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A Repository for Design, Process Planning and Assembly



William Regli, Daniel M Gaines


This paper provides an introduction to the Design, Planning and Assembly Repository available through the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The goal of the Repository is to provide a publically accessible collection of 2D and 3D CAD and solid models from industry problems. In this way, research and development efforts can obtain and share examples, focus on benchmarks, and identify areas of research need. The Repository is available through the World Wide Web at URL http://
Journal of Computer-Aided Design


assembly planning, CAD, feature recognition, featurebased manufacturing, manufacturing process planning, solid modeling


Regli, W. and Gaines, D. (1997), A Repository for Design, Process Planning and Assembly, Journal of Computer-Aided Design, [online], (Accessed June 19, 2024)


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Created December 31, 1996, Updated October 12, 2021