Mathematics and CAD

Numerical Methods for CAD

By Yvon Gardan

The use of computer-aided design (CAD) systems always involves the introduction of mathematical concepts. It is important, therefore, for any systems designer to have a good grasp of the mathematical bases used in CAD. This book introduces mathematical bases in a general way, so as to allow the reader to understand the basic tools.

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The use of computer-aided design (CAD) systems always involves the introduction of mathematical concepts. It is important, therefore, for any systems designer to have a good grasp of the mathematical bases used in CAD. This book introduces mathematical bases in a general way, so as to allow the reader to understand the basic tools.

The use of computer-aided design (CAD) systems always involves the introduction of mathematical concepts. It is important, therefore, for any systems designer to have a good grasp of the mathematical bases used in CAD. This book introduces mathematical bases in a general way, so as to allow the reader to understand the basic tools. Based on the-work of leading French researchers, it gives a clear outline of the mathematical concepts employed in setting up a CAD system that uses interactive graphic techniques. It deals thoroughly with basic graphics, two- and three-dimensional operations, as well as considering mathematical modeling in relation to geometric modeling. It also examines curves and surfaces, numerical methods of solving equations and finite element modeling, one of the many CAD design tools available today.

Contents Part 1: Basic Problems Using Graphics • Part 2: Curves and Surfaces • Part 3: Numerical Methods for Solving Equation Systems • Part 4: The Finite Element Model

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Out of Print ISBN: 9780262070973 170 pp. | 6 in x 9 in