Scheme for automatic dimensioning of CSG defined parts

M. M F Yuen, S. T. Tan, Kai Ming Yu

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A general scheme for automatic dimensioning of objects defined by solid modelling techniques is presented. The first part of the paper describes a theory that relates the geometrical definition of a solid and the dimensions that appeared on the engineering drawings. The second part demonstrates a method that automatically generates adequate dimensions from boundary representations of the solid models. Implementation of the scheme on a constructive solid geometry modeller, PADL2 of the University of Rochester, is also described.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-159
Number of pages9
JournalComputer-Aided Design
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1988
Externally publishedYes


  • boundary representations
  • dimensions
  • entities
  • solid modelling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Geometry and Topology


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