[ TM1WLVOCAGD ] VL Computer-aided geometric design

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B3 - Bachelor's programme 3. year Mathematics Bert Jüttler 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Technical Mathematics 2022W
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
Criteria for evaluation Exam
Methods Lecture
Language English and French
Study material
  • Lecture notes
  • 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 Necessary previous knowledge: Basic lectures in mathematics
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment