Unit I

CAD hard ware. Product cycle. CAD tools.

Unit II

CAD systems. System evaluation. CAD specific I/O devices.

Unit III

CAD software. Graphic standards. Data structure for CAD applications. Geometric modeling. Rep­resentation and manipulation of curved surfaces.

Unit IV

Solid modeling. Fundamentals. Feature based modeling manipulations of solid models.

Unit V

Transformation and visual realism. Hidden line and surface removal. Shading and coloring. Anima­tion.


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2. Rogers, D.E and Adams, J.A., Mathematical Elements for Computer Graphics, 2nd ed., McGraw­-Hill, 1990.