I've got a funky shaped plastic fuel tank, and a fuel level sensor that measures a depth from a given point on the sensor. I used a cutout to create a solid part representing the fuel at a volume we want to call full. Since Creo can calculate the volume for me, I also know the volumes at 3/4 full, 1/2 full, and 1/4 full. But because of the odd shape, I don't know the exact dimension to cut-extrude down to to achieve the final volume. I'm working with Creo 2.0. I'm thinking that an iterative while or if/then is the only way to get close. Are there any built-in features where I could drive the depth dimension of a cut-extrude by a final desired volume? Thanks in advance!
Mechanical Engineer - Design
New Product Development
Colorado School of Mines '09
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