Design & Engineering

Computer Aided Design

The following techniques and tools allow Powertrain Integration™ to offer world class vehicle engineering services.

Design Capabilities:

Vehicle Scanning & Digitizing
CAD Design
    – Registered with GM SMAD, Rating: Green
    – (1) UGNX 5.0
    – (18) UGNX 3.0 with GMtk – concurrent with GM
    – (2) Shape Studio Modules
    – (1) Structures Module
    – (1) Motion Module
    – (1) IDEAS V11.0 with Nissan Tool Kit
    – (1) Auto Cad LT
Design & Engineering Support
    – (18) VisView Professional V5.1 (Teamcenter) – concurrent with GM
    – (1) AutoWeb Licenses: secured data transfer with GM
    – GD & T, Dimensional Engineering Capability
    – (1) CFDesign for CFD Analysis
    – Secure database for engineering change control (IQS)
    – Secure FTP site with individual accounts for data transfer with non-AutoWeb users

Engineering Capabilities:
CAE Simulation Experience
    – Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
    – Crashworthiness simulations
    – Vehicle stability analysis – Static Stability Factor / Fishhook
    – Thermal growth
    – Natural frequency and NVH
    – Part / assembly load criteria and stress analysis
Engineering Department Capabilities
    – BIW / structures
    – Plastic and composites
    – Chassis / suspension performance
    – Wheel assemblies
    – Suspension geometry characteristics and analysis
    – Interior / exterior trim and ornamentation
    – Electrical systems integration
    – Regulatory compliance