WSU-NIAR CAD/CAM Lab

Certification

The CAD/CAM Lab at NIAR is a Dassault Systèmes Authorized Certification Center.

Contact Nathan Shipley for additional information or to schedule an exam.

Available Certification Exams

CATIA Part Design Exam

  • CATIA: V5R19 and higher or V6R2013X
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Targeted audience: CATIA users
  • Recommended Preparation course: 
    • CATIA V5 Fundamentals or CATIA V6 Mechanical Design Fundamentals
  • Exam description: the exam includes several problem sets focusing on modeling and modification of basic, intermediate and advanced parts. It includes also some multiple choice questions on basic Drafting principles
  • Coverage:
    • Sketch features, tools & relations
    • Basic and dress-up features such as pads, pockets, shafts, fillets, chamfers, patterns, ...
    • Analysis and modification of the geometry, sketch offset, materials, measures, mass properties, ...
    • Drafting questions on views, dimensions, title blocks, ...

CATIA Assembly Design Exam

  • CATIA: V5R19 and higher or V6R2013X
  • Duration: 105 minutes
  • Targeted audience: CATIA users
  • Recommended Preparation course: 
    • CATIA V5 Fundamentals or CATIA V6 Mechanical Design Fundamentals
  • Exam description: the exam includes several problem sets focusing on building and modifying two assemblies. It includes also some multiple choice questions on basic Drafting principles
  • Coverage:
    • Creation and modification of assemblies:
      • Placing of the base part, inserting components
      • Constraints, reference geometry
      • Modification of key parameters in assembly
      • Analysis, measures, interferences, replacement, ...
    • Drafting: views, bill of materials, exploded views, ...

CATIA Surface Design Exam

  • CATIA: V5R19 and higher (except R21) or V6R2013X
  • Duration: 120 minutes
  • Targeted audience: CATIA users
  • Recommended Preparation course: 
    • CATIA Surface Design
  • Exam description: the exam includes several problem sets focusing on creation, modification and analysis of wireframe and surfaces.
  • Coverage:
    • Wireframe: points, planes, repetitions, line, axis, ellipse, circle, connect curve, spline, axis system, ...
    • Creation, modification and analysis of surfaces: helix, boundary, extrude, project curve, circular pattern, revolve, sweep, fill, multi-section surface, join, split, trim, fillets, symmetry, geometrical sets, near, ...

For additional information and instructions on how to take practice exams, visit 3DS Certification Program

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