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Swept Surface Synthesis With Visibility

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Ming-En Wang

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Lin-Lin Chen

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan

Tony C. Woo

Industrial Engineering, The University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195e-mail: twoo@u.washington.edu

J. Manuf. Sci. Eng 122(3), 536-542 (Aug 01, 1999) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1286054 History: Received August 01, 1998; Revised August 01, 1999
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Die-face design for a car front fender
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A comparison between translational, rotational, and spined sweeps
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Singularity in a translational sweep
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Singularity in a rotational sweep
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Singularity in a spined sweep
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A spined sweep with distinct end sections
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A spined sweep with nonuniform scaling

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