Development of a Collaborative Design Tool for Structural Analysis in an Immersive Virtual Environment
2001) Development of a Collaborative Design Tool for Structural Analysis in an Immersive Virtual Environment. Technical Report TR-01-18, Computer Science, Virginia Tech. (
This paper contains the results of an on-going collaborative research effort by the departments of Architecture and Computer Science of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A., to develop a computer visualization application for the structural analysis of building structures. The VIRTUAL-SAP computer program is being developed by linking PC-SAP4 (Structural Analysis Program), and virtual environment software developed using the SVE (Simple Virtual Environment) library. VIRTUAL-SAP is intended for use as a collaborative design tool to facilitate the interaction between the architect, engineer, and contractor by providing an environment that they can walk-through and observe the consequences of design alterations. Therefore, this software can be used as an interactive computer-aided analysis of building systems.
|Item Type:||Departmental Technical Report|
|Subjects:||Computer Science > Information Visualization|
|Deposited By:||User, Eprints|
|Deposited On:||21 May 2002|