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Pro/E "virgin"

Pro/E "virgin"

Pro/E "virgin"

I'm a draftsman thats been using AutoCAD since Release 10 and have been working with Mechanical Desktop for the last year. Recently the company I work for added Pro/E to our list of software. I've been teaching myself Pro/E since last Friday. Can anyone suggest web pages/books that will get me on my feet and productive in a short amount of time?


RE: Pro/E "virgin"

PTC's training is pretty basic, but not necessarily specific to different applications.  We have implemented an in-house training program that uses Cadtrain (www.cadtrain.com) CDs and example components that are specific to our industry and modeling practices, which seems to greatly improve the learning curve for beginners.

Kinetivision.com has streaming videos that are really helpful.

Check both websites to see if anything is to your liking.


RE: Pro/E "virgin"

FroTime offers a wide range of online Pro/ENGINEER tutorials covering a varity of different subjects that you can download directly from their website.  There are free ones that you can download to get an idea of what they are like.  The tutorials are very affordably priced and are always updated to the latest release of Pro/ENGINEER.  Visit FroTime at www.frotime.com to see all thier tutorials plus an entire suite of products and services.

RE: Pro/E "virgin"

The "Step-by-Step" Premier by Roger Tagwood is quite good. I think the best way is to do exercises given in the Basic & Advance Tutorial Training Guides bt PTC. Once the concept of Datum Plane orientation & selecting the correct Planes for sketching & reference is clear, rest of the things are quite easy, infact easier than Mechanical Desktop.

Shacheendra Sharma

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