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Feature-based part representation in a CIM environment
Author(s): Xianglin Zeng; Qifu Wang; Zhengdong Huang; Ji Zhou
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we present a feature-based part representation scheme for explicitly describing geometric features, dimensions, tolerances and other attributes in a CIM environment. In the scheme features are constructed by the feature semantic specification, the nominal geometry, the measured entities, and attributes. Parts are then described as a graph structure in which nodes represent the feature instances, arcs describe the relationships between features. The scheme can be used to capture the designer's intent and drive the downstream activities in a CIM environment efficiently.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2620, International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing, (28 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217498
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Xianglin Zeng, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Qifu Wang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Zhengdong Huang, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)
Ji Zhou, Huazhong Univ. of Science and Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2620:
International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing

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