Thursday, January 31, 2013

3D model: Inline-four engine

Thing practiced: 3D modeling

Tool used: SolidWorks 2013 trial

I’ve always had an iffy understanding of how car engines work – I learned pretty much everything I know from this book when I was 9. To understand better, I started modeling one.

Intake and exhaust camshafts:
Camshafts

Pistons and connecting rods:
Pistons and rods

Crankshaft:
Crankshaft