Washington, District of Columbia
April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018
April 7, 2018
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://strategy.asee.org/29464
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