Introduction – Role of Computers in design and manufacture.
Solid modeling – techniques and algorithms for modeling – Data structures for solid models.
Draughting – Configuration, function and facilities – parametric representation – examples of Draughting system.
Surface modeling – curves and surface representation – composite surfaces – application to computer aided manufacture. Case studies in CAD/CAM
Current developments in CAD – feature based modeling – Design by feature – function, feature linkages – Application of feature based models. Parametric modeling. Finite elements – mesh generation, modeling and post processing. Quality function deployment – Concept and its uses. Product design in concurrent engineering environment.
Integrating Advanced Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing and Numerical Control, Xun Xu.
Department of Mechanical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai - 600036 Phone:+91 - 44 - 2257 4650, +91- 44 - 2257 5650 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org