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Title: Implementation aspects of a feature-based design system for manufacturing planning
Authors: Gao, James
Case, Keith
Editors: Olling, GJ
Keywords: Feature-based modelling
Manufacturing planning
Issue Date: 1994
Publisher: International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP)
Citation: GAO, J.X. and CASE, K., 1994. Implementation aspects of a feature-based design system for manufacturing planning. IN: Olling, G.J. (ed.). Proceedings of the IFIP International Conference, Feature Modelling and Recognition in Advanced CAD/CAM systems, Valenciennes, France, May 1994, pp.773-786.
Abstract: A prototype feature-based design system for process planning is described. The system contains a design by features user interface which is developed within a Boundary Representation modeller; a feature modeller for manipulation of feature data; and an information mapper (feature processor) to transform design information into a form suitable for the planning system. In principle, the design system can be tailored for applications other than process planning by the use of alternative information mapping mechanisms. Emphasis is given to the software implementation aspects of the feature-based design system, such as the design and implementation of the user interface, the arrangement of the additional feature modelling functions together with standard solid modelling functions, the communication mechanism between different data models, and the tools used for the implementation.
Description: This is a conference paper.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/13417
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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