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Computer-Aided Graphing and Simulation Tools for AutoCAD Users

1st Edition

By P. A. Simionescu

Chapman and Hall/CRC

632 pages

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This book allows readers to expand the versatility of AutoCAD design and documentation software. It provides ready-to-use procedures and computer programs for solving problems in a variety of application areas, including computer-aided design, data visualization, evolutionary computation, numerical methods, single and multicriteria optimization, li

Table of Contents

Graphical Representation of Univariate Functions and of (x, y) Data Sets. Graphical Representation of Functions of Two Variables. Programs and Procedures for Data Visualization and Data Format Conversion. Root Finding and Minimization or Maximization of Functions. Procedures for Motion Simulation of Planar Mechanical Systems. Kinematic Analysis of Planar Linkage Mechanisms Using Assur Groups. Design and Analysis of Disk Cam Mechanisms. Spur Gear Simulation. More Practical Problems and Applications.

About the Author

Petru Aurelian Simionescu is on the engineering faculty at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. He earned a BSc from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, a doctorate in technical sciences from the same university, and a PhD in mechanical engineering from Auburn University. Simionescu taught and conducted research at seven Romanian, British, and American universities, and worked for four years in industry as an automotive engineer. His research interests include kinematics, dynamics and design of multibody systems, evolutionary computation, CAD, computer graphics, and information visualization. So far, he has authored over 45 technical papers and has been granted seven patents.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Computer Graphics
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering