The Architecture of CAD Systems

  • José L. Encarnação
  • Rolf Lindner
  • Ernst G. Schlechtendahl
Part of the Symbolic Computation book series (SYMBOLIC)

Abstract

Just as it would be difficult to define “the typical program” or “the typical house”, there is no such thing as “the typical CAD system”. The architecture of a particular CAD system will certainly depend on:
  • the tasks to be solved by the system;

  • the computer resources available for its implementation (both hardware and software);

  • the experience of the CAD system designer;

  • rules established within the company or on a wider scale, which restrict the freedom of the system designer.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • José L. Encarnação
    • 1
  • Rolf Lindner
    • 1
  • Ernst G. Schlechtendahl
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Informationsverwaltung und Interaktive Systeme, FB 20TH DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Kernforschungszentrum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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