Solid Modelling and CAD Systems

How to Survive a CAD System

  • Ian Stroud
  • Hildegarde Nagy

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 1-63
  3. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 65-106
  4. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 107-140
  5. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 141-256
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    Pages 257-313
  7. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 315-338
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    Pages 339-365
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    Pages 367-381
  10. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 383-421
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    Pages 423-462
  12. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 463-488
  13. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 489-538
  14. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 539-574
  15. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 575-613
  16. Ian Anthony Stroud, Hildegarde Nagy
    Pages 615-633
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 635-689

About this book

Introduction

Solid Modelling and CAD Systems gives users an insight into the methods and problems associated with CAD systems. It acts as a bridge between users who learn interfaces without understanding how they work and developers who create systems without understanding the needs of the users.

The main feature of Solid Modelling and CAD Systems is a logical analysis of the techniques and basic solid modelling methods used in modern CAD systems.  The book goes on to describe, among other subjects:

  • two-dimensional shape definition methods,
  • the command interface and graphics,
  • databases and data exchange,
  • early-phase design, and
  • command files and command structures.

Reading Solid Modelling and CAD Systems will help users understand the limitations of the techniques they are using and will enable practitioners to use CAD systems more efficiently. It is a valuable tool for designers, as well as for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. The exercises it contains allow readers to try out different aspects of the subject matter and the book also includes projects that can be used for teaching purposes.

Keywords

CAD Models CAD Systems CP Computer-Aided Design Computer-Aided Engineering Solid Modelling

Authors and affiliations

  • Ian Stroud
    • 1
  • Hildegarde Nagy
    • 2
  1. 1.STI-IPR-LICPEcole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.LausanneSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-259-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-258-2
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-259-9
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