CATIA Version 5 is an integrated suite of (CAD) Computer Aided Design,
(CAM) Computer Aided Manufacturing,
(CAE) Computer Aided Engineering
applications for digital product definition and simulation.
•Interoperability between all CATIA V5 modules (Workbenches)
•Consistency of data
•Support of process chains
•Build up and working in Product structures
•Parametric design with links inside a Part as well as between the Parts inside an Assembly
•Individual degree of parameterisation
•Knowledge based technology
•Specification-driven modelling for part design, assembly design and integrateddrafting
•Associative feature based modelling
•Multi window desktop environment
•Platform independent (UNIX, NT)

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