This book is intended for the user who needs to become quickly familiar with Cast and Forged Part Optimizer product.
This overview provides the following information:
|Cast and Forged Part Optimizer is
dedicated to users specializing in casting and forging processes. Because
Cast and Forged Part Optimizer delivers capabilities covering the final
steps of rough part design, it guarantees a successful integration into the
All of the capabilities available are based on an innovative technology that generates huge gains of time.
|Before reading this guide, you
should be familiar with basic Version 5 concepts such as document windows,
standard and view toolbars. Therefore, we recommend that you read the
Infrastructure User's Guide that describes generic capabilities
common to all Version 5 products.
You may also like to read the following complementary product guides:
|To get the most out of this guide, we suggest you start reading and performing the tutorial Getting Started. Once you have finished, you should move on to the next sections dealing with the construction and modification of various types of features you will need to construct parts. All of these commands are discussed in details in the Part Design User's Guide . Likewise, if you need to access reference information on toolbars, refer to the Workbench description section of the Part Design User's Guide.|
|To perform the scenarios, you will
be using sample documents contained in the online\cfoug\samples
and online\prtug\samples folders.
For more information about this, refer to Accessing Sample Documents in the Infrastructure User's Guide.
|To learn more about the conventions used in this guide, refer to the Conventions section.|