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Bodywork project: structure

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.

Presentation

2nd EDITION
UPC School
This lifelong learning course is also part of the training track for the postgraduate course Bodyworks and Automotive Materials.

The aim of the course is to offer a comprehensive overview of the main bodywork structural components. The course details the economic, legal and technical requirements to be considered during the design, development, validation and manufacturing processes.

Aims

Students who pass this course will be able to:
- Know the main factors for body structure development
- Know the main measures to protect the structure.
- Know the vehicle's structure elements.

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

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.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • Carod de Arriba, Xavier
    Doctor en Ingeniería de Proyectos por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Licenciado en Química por la Universitat de Barcelona, especializado en Ciencia de Materiales. Colaborador de la Cátedra SEAT/UPC del 2007 al 2012. Profesor asociado en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.

Teaching staff

  • Amer Montesinos, Salvador
    Salvador holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Engineer from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. He has studied multiple specialized fatigue courses, such as "Fatigue of materials and structures", "Selection of materials in mechanical Project" or "Simulation and Analysis of stresses in mechanical components". Since 1987, he has been working as Fatigue Engineer in SEAT. Salvador has international working experience: 2 years as engineer in Acoustics department, and 8 months as Engineer in Audi, also in the Fatigue Laboratory. Currently, he is Head of Fatiga y Extensometría Laboratory a the Technical Center of SEAT.
  • Chaves Miguel, Mario
    Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and a Postgraduate Degree in Bodyworks and Automotive Materials- CARMAT. At present, he is leader of the Car body and Corrosion Team at the Technical Centre of SEAT.
  • García Saura, Maria Teresa
    Licenciada en Geografía e Historia por la Universitat de Barcelona (UB). Técnica Especialista de Riesgos Laborales por la UB. Técnica de los posgrados CARMAT. Carrocería y Materiales de Automoción y ELTICA. Electricidad y Electrónica del Automóvil. Responsable del programa CATIA v5 en la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona. Administración y control de los cursos y posgrados realizados por la Cátedra SEAT/UPC, Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya y la Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales de Barcelona, en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.
  • Geue, Michael
    Responsible at Testing and Q-Building department at SEAT's Tecnichal Center.
  • Viguer Gomez, Carlos
    Responsible for Bumper at the Technical Centre of SEAT
  • Zahinos Ruiz, Abel
    Doctor en Ingeniería de Proyectos por la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). Consultor de innovación en Lead to Change. Ingeniero Técnico de Telecomunicaciones e Ingeniero de Organización Industrial por la UPC. Profesor Asociado en el Departamento de Ingeniería de Proyectos y Construcción de la UPC.

General information

Credits
5 ECTS (46 teaching hours)
Start date
Start date:22/01/2018End date:13/02/2018
Timetable
Monday  17:30 to 21:30Tuesday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
From 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. Issued pursuant to art. 34.1 of Organic Law 4/2007 of 12 April, amending Organic Law 6/2001 of 21 December, concerning Universities. 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.

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
1.380 €
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.