation is your opportunity to share your knowledge with colleagues  and hone your skills at the same time.

Stirling Engine a Green Engine

This could be an announcement a news or anything else that for my final project i have chosen Stirling Engine.

Free learning Resources for CAD

Yeah thats really free to learn the the the Giant CAD software like Creo Elements/Pro, Catia ,Solid works, Mathcad.I know many of you know about these kind of stuff. But now this the offer right from the two giant companies of CAD, Of course i mean to say about, PTC  (Product development company) and  DSC (Dassault […]

Understand Pattern Feature in Creo Elements Pro

Patterning features and components is yet another way to quickly duplicate features to increase efficiency. In this exercise You will learn creating pattern using

Make a piston in Creo Elements Pro Exercise

Till now I have completed the short tutorials of some basic tools of creo Elements/Pro and I think on the basics of those tutorials you can make some of part that looks interesting.

Understand Shell and Rib Tool in Creo Elements Pro

Shell features remove surfaces to hollow out a design model, leaving walls with specified thickness values. Shells can be created using the Lead or Follow workflow. You can use drag handles or the dashboard to modify the thickness of the shell feature. The Flip icon in the dashboard is equivalent to specifying a negative shell […]

How to create Datum plane in Creo Elements/Pro

Datum planes are individual features that can be redefined, suppressed, hidden, or deleted. A datum plane is a planar reference that has no mass. It is infinite in size, but its display size can be edited to visually fit a part, feature, surface, edge, axis, or radius. You can also drag its drag handle. A […]

“PTC Academy” a great step by Parametric Technology Corporation

Parametric Technology Corporation take a step as their competitors solid works has made a Website for educating the student as well as educators and all this is free. Ttoday i got this site through search engine. I am not going to compare these sites now because both are good with the point of learning.One thing […]

Download Creo Elements/Pro basic guide

I was writing this kind of book for Beginner but now as we have accesses the pre made guide so in next my tutorials of Creo Elements/Pro i will suppose you have read this book. The best thing of this book is that  you have ready made parts, assemblies etc without any knowledge. All these files are made in Creo […]

Process of Solving Engineering Problems

Engineering often involves applying a consistent, structured approach to the solving of problems. A general problem-solving approach and method can be defined, although variations will be required for specific problems. Problems must be approached methodically, applying an algorithm, or step-by-step procedure by which one arrives at a solution. The problem-solving process for a computational problem […]

Understand Round and Chamfer tool in Creo Elements/Pro

Rounds/Chamfers add or remove material by creating smooth transitions between existing geometry. When creating These features on a model, Creo Elements/Pro awaits the selection of edges and/or surfaces to be used as references. These tool adapts according to the references that you select to create the round feature. In this tutorial I will try to […]

9 Criteria for Choosing a 3D CAD System for your Company

1. Capable, efficient 3D design The centerpiece of 3D CAD is a 3D master model that’s used for all aspects of manufacturing: product design and verification, drafting, tool design, numerically controlled tool programming, and inspection. The 3D model must accurately represent every part in your company’s products and the relation­ships among them. To maximize efficiency, […]

Understand Extrude Tool in Creo Elements/Pro a beginner Guide

Introduction An extrude feature is based on a two-dimensional sketch. It linearly extrudes a sketch perpendicular to the sketching plane to create or remove material. You can either select the sketch first and then start the Extrude tool, or you can start the Extrude tool and then select the sketch. i have wrote this tutorial […]

Mechanical Design Engineer Responsibilities

Are you going to be a Design engineer than this article may help you to start you career. In general, the design engineer is required to satisfy the needs of customers (management, clients, consumers, etc.) and is expected to do so in a competent, responsible, ethical, and professional manner. Much of engineering course work and practical experience […]

PTC Creo Elements/Pro old gear in new machine

PTC has changed the name of its product Pro/Engineer as a Creo Elements/Pro. I don’t know why they have changed this name but i can have an idea about their future aspects.I think they are going to give a totally new revolution to there product Pro/Engineer. They have Changed every module , every element of […]

