CADICAM Design of Trunnion Mount (Short Communication)
Keywords: Trunnion mount, CAD, CAM, gas turbine engine, fillets, CADICAM, sofiware development, engine casing, filleting, 3-D modelling, intermediate tool path, numerical control technology
AbstractThe computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) of a 3-D trunnion mount located on the intercasing housing of a gas turbine engine is described. The mount carries load and thrust, hence stress-concentrating locations, like sharp edges and corners must be avoided. A program involving CAD, CAM and post-processing CAD surfaces for tool paths has been developed. Preliminary machining of a scrap aluminum piece that verified the program is described. This method is applicable to a wide variety of proprietary packages.
How to Cite
Basu, R. D., & Sridhar, C. (2002). CADICAM Design of Trunnion Mount (Short Communication). Defence Science Journal, 52(2), 117-126. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.52.2156
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