PROTOTYPES, VIRTUAL reality, and COMPUTER simulation
Opinion. Looks at the technical challenges associated with feature-based virtual prototyping. Engineering analysis; Manufacturing challenges; Computer-aided design (CAD) software; Need for product-definition models to move from a geometry-centric CAD approach to a function-centric master model.
PROTOTYPES, INDUSTRIAL applications, VIRTUAL reality, and COMPUTER simulation
Comments on slow adoption of virtual/digital prototyping by companies. Benefits of virtual prototyping for companies; Reason for the limited use of the technology; Critical aspects of virtual prototyping implementation.
Computer Graphics World. Sep97, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p65. 5p. 3 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph.
PROTOTYPES, COMPUTER-aided design, and COMPUTER simulation
Looks at how digital prototyping is being applied in a number of design projects. Details of how the Formula One team known as Stewart Ford designed a race car using digital prototyping tools; Advantages of working in a virtual environment; Sandia National Laboratories' use of digital-prototyping technology; Boeing's development of its next generation 737 airliners using the technology.
AUTOMOBILE industry, ELECTRONIC data processing, INDUSTRIAL applications, and COMPUTER simulation
Focuses on the computer simulation testing of virtual automobile assemblies in the U.S. Application of General Motors on virtual testing of car assemblies; Emphasis of Daimler-Chysler on different vehicle program in fatigue and fluid flow performance issues; Percentage of growth on car manufacturing spending in virtual prototyping products. INSET: Virtual Testing Gets Physical.
Computer Graphics World. Jun2000, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p17. 3p. 1 Black and White Photograph, 1 Map.
COMPUTER systems, VISUALIZATION, and COMPUTER simulation
Features Rivet, a computer-systems visualization and analysis framework under development at Stanford University. Advantages of information visualization; Flexibility to enable rapid prototyping of visualizations for exploring complex, real-world problems without sacrificing high-performance graphics and support for large datasets; Challenges facing researchers.
COMPUTER industry, PROTOTYPES, COMPUTER simulation, and COMPUTER network resources
Focuses on the revenue performance of the computer industry. Growth of revenues in the virtual prototyping and simulation software; Rate of productivity rise in the testing program; Goal on the replacement of physical prototypes by accuracy of the simulations.