• George Gherghina University of Craiova
  • Dragos Tutunea University of Craiova
  • Dragos Popa University of Craiova


computer graphics, technical drawing, digital mock-up, digital design


Hand drawing and representation of various images engraved in stones or physical models built to scale come from the beginning of the human kind. The history of civilization presents many forms of representations based on the human imaginations. Nowadays the engineers create a technique to draw and design ideas by rules in ISO standards. If at the beginning of the last century the creation of industrial technical drawings was realized by crayon with very original results, in present, the computer aided threedimensional design is widespread and introduced in digital mock-up processes. The integrated 3D-CAD design is used since the early automotive development processes. This paper presents the use of 3D modeling and analysis of automotive components to reduce cost and time in the concept phase of development.


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Author Biographies

George Gherghina, University of Craiova

Prof at Department of Vehicles Transportation and Industrial Engineering

Dragos Tutunea, University of Craiova

Lecturer at Department of Vehicles Transportation and Industrial Engineering

Dragos Popa, University of Craiova

Assist Prof at Department of Vehicles Transportation and Industrial Engineering


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