NIST and ISO, STEP and DMIS
- STEP: A new standard for EDA tools. Celander, Lars // EDN;4/13/95, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p125
Offers insights into the Standard for Exchange of Product Model (STEP), a proposed standard for electronic design automation tools. Other standards currently in use; Gerber as precursor to STEP; Problems with Gerber's integration; STEP's method of standardization. INSET: Who develops STEP?..
- OpenDWG Alliance formed. L.K. // Computer-Aided Engineering;Apr98, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p14
Focuses on the formation of the OpenDWG Alliance, an open computer industry standard for the exchange of computer-aided design drawings. Founding member of the alliance; Main goal of the group; Reason for Autodesk Inc. and Bentley Systems Inc.'s failure to join the alliance.
- Does CAD need new `traditions'? Merrick, Lew // Computer Graphics World;Sep96, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p21
Discusses the need for the computer-aided design (CAD) community to review the traditions and design drafting techniques developed in the past two centuries and analyze which are still applicable. Standards that have evolved over the years; Two ways the issues surrounding design intent get...
- CAD standards in the states-a survey. Hamblett Jr., Robert E. // Tech Directions;Aug97, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p32
Presents a study that investigate the existence of computer-aided design (CAD) standards in the United States. Number of states with CAD standards; Findings of the study; Adoption of national standards by the states; Recommendations of the study.
- The STEP standard moves ahead. Mattei, David // Computer Graphics World;Jul95, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p19
Reports on the Standard for the Exchange of Product Model Data data-exchange standard for computer-aided design systems in the United States. Implementation of the standard; Improvement of the performance and practicality of the standard; Information modeling language.
- Time to move ahead on cad standards. Davies, Nigel // Building Design;11/16/2007, Issue 1796, p23
The author reflects on the relevance of British Standard BS1192. He states that BS1192 is a practice code for the manufacturing processes of computer aided design (cad), but, many companies are still on the planning stage on standardization practice. He stresses that cad managers seems to avoid...
- Why bother with Design Standardization. Kimmig, Heinrich // Computer-Aided Engineering;Jul2001, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p62
Discusses the value of product design standardization. Changes in the computer-aided design technologies; Benefit for the enterprise; Significance of integrated standardization solution.
- Clinical versatility for removable implant-retained restorations with the NobelProcera Overdenture Solution. Geiselhöringer, Hans; Holst, Stefan // eLABORATE;Sep/Oct2009, p48
The article provides an overview of current standards and techniques for removable computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) solutions on dental implants. It explains the progress in the implant industry and its most challenging situations involving implant-retained...
- When data transfer goes awry. Teschler, Leland // Machine Design;12/07/2000, Vol. 72 Issue 23, p112
Presents information on the Initial Graphics Exchange Specification (IGES), the standard in the United States for exchanging data between dissimilar computer-aided design (CAD) systems. Issues over the data translation from CAD systems to IGES; Discussion on pre- and post-processing of...