A Formal Product/Process Model for Engineering

by Albert Wong, Schlumberger Austin Systems Center, Austin, United States,
D. Sriram, (A.M.ASCE), Schlumberger Austin Systems Center, Austin, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering

Abstract: This paper describes an extended object data model which is suitable for modeling complex design information. The model provides extensions to object oriented model by providing explicit abstractions for modeling relationships, and constraints associated with objects and relationships, and providing a mechanism to handle the concept of version or alternative objects and configurations. The model has been used to implement a toolkit for modeling shared design information with multiple views and levels of constraints.

Subject Headings: Data processing | Computer aided design | Computer models | Information management | Decision support systems

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