Landing Gear Kinematics Movement Captured in Animated 3D PDF Documents

Collins Aerospace Landing Systems Deploys Motion Paths in 3D PDF

Advanced Landing Gear Kinematics – UTC Aerospace Systems Subsidiary Collins Aerospace Landing Systems need to present Landing Gear Design Concepts to colleagues and customers. The concepts are modeled as CATIA PLM kinematic mechanisms to prove the geometry and calculate loads during motion. Previously the designs were exported as large movie files and had limited use.

Solution: Design engineers now prefer 3D PDF for sequence animations of moving mechanisms or fly-through.  The compact PRC file size where a model can be rotated, certain parts isolated in the mechanism, while playing its range of motion has been game changer. Adding measurements on animation frames easily shows data tied to the mechanism’s movement.

Application Area: Aerospace, Engineering

Technologies Used: PDF3D ReportGen