VA/VE : Front-End And Rail Assembly Design Optimization

Customer’s Objective

  • Design Optimization, Prototyping And Testing Of The Vehicle Front-end And Rail Assembly Using Advanced High Strength Steels With The Following Requirements:
    • Compliance With FMVSS Requirements
    • Minimum Weight Reduction Of 15%
    • No Increase In Cost
    • Virtual And Physical Validation By Retrofitting In Proto Vehicle

Our Approach

  • Packaging Study And Concept Generation
  • Section Optimization With Proprietary Software
  • Design Of Experiments (DOE) Based Optimization
  • Virtual Design Validation Using CAE
  • Prototype Build And Testing
  • Correlation Of Virtual Data With Physical Test Data
Software UG NX, LS DYNA, HYPERMESH, HEEDS

Value Delivered To Customer

Weight Reduction 19%
Cost Reduction 7%
Reduction In Number Of Parts 70%