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dc.creatorQamar, Sayyad Zahid
dc.descriptionDue to the character of the original source materials and the nature of batch digitization, quality control issues may be present in this document. Please report any quality issues you encounter to, referencing the URI of the item.en
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.en
dc.description.abstractA high-level product representation has been developed and implemented, using design features for part description and mating conditions between features for the relationships among parts. The underlying ideas are that features are necessary for effective design representation; that spatial and functional relationships among parts of an assembly are best expressed through mating conditions; that assembly features of a part may, at times, be different from its manufacturing features; and that a good representation system should be natural, intelligent, comprehensive, interactive, and should be integrated with a visual display. Some new mating conditions have been defined and classified. Several problems concerning the use of features with mating conditions are discussed. Use of the representation system is demonstrated through drawings and data-structures of example products, both simple and reasonably complex.en
dc.publisherTexas A&M University
dc.rightsThis thesis was part of a retrospective digitization project authorized by the Texas A&M University Libraries in 2008. Copyright remains vested with the author(s). It is the user's responsibility to secure permission from the copyright holder(s) for re-use of the work beyond the provision of Fair Use.en
dc.subjectmechanical engineering.en
dc.subjectMajor mechanical engineering.en
dc.titleRepresenting mechanical assemblies with features and mating conditionsen
dc.typeThesisen engineeringen
dc.format.digitalOriginreformatted digitalen

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