Data Models of Mechanical Systems for Concurrent Design
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.
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