Teaching computer graphics to mechanical engineers in Britain and the United States

  • P. Cooley


This paper reports some experiences of teaching computer graphics in the two countries. The courses described were intended for students of mechanical engineering with a small amount of practical experience with computers. Both courses had a significant level of practical work although the equipment used was very different. There were few significant differences between the students’ initial abilities and aptitudes. The actual syllabus that was used is commented upon and details of practical work are given.


Computer Graphic Practical Work Bezier Curve Dirichlet Tessellation Bezier Surface 
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© The CADCAM Association 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Cooley
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  1. 1.University of AstonDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringGosta Green, BirminghamUK

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