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ICEM Shape Design Functions


Alexander Back

Image & Data: courtesy of Jaguar Landrover UK


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Key Messages of this Demo


Class A Workflow
- Modelling of caly model - scanning of clay model - import point cloud - generating scans (2d) - patch modelling via Control Points - deviation analysis - patch matching (G0, G1,gf G2, G3) - curvature analysis

Class A Functions (examples)


- gap function - fillet functions with various options - blend function - accelereated surface function - specific helix function

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Class A Workflow
Modelling of physical clay model by hand

Image: courtesy of GOM / EDAG Germany

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Class A Workflow
Digitizing of physical clay model Generating of STL file

Image: courtesy of GOM / EDAG Germany


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Class A Workflow
Import STL (Facet) Model healing / filtering

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Class A Workflow
Generating planar Sections (scans) from STL

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Class A Workflow
Generating a patch by 4 points Corners are located on scan sections

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Class A Workflow
New Dress-up: Make Control Points visible

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Class A Workflow
Control Point Modification. / Refit & Cutting Plane Analysis

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Class A Workflow
Control Point Mod. & Extrapolation & Parallel Commands

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Class A Workflow
Matching individual Bezier Patches / Theoretical Surfaces

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Class A Workflow
Detailing the surface model: Fillet / Blend / Flange / Break,

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Gaps in Automotive Design


Comparison of Gaps:

Gaps in 1986 (Audi 100)

and

2006 (Audi A6)

Grojohann, Daniel: Konzeptentwicklung, Auslegung und Erprobung mehrerer komplexer, teilparametrischer Funktionen zur Fugenaustragung innerhalb von ICEM Shape Design. Hamburg, HAW Hamburg, Dept. Fahrzeugtechnik und Flugzeugbau, Dipl.-Arb., 2007

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ISD Expert functions


Enhanced Expert functions Create Gap
Ability to impose 2 different draft directions for each side of the gap Trimming of supports

Draft direction 1

Draft Direction 2
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ISD Expert functions


Create Gap

Draft Direction 2

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GAP
Complex shapes of Gaps created with one single command

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ISD Expert functions


Fillet: Radius / Chord / 2 diffetent Chord values Advanced Fillet
New Approximation & Output capabilities Trimming of supports Ability to define separate continuity conditions on the fillet edges. i.e. G0, G1,G2 & G3 Multiple support surfaces are now supported 2 New Fillet creation capabilities

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Advanced Fillet
Detailing the surface model: Fillet with 1-2 Chord Length(s)

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Surface Blend
Detailing the surface model: smooth surface connection

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ISD Expert Functions


Accelerated Surface

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Accelerated Surfaces
Helping ensure the visual quality of sensible stamped areas (spring back compensation)

C2

User-controled evolution between "C2" et "r" using a patch of order 5


Section A-A Created surfaces

Sensible areas

Image: courtesy of PSA France

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Accelerated Surfaces
Manipulation of surface area near to sharp bends to ensure smooth surface after bending (spring back compensation)

Before modification

After modification
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Accelerated Surfaces
New Capabilities for Styling:

original shape

Images & data: courtesy of Audi Germany

alternative shape 1

alternative shape 2
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Helix Surface
Expert - Helix

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Helix Surface
Automotive side glass design:

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Loft Surface
ISD Expert

Loft create a Lofted surface through multiple U & V curves Control over Segmentation Control over parameterization Control over input Curve priorities . i.e. U or V

ISD AeroExpert

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Loft Surface
Loft create a Lofted surface through multiple U & V curves Application Area: wings, turbine blades etc.

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Parallel Command Session


Quick switch between functions:

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ICEM Surf ISD Data Exchange


ICEMDB Format read write to/from ISD and ICEM Surf Structure and Material info will be preserved

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ICEM Surf ISD Data Exchange


ICEMDB Format read write to/from ISD and ICEM Surf Structure and Material info will be preserved

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ISD Product Portfolio


ICEM V5 solutions focuses on 2 industrial domains

Class A Surfacing

Aerospace Lofting

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Automotive Class A Strategy

Workflow Optimization

Capture & re-use Automated features G3, Gap Modeling

Parallel commands Associativity

Explicit Modeling Best in Class Workflow

Next Generation ICEM Surf : ICEM Surf ISD

From Explicit to Associative ClassA Modeling


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