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Automotive Plastic Design using CATIA V5

A comprehensive course on Automotive Plastic Design using CATIA-V5. This course is highly suited for beginners

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Jayesh Suryawanshi

Volkswagen (I) Pvt. Ltd.,

RMD Sinhgad

Mithin SanthaKumar

Timetooth Technology

Cochin University of Science and Technology University in Kochi, Kerala

Manthan Waghaye

Altigreen Propulsion Labs Pvt Ltd

Shri Sant Gajanan Maharaj College Of Engineering

Hemant Sagar

KN Associates

PM polytechnic, Delhi ncr , sonipat

Jangaiah Chikonda



sai dinesh


usharama college of engineering and technology

Vadapalli A S Krishna Maruthi Srinivas

advance technologies

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada

Manas Metar

Sphinix World Biz Limited

University of Wolverhampton


This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • The course gives you a brief overview of the different types of plastics used in automobiles.
  • Students will understand the need to use the injection molding techniques in plastic component manufacturing techniques in this course.
  • The course helps you understand the CATIA software from the basics of sketcher workbench to advanced surface design which helps you to understand how to design plastic components based on industry-standard prerequisites.

Course Syllabus

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Design Overview In Automotive Industry

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Product Life Cycle
    • Design Life Cycle

Plastics in Automotive Industry

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Types of plastics (Thermoset Plastics, Thermoplastic)
    • Engineering plastic Materials
    • Manufacturing Process
    • Injection Molding

Introduction to CATIA

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Basic commands and operation
    • Save feature, pan feature, rotate feature, etc

Sketcher workbench

  • In this session, you will learn the following
    • Commands
    • Rules to follow
    • Working in exercise

Part Design Workbench

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Pad and pocket
    • Working on exercise

Advanced part design

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Boolean operations
    • How to work on a Boolean exercise
    • How to work on After Tool Go modification on Automotive components. (OEM Working procedures)

2D Drawing creation

  • In this session, you will learn to
    • Create a PCB Bracket using Boolean operations

Basic Surface Design Workbench

  • In this session, you will learn the following 
    • Commands (Types of Sweep)
    • Working on exercise
    • Draft analysis
    • How to work on a surface exercise

Advanced Surface Design Workbench

  • In this session, you will learn the following 
    • Commands 
    • Creation of Closed body, Thickened body
    • A parting line and parting surface

Creation of Door Switch Bezel and adding thickness to it

  • In this session, you will learn  
    • How to create tooling direction and do the draft analysis to ensure the part can be taken out of the tool?
    • Adding the right thickness to the part and solving the issues.
    • Create the parting line for the bezel.

Tooling Feasibility

  • In this session, you will learn  
    • What is a mounting feature?
    • How to create a locator and dog house?
    • Integrating the mounting features to the base part with Boolean operations

Modeling Exercise

  • In this session, you will learn  
    • The Clip mounting feature is in Plastic design.
    • Design considerations for creating this feature
    • Tooling analysis for the clip feature

Drafting Workbench

  • In this session, you will learn  
    • Drafting workbench
    • Creation of detail drawing for the Components
    • Views creations (basic view & section views)
    • Application of GD&T in drawings
    • Template settings

Mold Design Considerations

  • In this session, you will learn  
    • Creation of Paring line
    • Creation of Tooling axis
    • What is undercut and how to solve it

Complex Mold Design Parameters

  • In this session, you will learn
    • Creation of simple mold for the Rear quarter trim Cupholder
    • What are core and cavity
    • Stripper, ejection, and system
    • Draft analysis  
  • Designing a mold gives a good working understanding of the molding aspects of a component

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 5 Projects that are available in this program.

Design of Coin Holder

In this project, you will design a coin holder plastic trim part from the given Class-A surface. Check if the product is manufacturable.

Design of Heat Staking

In this project, the students will design heat stakes for joining the plastic door. The students will apply the 3-2-1 principle for designing the plastic applique.

Design of Switch Bezel

This project is about the development of a car side door switch bezel. You will be creating the CAD model of the switch bezel from the given inputs.

Design of B-pillar Cover

The project deals with the design of a B-pillar cover. The students will create a Plastic B pillar trim from the given class-A surface.

Design of Side door Panel

In this project, you will create a complete side door panel. You will design all the sub-assemblies like the armrest, map pocket, and the lower substrate.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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INR 40,000

Inclusive of all charges

Become job ready with our comprehensive industry focused curriculum for freshers & early career professionals

  • 1 Year Accessto Skill-Lync’s Learning Management System (LMS)

  • Personalized Pageto showcase Projects & Certifications

  • Live Individual & Group Sessionsto resolve queries, Discuss Progress and Study Plans.

  • Personalized & Hands-OnSupport over Mail, Telephone for Query Resolution & Overall Learner Progress.

  • Job-Oriented Industry Relevant Curriculumavailable at your fingertips curated by Global Industry Experts along with Live Sessions.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.


1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.


12 years in the experience range

Instructors with 12 years extensive industry experience.


Areas of expertise

  • Design

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