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Building MRSEV Models for CAM Applications

Published

Author(s)

Satyandra K. Gupta, Thomas R. Kramer, D Nau, William Regli, Li Zhang

Abstract

In integrating CAD and CAM applications, one major problem is bow to interpret CAD information in a manner that makes senti for CAM. The goal is to develop a general approach that can be used with a variety of CAD and CAM applications for the manufacture of machined parts. In particular, a methodology is presented for taking a CAD model, extracting alternative interpretations of the model as collections of MRSEVs (material removal shape element volumes, a STEP-based library of machining features), and evaluating these interpretations to determine which one is optimal. The evaluation criteria may be defined by the user, in order to select the best interpretation for the particular application at hand.
Citation
Advances in Engineering Software
Volume
20

Keywords

CAD/CAM integration, design critiquing, feature recognition.

Citation

Gupta, S. , Kramer, T. , Nau, D. , Regli, W. and Zhang, L. (1994), Building MRSEV Models for CAM Applications, Advances in Engineering Software, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=821983 (Accessed February 23, 2024)
Created January 1, 1994, Updated February 17, 2017