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RESEARCH PAPERS: Design Automation Papers

Computer-Aided Design and Machining of Composite Ruled Surfaces

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B. Ravani, Y. J. Chen

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706

J. Mech., Trans., and Automation 108(2), 217-223 (Jun 01, 1986) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3260805 History: Received June 11, 1985; Online November 19, 2009

Abstract

This paper develops the basic framework for Computer-Aided Design and Machining of composite ruled surfaces. Such surfaces are constructed by blending several patches which are segments of ruled surfaces. Taking advantage of the fact that a ruled surface is a one-parameter family of straight lines, methods are developed for blending of ruled patches. A new subdivision algorithm is also presented for generating sequences of cutter movements for machining of ruled patches.

Copyright © 1986 by ASME
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