Building 3-D Animations

3-D rendering viewed as expensive (computationally and financially for software)

Enter Modern PC and “free” software

POV-Ray: rendering package (free, source available, not GPL)

VirtualDub: Creates avi from image files (GPL)

Animations for Introductory Courses
Dr. Michael R. Gallis and Dr. Ping Wang
Proceedings of the 2004 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition