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Topological Structures for Generalized Boundary Representations

Leonidis Bardis, Nicholas Patrikalakis
81 pp.
MITSG 94-22

Representation of solid objects in an abstract form permitting storage, evaluation and processing by a computer is the primary objective of solid modeling. In the past 15 years, engineering applications of solid modeling techniques have been aimed mostly at design, analysis, and manufacturing of mechanical machine parts and assemblies. However, no significant development has taken place in design and analysis of marine and aeronautical structures bounded by sculptured surfaces and involving an extremely complex internal subdivision. This monograph presents a comparative study of existing solid modeling methods in terms of their data structure and modeling base.

type: Technical reports

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Parent Project

Project No.: 1992-RU-23
Title: Map Representation and Interrogation for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Navigation

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