Automotive design

Automotive design



Automotive design

Automotive design is a highly-specialized field, incorporating various types of engineering, safety, business acumen and creative talents. The industry is not limited to automobiles, but includes all other forms of wheeled-transportation. Auto design involves teamwork; each member contributes from his or her specialized knowledge base. The field is dynamic and ever-changing, offering the designer a high-powered and progressive work environment.

What automotive designers do?


Automobile designers design the appearance, the components, and often to the ergonomics of automobiles and other road vehicles, which may include vans, trucks, motorcycles, and buses. The functional development of a vehicle, including the mechanical, electrical, software, electronic, and safety aspects, are usually completed by a team of automotive engineers, whereas the aesthetics and appearance of the vehicle are left in the talented and artistic hands of an automotive designer. Most commonly, automotive designers are industrial designers with an art background and creative sensibility.

Automotive design is a creative process used to define the physical appearance of motor vehicles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles etc. It encompasses interior and exterior design.

Duration: 4 month (four month)
Software: AutoCAD, Creo , CATIA, Ansys

Skills:

  • Concept of Drafting
  • Engineering drawing and production drawing
  • Geometric dimensioning and tolerance
  • Fundamental of solid, sheet metal and surface design
  • Assembly and mechanism
  • Selection of material
  • Bill of material (BOM)
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)