How to import from CAD to Patran

Discussion in 'Software' started by godfrey_wong, Mar 23, 2012.

  1. godfrey_wong
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    godfrey_wong Junior Member

    Hello everyone:

    I want to make a 3-D ship model in Patran. The original material I have is the lines plan. How can I operate it?

    Would you please send me some detailed examples if possible?
     
  2. daiquiri
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    daiquiri Engineering and Design

    I think the best and least time-consuming solution is to make a 3D model with one of so many 3D-modeling software around, and then to export the model to Patran in ACIS or IGES format.
    Freeship, for example, can export in IGES format: http://hydronship.net/index.php?lang=en

    Cheers
     
  3. yuyewuyuconan
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    yuyewuyuconan Junior Member

    use Rhinoceros

    import cad3D-expo--igs--importPatran
     
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