Today’s industry faces the competing pressures of having to develop more and more innovative concepts at less cost. One possibility of supporting these rivaling tasks is leaving the idea of traditional product development and introducing an algorithm-based product development paradigm. By this approach it will be possible to quickly generate a large number of possible solutions based on the future product’s primary specifications and requirements. The result of this process is a set of discrete CAD models for each possible solution, from which the designer can select the most suitable one for his specific task. By this approach, engineers shall be able to plan and design their complete draft in an automated, computer aided way. In short, they need to specify the essential requirements and conditions for their design and subsequently will obtain a set of mathematically and functionally optimized CAD-models, from which the best fitting part geometry can be passed on for production.

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