CAD and rapid prototyping for product design by Douglas Bryden

By Douglas Bryden

Computer-aided layout (CAD) and swift prototyping (RP) at the moment are a basic a part of the pro perform of product layout and are for that reason crucial talents for product layout undergraduate scholars. This ebook offers scholars with all of the instruments had to become familiar with the variety of either CAD software program and RP approaches utilized in the industry.

Presented in a visually enticing structure, this e-book is choked with case research examples from modern product designers, in addition to display pictures, CAD versions, and pictures of fast prototypes highlighting the layout procedure. This publication indicates how CAD and RP software program is utilized in product layout and explains, in transparent language, the similarities and ameliorations among the several software program programs and methods

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The magnetic Fig. 37 (above) Eva Solo Catalyzer. Fig. 38 (right) A CAD model of the inner magnetic tube inside a larger, conical outer tube, with detailing to allow wine to be poured while simultaneously allowing air to enter the wine bottle. Fig. 39 (opposite above) Developmental renders were created using Next Limit Technologies’ Maxwell Render software and presented to Eva Solo for feedback. Fig. 40 (opposite below) Development prototypes. 35 Chapter 1 Computer-aided Design Results The Lunchbox is a successful upgrade of the traditional plastic sandwich box and offers a much improved aesthetic to the airtight plastic kitchen-storage container, while the integrated spork solves the problem of forgotten cutlery.

Materials can either be selected from a library of predetermined materials, or created to match specific requirements using one or more shaders. Image maps can be assigned to shaders to control the appearance of materials. CAD and Rapid Prototyping for Product Design 3DS Material/Map Browser Material Editor - satined metal Modes Material Navigation Options Utilities Search by Name ... Plastic Brown Coarse Textured - Black Coarse Textured - Dark Gray Coarse Textured - Light Orange Coarse Textured - Umber Coarse Textured - White Fine Textured - Black Fine Textured - Dark Gray Fine Textured - White High Gloss - Burnt Red Reflectance Avg: 50% Max: 50% Transmittance Avg: 0% Max: 0% Diffuse: 0% Laminate - Light Beige Laminate - Light Brown Laminate - Light Brown 1 Arch & Design satined metal Templates Changes the material to an ideal lambertian (diffuse) shading without affecting colors or maps.

Fig. 55 High-realism renders of a CAD model of an electric shaver. Each render uses different background and camera lens settings. Background The background is the space that surrounds your model. The background colour affects the overall brightness of a scene and the colour and brightness of reflective surfaces in the scene. A background can be specified as a single colour, a gradient between two or more colours or a projection of an image of an interior or outdoor scene. In some rendering programs, a type of background known as an environment sphere or sky dome can provide illumination to your scene.

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