[Pharo-users] StCAD is open source

Offray Vladimir Luna Cárdenas offray.luna at mutabit.com
Mon Jun 25 11:09:00 EDT 2018

Thanks a lot.

BTW, the page at [1] looks really good for a graphical software. Maybe
some of its looks could be put in the CAD software repos, just to give a
glimpse of what is possible with FreeCAD and StCAD.

[1] http://www.ar-cad.com/index.html



On 24/06/18 19:05, askoh wrote:
> Hi:
> I have just open source StCAD (MIT license) which has the code for freeCAD.
> http://askoh.com/stcad
> Although written in VisualWorks Smalltalk, I hope Pharo users will port it
> in part or whole.
> All the best,
> Aik-Siong Koh
> What is 'StCAD'?
> 'StCAD' is a basic 3D CAD framework in Smalltalk (VisualWorks 8.x). It
> extends
> the GF/ST 2D drawing framework into 3D. It also include 'StCAD-Geo' which is
> the 3D geometric domain, 'StCAD-Math' which provides the mathematical
> support
> for 3D CAD and motion simulation computations, and 'StCAD-Doc' which is a
> simple word processor. 'StCAD-Math' is also suitable for engineering,
> scientific and business computing. The parcels are open source using MIT
> License. Users can use these parcels with other private software to create
> 3D
> applications like motion simulation, finite element analysis, CAD,
> scientific
> visualization, etc.
> 'StCAD' allows users to create and manipulate assemblies, which are
> collections of 3D parts. The parts are 3D solids, which can be connected by
> joints, constraints, contacts, actuators, springs, dampers or forces. The
> parts and connections define the structure or mechanism that the assembly is
> meant to represent. Animation is possible, if the user can provide time
> series
> of position and orientation data for the parts.
> Users can also obtain output data in the form of plots and tables. XY plots
> can be zoomed and set to equal scales. Data series available include linear
> and angular displacements, velocities, accelerations and other user
> generated
> data.
> 'StCAD' has been used to create a freeware called 'freeCAD' which is a 3D
> with Motion Simulation. For more information visit:
> http://www.askoh.com
> --
> Sent from: http://forum.world.st/Pharo-Smalltalk-Users-f1310670.html

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