COMPUTER software, OCCUPATIONAL disease diagnostic equipment industry, and MEDICAL equipment
Looks at how computer-aided design, computer-aided machining and rapid prototyping are used to develop medical devices. Details on the creation of a cardiac pump; Description of an equipment for carpal tunnel syndrome diagnosis; Information on a composite ambulance cot.
Computer-Aided Engineering. Jun99, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p26. 4p. 1 Color Photograph, 3 Black and White Photographs.
COMPUTER-aided engineering, COMPUTER software, and MEDICAL equipment
Discusses the benefit of computer-aided engineering (CAE) in the field of medical device development. Computerized axial tomography (CAT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); Use of Mimics software from Materialise Software; Application of rapid prototyping.
Features Matra Datavision Inc.'s task specific reverse engineering and rapid prototyping software called STRIM for Prototyping Version 6.2. Creation of high quality surfaces directly from a set of points in a matter of minutes; Inclusion of curvature analyzer in the software.
COMPUTER software, COMPUTER simulation, and AIRPLANE maintenance & repair
Discusses the Lockheed Martin company's drive to decrease the cost of aircraft development processes through its Virtual Product Development. Employment of Engineering Animation Incorporated's VisFly product visualization software and VisMockUp digital prototyping software; Details on the initial implementation of VisProducts; Comments from Woody Sconyers, director of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Sector's Virtual Product Development Initiative.
Reports that Engineering Animation Inc. is incorporating DirectModel, a cross-platform large model rendering toolkit, into its VisMockUp and VisFly visualization and digital prototyping computer software. Product development applications.