A Study on Rapid Prototyping using VRML Model

VRML 모델을 이용한 쾌속조형에 관한 연구

  • 김호찬 (부산대학교 대학원 지능기계공학과) ;
  • 이주호 (부산대학교 대학원 지능기계공학) ;
  • 반갑수 (상주대학교 자동차공학) ;
  • 최홍태 (경남정보대학 기계시스템학) ;
  • 이석희 (부산대학교 기계공학부)
  • Published : 2000.07.01

Abstract

Internet becomes very common tool for communication and data sharing. Virtual reality(VR) on web browser, and virtual prototyping and virtual manufacturing is widely used in many engineering folds. The reduction of overall development process and error minimization during data conversion becomes very crucial where sharing data via Internet and VR. This paper deals with the advantage and disadvantage of VRML format used in RP(Rapid Prototyping), and a software for RP data preparation is developed. If VRML format as an international standard for VR, is replaced with STL format, the weak points of STL format can be overcome and the technique related to virtual prototyping and virtual manufacturing can be addressed more systematically by sharing the data. The system developed in this work shows a good window to get access to a more realistic observation of an object fur an RP system from a long remote sites in a more systematic way.

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