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STEP Research and Publications

These publications highlight some of NIST's research since 1990 in the development, testing, use, and modernization of the ISO 10303 STEP standards.  Find more by searching NIST publications.

Publication Authors Year

On Migrating ISO 10303 PMI Models to a Common Core

Allison Barnard Feeney, Thomas Thurman 2023
Visualizing Standardized Model-based Design and Inspection Data in Augmented Reality Teodor Vernica, Robert Lipman, Thomas Kramer, Soonjo Kwon, William Bernstein 2022
Sharing Standardized Composite Material Design and Manufacturing Information Allison Barnard Feeney, Keith Hunten 2021

Requirement elicitation for adaptive standards development

Marion Toussaint, Sylvere Krima, Allison Barnard Feeney, Herve Panetto 2021

Agile for Model-Based-Standards Development

Brandon Sapp, Melissa Harvey, Marion Toussaint, Sylvere Krima, Allison Barnard Feeney, Herve Panetto 2021
STEP File Analyzer and Viewer User Guide (Version 7) Robert Lipman 2021
Enriching Standards-Based Digital Thread by Fusing As-Designed and As-Inspected Data Using Ontologies Soonjo Kwon, William Bernstein, Laetitia Monnier, Raphael Barbau 2020
Testing the Digital Thread in Support of Model-Based Manufacturing and Inspection Thomas Hedberg, Joshua Lubell, Lyle Fischer, Larry Maggiano, Allison Barnard Feeney 2016

Gaps Analysis Of Integrating Product Design, Manufacturing, And Quality Data In The Supply Chain Using Model-Based Definition

Asa Trainer, Thomas Hedberg, Allison Barnard Feeney, Kevin Fischer, Phil Rosche 2016
Conformance Checking of PMI Representation in CAD Model STEP Data Exchange Files Robert Lipman, Joshua Lubell 2015

Validation for Downstream Computer Aided Manufacturing and Coordinate Metrology Processes

Asa Trainer, Allison Barnard Feeney, Thomas Hedberg 2015

Investigating the Impact of Standards-Based Interoperability for Design to Manufacturing and Quality in the Supply Chain

Kevin Fischer, Phil Rosche, Asa Trainer, Allison Barnard Feeney, Thomas Hedberg 2015
Measuring the PMI Modeling Capability in CAD Systems: Report 2 - Combined Test Case Validation Doug Cheney, Bryan Fischer 2015
Proposed recommended practice for the representation of schematic symbols in STEP AP 210 (ISO 10303-210) Jamie Stori, Thomas Thurman, Craig Lanning, Mike Benda 2015
A portrait of an ISO STEP tolerancing standard as an enabler of smart manufacturing systems Allison Barnard Feeney, Simon Frechette, Vijay Srinivasan 2014
Dynamic customization, validation and integration of product data models using semantic web tools Allison Barnard Feeney, Sylvere Krima, Sebti Foufou 2014
Recent Advances in Sharing Standardized STEP Composite Structure Design and Manufacturing Information Vijay Srinivasan, Allison Barnard Feeney, Keith Hunten 2013
Business Objects for Industrial Data Standards Allison Barnard Feeney, Keith Hunten 2011
DEXML: A First Step Toward a UML Based Implementation Framework for PLCS Sylvere Krima, Joshua Lubell, Sudarsan Rachuri, Roch Bertucat, Sebti Foufou 2011

OntoSTEP: Enriching Product Model Data Using Ontologies

Raphael Barbau, Sylvere Krima, Xenia Fiorentini, Sudarsan Rachuri, Anantha Narayanan, Sebti Foufou, Ram Sriram 2010
AP210 Edition 2 Concept of Operations Kevin Brady, Jamie Stori, Thomas Thurman 2010
STEP in a Nutshell Thomas Kramer, Xun Xu 2009
Development of Functionality-Based Conformance Classes for ISO 10303 Conformance Classes for Tolerancing Functionality Mehmet Sarigecili, Roy Uptal, Sudarsan Rachuri, Ram Sriram 2009
Notes on an Information Model for Production Rules Peter Denno 2009

Standardized Data Exchange of CAD Models with Design Intent

Junhwan Kim, Michael Pratt, Raj Iyer, Ram Sriram 2007

Experience in the Exchange of Procedural Shape Models Using ISO 10303 (STEP)

Michael Pratt, Junhwan Kim 2006
STEP, XML, and UML: Complementary Technologies Russell Peak, Joshua Lubell, Vijay Srinivasan, Stephen Waterbury 2004
STEP - Compliant NC Research: The Search for Intelligent CAD/CAPP/CAM/CNC Integration Xun Xu, H. Wang, Jian Mao, S. Newman, Thomas Kramer, Frederick Proctor, John Michaloski 2004
Feature-Based Inspection and Control System Thomas Kramer, John Horst, Hui-Min Huang, Elena Messina, Frederick Proctor, Harry Scott 2004
The STEP Modular Architecture Allison Barnard Feeney 2002
From Model to Markup: XML Representation of Product Data Joshua Lubell 2002
Testing STEP-NC Implementations Allison Barnard Feeney, Simon Frechette, Vijay Srinivasan 2002
XML Representation of STEP Schemas and Data Joshua Lubell, Simon Frechette 2002

Guidelines for the Development of Abstract Test Suites, Edition 2

Allison Barnard Feeney 2001
Harmonized Conformance Testing for Product Data Managers David Flater, KC Morris 2001
Introduction to ISO 10303 - The STEP Standard for Product Data Exchange Michael Pratt 2000

Representation of Heterogeneous Objects in ISO 10303 (STEP)

Lalit Patil, Debasish Dutta, Amba Bhatt, Kevin Jurrens, Kevin Lyons, Mike Pratt, Ram Sriram 2000
The EXPRESS Web Server Joshua Lubell, David Sauder 1999
STEP: The Grand Experience Sharon Kemmerer 1999

A Brief History of Early Product Data Exchange Standards

Barbara Goldstein, Sharon Kemmerer, Curtis Parks 1998
Sharing manufacturing information in virtual enterprises Martin Hardwick, David Spooner, Tom Rando, and KC Morris 1996

Application Protocol 227 Validation Report Version 1.0

Steven Kline 1996
Plant Spatial Configuration Application Protocol Version 1.0 - Volume 2 Steven Kline, William Burkett, Diane Craig, Jack Skeels 1995
STandard for the Exchange of Product model data (STEP): Procedures for NIST STEP Validation Lynne Rosenthal 1995

Validating STEP Application Models at the National PDES Testbed

KC Morris, Mary Mitchell, Allison Barnard Feeney 1993

Comparison of ISO 10303 Part 47 Draft with ANSI and ISO Tolerancing Standards for Harmonization and Completion of Part 47

Shaw Feng 1992
Extracting STEP Geometry and Topology from a Solid Modeler: Parasolid-to-STEP Thomas Kramer 1991
NIST STEP Working Form Programmer Steve Clark 1990
The NIST STEP Class Library STEP Into the Future Michael McLay, KC Morris 1990
A Proposed Integration Framework for STEP William Danner 1990
Created March 11, 2021, Updated February 6, 2023