CATIA


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CATIA

(tool, CAD, product)
A CAD/CAM system produced by Dassault Systemes and sold by IBM. CATIA is used heavily in the car and aerospace industries. It runs on various Unix platforms and Windows NT.

http://catia.ibm.com/catmain.html.

CATIA

A family of 2D and 3D CAD programs from IBM. CATIA was one of the first CAD programs to provide 3D solid modeling. The program was developed by Dassault Systems, a French aerospace company. CATIA runs on IBM AIX, HP-UX workstations, Windows 2000/XP, SGI IRIX and Sun Solaris platforms
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