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Bodyworks and Automotive Materials

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Content

7th EDITION
UPC School

Subjects

Proyecto Final
10 ECTS.
Project management and Skill Development
2 ECTS. 22 teaching hours.

1. Project Management in the automotive industry.
2. Skills development: objectives, self-leadership, time management and creativity.
3. Skills development: teamwork, conflict management and empathy.
4. Benchmarking in the automotive sector.
5. Skills development: written communication.

Design and Concept
3 ECTS. 32 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.
Catia V5
3 ECTS. 56 teaching hours.
1. Infrastructure: configuration I, CATIA V5 environment, common basic tools.
2. Basic assemblies.
3. Sketcher and Wired.
4. Solid and Area Core.
5. Knowledgeware I (setting of parameters, formulas and layout tables).
6. Advanced Infrastructure.
7. Advanced Assemblies.
8. Advanced Wireline.
9. Advanced Solid and Surface.
10. KnowledgewareII.
Materials and manufacturing processes
3 ECTS. 42 teaching hours.
1. Materials and manufacturing processes.
2. Plastics used in automotive.
3. Plastic transformation processes.
4. Other materials.
5. Stamping processes and materials.
6. Bodywork manufacturing process.
7. Painting processes.
8. Assembly processes.
Bodywork project: structure
5 ECTS. 46 teaching hours.
1. Fixed structure.
2. Anti-corrosion protection and sealing.
3. Bodywork experimentation.
4. Front end and bumpers.
5. Front end.
Bodywork project: external parts
5 ECTS. 46 teaching hours.
1. Structural design of mobile element.
2. Functional elements project.
3. Door panels and hatchback project.
4. Mobile element validation.
5. Upper external finishes.
6. Lower external finishes.
7. Glazing and cleaning system.
Bodywork project: internal components
5 ECTS. 46 teaching hours.
1. Instrument panel and central console.
2. Interior linings.
3. Air conditioning and temperature control.
4. Seating.
5. Trunk coverings and carpets. Storage compartments.
6. Haptic.
Simulation and Virtual Reality
3 ECTS. 42 teaching hours.

1. Introduction: Basic concepts.
2. Structure (crash, stiffness, NVH).
3. Occupants.
4. Finishes.
5. Case study I.
5.1 Case studies II.
6. CFD.
7. DMU.
8. Tolerance Management.
9. Virtual reality.

Passive safety and approval
4 ECTS. 42 teaching hours.
1. Introduction.
2. Impact biomechanics.
3. Seats and headrest system.
4. Occupant protection system.
5. Children protection system.
6. Pedestrian Protection.
7. Shock tests.
8. New and future systems.
10. Regulations.
11. Vehicle approval.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.
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Credits:
43 ECTS
(374 teaching hours)

Start date:
Classes start:03/10/2017 Classes end:04/07/2018Programme ends: 30/09/2018
Timetable:
Monday  17:30 to 21:30Tuesday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647
Barcelona

Registration fee:
6.100 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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