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Virtual Reality for Industrial Applications

  • Fan Dai

Part of the Computer Graphics: Systems and Applications book series (COMPUTER GRAPH.)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Introduction — Beyond Walkthroughs

  3. VR Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Gabriel Zachmann
      Pages 13-38
    3. Frank Seibert, Heike Kühner
      Pages 61-73
  4. From CAD to VR

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Christian Knöpfle, Jens Schiefele
      Pages 77-94
    3. Franz-Michael Hagemann
      Pages 95-102
  5. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. F. Purschke, R. Rabätje, M. Schulze, A. Starke, M. Symietz, P. Zimmermann
      Pages 105-122
    3. Antonino Gomes de Sá, Peter Baacke
      Pages 151-158
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 159-174

About this book

Introduction

Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming the enabling technology for man-machine communications. Besides entertainment and architectural walkthroughs, VR can be used in industry for better design evaluations, concurrent engineering, etc. This book gives a systematic overview of the fundamental aspects of VR technology and its industrial applications, based on up-to-date information provided by experts from research and industry. All the authors are leading VR researchers. Especially those from industry are pioneers of VR applications. The book contains their newest research results and concrete application examples with illustrations and color images.

Keywords

3D 3D graphics CAD Mensch-Maschine-Schnittstelle Virtuelle Realität computer-aided design (CAD) computer-aided engineering (CAE) concurrent engineering man-machine-interface plates robotics simulation virtual prototyping virtual reality

Editors and affiliations

  • Fan Dai
    • 1
  1. 1.ABB Corporate ResearchHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-46847-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-46849-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-46847-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1380
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