MECH 410/520
Computer Aided Design
Instructor: Mr Armando Tura, and Dr. Zuomin Dong

Pro/Engineer Related Documents and On-Line Tutorials

I. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Tutorials

1. Getting Started with Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 from PTC

User interface, Part Modeling, Assembly Modeling and Drawing Generation.

2. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Introduction Tutorial link to PTC Webpage

3. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Quick Reference Card from PTC

4. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Design Animation Concepts Guide from PTC

5. Pro/Assembly, Pro/Animation and Pro/Mechanism Design Tutorials

Pro/E Part and Assembly Model Files: part1; part2; part3; Tutorial2a_assembly; Tutorial2b_assembly.

Pro/E Animation of the Assembly: Tutorial_2b; Tutorial_2c

6. ProMECHANICA Structural and Thermal Analysis (example part)

7. ProMECHANICA Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization (example part)

8. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 4.0 Manufacturing -Volume Milling Tutorial

8. Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire 5.0 Manufacturing -Volume Milling Tutorial New link active


II. Pro/E Reference Books and Student Edition:

o    SDC Publications Pre/ENGINEER Book Series

o    Pro/ENGINEER Student Edition (software and tutorials)

Tutorial book and software of Pro/E student edition can be purchased on-line from JourneyEd Publishing at a modest cost. 

o    Parametric Technology On-Line Information

IV. Pro/ENGINEER Video Tutorials links updated (Jan 23/2011)

  1. Pro/E interface
  2. View controls
  3. Creating the first feature
  4. Adding a cut
  5. Adding a hole
  6. Chamfers & rounds
  7. Data structure
  8. Modifying dimensions
  9. Feature relations & modifying dims
  10. Base and handle design
  11. Pocket & copy
  12. Holes, rounds & chamfers
  13. Displaying info about the model
  14. Suppressing and Resuming
  15. Redefine, reroute, reorder
  16. Creating datum planes and axes
  17. 1st tooth using offset datum
  18. Normal, tangent and make datum
  19. Patterned features
  20. Radial patterns
  21. Copying features
  22. Starting a drawing
  23. Adding dimensions
  24. Drawing section views
  25. Creating a sub-assembly
  26. Completing the assembly
  27. Adding color
  28. Assembly features
  29. Exploding the assembly
  30. Enhancing the display
  31. Sweeping a closed section
  32. Sweeping an open section
  33. Parallel blends