Computer Aided Flat PAttern Design (CAFPAD)

A custom designed consultancy project executed by Prof. K.S.R.K.Prasad , Department of Aerospace Engineering., IIT Powai, Bombay, for ADA, DRDO, MINISTRY OF DEFENSE, Govt. of INDIA, at Bangalore during 1990-91.

It Directly operates on Sheet Metal Components (SMC) Surface Models and produces lofts for bend forming SMCs. It has been customized for A/c components like ribs, stringers, spars, bulkheads, etc. and can be easily extended for industrial application of bend forming process. It has the following salient features: