INDEX


The references in this index are to Sections or Subsections in this volume. Page numbers can be ascertained from the Contents list at the beginning of the volume. Full capitalised entries represent APT and CASPA vocabulary words. e.g. ABSF
ABSF 9.4.2 Alternative splining algorithm, 3.4 ANGLB 9.4.3 Angle function, 9.4.3 ANGLF 9.4.3 APT control surfaces, 7.1 ARCOSB 9.4.1 ARCOSF 9.4.1 Area clearance, 8.7, 8.7.3, 8.7.4 ARELEM 7 ARELEM problems, 7.5 ARELEM restart, 7.1.5 ARSINB 9.4.1 ARSINF 9.4.1 AT type tool path, 8.1 ATAN2B 9.4.1 ATAN2F 9.4.1 ATANB 9.4.1 ATANF 9.4.1 AVCTRL 15.2 Avoidance action logging, 15.3 Avoidance strategy specification, 15.2 AVPRT 15.3 Ball end cutter, 7.2 Binormal, 1.2.1 Cancelling milling conditions, 8.6.7 CANF 9.4.4 CANON 12.4 Canonical array for CURSEG, 2.4.3 Canonical array for SCURV, 2.4 Canonical form for a Sculptured Surface, 5.1.3 Canonical form data extraction, 9.4.4 Canonical form retrieval,9.2 Canonical form storage, 9.2 CASPA 10 CASPA geometry definitions, 10.1 CASPA graphics commands, 10.2 Centre of curvature, 1.2.1 CFPRT 10.3.1 Check surface, 7.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3 CHKSRF 15.1 Circle, 2.1 Circular arc, 2.1.2 Clearance plane, 8.4.1, 8.6.6 CLDAT 12.5.1, 12.5.2, 12.5.4.3 CLFILE 7.3.1, 8.4.1, 8.4.4, 10.2.2 CLEAR 10.2.2 CLOSE 10.3.2 COLOUR 10.2.1 COMBIN 2.3, 3.3.1 COMBIN surfaces, 6.4 Complex number product, 5.3.2 Computed JUMPTO 12.1.3 Conditional transfer 12.1 Conic curve, 2.1 Constant parametric curve, 1.2.2 Contact disc, 7.3.1 CONTIN 12.2.2 Control curve, 5.2 Control surfaces, 7.1 Coplanar points, 2.1.3 Corner radius cutter, 7.4.2 COSB 9.4.1 COSF 9.4.1 COSHF 9.4.2 COTANB 9.4.1 COTANF 9.4.1 CROSS 5.2 Cross command curve, 5.2 Cross product surface definitions, 5.2 Cross product surface, 8.2 Cross product, vector expression, 12.3.2 Cross spline curve, 1.2.2 Cross spline direction, 5.2.1 Cross spline tangent, 7.3.2 Cross vectors, 8.2 Cross-constrained GENCUR surfaces, 6.3.2 CRSSPL 1.2.2, 2.2.2, 8.2, 8.3 CURFLO subroutine, 3.2.2 CURSEG 2.1 Curvature, 2.1.2 Cusp height, 8.4.1, 8.6.5 CUTTER 7.3.2, 8.5 Cutter, 7.2 Cutter, ball end 7.2 Cutter, corner radius 7.4.2 Cutter, 7 segment in regional milling 15.5 Cutter, spherical 7.2, 7.4, 7.4.1 Data extraction functions, 9.4.4 DEBUG 10.3.1 DELETE 10.3.3 Derivative vector, 2.4.3 Developable ruled surface, 7.3.2 DEVICE 10.2.1 D format for numbers 12.3.1 Diagnostics, 8.8, 8.8.1 Distance function, 9.4.3 DISTF 9.4.3 DO 12.2.1 DO loop, 12.2.1 DO loop considerations and restrictions, 12.2.3 DOTF 7.4.2, 9.4.3 Dot Product, vector expression, 12.3.2 DRAW 10.2.2 DRAW/AXES 10.2.2 DRAW/CLFILE 10.2.2 DRAW/FRAME 10.2.2 DRAW/point 10.2.2 DRAW/POLYGN 10.2.2 DRAW/scurv 10.2.2 DRAW/ssurf 10.2.2 Drive control curve, 8.2, 8.6.2 Drive control parameters, 8.4.1, 8.6.2 Drive control surface, 8.3, 8.4.1, 8.6.2 Drive surface, 7.