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Title: Universal attraction force-inspired freeform surface modeling for 3D sketching
Authors: Qin, S F
Wright, D K
Keywords: Conceptual design
Unorganized curves
Sketch
Surface modeling
Publication Date: 2006
Publisher: World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society
Citation: WSEAS Transactions on Computers. 5 (6) 1333-1339
Abstract: This paper presents a novel freeform surface modeling method to construct a freeform surface from 3D sketch. The approach is inspired by Newton’s universal attraction force law to construct a surface model from rough boundary curves and unorganized interior characteristic curves which may cross the boundary curves or not. Based on these unorganized curves, an initial surface can be obtained for conceptual design and it can be improved later in a commercial package. The approach has been tested with examples and it is capable of dealing with unorganized design curves for surface modeling.
URI: http://bura.brunel.ac.uk/handle/2438/2295
ISSN: 1109-2750
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