authors 
Braid, I. C. 
year 
1975 
title 
The Synthesis of Solids Bounded by Many Faces 
source 
communications of the ACM. April, 1975. vol. 18: pp. 209216 : ill. includes bibliography 
summary 
A technique is presented which allows a class of solid objects to be synthesized and stored using a computer. Synthesis begins with primitive solids like a cube, wedge, or cylinder. Any solid can be moved, scaled, or rotated. Solids may also be added together or subtracted. Two algorithms to perform addition are described. For practical designers, the technique has the advantage that operations are concise, readily composed, and are given in terms of easily imagined solids. Quite short sequences of operations suffice to build up complex solids bounded by many faces 
keywords 
geometric modeling, algorithms, computer graphics, polyhedra, solids, data structures, boolean operations, Euler operators, Brep 
series 
CADline 
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