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3 Eccentricity, 2.1.4 Efficiency, 7.1.6 E format for numbers, 12.3.1 EJECT 12.7 Ellipse, 2.1 Errors, PATH 8.8.4 Errors, SCON 8.8.2 Errors, SMIL 8.8.3 Error messages Appendix B Error messages, Translator B.1 Error messages, Execution B.2 Error messages, Cleditor B.3 Evaluator, parametric 11.1.1 EXIT 10.3.4 EXFILE, additional output manipulation 12.5, 12.5.1 EXFILE, output segment 12.5.2 EXPF 9.4.2 Explicit equation, 1.1 Extended number definition, 12.3.1 Extension to curve, 2.2.4 Extensions to sculptured surfaces, 7.1, 7.1.5 Extraction of data from canonical form, 9.4.4 Extraction of parametric coordinates, 9.4.4 Extrinsic geometric construction, 9.1.2, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.1.6 Feature line, 2.3.2 FEDRAT 8.4.1, 8.6.4 Feedrate selection, 8.6.4 Final SCURV array, 2.4.2 FINI 10.3.4 FLOW 2.2.4, 2.3.2, 5.1 FLOW,ANGLE 3.2.3 FLOW,ARC 3.2.1 FLOW,CHORD 3.2.4 Flow data in canonical array, 3.2.2 Flow of parametric curves, 3.2 Flow parameter, 5.1 Flow tolerance, 3.2.1, 3.2.3 Formatter for non-native geometry 11.1.3 FTORUS, TORUS formatter 11.2 FVDAFS, VDA-FS formatter 11.3 Functions 9.4 Functions, data extraction 9.4.4 Functions, geometric 9.4.3 Functions, mathematical 9.4. Functions, trigonometric 9.4.1 Gaussian curvature, 5.1.1 GCLEAR 13.4 GENCUR 6.3, 8.2 General conic, 2.1.3 Generalised rotation, 5.3.2 Geometric construction, 7.4, 9.1 Geometric functions, 9.4.3 Geometric transformation, 3.5 Global values, 3.1.1 GOLOFT 13.2 GOUGCK in regional milling, 15.7 Header table, 2.1.2 HELP 10.3.4 Homogeneous coordinates, 1.3, 2.4.2 Hyperbola, 2.1 IF 12.1, 12.1.1, 12.1.2 ILPRT 10.3.1 Implicit equation, 1.1 INDIRP 7.5.3, 7.5.4 INDIRV 7.5.3, 7.5.4 INSERT 10.3.3 Interference Checking 15 Interim SCURV array, 2.4.1 Intersection between plane and sculptured surfaces 14.1 Intersection between sculptured surfaces 14.2 Intersection point, 9.1.2, 9.1.5, 9.1.6 INTF 9.4.2 INTOF 2.2.4, 7.4.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.3, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.1.6 INTOL 8.5 Intrinsic geometric construction, 7.4.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.3 INTSEC 14, 14.1 14.2 Isoparametric machining, GOLOFT 13.2 Isoparametric plotting, PLOTFT 13.1 JUMPTO 12.1.3 Knot point, 3.4 Lag angle, 7.3.1 Large data array surfaces, 7.1.6, 9.2 Lead angle, 7.3.1 Length function, 9.4.3 LETTER 10.2.1 LIBPRT 9.3 Lift off, 8.4.1, 8.6.5 LIMIT 3.1 Limit constraint, 3.1.2 LINTYP 10.2.1 LIST 10.3.1 LIST/PST 10.3.1 LIST/TST 10.3.1 LNTHF 9.4.3 LOG10F 9.4.2 Logical IF 12.1.1 Logical IF, use of 12.1.2 LOGF 9.4.2 Mathematical functions, 9.4.2 MAXDP 7.1.5, 7.2, 7.3.2, 8.4, 8.5 MAXDP/-2 7.2 MAXDP/-3 7.2 MAXDP/-4 3.4 MAXF 9.4.2 Maximum cut length, 7.1.5, 8.5 Maximum cut vector, 7.1.5, 8.5 Mesh