Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Visualization and CAD

VIZ Acad. year 2010/2011 Summer semester 5 credits

Overview of visualization and CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems. Specification of basic principles and functions of the systems for: work in 2D, work in 3D, accuracy providing, 3D scenes modeling, preparing scenes for visualization and scenes visualization. Methods of scenes visualization. Methods of data exchange between CAD systems with link to visualization. Data representation for CAD systems and visualization. Specification of user interfaces of CAD systems. Specification of basic principles of programming in CAD systems.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 13 hrs pc labs, 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

60 exam, 40 projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Bartoň Radek, Ing. (DCGM FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

  • Student acquaints with the basic principles of visualization and CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems.
  • He/she acquaints with work in 2D CAD system.
  • He/she acquaints with work in 3D CAD system.
  • He/she learns the 3D scenes modeling.
  • He/she learns to prepare 3D scenes for visualization.
  • He/she acquaints with scenes visualization methods.
  • He/she acquaints with problematics of data exchange between CAD systems with link to visualization.
  • He/she learns basic principles of programming in CAD systems.

Learning objectives

To provide overview of visualization and CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems. To acquaint with the basis principles and functions of the systems, namely: work in 2D; work in 3D; accuracy providing; 3D scenes modeling; preparing scenes for visualization; scenes visualization. To acquaint with problematics of data exchange between CAD systems with link to visualization. To learn the basic principles of programming in CAD systems.

Study literature

  • Watt, A., Watt, M.: Advanced Animation and Rendering Techniques: Theory and Practice, Addison-Wesley, 1992, ISBN 0-201-54412-1
  • Moeller, T., Haines, E.: Real-time Rendering, AK Peters, 1999, ISBN 1-56881-101-2

Fundamental literature

  • Farin, G.: Curves and Surfaces for CAGD, Academic Press, 1997, ISBN 0-12-249054-1
  • Sillion, F., Puech, C.: Radiosity and Global Illumination, Morgan Kaufmann, 1994, ISBN 1-55860-277-1
  • Ebert, D., S. et al.: Texturing and Modelling: A Procedural Approach, Academic Press, 1998, ISBN 0-12-228730-4

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to visualization and CAD.
  2. Basic principles and functions of CAD systems.
  3. Data representation in CAD systems.
  4. Types and applications of CAD systems.
  5. Data sharing in CAD systems.
  6. User interfaces of CAD systems.
  7. Development in CAD systems.
  8. Connection between CAD and visualization.
  9. Visualization scenes specification.
  10. Scenes representation in visualization.
  11. Traditional visualization methods.
  12. Rendering methods for visualization.
  13. Future development of CAD and visualization systems.

Syllabus of numerical exercises

  1. Introduction to laboratories and used CAD system.
  2. Basic 2D work.
  3. Basic 3D work.
  4. 3D scenes modeling.
  5. Visualization scene preparing.
  6. Scene visualization.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

Individually assigned project linked on laboratories.

Progress assessment

A mid-term exam evaluation and evaluation of projects.

Course inclusion in study plans

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