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Overview of CAD, CAD Applications, Solid Modeling: Wireframe, B-Rep, CSG
approaches, Transformations and Projections, Mathematical representation of curves and
surfaces, Ferguson, Bezier and B-spline curves and properties, Ferguson, Bezier and Bspline
surfaces and properties, Computations for Geometric Design, Introduction to Finite
Element Analysis and Optimization.
CAD Applications: Engineering Products, analogy: documentation,
Design Representation, FEM, Optimization,
Solid Modeling: Representation of Solids.
Solid Modeling: Topology.
Solid Modeling: topology, wireframe modeling.
Solid Modeling: Boundary Representation.
Solid Modeling: Boundary Representation, CSG, Operations:
extrude, revolve, examples.
Design of Curves: Representation, piecewise continuous, differential
geometry of curves.
Design of Curves: Ferguson segments, Bézier segments.
Design of Curves: Bézier segments.
Design of Curves: B-Splines.
Design of Curves: Rational Curves/NURBS.
Design of Surfaces: Piecewise continuous, differential geometry.
Design of Surface patches: Fersugon,16 point form, Bézier, B-spline.
Design of Coon's surface patches.
Design of Composite Surfaces: Ferguson and Bézier surfaces.
FEM: An introduction.
Optimization: Single variable methods.
Optimization: KKT conditions.
Optimization: Stochastic Methods.
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Mortenson M. E., Geometric Modeling, John Wiley and Sons, New York., 1985.