surfaces, 6.2 Minimum eccentricity, 2.1.4 MINF 9.4.2 MODF 9.4.2 MODIFY 10.3.3 MULTAX 7.3.1, 8.6.3 Multiaxis machining, 7.3 Non-native Geometry 11 Non-native Geometry data structures 11.1.3 NORMAL 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.2.2 Normal to curve, 1.2.1, 2.1.2 Number of arcs, 9.4.4 Number of cross splines, 9.4.4 Number of patches, 9.4.4 Number of segments, 9.4.4 Number of splines, 9.4.4 NUMF 9.4.4, 12.5.3 NUMPTS 8.5 ON type tool path, 8.1, 8.4.1 Orthogonal vectors, 1.2, 2.2.2 OUTTOL 8.5 Parabola, 2.1, 2.2.2 Parameter, 1.1 Parametric evaluator, 11.1.1 Parametric geometry, 1.1 Parametric line, 2.1.1, 7.4 Parametric machining, GOLOFT 13.2 Parametric plotting, PLOTFT 13.1 Parametric stepover, 8.4.1, 8.6.5 PARMF 9.4.4 Part surface, 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.1.3, 8.4.1, 8.6.1 PATCH 6.1 Patch surfaces, 6.1 PATH 8.7.2 PATH errors, 8.8.4 PICKFD 8.7.4 Pivot point, 7.3.1 PLANE 10.1.2 PLOTFT 13.1 PNTSON 6.1, 6.1.3 PNTVEC 6.1, 6.1.1 POINT/CLDATA 12.5.4.1 Point defined by parametric reference, 9.1.1, 9.1.3, 10.1.1 POINT/INTOF,scurv 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 10.1.1 POINT/INTOF,ssurf 9.1.3, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.1.6, 10.1.1 POLYGN 6.1, 6.1.2, 10.1.1 Position vector, 1.2.1 POSN 8.7.1 Prerequisites for SMIL, 8.7.5 Principal curvatures of surface, 5.1.1 PRINT 9.3 PRINT/AVPRT 15.3 PRINT/LIBPRT 9.3 PRINT/SSPRT 9.3 PRINT/SSTEST 9.3 PRINT/TABPRT 9.3 Profile curve, 5.1.1, 5.2 Projected length, 3.2.4 Proximity, 9.1.4 PUNCH 9.2, 10.3.2 PUNCH/CANON 10.3.2 PUNCH/ERROR 10.3.2 PUNCH/HLPTXT 10.3.2 PUNCH/LOAD 10.3.2 PUNCH/RANDOM 9.2 PUNCH/RETAIN 9.2 PUNCH/SYMBOL 10.3.2 Radius of curvature, 2.1.2 READ 9.2, 10.3.2 READ/CANON 10.3.2 READ/LDA 10.3.2 REGION 13.3 Regional milling 8 Regional milling, APT 7 segment cutter, 15.5 Regional milling, additional tool axis control 15.6 Regional milling CLFILE format, 8.4.4 Regional milling algorithm, 8.1 Regional milling conditions, 8.6 Regional milling diagnostics, 8.8, 8.8.1 Regional milling example, 8.4.2 Regional milling programming, 8.4 Regional milling tool control, 8.3, 8.7 Regional milling verification listing, 8.4.3 Restart diagnostics, 7.1.5, 7.5 Retrieving canonical forms, 9.2 REVOLV 4.2 Rotational cross product surface, 5.3 Rotational surfaces, 4.2 RULED 4.1 Ruled cylindrical surfaces, 4.1 Ruled surface, 5.1 Ruled surface, GENCUR 5.1.1 Ruled surface, SMESH 5.1.2 SAVE 10.3.2 SAVE/JOURNAL 10.3.2 Scalar product, 9.4.3, 12.3.2 Scaling a vector, 12.3.2 SCON 8.4, 8.6 SCON errors, 8.8.2 SCON/AXIS 8.4.1, 8.6.3, 15.6 SCON/AXIS,ATANGL 15.6 SCON/DS 8.4.1, 8.6.2 SCON/FEED 8.4.1, 8.6.4, 8.6.6 SCON/INIT 8.6.7 SCON/INIT,ALL 8.4.1, 8.6.7 SCON/PS 8.4.1, 8.6.1 SCON/STEPOV 8.4.1, 8.6.5 SCREEN 10.2.1 SCURV 2.1 SEG 2.2.3, 3.3 Segment of circle, 2.2.3 Segment of parametric curve, 3.3 SIGNF 