3D MODELING METHOD USED FOR THE DESIGN OF A VEHICLE KNUCKLE
Keywords:design, geometry, knuckle, CAD, manufacturing
The paper presents the 3D virtual modelling process of a vehicle suspension part using CAD software. The knuckle is the subject of this design due to its geometric complexity. It is part of the rear double wishbone suspension of a rear wheel drive vehicle. There are presented the main steps for the design of the knuckle including the specific features for each operation. The further purpose of this design is the reverse engineering and manufacturing by using 3D printing technology.
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