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Generative feature-based design-by-constraints as a means of integration within the manufacturing industry

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3 Author(s)
Jaques, M.W.S. ; Portsmouth Polytech., UK ; Billingsley, John ; Harrison, D.

The article examines the development of computer aids within manufacturing industry and proposes an alternative approach to the way we design and the designer's role within manufacturing. A feature-based generative design-by-constraints approach is applied, which requires the designer to specify solutions in terms of manufacturing data, which is captured by means of an interactive simulation of machining processes, in which the constraints of equipment, materials and tools are displayed to the designer. The effect of this approach on the integration of all areas within a manufacturing environment is explored, as is the simultaneous design nature of this approach

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Computer-Aided Engineering Journal  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 6 )