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PolyWorks® 2019 Basic Training for PolyWorks|Modeler™

Outline

  • Manage files and navigate through the PolyWorks® interface
  • Obtain part data and position the polygonal model
  • Edit the polygonal model
  • Model prismatic shapes using sketching tools
  • Model freeform shapes using NURBS surfacing tools

Content

Manage files and navigate through the PolyWorks® interface

  • Navigate through the PolyWorks Workspace manager interface
  • Create and save a workspace
  • Navigate through the PolyWorks|Inspector and PolyWorks|Modeler interfaces
  • Create and save PolyWorks|Inspector and PolyWorks|Modeler projects
  • Define the steps of a typical reverse-engineering workflow

Obtain part data and position the polygonal model

  • Connect to a device
  • Scan a polygonal model using quality metrics
  • Acquire data in different device positions
  • Create a unified polygonal model
  • Extract key features on the polygonal model
  • Position the polygonal model with respect to the coordinate system standard axes

Edit the polygonal model

  • Transfer objects between modules
  • Smooth polygonal model vertices
  • Reconstruct areas of the polygonal model
  • Fill holes
    • Automatically and interactively
  • Optimize the curvature
  • Reduce or subdivide triangles
  • Create, edit, and insert curves into the polygonal model
    • Standard
    • Boundary
    • Fillet Tangent & Edge

Model prismatic shapes using sketching

  • Create a sketch from the outline of a polygonal model
  • Create and edit sketch entities fitted
    • Add dimensions
    • Add relations
  • Export sketches in native CAD software formats

Model freeform shapes using NURBS surfacing

  • Create a network of curves that defines NURBS patches
  • Fit NURBS patches to the underlying polygonal model
    • Review fitting errors
    • Adjust fitting parameters
  • Create a NURBS model from the fitted NURBS patches
  • Export the fitted NURBS patches or the NURBS model for downstream modeling