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Available job

Heavy duty exterior casing for navigation system on truck or trailer

About the company

ÅF is an engineering and design company within the fields of energy, industry and infrastructure. We create sustainable solutions for the next generation through talented people and technology. We are based in Europe and our business and clients are found all over the world.

ÅF Making Future.

About the job

Heavy duty exterior casing for navigation system on truck or trailer

Background
Navigation systems and sensors that collect, convert and distribute signals to help truck drivers more easily keep track of their trailers in terms of distance, angle and tilt are under development. Such navigation equipment contributes to safety, easier control of the trailer and driving planning.

The navigation equipment however need to be securely packaged and protected to work in the harsh environment provided by the open road.

Objective
The task is to design a suitable casing for a navigation system to be installed on the back of a truck or trailer. The Casing need to be dust and water sealed, fulfil the system specifications and the design need to be feasible for tooling.

Methods
Combining literature studies and interviews with subject matter experts to determined suitable materials and manufacturing methods. Analyse existing field data to come up with improvements and ways to optimize the concept.

Deliverables 

  • A report including:
    > Durability analysis 
    > Final result presentation
    > Technical description of the decisions made during the design process.
    > Material selection analysis
  • CAD models of the final design made in Catia V5.
  • 2D drawing of the final design.

Who are you?

You are currently pursuing a master thesis to finish your studies in Automotive Engineering, Product Development or Production Engineering.

We offer

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of ÅF’s success story. Are you passionate about technology development? Do you like to work together to find the best solution? Then we can offer you career opportunities in a modern workplace with challenging assignments and exciting projects all over the world.

The ÅF Group is ranked as one of Sweden’s most popular employer among engineers. At ÅF you will be involved in developing innovative and sustainable solutions within infrastructure, energy and industry. We are always looking for the sharpest skills that can create a future society together with us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will learn from you.

Contact information

Peter Blomgren
+46 105050772
peter.blomgren@afconsult.com

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