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Design and Concept

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

Presentation

UPC School

This lifelong learning course can be attended as part of the postgraduate course Bodyworks and Automotive Materials.

This course provides a wide overview of the main concepts and requirements needed to carry out the automobile bodywork development process

Aims

After completing this course, students will be able to:

1.Know the technical objectives of a bodywork development project such as package, ergonomics, aerodynamics, safety and legal requirements.

2. Apply skills to achieve optimal results between design lines and the pretended technical concept.

Who is it for

Graduate students in Automotive, Chemical or Industrial Engineering, Materials Science, Product Design or equivalent.
Working professionals or experienced in the automotive industry.

Content

Subjects

Design and Concept
3 ECTS. 30 teaching hours.
1. Introduction
2. Bodywork's concept evolution. Bodywork types
3. Package and ergonomics
4. Basic requirements
5. Study of exterior and interior design
7. Surfaces generation.
8. Color and Trim

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • González Benítez, Maria Margarita
    PhD in Science. Professor of Engineering Projects Department of the UPC. Specialist in design for the environment and sustainability tools must.

Teaching staff

  • Delgado Plaza, Pedro Antonio
    Head of service responsible for the Cokpit and Doors in Development Concepts, at SEAT's Technical Centre. Associate Professor of the automotive Elisava Design Master and occupational training programs. With over 25 years experience in the automotive sector (Yamaha and SEAT), in SEAT has developed different task and responsibilities in the departments of Structure, Moving parts, Optimization Series and Development Concepts.
  • García Saura, Maria Teresa
  • González Gallardo, Eduardo
    Responsible for Package and Ergonomics at Technical Centre of SEAT. Eduardo has also been lecturer at the master MIGIA-UPC
  • Hervás Sarciat, Daniel
    Responsible for the development of interior design at the Technical Centre of SEAT. Daniel has an extensive teaching experience as lecturer in the Master's degree of Product Design of the Elisava School of Barcelona as well as the Master's degree of Automotion and Design.
  • Loste, Enrique
    Senior architect for the ETSAB, is responsible for department of surface developmen (Strak) SEAT Technical Centre. Expert in surfaces in the automotive world with industry experience of 15 years, has developed his career in SEAT, VW, AUDI and has participated in projects of other brands such as BMW, Rover and Land Rover.
  • Rodríguez Luengo, José Alfonso
    Master degree in Industrial Design and Product Development from the Polytechnic University of Catalunya. Since 1998, Alfonso is car designer at the Stylish department of SEAT, where he has designed and developed many car projects, Concept cars, and competition prototypes. He has also collaborated with other car manufacturers, such as VW, AUDI and SUZUKI. In 2003, he designed the SEAT ALTEA, prototype that was awarded the European Design Prize in 2003. Since 2011, Alfonso is Design Project Leader of the IBIZA and LEON segments. Since 1995, he is teaching at different schools in Barcelona, such as ESDI, ELISAVA, UPC and ISTITUTO EUROPEO DI DESIGN. Furthermore, Alfonso collaborates with the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urban Studies from the Potífica Universidad Católica de Chile. He has been a member of the expert committee of the DELTA Prize of the Industrial Designers Association in 2009 and 2010.
  • Rodriguez Moreno, Juan Carlos
    Responsible for rear vehicle area at the Technical Centre of SEAT. He is also lecturer in the Master's degree of Product Design at the Elisava School of Barcelona
  • Tarres Riba, Albert
    Mechanical Engineer. Head of Concept Vehicle Department.

General information

Credits
3 ECTS (30 teaching hours)
Start date
Start date:18/10/2016End date:07/11/2016
Timetable
Monday  17:30 to 21:30Tuesday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
17 to 21 hours. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Taught at
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647
Barcelona
Contact person
Maria Teresa García Saura

Telephone: (34) 650 705 618
formacion.ingenieria.proyectos@upc.edu
Degree
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.Specialization degree at UPC

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
1.024 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.

0.7%

Language of instruction
Spanish

Related entities

Collaborators

  • Centro Técnico SEAT S.A.