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CAD model generation using noncontact/contact methods
Author(s): Saeid Motavalli; V. Suharitdamrong; Abdalla Alrashdan
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Paper Abstract

The computer integration of the processes involved in the design and manufacture of a product is not attainable within the existence of a CAD model for the part. The CAD model is the source for many manufacturing automation processes such as automated process planning, fixture selection, etc. The process of CAD model generation for existing products is the focus of this paper. Mainly two problems are considered: (1) combining contact and non-contact scanning systems to achieve accuracy and automation of part surface digitization and, (2) defining the exact geometry of the object surface to create an engineering drawing for part production.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2067, Videometrics II, (22 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.162126
Show Author Affiliations
Saeid Motavalli, Wichita State Univ. (United States)
V. Suharitdamrong, Wichita State Univ. (United States)
Abdalla Alrashdan, Wichita State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2067:
Videometrics II
Sabry F. El-Hakim, Editor(s)

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