ADAMS Engineer

Recruiter
V All Inc.
Location
Gaydon
Salary
£38,000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Depends on Experience

Job Purpose:Modelling of Chassis Systems

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Support the establishment of K & C targets for all AML suspension systems.
  • Help develop hard points for suspension systems and steering systems.
  • Develop bush rates to enable vehicle to meet compliance targets.
  • Maintain vehicle models with representative component masses & inertias.
  • Determine ARB/spring stiffness’s to achieve handling balance and ride frequencies.
  • Complete ride, handling, steering, and braking tests on ADAMS and study the effects of kinematics and compliance under various load conditions.
  • Update models with component stiffness figures as they become available.
  • Plot results on a standard format for consistency to support progress evaluations.
  • Develop and maintain ADAMS Driveline models for dynamic manoeuvres.
  • Help investigate vehicle dynamics issues arising during development using simulation models.
  • Suggest improvements and use measured vehicle data to update models.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
  • ADAMS CAR training courses completed

Relevant Experience:

  • 4 years minimum experience as a simulation Engineer within the automotive industry.
  • 3 year experience of ADAMS simulation tools which must include ADAMS CAR.
  • Proven capability of studying and understanding K&C data and correlating it with models.
  • Co-Simulation integration of active damping and SCS controllers into models.
  • Experience of EPS software tuning
  • Tyre modelling

Skills & Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of Altair Hyperworks including Hypergraph.
  • Working knowledge of Matlab would be useful.
  • Rig test environment experience