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Identifying, Correcting, and Avoiding Errors in Computer-Aided Design Models Which Affect Interoperability

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Hong Gu, Thomas R. Chase

Mechanical Engineering Department, 111 Church Street SE, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Douglas C. Cheney

International TechneGroup Incorporated, 5303 DuPont Circle, Milford, OH 45150

Thomas “Tim” Bailey

Alliance Strategies, 60 Joaquin Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028

Douglas Johnson

CoCreate Software Inc., 3801 Automation Way, Suite 110, Fort Collins, CO 80525

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 1(2), 156-166 (May 01, 2001) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1384887 History: Received April 01, 2001; Revised May 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Structure errors identified by count diagnostics
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Structure errors identified by consistency diagnostics
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Definition of vertex edge gaps and edge edge gaps
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Geometry errors identified by angle diagnostics
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Geometry errors identified by size diagnostics
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Geometry errors identified by proximity diagnostics
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Geometry errors identified by curvature diagnostics
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Light injection manifold with knife edges
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Fiber manifold with pinched face microsteps
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Variable width seal with sliver face appendage microstep
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Shaft with two potential realism errors
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Weldment with structure and realism errors
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Effect of ordering of feature creation
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Bypass suffering accuracy errors in translation
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Exchange corruption of a cube with rounded corners
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Exchange corruption of a cube with a narrow slot

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