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INTRODUCTION TO CREO PARAMETRIC

 

Introduction to Creo Parametric

 

Feature-Based Nature

 

Bidirectional Associative Property

 

Parametric Nature

 

System Requirements

 

Getting Started with Creo Parametric

 

Important Terms and Definitions

 

File Menu Options

 

Managing Files

 

Menu Manager

 

Model Tree

 

Understanding the Functions of the Mouse Buttons

 

Ribbon

 

Toolbars

 

Navigator

 

Creo Parametric Browser

 

Appearance Gallery Rendering in Creo Parametric

 

Color Scheme Used in this Book

 

CREATING SKETCHES IN THE SKETCH MODE-I

 

The Sketch Mode

 

Working with the Sketch Mode

 

Invoking the Sketch Mode

 

The Sketcher Environment

 

Working with a Sketch in the Sketch Mode

Drawing a Sketch Using tools available in the Sketch Tab

 

Placing a Point

 

Drawing a Line Drawing a Centreline

 

Drawing a Geometry Centreline

Drawing a Rectangle

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

Drawing a Circle

 

Drawing an Ellipse

 

Drawing an Arc

Dimensioning the Sketch

 

Converting a Weak Dimension into a Strong Dimension

 

Dimensioning a Sketch Using the Normal Tool

 

Dimensioning the Basic Sketched Entities

 

Linear Dimensioning of a Line

 

Angular Dimensioning of an Arc

 

Diameter Dimensioning

 

Radial Dimensioning

 

Dimensioning Revolved Sections

 

Working with Constraints

 

Types of Constraints

 

Disabling Constraints

 

Modifying the Dimensions of a Sketch

 

Using the Modify Button

 

Modifying a Dimension by Double-Clicking on it

 

Modifying Dimensions Dynamically Resolve Sketch Dialog Box

 

Deleting the Sketched Entities

 

Trimming the Sketched Entities

 

Mirroring the Sketched Entities

 

Inserting Standard/User-Defined Sketches

 

Drawing Display Options

 

CREATING SKETCHES IN THE SKETCH MODE-II

 

Dimensioning the Sketch

 

Dimensioning a Sketch Using the Baseline Tool

 

Replacing the Dimensions of a Sketch Using the Replace Tool

 

Creating Fillets

 

Creating Circular Fillets

 

Creating Elliptical Fillets

 

Creating a Reference Coordinate System

 

Working with Splines

 

Creating a Spline

 

Dimensioning of Splines Modifying a Spline

 

Writing Text in the Sketcher Environment

 

Rotating and Resizing Entities

 

Importing 2D Drawings in the Sketch Mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

CREATING BASE FEATURES

 

Creating Base Features

 

Invoking the Part Mode

 

The Default Datum Planes

Creating a Protrusion

 

Extruding a Sketch

 

Revolving a Sketch

 

Understanding the Orientation of Datum Planes

 

Parent-Child Relationship

 

Implicit Relationship

 

Explicit Relationship

 

Nesting of Sketches

 

DATUMS

 

Datums

 

Default Datum Planes

 

Need for Datums in Modeling

 

Selection Method in Creo Parametric

 

Datum Options

 

Datum Planes

 

Creating Datum Planes

 

Datum Planes Created On-The-Fly

 

Datum Axes Datum Points

 

Creating Cuts

 

Removing Material by Using the Extrude

 

Tool Removing Material by Using the Revolve Tool

 

OPTIONS AIDING CONSTRUCTION OF PARTS-I

 

Options Aiding

 

Construction of Parts

 

Creating Holes

 

The Hole Dashboard

 

Important Points to Remember While Creating a Hole

 

Creating Rounds

 

Creating Basic Rounds

 

Creating a Variable Radius Round

 

Points to Remember While Creating Rounds

 

Creating Chamfers

 

Corner Chamfer

 

Edge Chamfer

Understanding Ribs

 

Creating Trajectory Ribs

 

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

Creating Profile Ribs

 

Editing Features of a Model

 

Editing Definition or Redefining Features

Reordering Features

 

Rerouting Features

 

Suppressing Features

 

Deleting Features Modifying Features

 

OPTIONS AIDING CONSTRUCTION OF PARTS-II

 

Introduction

 

Creating Feature Patterns

 

Uses of patterns Creating Patterns

 

Deleting a Pattern

 

Copying Features

 

New Refs

 

Same Refs

 

Mirror

 

Move

 

Select

 

Mirroring a Geometry

 

Creating a Section of a Solid Model

 

Work Region Method

 

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-I

 

Other Protrusion Options

 

Sweep Features

 

Creating Sweep Protrusions

 

Aligning a Sketched

 

Trajectory to an Existing Geometry

 

Creating a Thin Sweep Protrusion

 

Creating a Sweep Cut Blend Features

 

Parallel Blend

 

Rotational Blend

 

General Blend

 

Using Blend Vertex

 

Shell Feature

 

Creating a Constant Thickness Shell

 

Creating a Variable Thickness Shell 8 Datum Curves

 

Creating a Datum Curve by Using the Curve Button

Creating a Datum Curve by Sketching

 

Creating a Curve by Using the Intersect Option

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

Creating a Curve by Using the Project Option

 

Creating a Curve by Using the Wrap Option

 

