WIT Press


An Industrial Ship System For The Flat Development Of Undevelopable Surfaces: Algorithm And Implementation

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CMEM090521

Volume

48

Pages

11

Page Range

579 - 589

Published

2009

Size

1,238 kb

Author(s)

E. M. Soto, X. A. Leiceaga & S. García

Abstract

This article presents an implementation of a new algorithm for flat development of undevelopable surfaces, which are characteristic of the plates used for construction of ship hull, and designed as B-spline patches, in an Industrial Ship System. The displayed method is based on the structured triangular composition of the surface, for later acquisition of flat development, thereby making differences between the distances of the 3D surface and the flat development minimum. A complete tool integrated in the Industrial Ship System has been obtained, which provides precision and rapidity, and it allows us to obtain all the necessary information for the later production for cutting and forming Keywords: undevelopable surface, B-spline, mesh, design patches, hull strake, production.

Keywords

undevelopable surface, B-spline, mesh, design patches, hull strake, production.