Creo Elements:PTC’s products formerly known as Pro/ENGINEER, Co-Create, and ProductView.Creo is a computer aided design software which support product design for discrete manufacturers and is developed by PTC. PTC began developing Creo in 2009, and announced it using the code name Project Lightning at Planet PTC Live, in Las Vegas, in June 2010. In October 2010, PTC unveiled the product name for Project Lightning to be Creo. PTC released Creo 1.0 in June 2011.Stable release of Creo 7.0 April 14, 2020.
Pro/Engineer and Wildfire, is a solid modeling or CAD, CAM, CAE, and associative 3D modeling application, running on Microsoft Windows. Which provide collaborative solid modeling, assembly modeling, 2D orthographic views, finite element analysis, parametric modeling, sub-divisional and NURBS surface modeling, Drafting, and NC and tooling functionality for mechanical designers.
Course Objective: This course will cover parametric and direct modelling. The main objective of this course is to make students and corporate professionals proficient enough in CAD/CAE using Creo/Element. The content of Creo/Element which we are providing here are, Sketching, Part design, Assembling, Drafting and detailing, sheet metal, surface modelling and GD&T standards with respect to manufacturing details.Creo is equipped with all the capabilities that are required for completing a product design.
•Using the Creo/Parametric interface
•Creating sketcher geometry
•Creating extrudes, revolves, and ribs
•Selecting and editing
•Creating datum features
•Utilizing internal sketches and embedded datum’s
•Creating holes and shells
•Creating rounds, Chamfers and drafts
•Variable selection sweep, helical sweeps and swept blends
•Group, copy, and mirror tools
•Measuring and inspecting models
•Advanced reference management
•Relations and parameters
•Layers, family tables & UDF
•Assembling with constraints
•Creating surface features
•Editing surface features in Creo/parametric
•Creating drawing views
•Creating drawing details
•Using advanced assembly Constraints
•Creating and using component interfaces
•Creating and using flexible components
•Using assembly features and shrink-wrap
•Replacing components in an assembly
•Understanding simplified reps
•Creating Cross-sections, display styles, and combined views
•Substituting components by rep, envelope, and model
•Creating and using assembly structure and skeletons
•Introduction to sheet metal design
•Primary walls, secondary and unattached walls
•Unbend, bend back and cuts
•Notches and Punches
•Sheet metal forms
•Bending &Unbending sheet metal geometry
•Converting solid parts
•Sheet metal drawings with flat patterns and bend order tables.
Learning Outcome: By using Creo/Element students can able to do sketching, Part design, Assembling, Drafting and detailing, sheet metal, surface modelling and GD&T standards with respect to manufacturing details.
•Students will know about Creo/Parametric concepts
•Students will be able to use the Creo/Parametric interface
•Students will be able to read blue print drawings/Machine component drawings
•Students will be able to create any complicated geometry in sketcher workbench of Creo
•Students will be able to convert the 2d drawings to 3d models using part modeling in Creo
•Students will be able to modify the pre-created components using modify commands in Creo
•Students will be able to create 3d models using parametric modeling as well as direct modeling
•Students will be able to convert non-parametric components to parametric components in Creo
•Students will be able to design plastic components and sheet metal components in Creo
•Students will be able to design components by using Reverse Engineering method in Creo
•Students will be able to design casting and molding design in Creo
•Students will be able to perform Assembly design by joining different machine components using constraints in Creo
•Students will be able to perform Assembly design using Top-down approach and Bottom-up approach in Creo
•Students will be able to make perfect mechanism for their model after doing assembly in Creo
•Students will be able to make complex shapes of Automotive components using surfacing module in Creo by using the commands like (sweep, Helical sweep, and sweep blend)
•Students will be able to perform sketch tracing for designing Automotive components in Creo
•Students will be able to do inspection of the components whether it get design according to requirement or not in Creo
•Students can create drafting and detailing of 3d models for production processes.
•Students will be able to provide proper dimensions and tolerances value to the component in Creo
•Students will be able to use GD&T concept like Rules and Regulations of it under Creo.
Latest Updates: New Release –Creo Element version 7.0. As part of PTC corporation commitment to deliver new designs more frequently, this version adds great new functionality to improve efficiency for engineers around the world and has resolved numerous issues that have been reported and thus highly recommend that you look to adopt this version and improve your working experience.
The principal developments and enhancements that are delivered in this new version of Creo Element are:
1.Creating the models or design of the most innovative products faster than ever before. Keeping you on the cutting edge of product design and ahead of your competition.
2.Generative design software autonomously creates optimal design from a set of systems design requirements. Engineers can interactively specify their requirements and goals, including preferred materials and manufacturing processes—and the generative engine will automatically produce a manufacture—ready design as a starting point or as a final solution. As a result, engineers can interact with technology to create superior designs and drive product innovation more quickly.
3. Looking to take your product designs to the next level, with faster time to market and greater innovation? Creo generative designs create optimized product designs with the power of the cloud.
4.Simultaneously explore numerous innovation design option, with top options automatically highlighted. Generative design automatically delivers high-quality, lower-cost, manufacturable design, all within the Creo design environment. Deliver your best designs in less time with Creo.
5.Creo generative topology optimization extension (GTO) and cloud-based generative design extensions (GDS) help you optimize product design based on your constraints and requirements —including materials and manufacturing processes. With GTO, you can rapidly explore innovative design options to reduce development time and expenses, all within the Creo environment.
Design is the heart of any process, an idea that begins in the mind of an engineer is then translated onto a paper and from there it is fed into software, a long taxing process at the end of which something brand new is brought forth into the world.
Great new functionality to improve efficiency for engineers around the world and has resolved numerous issues that have been reported and thus highly recommend that you look to adopt Creo parametric and improve your working experience
After learning Creo, will get opportunities to work in automotive, production companies
Frequently Asked Questions:
1.I can't decide if Creo Parametric suits me? What do I do now?
Simple! Just call your nearest CANTER CADD outlet or send us an online inquiry through our website. Our counselor will get in touch with you and offer technical advice and guidance on choosing the right courses for your needs.
2.Is there any job related to Mechanical Engineering software, like AutoCAD or Creo Parametric?
Creo Parametric is widely used by Mechanical engineers and is a pre-requisite in almost all Mechanical engineering related industries.Knowing PTC Creo is definitely an advantage if you are looking for such jobs. Almost all jobs require knowledge of Creo.
3.Is Creo Parametric popular in the Mechanical Engineering industry?
Creo Parametric is extremely versatile and ideal for any kind of modeling designs. The modeling can take care of any design like mold design, casting design, sheet metal design etc.
4.What should we know before learning Creo Parametric?
As the name says, this tool is for Modeling and design components. So before learning Creo parametric, you require the fundamentals of machine drawing and angle of projections. This is only helping tool which makes your life easier with making models or components. For that, one has to make a component in Creo Parametric, and has to give input to the program.
5.What is the best way to learn Creo Parametric?
Canter CADD provides comprehensive and industry specific training for many mechanical CAD/CAE software including Creo parametric. Visit or call your nearest Canter CADD outlet and speak with our counselor who will be able to guide you properly. Our trainers are all experienced in using the software and also imparting quality training to students.