Creating Draft Features

 

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-II

 

Advanced Feature Creation Tools

 

Variable Section Sweep

 

Using the Sweep Option

 

Swept Blend

 

Helical Sweep

 

Blend Section to Surfaces

 

Blend Between Surfaces

 

ADVANCED MODELING TOOLS-III

 

Advanced Modeling Tools

 

Toroidal Bend

 

Spinal Bend

 

Warp

 

Transform Tool

 

Warp Tool

 

Spine Tool

 

Stretch Tool

 

Bend Tool

 

Twist Tool

 

Sculpt Tool

 

ASSEMBLY MODELING

 

Assembly Modeling

 

Important Terms Related to the Assembly Mode

 

Top-down Approach

 

Bottom-up Approach Placement

 

Constraints Package

 

Creating Top-down Assemblies

 

Creating Components in the Assembly Mode

 

Creating Bottom-up Assemblies

Inserting Components in an Assembly

 

Assembling Components

 

Displaying Components in a Separate Window

 

Displaying Components in the Same Window

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

 

3D Dragger

 

Applying Constrain

 

Status Area

 

Placement Tab

Move Tab

 

Packaging Components

 

Creating Simplified

 

Representations Redefining the Components of an Assembly

 

Reordering Components

 

Suppressing/Resuming Components Replacing

 

Assembling Repeated Copies of a Component

 

Modifying the Components of an Assembly

 

Modifying Dimensions of a Feature of a Component

 

Redefining a Feature of a Component

 

Creating the Exploded State

 

References Tab Offset Tab

 

Explode Line Tab

 

The Bill of Materials

 

Global Interference

 

Pairs Clearance

 

GENERATING, EDITING, AND MODIFYING THE DRAWING VIEWS

 

The Drawing Mode

 

Generating Drawing Views

 

Generating the General View

 

Generating the Projection View

 

Generating the Detailed View

 

Generating the Auxiliary View

 

Generating the Revolved Section View

 

Generating the Copy and Align View

 

Generating the 3D Cross-Section View

 

Editing the Drawing Views

 

Moving the Drawing View

 

Erasing the Drawing View

 

Deleting the Drawing View

 

Adding New Parts or Assemblies to the Current Drawing

 

Modifying the Drawing Views

Changing the View Type

 

Changing the View Scale

 

Reorienting the Views

 

Modifying the Cross-sections

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

Modifying Boundaries of Views

 

Adding or Removing the Cross-section Arrows

 

Modifying the Perspective Views

Modifying Other Parameters

 

Editing the Cross-section Hatching

 

DIMENSIONING THE DRAWING VIEWS

 

Dimensioning the Drawing Views

 

Show Model Annotations Dialog Box

 

Adding Notes to the Drawing

 

Adding Tolerances in the Drawing Views

 

Dimensional Tolerances

 

Geometric Tolerances

 

Editing the Geometric Tolerances

 

Adding Balloons to the Assembly Views

 

Adding Reference Datums to the Drawing Views

 

Modifying and Editing Dimensions

 

Modifying the Dimensions

 

Using the Dimension Properties Dialog Box

 

Modifying the Drawing Items

 

Using the Shortcut Menu

 

Cleaning Up the Dimensions

 

OTHER DRAWING OPTIONS

 

Sketching in the Drawing Mode

 

Modifying the Sketched Entities

 

User-Defined Drawing Formats

 

Retrieving the User-Defined Formats in the Drawings

 

Adding and Removing Sheets in the Drawing

 

Creating Tables in the Drawing Mode

 

Generating the BOM and Balloons in Drawings

 

SURFACE MODELING

 

Surface Modeling

 

Creating Surfaces in Creo Parametric

Creating an Extruded Surface

 

Creating a Revolved Surface

 

Creating a Sweep Surface

 

Creating a Blended Surface

 

 

 

Electrocus Solution

 

Creating a Swept Blend Surface

 

Creating a Helical Sweep Surface

 

Creating a Surface by Blending the Boundaries

Creating a Variable Section Sweep Surface Using the Sweep Tool

 

Creating Surfaces the Using the Style Environment of Creo Parametric

 

Style Dashboard

 

Surface Editing Tools

 

Mirroring the Surfaces

 

Merging the Surfaces

 

Trimming the Surfaces

 

Creating the Fill Surfaces

 

Creating the Intersect Curves

 

Creating the Offset Surfaces

 

Adding Thickness to a Surface

 

Converting a Surface into a Solid

 

Creating a Round at the Vertex of a Surface Freestyle modelling environment Freestyle Dashboard

 

WORKING WITH SHEET METAL COMPONENTS

 

Introduction to Sheet metal

 

Invoking the Sheet metal Mode

 

Introduction to Sheet metal Walls

 

Creating the Planar Wall

 

Creating the Unattached Revolve Wall

 

Creating the Unattached Blend Wall

 

Creating the Unattached Offset Wall

 

Creating Reliefs in Sheet metal Components

 

Creating a Flat Wall

 

Creating a Twist Wall

 

Creating an Extend Wall

 

Creating a Flange Wall

 

Creating the Bend Feature

 

Creating the Unbend Feature

 

Creating the Bend Back

 

Conversion to Sheet metal Part

 

Creating Cuts in the Sheet metal Components