Natasha Reaves

Technical Training Engineer<br><br>As a graduate of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating, Natasha served as a mechanic in the U.S. Army National Guard and worked as a mechanical designer for a multinational telecommunications and data networking equipment manufacturer. Her love of CAD manifests at Rand 3D, where she enjoys teaching Creo Parametric and CATIA training classes. She holds certification from Dassault Systèmes as a CATIA V5 Expert Mechanical Designer and Certified Surface Design Associate.

  • Webcast Q&A: Creo Parametric Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    Webcast Q&A: Creo Parametric Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

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  • Creo Parametric Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats34:52

    Creo Parametric Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    Join Technical Trainer, Natasha, as she demonstrates how to generate a Bill of Materials (BOM) report within Creo Parametric in this webcast. Learn to: - Create a Bill of Materials report - Set the

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  • Adding and Assigning an Appearance State to a Model in Creo Parametric39:47

    Adding and Assigning an Appearance State to a Model in Creo Parametric

    In this webcast, Technical Training Engineer Natasha Reaves will cover the basics of how to add and assign an appearance state to a model in Creo Parametric. Creo Parametric allows you to customize

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: A Design Consideration When Creating a Flat Pattern for a Complex Harness

    Creo Parametric Tip: A Design Consideration When Creating a Flat Pattern for a Complex Harness

    By Natasha Reaves This question was originally asked by a former student who attend the Creo Parametric Cable and Harness Design course and was answered by the class instructor. Student's...

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  • Creo Parametric: An Overview of the Electromechanical Cabling Design Process

    Creo Parametric: An Overview of the Electromechanical Cabling Design Process

    By Natasha Reaves In the Creo Parametric Cable and Harness Design course, you will learn how to route electrical harnesses with and without schematic diagram information. Additionally, you will...

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  • Adaptive Sweep Surface Essentials in CATIA V535:56

    Adaptive Sweep Surface Essentials in CATIA V5

    See how to create a CATIA V5 or CATIA V6 adaptive sweep surface and explore additional advanced surface creation elements that give you more control over capturing the true intent of complex geometry.

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  • CATIA V5-6 Tip: How to Customize Your Toolbars and Reset the Position of a Toolbar

    CATIA V5-6 Tip: How to Customize Your Toolbars and Reset the Position of a Toolbar

    By Natasha Reaves There are many workbenches in CATIA. Each workbench has several toolbars available to suit your requirements and preferences. Depending on your monitor size and display...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: A New Definition Option for the Datum Point Feature

    Creo Parametric Tip: A New Definition Option for the Datum Point Feature

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric a datum point can be used as a construction element when modeling geometry or as a known point for performing computations and model analyses. Datum points can...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to Add and Assign an Appearance to a Model

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to Add and Assign an Appearance to a Model

    By Natasha Reaves Creo Parametric allows you to customize the default system colors of parts and/or features. The Appearance Gallery is used to create, delete, modify, and save the appearance of...

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  • Rand 3D Webcast Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4.0+ Questions and Answers

    Rand 3D Webcast Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4.0+ Questions and Answers

    Thank you for attending my Creo Legacy Datums Webcast. If you missed the live webcast, you can view the recording here....

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Information About Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    Creo Parametric Tip: Information About Bill of Materials (BOM) Report Formats

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is a list of all the components needed to build the assembly. The BOM also lists the total quantity of each component included in...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Information About the Drawing Setup File

    Creo Parametric Tip: Information About the Drawing Setup File

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, the configuration file options control the design environment for parts and assemblies. This means that the configuration file, known as the config.pro file,...

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  • Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 41:01:54

    Working with Legacy Datums in Creo Parametric 4

    Learn the basics of how to replace set datums with datum feature symbols in Creo Parametric 4.0.

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  • An Overview of the Capabilities of the Creo Behavioral Modeling Extension

    An Overview of the Capabilities of the Creo Behavioral Modeling Extension

    By Natasha Reaves The Behavioral Modeling module of Creo Parametric is also known as the Creo Behavioral Modeling Extension. This module is an optional advanced analysis and modeling tool. Creo...

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  • Creo 5.0 Tip: Rule Based Chain Selection

    Creo 5.0 Tip: Rule Based Chain Selection

    By Natasha Reaves When creating or editing features using Creo Parametric, you may need to select a chain of edges or curves that are related either by tangency or a common vertex. Watch as Rand...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection

    Creo Parametric Tip: 2D Box Selection

    By Natasha Reaves Starting in Creo Parametric 4.0, when using an object/action workflow, you can use 2D box selection in combination with the selection filter settings to select only items of the...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: Selection Using <Ctrl> and <Shift>

    Creo Parametric Tip: Selection Using <Ctrl> and <Shift>

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric, you can use the and keys in the same way you would with a Microsoft Office application, such as Word. In the main graphics window or the model tree, you can...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to use Pick From List to Select Entities

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to use Pick From List to Select Entities

    By Natasha Reaves When using Creo Parametric, it is recommended that you review a list of all of the entities that can be queried based on where the cursor is located. One way to query items is to...

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  • Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert a Diameter Dimension to a Linear Dimension in a Drawing

    Creo Parametric Tip: How to Convert a Diameter Dimension to a Linear Dimension in a Drawing

    By Natasha Reaves When detailing a Creo drawing, you can convert a diameter dimension to a linear dimension or convert a linear dimension that denotes diameter of geometry to a diameter dimension....

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  • What’s new in Creo Parametric 5.0: Automatic Simplified Representations

    What’s new in Creo Parametric 5.0: Automatic Simplified Representations

    By Natasha Reaves In Creo Parametric 5.0, simplified representations have been enhanced by reducing the multiple predefined representations down to the Automatic Representation. In an Automatic...

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