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Acis

(ā`sĭs): see GalateaGalatea
, in Greek mythology. 1 Sea nymph, daughter of Nereus and Doris. She was loved by the brutish Polyphemus, a Cyclops who wooed her with love songs; but Galatea loved Acis, the handsome son of a river nymph.
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Acis

blood turned into a “river of ice.” [Gk. Myth.: Metamorphoses]

ACIS

(graphics)
Andy, Charles, Ian's System.

A geometric engine that most CAD packages now use. ACIS uses a sophisticated object-oriented approach for modelling, the data is stored in boundary representation. Acis is owned by Spatial Technologies.

ACIS

(Alan Charles Ian Spatial) A 3D modeling engine from Spatial Corporation, Broomfield, CO (www.spatial.com). ACIS is the 3D kernel used in a wide variety of 3D CAD programs including MicroStation Modeler, CorelCAD and, as of release 13, the venerable AutoCAD.
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0, users can transfer models in the industry-standard SAT file format between applications based on different versions of ACIS, from 1.
ACIS SAT Format - Supports all versions of the industry-standard ACIS SAT file format, including the latest release 6.
In addition to these applications, there are more than 130 commercially available applications that support the ACIS SAT file format, including industry leading applications such as TRIBON 4 by Kockums Computer Systems in the shipbuilding industry, Grade/CUBE II by Hitachi Zosen Information Systems for mold and die making, and MegaCAD by Megatech and ARGOS by Vertex System OY in the AEC marketplace.
Another reason for choosing ACIS is its data compatibility, through the ACIS SAT file format, with most of the world's leading CAD/CAM/CAE applications.
Additionally, there are more than 130 commercially available applications that support the ACIS SAT file format.
com to download their improved or translated model, in either IGES or ACIS SAT file format.
The open architecture of ACIS and the industry standard ACIS SAT file format are known as the "ACIS Geometry Bus.
This means end users can take a SAT file of a model and seamlessly transfer it back-and-forth between any one of over 100 ACIS-enabled applications.
Both lighting and entity color information are saved with the 3D model in the SAT file.
remarked, "We are great fans of the ACIS SAT file format and use it as our preferred export from AutoCAD to our FEA program due to its high accuracy.
The Viewer represents our commitment to extending the useability of our ACIS SAT file format for both customers and end users," he said.