3-D Design Review System in Collaborative Design of Process Plant

  • Jian ZhouEmail author
  • Linfeng Liu
  • Yunyun Wang
  • Fu Xiao
  • Weiqing Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 201)


Design review is important in collaborative design of process plants. To satisfy the actual work demands of design review, a 3-d design review system is developed and the key technologies such as information organization model and multi-resolution rendering approach are proposed. The information organization model combining scene tree and attribute tree can organize the information from different CAD systems with a unified structure, and optimize the information query speed. The multi-resolution rendering approach based on programmable graphics pipeline can improve rendering efficiency within less preprocessing time, without using extra hard-disk space. Examples show that the 3-d design review system can work on a general PC to review a large quantity of design information from different subjects, and ensure real-time interaction at the same time.


Design review Information organization model Multi-resolution rendering Collaborative design 



This work is sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 71301081, 61373139, 61300165, 61572261), Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (No. BK20130877, BK20140895), Postdoctoral Science Foundation of China (No. 2014M551637), Postdoctoral Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (No. 1401046C).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jian Zhou
    • 1
    Email author
  • Linfeng Liu
    • 1
  • Yunyun Wang
    • 1
  • Fu Xiao
    • 1
  • Weiqing Tang
    • 2
  1. 1.College of ComputerNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingChina
  2. 2.Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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