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Computer Aided Reverse Engineering of a Toy Car

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Conference

2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Atlanta, Georgia

Publication Date

June 23, 2013

Start Date

June 23, 2013

End Date

June 26, 2013

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

CAD Assessments, Trends and Applications

Tagged Division

Engineering Design Graphics

Page Count

7

Page Numbers

23.319.1 - 23.319.7

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https://peer.asee.org/19333

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64

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Jahangir Ansari Virginia State University

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Jahangir Ansari is Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at Virginia State University. He received his M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1979 and Ph. D. degree in Mechanical Design and Production Engineering in 1983 both from Seoul National University. He joined the faculty at VSU in 2002. His research interests include Structural Vibration, FEM, CAD/CAM/CAE, and Virtual Manufacturing.

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Abstract

Abstract:This paper focuses on a 3-D solid modeling technique employed in reverse engineering of a GoKart. Engineering Graphics and CAD/CAM are two of the core courses taught in theManufacturing Engineering program. Computer aided design and drafting, as well as solidmodeling of parts, are strongly emphasized in the Engineering Graphics curriculum, which istaught in the sophomore year. In continuation, both manual and computer aided CNCprogramming, as well as Rapid Prototyping application, are covered in the CAD/CAM coursetaught in the junior year. A tean of four under graduate students recently engaged in a researchproject called Computer Aided Reverse Engineering of a Go Kart. One of the main objectives ofthis project is for the students to extend their knowledge of reverse engineering and to also gain ahands-on experience in the field of solid modeling of complicated products. CoordinatesMeasurement Machine (CMM), a caliper, and a micrometer were used to measure the maindimensions of the parts. A solid modeling program was then used for creating the parts’ solidmodels and assembly for manufacturing analysis. This paper reports the re-engineeringmethodology and process of the Go Kart as a manufacturing design project.

Ansari, J. (2013, June), Computer Aided Reverse Engineering of a Toy Car Paper presented at 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, Georgia. https://peer.asee.org/19333

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