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Data Models of Mechanical Systems for Concurrent Design

  • Kirk J. Wu
  • Fook Choong
  • S. Twu
Conference paper

Abstract

Mechanical systems data model for rigid-body dynamic simulation and structural design sensitivity analysis in a concurrent engineering environment are developed. Two levels of data model are proposed. The global data model serves as the communication basis for a variety of applications. The local data model extents the the global model to define a complete model for an application. Properties and contents of and relations between data models are discussed. The data models proposed define the semantics of models that can be used as the mechanical system schema for database applications.

Keywords

Data Model Mechanical System Design Sensitivity Analysis Atomic Part Concurrent Design 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kirk J. Wu
    • 1
  • Fook Choong
    • 1
  • S. Twu
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Computer Aided Design and Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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