Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Haptic Interface for Real-Time Evaluation and Modification of Shape Design

[+] Author Affiliations
Monica Bordegoni, Umberto Cugini

Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

Paper No. DETC2007-35434, pp. 579-586; 8 pages
  • ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 2: 27th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Parts A and B
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4–7, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4803-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3806-4
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME


The paper presents the results of a research project aiming at developing an innovative framework for conceptual design of products based on innovative haptic interfaces. The framework consists of a CAD (Computer Aided Design) system enhanced with intuitive interaction tools and modalities for modeling, modification and evaluation of shapes. The system aims at exploiting designers’ skills in modeling products, improving the products design process by reducing the necessity to build several physical models for evaluating and testing the product designs. The system proposes an emotional engineering approach by supporting product designers in translating their sensibility into physical design factors, allowing easy and fast creation and evaluation of diverse shape solutions. The system requirements have been defined after observing designers during their daily work and translating the way they evaluate and modify shapes using hands and craft tools into specifications for the modeling system and the haptic tool. The system prototype has been tested by designers who have found it intuitive and effective to use.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Design , Shapes



Interactive Graphics


Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In