A list of Mechanical Engineering Software

In this post i am sharing a list of Software, including CAD, Thermal analysis, FEMs and other services or tools that can be used in Mechanical Engineering. Some of them are free or subjected to purchase to use them fully functionally. As at the first step I have try to list all the CAD software. If […]

Thermodynamics and Energy (introduction)

Thermodynamics is the science of energy, including energy storage and energy in transit. The Conservation of Energy Principle states that energy cannot be created or destroyed, but can only change its form. The three forms of energy storage of greatest interest to us arePotential Energy (PE), Kinetic Energy (KE), and Internal Energy (U), which we introduce below. The two forms of energy in […]

Physical Modeling and Simulation Software

MapleSim is a drag-and-drop physical modeling tool that applies advanced symbolic computation techniques to produce high-performance simulation models of multi-domain systems. You can construct plant models using acausal connections between the components to represent their physical relationships, and then combine your plant models with signal flow-based control systems. MapleSim generates the representative system equations, reduces them to […]

SolidWorks helps build a faster snowmobile

Toronto snowmobile racer Shawn Watling was using cardboard, string, and stacks of paper to dial-in his new method to power snowboards when an engineer buddy turned him on to software from Dassault Systemes SolidWorks Corp., Concord, Mass. Watling designed a snowmobile powered by a rear axle instead of the traditional one in the front of the […]

How to use pattern feature in ProE wildfire 5 using axis[video]

i have wrote a post about this and you can read it Here this video is just for clearing any doubt if it appear.

How to use FILLET tool in solid works 2010 [video]

I have made this video just for demonstration of the post “How to use FILLET tool  in solid works 2010“ so it become easy to understand.

How to use FILLET tool in solid works 2010

first of all create a rectangle in solid work How to create Solid part in solid works

Making your first part on Solidworks 2010

Today i will write about solid works.i will try to make same part both in Solid Works and in ProE. this will clear the your basic concepts about CAD. so come to the topic……… First of all you have to select 3D part modeling option so you can enter to sketch your part. first select […]

How to use pattern feature in ProE using fill option

this is part that we have made in last tutorial How to use pattern feature in ProE using Direction now we are going to make it again but using fill feature. the capabilities of both option is different and we will discuses it in future when we will get enough practical experience at ProE. Lets start our work. make same rectangle […]

How to use pattern feature in ProE using Direction

To try this tutorial , first  make a rectangle with dimension 200 length , 100 width. you may choose your own but for this tutorial use above mentioned dimensions. after making solid rectangle  make a hole using Hole Tool. Make the offset distance to be at 10 from each wall (upper and right) and set hole dia […]

How to use pattern feature in ProE using axis

first of all make a solid disk in proE. Use its dia to 100 and extrude length equal to 30. you can take your own parameters for this. I am giving this dimensions  just for demonstration. after making disk use hole tool to make a hole in this disk. you may check it here how to use […]

Using hole feature in ProE

Hi friends today i will tell you  how can you use HOLE feature in ProE after opening your program make a disk as shown below.you are not restricted to only make disk. you can create any kind of part on which you want to make hole.i use disk just for explanation well after making this […]

How to use Revolve feature in ProE

To understand the Revolve feature in ProE . Open your ProE.  Then open new part file and  name it as Revolve or any other as you like. now select any plane (front, top, right) and click to sketch mode. Now draw the following sketch. NOTE: don’t forget to make a reference line. because in next step […]

How to use revolve in ProE (Basic tutorial)

in this tutorial beginners can understand the revolving feature of ProE.to start this open your program select new solid part. now a window with planes will open.now we have to draw a sketch to revolve. here we start select front plane and using sketch option draw a sketch as in the fig.don’t worry about dimensions.after […]

How to create helical cut in ProE (worm gear)

last night i was thinking that i am posting tutorial very late.the reason is that i was trying to make the video of all sessions in ProE so it become easy to understand every thing.although i found some software at google and may be soon i will upload some videos. ok now come to the […]

how to creat spring in ProE(helical sweep)

in last post i described creating helical sweep using surface. today i am going to tell you how to build a helical spring.if you have read my last post then it become so easy to make a helical spring.that’s why i tried to explain it in short. 1) open your proengineer program. select  file > […]

creat a simple helical surface in ProE

To make a simple helical surface for example spring in proE  just follow these simple steps.i am writing a very simple tutorial for beginners that’s why you don’t need to be constrained with the dimensions  it just for practice.You may draw a model with specific dimensions later.so now come to the topic step # 1 […]

