New Design Support Approach CAP (Computer Aided Principle) and an Application to Structural Design for Vehicle Crash Safety 2007-01-3718
The authors have proposed a new method to identify the important information which links to the basic principle of the design's physical behavior by using CAE technology, and this method was named as CAP (Computer-Aided Principle).This method can help the engineers to grasp the basic physical characteristic that governs the first-order behavior. In this study, the authors applied CAP to the simulations of the design of frontal crash phenomena, which are difficult to understand because of the problem of strong nonlinearity, and explored the possibilities for using CAP. The correlative physical parameters thus obtained can help designers to understand the essence of the phenomena involved.
Citation: Yu, Q., Miyajima, K., Araki, T., and Natori, S., "New Design Support Approach CAP (Computer Aided Principle) and an Application to Structural Design for Vehicle Crash Safety," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-3718, 2007, https://doi.org/10.4271/2007-01-3718. Download Citation
Qiang Yu, Kenzo Miyajima, Toshihiro Araki, Sou Natori
Yokohama National University, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
Asia Pacific Automotive Engineering Conference