Zsolt BUNA, Ionuţ BADIU, Arnold ÉLES


Every company wants to maximize their profit by different means. This paper presents a
parametric design approach which reduces the time for product development in the furniture industry.
Computer Aided Design software is used to generate different parametrized three dimensional models of
furniture using design tables made in Microsoft Excel files for data input. In the article there are
conducted two case studies for this procedure in which two CAD applications, SolidWorks 2014 and
CATIA V5, are analyzed in terms of user interface, necessary steps and the differences in using design
tables to achieve the desired results.
Key words: Design table, parametric design, furniture design, Excel, CATIA V5, SolidWorks 2014.

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