Understanding Mold Design in Solidworks 2010

You create a mold using a sequence of integrated tools that control the mold creation process. You can use these mold tools to analyze and correct deficiencies with either SolidWorks or imported models of parts to be molded. Mold tools span from initial analysis to creating the tooling split. The result of the tooling split […]

Solid works 2010 Basic Concepts

A SolidWorks model consists of 3D solid geometry in a part or assembly document. Drawings are created from models, or by drafting views in a drawing document. Typically, you begin with a sketch, create a base feature, and then add more features to your model. (You can also begin with an imported surface or solid […]

Creating Rounds and Chamfers in ProE tutorial 13

Once you have created the bulk of your part model, it can be further refined by adding finishing features such as rounds and chamfers. In this module, you learn how to create rounds and chamfers. Objectives After successfully completing this module, you will be able to: •  Create rounds by selecting edges, a surface and […]

Creating Holes and Shells in ProE

Module Overview In addition to creating features that begin with 2-D sketches and proceeding to solid features, you can also create features that are applied directly to a model. In this module, you learn how to create various types of holes on a model, as well as shell a model. Objectives After successfully completing this […]

Creating Sweeps and Blends in ProE tutorial 11

Module Overview Extruded and revolved features comprise the majority of the features on the models that you create. However, there are occasions when extruded and revolved features cannot easily create the necessary geometry. In these instances, you may need to sketch more advanced geometry features. In this module, you learn how to create two advanced […]

ProE Utilizing Internal Sketches and Embedded Datums tutorial 10

Module Overview When creating 3-D geometry features, you can select sketches and datum features to help you create that geometry. However, these items do not already have to exist in the model tree. Rather, they can be created at the time they are needed. In this module, you learn how to create internal sketches when […]

Creating Extrudes, Revolves, and Ribs in ProE

Once you have created 2-D sketches, you can use those sketches to create 3-D geometry. In this module, you use 2-D sketches to create 3-D solid geometry features including extrude, revolve, and rib features. You also learn about the common dashboard options associated with these types of sketch-based features. Objectives After successfully completing this module, […]

Creating Datum Features: Planes and Axes in ProE

Datum features are commonly required as references when creating other features. In this module, you learn the theory behind creating datum features, and you create datum axes and datum planes. Objectives After successfully completing this module, you will be able to: •  Learn the theory behind creating datum features. •  Create datum axes. •  Create […]

Creating Sketches for Features In ProE

Up to this point, you have learned how to sketch geometry within the Sketcher environment. In this module, you apply that knowledge to the creation of sketch features. Sketch features typically serve as references to other features and can exist separately as their own feature or as the starting point when you create sketch-based features. […]

Using Sketcher Tools in ProE

Once you sketch geometry, it typically needs to be modified or further manipulated. In this module, you learn the tools available for modifying and manipulating your sketch, as well as how to handle any conflicts that may arise while sketching. After successfully completing this module, you will be able to: •  Understand construction geometry theory. […]

Creating Sketcher Geometry in ProE

Most 3-D geometry created in Pro/ENGINEER begins with a 2-D sketched section. Consequently, sketching is one of the most fundamental, consistently performed operations. In this module, you review the theory behind sketching and learn what goes into creating a robust, predictable sketch. You also learn the tools available for creating sketch geometry. Objectives After successfully […]

Selecting and Editing in ProE

Before you can edit design models or create new features on models, you have to be able to select within Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire. Selection enables you to choose features, geometry in a part model, or components in an assembly. Once a selection is made, you can perform a variety of operations including editing. Editing enables you […]

Solid Modeling Using Pro/Engineer Wildfire

Understand and use the software of choice by engineers, technicians, and manufacturers! This book provides an experience-based familiarity with the design capabilities of Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire™, one of the most prevalent CAD/CAM software programs in the world. Practical, step-by-step tutorials are incorporated throughout, familiarizing readers with key elements of the user interface and enabling beginners to […]

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