This project investigates a declarative language to describe CAD features and detect these efficiently employing database technologies. We are also working on estimating the simplification error made by defeaturing the model for engineering analysis.

      Workshops and Conferences

    • ITN INSIST Cardiff Conference, September 15th-17th 2015. Organiser: FC Langbein.



    • N. Rahimi, P. Kerfriden, F. C. Langbein, R.R. Martin. CAD Model simplification error estimation for electrostatics problems. SIAM J Scientific Computing, in press, 2017. [Details]
    • Z. Niu, R. R. Martin, M. A. Sabin, F. C. Langbein, J. H. Bucklow. Applying Database Optimization Technologies to Feature Recognition in CAD. Computer-Aided Design and Applications 12(3):373-382, 2015. [Details]
    • Z.-B. Niu, R. R. Martin, F. C. Langbein, M. A. Sabin. Rapidly Finding CAD Features Using Database Optimisation. Computer Aided Design, 69:35-50, 2015. [Details]


          • January 2012 - December 2015. ITN INSIST: Integrating Numerical Simulation and Geometric Design Technology. Coordinator: Bauhaus University, Germany (T. Rabczuk, M. Tur) with Cardiff University, UK (S. Bordas, P. Kerfriden, F. C. Langbein, R. R. Martin), Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria (B. Jüttler), Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain (J. J. R. García), Carnegie Melon, USA (Y. Zhang), UCSD, USA (Yuri Bazilevs), Cenaero (O. Pierard, N. Poletz), Simpleware (P. Young), inuTech GmbH, Germany (F. Vogel), Transcendata (G. Butlin), Numerical Geometry (M. Sabin). FP7-PEOPLE-2011-ITN, Marie-Curie Action: Initial Training Networks, ref 289361. EUR 3,839,831. [Details]