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Difference between general shape design and automotive class a in catia

By lacika9911 on 07 Feb 16:55 2 answers 1782 views 0 comments

Hi all,i need a little help,i am trying to model a car in catia,and i cant solve in which part i will do it,now im thinking about automotice class a (ACA) but im not sure how it works,it have some nice 3d lines but after i finish drawing them,i cant edit them like in free style,and there is no combine option,any help?

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  • G15
    G15 over 2 years ago

    Class A Surfaces (Icem Shape, Automotive class a) is used for all visivle surface. These surfaces have to be C0 (point) C1 (tangent) and C2 (curvature) continues.
    GSD is used for the body in white (non visible surfaces, structure) GSD is "mostly" only C0 and C1 continues.

    best regards

  • vishnuvardhan
    vishnuvardhan about 1 year ago

    general shape design is a workbench in Catia. where as A class surface is the term used in plastic product Design.

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