Feature Simplification Techniques for Freeform Surface Models

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Nikhil Joshi, Debasish Dutta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 3(3), 177-186 (Sep 16, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1603307 History: Received December 01, 2002; Revised June 01, 2003; Online September 16, 2003
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Sample Part #1—Simplification of holes
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Sample Part #2—Simplification of holes
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Sample Part #3—Simplification of holes
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Fillet Terminology and constant parameter lines
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Cross section of a fillet
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Fillet recognition in the base of a joystick
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Output of boss detection phase
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Examples of other features observed in Auto-Industry parts
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Flow chart of overall feature simplification scheme
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Feature simplification steps
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Automatically generated meshes (reinforcement for seat shoulder strap girdle)
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Automatically generated meshes (body panel outer chunk LH)



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