Geometric Modelling and CAD

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Introduction – CAD/CAM process, tools and applications

Computer Hardware – System, Standards for system evaluation, input and output devices.

CAD/CAM software : Overview- Solid modeler, surface modeling and drafting.

Geometric Modelling : Space curves – Bezier and B-Spline curves, Surfaces – Description and Generation.

Mathematical Representation of Solids – B-rep, CSG, solid manuplations.

Data Exchange in CAD/CAM systems.


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2. D.F. Rogers and J.A. Adams, Mathematical Elements for Computer Graphics, McGraw-Hill, 1990.

3. J.Hoschek and D. Lasser, Computer Aided Geometric Design, AK Peters, 1993.