This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the fields Geometric Modeling, Computer-Aided Design, and Scientific Visualization, or Computer-Aided Geometric Design. Leading international experts have contributed, thus creating a one-of-a-kind collection of authoritative articles. There are chapters outlining basic theory in tutorial style, as well as application-oriented articles. Aspects which are covered include: Historical outline Curve and surface methods Scientific Visualization Implicit methods Reverse engineering. This book is meant to be a reference text for researchers in the field as well as an introduction to graduate students wishing to get some exposure to this subject.Hans J . Wolters The following article will focus on rational parametric curves and surfaces and how they are used in geometric modeling applications. Aside from giving an ... Later S. Coons at Ford introduced conics into a CAD system; independently conics were used by engineers at Boeing. The quest for ... Today NURBS are integral part of the IGES as well as the STEP standard. Previous ... Additionally, I will focus on topics related to the practical use of rational representations. 5.2.
|Title||:||Handbook of Computer Aided Geometric Design|
|Author||:||Gerald E. Farin, Josef Hoschek, Myung-Soo Kim|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier - 2002|