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CATIA - Assembly Design Version 5 workbench allows the design of assemblies with
an intuitive and flexible user interface.
As a scalable workbench, CATIA - Assembly Design Version 5 can be cooperatively
used with other current companion products such as CATIA - Part Design Version 5
and CATIA - Generative Drafting Version 5. The widest application portfolio in the
industry is also accessible through interoperability with CATIA Solutions Version 4 to
enable support of the full product development process from initial concept to product
in operation. Digital Mock-Up (DMU) Navigator Version 5 inspection capabilities can
also be used to review and check your assemblies. Interactive, variable-speed
techniques such as walk-through and fly as well as other viewing tools let you visually
navigate through large assemblies. For more information, see the CATIA -
Infrastructure and CATIA - V4 Integration User's Guides.
The CATIA - Assembly Design User's Guide has been designed to show you how to
create an assembly starting from scratch. This book aims at illustrating the several
stages of creation you may encounter.
The information contained in the CATIA - Assembly Design User's Guide is specific to
Version 5 Release 3 of the CATIA - Assembly Design workbench, which operates in a
WINDOWS or UNIX workstation environment under the AIX, IRIX, SUN OS and
HP-UX operating system.
Preferred Road Maps
This book is intended for the user who needs to become quickly familiar with the
CATIA - Assembly Design Version 5 workbench. The user should be familiar with basic
CATIA Version 5 concepts such as document windows, standard and view toolbars.
To get the most out of this guide, we suggest you start reading and performing the
step-by-step tutorial Getting Started. This tutorial will show you how to create an
For users who alrea