Getting Started

Before getting into the detailed instructions for using CATIA Version 5 parts, the following tutorial aims at giving you a feel as to what you can do with the product. It provides a step-by-step scenario showing you how to use key functionalities.

The main tasks described in this section are:

Entering the Part Design Workbench
Creating a Pad
Drafting a Face
Filleting an Edge
Editing the Pad
Mirroring the Part
Sketching a Circle from a Face
Creating a Pocket
Shelling the Part


All together, the tasks should take about ten minutes to complete.
The final part will look like this:

Now, let's get to sketching the profile!