[ MEMWCVOMAGC ] VL Mathematical fundamentals of CAD

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Mechatronics Bert Jüttler 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Mechatronics 2015W
Objectives Knowledge about the mathematical foundations of CAD systems
Subject Free-form curves and surfaces in Computer Aided Design are usually represented by spline curves and surfaces. The course provides an introduction to the mathematical background and discusses several applications. The following topics are covered: Bézier curves and surfaces, B-spline curves and surfaces, Blossoming, rational representations (NURBS), algorithms for interpolation and approximation
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Language German
Study material J. Hoschek, D. Lasser: Fundamentals of Computer Aided Geometric Design, AK Peters; G. Farin: Curves and Surfaces for Computer Aided Geometric Design, Morgan Kaufman; L. Piegl, W. Tiller: The NURBS book, Springer.
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence