DO:4.5 NON-MANIFOLD PARTS
• A manifold part makes sense mathematically. A non-manifold part may be interpreted in a number of ways, when dealing with general cases.
• Some examples below show manifold/non-manifold shapes
• Non-manifold parts have,
- vertices with less than 3 adjoining faces
- edges with more or less than two adjoining faces
• Non-manifold parts are required for,
- composite material modeling in a single part
- assembly modeling where parts touch or overlap (press fit)
- other Future Applications ????
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