Research on Tolerance Analysis System Based on 3D Collaborative Design Platform
Computer supported collaborative work (CSCW) technology is used to solve the resource-sharing problems in collaborative design, analysis, and manufacture. To address this need, a system called CollabVue for collaborative product design between designers and manufacturers is proposed in this study. This paper first introduces the framework of tolerance analysis system based on CollabVue, and then discusses the utilization of geometric topology information in 3D model to resolve the problem of dimension information input and the related specific operations. Based on object-oriented technology, a new data structure to interactively pick up and store dimension information is established. Finally the model uses iterative method to compute technological dimension chain equation.
Z.Y. Shen, M.N. James, W.D. Li, and Y.X. Zhao
X. Y. Shao et al., "Research on Tolerance Analysis System Based on 3D Collaborative Design Platform", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 44-46, pp. 253-260, 2008