Interactive Graphics in CAD

Interactive Graphics in CAD

by Y. Gardan, Lucas

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ISBN-13: 9789401089586
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/19/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 The role of graphics in computer-assisted design/manufacture.- 1.1 Design procedures.- 1.1.1 Designing a new product.- 1.1.2 Designing a standardized product.- 1.1.3 CAD/CAM — towards a definition.- 1.2 Graphics and CAD/CAM.- 1.3 Graphic processes in CAD/CAM.- 2 Components of a CAD/CAM system.- 2.1 General points.- 2.2 Hardware.- 2.2.1 General techniques.- 2.2.2 Passive visualization.- 2.2.3 Dynamic visualization.- 2.2.4 Communication devices.- 2.2.5 Graphic processors.- 2.3 Software.- 2.3.1 Basic structure of a CAD/CAM software system.- 2.3.2 Integration levels.- 2.3.3 Basic structure of CAD/CAM systems.- 3 Geometric modelling.- 3.1 General points.- 3.1.1 Principal types of model.- 3.1.2 Conditions affecting the quality of geometric modelling.- 3.1.3 Construction methods.- 3.1.4 Internal representation.- 3.2 Two-dimensional modelling.- 3.2.1 Manipulated parts.- 3.2.2 Construction of basic parts.- 3.2.3 Construction of complex elements.- 3.2.4 Examples of models.- 3.3 Three-dimensional modelling.- 3.3.1 Aims.- 3.3.2 Manipulated parts.- 3.3.3 Internal representation.- 3.3.4 Methods of construction.- 3.3.5 Examples of models.- 3.4 Communication between systems.- 3.5 Use of models.- 3.6 Conclusions.- 4 Visualization techniques.- 4.1 Different types of graphic representation.- 4.1.1 Tools of graphic representation.- 4.2 Comprehension graphics.- 4.2.1 Basic representations.- 4.2.2 Elimination of hidden parts.- 4.2.3 Animated graphics.- 4.3 Communication graphics.- 5 Dialogue techniques.- 5.1 General points.- 5.2 Elementary techniques.- 5.2.1 Use of a light pen.- 5.2.2 Use of an alphanumerical keyboard.- 5.2.3 Use of a function keyboard.- 5.2.4 Use of a graphic tablet.- 5.3 Functional aspects.- 5.3.1 Elementary functions.- 5.3.2 Composition of functions.- 5.3.3 Personalization of dialogue.- 5.4 Construction graphics.- 5.4.1 General points.- 5.4.2 Two-dimensional construction.- 5.4.3 Three-dimensional construction.- 6 Applications.- 6.1 Client plan of a ball-race.- 6.2 Design and manufacture of wooden shutterings.- 6.3 Installation of a drainage system.- 6.4 Electronics design.- 6.5 Design of circuit-breaker mechanisms.- 6.6 Architectural design.- 6.7 Structural installation.- 6.8 Studies relating to the construction of power stations.- 6.9 Design and production of automobile body-work.- 6.10 Design of turbines.- 7 The Finite element method.- 7.1 General points.- 7.1.1 Methodology.- 7.1.2 Range of design applications.- 7.1.3 Basis for the utilization of interactive graphics.- 7.2 Applications in structural analysis.- 7.2.1 Basic considerations.- 7.2.2 Examining some simple models.- 7.2.3 Element formulations.- 7.3 The solution procedure.- 7.3.1 Defining the problem.- 7.3.2 Modelling the problem.- 7.3.3 The input data.- 7.3.4 The output results.- 7.4. The role of interactive graphics.- 7.4.1 Preprocessing — Creating the model interactively.- 7.4.2 Postprocessing — Reviewing the finite element results interactively.

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