Virtual Environments for CAD Systems

  • B. Feijó
Conference paper
Part of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 333)


Irrespective to the built-in degree of Artificial Intelligence, any tool for assisting structural and mechanics engineering design is deeply rooted into 3D environments. However, the question of 3D virtual worlds is not clearly presented in the AI-based CAD literature. This paper contributes to the understanding of Virtual Environments in CAD systems, in a way more closely aligned with the design task environment and the perceptive needs of CAD users. This paper is also a practical guide for CAD researchers and engineers who want to explore the possibilities of VE technology.


Virtual Reality Virtual Environment Augmented Reality Virtual Object Motion Parallax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Feijó
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  1. 1.Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de JaneiroRio de JaneiroBrazil

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