Sheet metal Stamping design with Fusion 360 - Chassis frame
What you'll learn
- Basics of Chassis ladder frame design in vehicle design
- Design methodology of chassis frame design from scratch
- Complex Surface design CAD workflows for designing sheet metal brackets for chassis
- Holistic understanding of how chassis is designed from concept to details
- Basics of automotive engineering
- Familiarity with CAD software preferrably Fusion 360
- Basics of mechanical design
This is a project based course which takes you through the complete design process of a full chassis Frame for a SUV vehicle.
Section 1 consists of an introduction to some basic concepts related to chassis design and the design methodology associated with design of chassis frame in a vehicle development project
Topics covered :
Vehicle construction - Body on frame vs monocoque (Unibody) construction
Construction of a typical ladder frame
Design methodology from concept to detail design
primary design criteria which govern initial design
What is Bending stiffness ? how is it measured and its practical importance
What is torsional stiffness ? how is it measured and its practical importance
How to improve stiffness locally with examples
Design for durability and a logical process to follow with examples
Converting vehicle specifications to Design specifications
Developing the dimensions for side members
Design Workflow of front suspension mounting cluster
Design Workflow of Powertrain mounting cluster
Design Workflow of Fuel tank mounting cluster
Design Workflow of Rear suspension mount cluster
Design workflow of Body mounting cluster
A deep dive into the world of chassis design with sheet metal components
Input files are provided which can be used to develop your own designs following the workflows.
The course is a one of a kind practical course which details the intricacies of design along with covering the holistic implications of various aspects .
Who this course is for:
- Design engineers working in automotive industry
- Engineering students looking for headstart to develop advanced skills
Mufaddal Rasheed is a mechanical design engineer and an inventor experienced in a role in Automotive R&D designing complete Chassis systems from Concept to production for SUV projects in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd for 7 years . Part of a team which delivered a innovative modular chassis platform for 5 vehicles.
With knowledge of the complete product development process and the details of engineering systems, he brings to the table a combination of analytical and creative skills.
Currently working on multiple projects of his own towards becoming a serial inventor and educator in the area of Design engineering.
He is passionate about mechanical design and innovation and writes regularly on Quora with a Top writer badge.
Core belief is that engineering is a lifelong learning process and for a designer it is "the more you know the better you design".
Building a comprehensive knowledge system for mechanical design engineers and aspirants which would prepare an individual for engineering innovation at Mechademic
The Courses are focused on Practical aspects of Automotive and General Mechanical design engineering Targeted purely towards product development grounded in theory.
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96 % say the explanation of concepts is clear
99 % say the instructor is knowledgeable in the subject