I am not a fan of Boolean operations but I am planning of taking CATIA v5 Certification Exams, and Boolean Operations are a part of the exam. Hi all. It is a long time I did not wrote anything. I was bit busy with my personal work. Let’s start with Boolean operations; many people don’t. What exactly is the purpose of Boolean Operation in CATIA V5. As I dont see it helps much in making shapes which are not possible to make.
|Published (Last):||3 August 2013|
|PDF File Size:||14.72 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||17.82 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
It allows you to add, subtract geometries or simply find the intersection between 2 or more geometries. In short, these commands allow you to add or remove material easily to the main body. And without these commands it is hard to do design.
Hello Friend, Boolean Operation is an one of the important part of catia, actully it is not in catai only, it is in cad. So you can find it in all types of cad softwares. Now come to boolean Operation, It is used to add combinesubract remove or intersect the object. If you want to add or merge two object you have to use add option but object should be teach each other.
Boolean Operations in CATIA |
If boolen want to remove material of a object from other teaching or intersecting object then you should use subtract option. And the last one is Intersect it booleqn use when you want to remove or save the intersecting part and remaining not want. Hi, Boolean – The name sound familiar.
Yes, it’s basically derived from boolean algebra. If you know it then it’s great, if not just leave it. Why do we need boolean method of design, when we can use pockets and pad and other simple options.
To answer this, just imagine how a bolt is manufactured, we take rod of bigger Dia and then we will perform turning operation to remove material from workpiece. So, you can come late boolean approach with this.
Why and when should we use the Boolean operation in catia?
We can say boolean is a manufacturing opeation. CATIA V5 has a very powerful and extensive set of solid modeling tools that Boolean Operations are usually not required for most designs.
However, they do provide an additional capability for special situations such as molded and cast parts as Zakir stated earlier. Please sign in or create an account to continue. Create a GrabCAD account or sign in to an existing account.
Ask and answer engineering questions Join the Community. Why and when should we use the Boolean operation in catia? Upvote 1 Upvoted 2.
Boolean Operations in CATIA
Downvote 0 Downvoted 1. Booleans are also useful in reducing rebuild times for complex parts. That means you must use every time when you are designing. Upvote 0 Upvoted 1. For Making complicated plastic and casting parts Upvote 2 Upvoted 3.
Downvote 1 Downvoted 2. Log in or sign up to answer. Please sign in or create an account to continue Create a GrabCAD account or sign in to an existing account Create an account Sign in to existing account Create an account.