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Functionality in blend design

Lowe, T. W.; Bloor, M. I. G. and Wilson, M. J. (1990). Functionality in blend design. Computer-Aided Design, 22(10) pp. 655–665.

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A method is presented for obtaining surfaces that satisfy certain given design conditions. The surfaces are generated as solutions to a partial differential equation and designs, which optimize some function of the surface while satisfying some other constraints, are found. Examples of maximizing the heat lost from a surface and of minimizing shear stress are considered.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 1990 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0010-4485
Keywords: computer-aided design; surface; blends; partial differential equations
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 30502
Depositing User: Timothy Lowe
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2013 09:47
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 09:58
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