Curves and surfaces for computer aided geometric design: a practical guide

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Academic Press, 1990 - Computers - 444 pages

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Contents

Introductory Material
13
The de Casteljau Algorithm
27
The Bernstein Form of a Bezier Curve
37
Bezier Curve Topics
51
Polynomial Interpolation
67
Spline Curves in Bezier Form
85
Piecewise Cubic Interpolation
111
Cubic Spline Interpolation
121
Tensor Product Bezier Surfaces
249
Composite Surfaces and Spline Interpolation
271
Bezier Triangles
303
Geometric Continuity for Surfaces
331
Coons Patches
341
Additional Material
351
Differential Geometry II
367
Interrogation and Smoothing
385

Bsplines
147
Differential Geometry I
173
Geometric Continuity I
185
Geometric Continuity II
199
Conic Sections
213
Rational Bezier and Bspline Curves
231
Evaluation of Some Methods
397
Quick Reference of Curve and Surface Terms
403
List of Programs
409
Index
435
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