# CS 285: SOLID MODELING

# Lecture #1 -- Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 -- 4pm - 5:30pm -- Room 606 Soda Hall

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## Collection of Background Information

**Why do you want to take this course ? (fill in questionnaire)**

## A Simple Modeling Task

**Jumping to the core problem ! (how to obtain a CAD model)**
**Discuss possible approaches. (what if specs change?)**

## Procedural Design/Modeling

## Symmetry

**What is symmetry ?**
**What is its role in design/modeling ?**
**Examples -- Discussion**

## What Is CS 285 All About ? (Foils)

**CS 285 in the curriculum**
**What you will learn**
**Teaching style, grading policy**
**Course organization**

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## "Solid" Modeling ?

**What is a solid ?**
**What do we mean by "modeling" ?**
**What types of modeling are we interested in ?**
**What might we model in this course ? (from this list of candidates)**

## First Homework Assignment (8/31 to 9/7):

### A#1: Planning the Construction of a Solid Model

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