This course covers the CATIA Generative Shape Design (GSD) app and includes general tuition in surfacing concepts, quality and methodology.


4 days


This course covers the CATIA Generative Shape Design (GSD) app and includes general tuition in surfacing con- cepts, quality and methodology. All key functions are covered along with recommended methods for constructing and editing history-based surface models. This course is suitable for a broad range of users, working in areas as diverse as geometry import and repair, tooling design, automotive body-in-white and race car design. The course includes a mixture of presentation and tutorial, enabling students to gain hands-on experience.

Course Materials:

To align with our sustainability mission, we now provide paper-free training materials. You will have access to the Dassault Systèmes online training platform for 3 months after the start of the course. In this time you can do exercises and continue your self-study. You can also make use of the other available modules in line with your granted access Roles.

This course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction to Gen- erative Shape Design
  • Ordered Geometrical Set
  • Creating a Reference Geometry
  • Creating a 3D Curve
  • Extruding and Revolving a Profile
  • Sweeping a Profile
  • Creating a Multi- Sections Surface
  • Creating an Adaptive Sweep Surface
  • Creating a Mid Surface
  • Healing
  • Connecting Surfaces Smoothly
  • Assembling Surfaces
  • Checking the Surface Continuity
  • Checking Surface Moldability
  • Master Exercise

Who Should Attend?

New CATIA 3DEXPERIENCE Mechanical Designers with 6 months minimum use of CATIA.


Experience with the Windows Operating System.

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An experienced, specialist trainer
Dedicated training facilities
Years of industry experience
Personal attendance certificate
On hand training co-ordinator
Lunch & refreshments

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