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Curves and surfaces for computer-aided geometric design: a by Gerald Farin

By Gerald Farin

This unified therapy of curve and floor layout innovations is the Fourth version of the preferred textual content, Curves and Surfaces for Computer-Aided Geometric layout, 3rd variation (Academic Press, 1992). Assuming just a historical past in calculus and simple linear algebra, this revised and up to date vintage is extremely obtainable and will be of curiosity to a large viewers; from special effects hobbyists to software program builders for CAD/CAM platforms. The author's casual kind makes this e-book very reader-friendly, and the IBM disk integrated at the back of the booklet will let the person to achieve first-hand event with the strategies as they're defined. This booklet makes a speciality of Bezier and B-spline tools for curves, rational Bezier and B-spline curves, geometric continuity, spline interpolation, and Coons tools. during this Fourth variation, the content material has been completely revised and up to date to incorporate a brand new bankruptcy on recursive subdivision, new fabric on nonrectangular topology, floor faceting, stereo lithography, and new sections on triangulations and scattered info interpolants. The disk supplied at the back of the booklet has additionally been up-to-date to incorporate all the info units and the C code utilized in the booklet. good points: - Covers tensor product Bezier surfaces - encompasses a bankruptcy on recursive subdivisions - contains new fabric on floor faceting, stereo lithography, and nonrectangular topology - offers many C courses and knowledge units at the IBM disk integrated with the booklet"

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