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Reverse Engineering of Turbocharger Compressor Designs Based on Non-Parametric CAD Data

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ABSTRACT

The improvement of turbocharger components-such as compressor-by means of virtual methods can be done most efficiently if those component’s geometries are given in a parameterized format. It is shown here how the geometric description of turbocharger compressors that have a neutral format (ASCII or STEP/IGES) can be transformed in a parameterized description. This description is then used to perform parameter variations which are validated via simulation methods like CFD. The parameterization of the geometry is therefore a very important step within the workflow of the virtual design of turbocharger components as without it the investigation of different geometries are very time-consuming and expensive.

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O. Velde, G. Kreuzfeld and I. Lehmann, "Reverse Engineering of Turbocharger Compressor Designs Based on Non-Parametric CAD Data," Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 7, 2012, pp. 353-358. doi: 10.4236/eng.2012.47046.

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