Recognition of Multi-Axis Milling Features: Part II—Algorithms & Implementation

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Nandakumar Sridharan

UGS Corporation, Cypress, CA

Jami J. Shah

Design Automation Lab, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106

J. Comput. Inf. Sci. Eng 5(1), 25-34 (Mar 14, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1846054 History: Received November 18, 2004; Online March 14, 2005
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NC milling features classification (top two levels)
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Edge shape and orientation for Cut-Around feaures
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Outer face not accessible from the sides
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Ray firing directions for planar faces
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Number of ray-firing directions for circular edges and splines
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Mirror face method of identification of machining faces
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NC features recognized on sample aerospace part
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Comparative study CPU times (milliseconds) for each stage



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