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Identifying Boolean Logic Processes via the Basis of a NACA 2415 Airfoil

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2018 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Spring Conference

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Washington, District of Columbia

Publication Date

April 6, 2018

Start Date

April 6, 2018

End Date

April 7, 2018

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Diversity

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9

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https://peer.asee.org/29464

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Alexander T Wray Purdue University Northwest

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Alexander Wray is a Masters-seeking Mechanical Engineer enrolled at Purdue University North Central. He conducts research into dynamic system modelling and CFD modal systems for the purpose of modelling arduous or complex systems. As well, he presents and assists with teaching projects to classes in Solid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Fluid Mechanics in undergraduate courses.

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Nuri Zeytinoglu P.E. Purdue University Northwest

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Dr. Nuri Zeytinoglu has been a faculty member at Purdue University Northwest since 1987. He teaches thermodynamics, mechanics of materials and computer aided design in the department of mechanical and civil engineering. Currently he is the program coordinator at Westville campus

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Abstract

The development of models via CAD software have arisen with the advent of programs such as Autodesk, Solidworks, and Creo-E. To better utilize this software, knowledge of how to use said CAD programs are necessary in order to develop and model structures for applicable use in the real world. The focus is then to understand the use and application of this software in engineering modelling. For this project, a model of an acquirable NACA airfoil and its geometry were to be gathered from academic sources and databases. Once acquired, the airfoil would be modelled using the CAD software into a 3D Printable object. The object’s data would be inputted into Solidworks, after which a model would be drawn using Boolean techniques to draw holes and indentations, and using extrusion methods to develop shape and structure into a 3D environment. More importantly, understanding the process that is taken the develop the models necessary can lead to a method of automated Boolean processes for creating models without the need of the user to apply such processes post-modelling.

Wray, A. T., & Zeytinoglu, N. (2018, April), Identifying Boolean Logic Processes via the Basis of a NACA 2415 Airfoil Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Spring Conference, Washington, District of Columbia. https://peer.asee.org/29464

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