Tuesday, 7 June 2011

Bezier tool path optimisation

I'm intrigued by the idea of generating tool paths as bezier splines in the host software with the reprap firmware natively operating on the splines, rather than G-Code.  Researching that idea, I came across this excellent paper on optimising bezier tool paths:

http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/ETD/image/etd2245.pdf

1 comment:

  1. Forgot to reference this wiki page that has loads more pre-thinking: http://reprap.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Elegant_multispline_motion_controller&oldid=23317

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