9.4.3 SINB 9.4.1 SINF 9.4.1 Single tool path, 8.7.2 Singular point, 5.3.2, 5.4.2 SINHF 9.4.2 SMESH 6.2 SMESH defined ruled surface, 5.1.2 SMIL 8.4, 8.7 SMIL errors, 8.8.3 SMIL prerequisites, 8.7.5 SMIL/PATH 8.7.2 SMIL/PICKFD 8.7.4 SMIL/POSN 8.7.1 SMIL/ZIGZAG 8.4.1, 8.7.3 Smoothed curve, 3.1.1 Smoothing data in canonical array, 3.1.4 Smoothing of curves, 3.1 Smoothing of surfaces, 3.1.5 Smoothing with vector constraints, 3.1.3 Smoothing, 2.4.1 SPATF 9.4.3 Special ARELEM, 7.2 Sperical cutter, 7.2, 7.4, 7.4.1 SPLINE 2.2 Spline curve, 1.2.2, 2.2 Spline-constrained GENCUR surfaces, 6.3.1 SQRTF 9.4.2 SSPRT 9.3, 10.3.1 SSPRT,ON 1.4 SSTEST 9.3, 10.3.1 SSTEST,ON 1.4 SSURF 4, 5.1, 6 SSURF/SCALE 5.4 SSURF/TRANSL 5.2.1 SSURF/XYROT 5.3.1 SSURF/YZROT 5.3.3 Stepover, 8.4.1, 8.6.5 Storing canonical forms, 9.2 Surface area, 5.1.1 Surface extensions, 7.1, 7.1.5 Surface patch, 1.1 Surfaces of revolution, 4.2 Swarf cutting, 7.3.2 Sweep, 5.2.1 SYMTYP 10.2.1 SYN 10.3.4 Synthetic curve, tool path control by, 8.2, 8.6.2 Synthetic curves, 7.1 TABPRT 9.3 TANB 9.4.1 TANF 9.4.1 Tangent, 1.2.1 TANHF 9.4.2 TANSPL 1.2.2, 2.2.2, 8.2, 8.3 TEXT 10.2.2 THICK 7.1, 7.1.4 TLAXIS 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 12.6, 12.6.3 TLAXIS/ATANGL 12.6.3.3 TLAXIS/LAST 12.6.3.1 TLAXIS/PARLEL 12.6.3.2 TOL 3.2.3 Tolerance, 8.4.1 Tool axis control, 7.3, 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 8.2 Tool axis orientation, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.6.3 Tool axis vector, 8.1, 8.2, 8.4.1, 8.6.3 Tool contact disc, 7.3.1 Tool offset calculation, 7.4.1 Tool path control by synthetic curve, 8.2, 8.6.2 Tool path control, 7.1, 8.2 Tool path generation, 7.4 Tool pivot point, 7.3.1 Tool positioning, 8.7.1 Tool projection vector, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4.1 Tool to surface relationship, 8.1, 8.6 Torus, 5.2.1, 11.2 Transformation matrix, 3.5, 11.1.2 Transformation of non-native geometry, 11.1.2 TRFORM 3.5 Trigonometric functions, 9.4.1 TYPE 10.3.1 UNIT 2.2.4 Unit vector, 1.2 UNORM 2.1.3 Variable tool axis control, 8.2, 8.6.3 VDA-FS non-native interface, 11.3 Vector, 1.2, 10.1.2, 12.5.4.2 VECTOR/CLDATA 12.5.4.2 Vector Dot Product (.), 12.3.2 Vector Cross Product (*), 12.3.2 Vector expressions, 12.3.2 VECTOR/INTOF,scurv 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 10.1.2 VECTOR/INTOF,ssurf 9.1.3, 9.1.4, 9.1.5, 9.1.6, 10.1.2 Vector at point of intersection, 9.1.2, 9.1.5, 9.1.6, 10.1.2 Vector defined by parametric reference, 9.1.1, 9.1.3, 10.1.2 Vector scaling, 12.3.2 Vector volume, 9.4.3 Verification listing for surface, 5.1.1 Verification listing, 1.4, 2.1.2 VIEW 10.2.1 Volume, 9.4.3 WEIGHT 2.4.1, 3.1 Weight constraint, 3.1.1 WINDOW 10.2.1 WRITE/LDA 10.3.2 XYPLAN 6.2.2 XYZ mesh, 6.2.1 YZPLAN 6.2.2 Zero curvature, 5.1.1 ZIGZAG 8.7.3 ZSURF 10.1.2 ZXPLAN 6.2.2