For junior – to graduate – level courses in computer graphics. Also, widely used for professional self-study. Reflecting the rapid expansion of the use of computer graphics and of C as a programming language of choice for implementation, this new version of the best-selling Hearn and Baker text converts all programming code into the C language. Assuming the reader has no prior familiarity with computer graphics, the authors present basic principles for design, use, and understanding of computer graphics systems. The authors are widely considered authorities in computer graphics, and are known for their accessible writing style.
Una de las principales características incorporadas en esta tercera edición es la integración de los temas relativos a gráficos tridimensionales y bidimensionales. También se ha ampliado el tratamiento de la mayoría de los temas para incluir análisis de desarrollos recientes y nuevas aplicaciones. Algunas de las principales áreas de ampliación son la animación, las representaciones de objetos, la pipeline de visualización tridimensional, los modelos de iluminación, las técnicas de representación superficial y el mapeado de texturas.
Each chapter of this book was assigned to one or two recognized industry professionals – most volunteered for their assignment. Many of the chapters from the AADE (American Association of Drilling Engineers) Shale Shaker Handbook were modiﬁed and brought up to date by one or two volunteers. Some chapters represent completely new material that was missing from the original book. The writer and/or modiﬁers of the chapters are recognized below the chapter title.
The mission of the book is to provide production engineers a handy guideline to designing, analyzing, and optimizing petroleum production systems. The original manuscript of this book has been used as a textbook for college students of undergraduate and graduate levels in Petroleum Engineering. This book was intended to cover the full scope of petroleum production engineering. Following the sequence of oil and gas production process, this book presents its contents in eighteen chapters covered in four parts.
This edition has been revised to make it more accessible to today’s students, including the addition of more materialon writting proofs, more figures and pictures to convey ideas, sidebars to highlight related material, and a less formal writting style. It includes many new exercises in each chapter to help readers confirm and enhance their understanding of the material.