Centre d’innovació i Tecnologia BARCELONATECH

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TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES FOR AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

ADVANCED MATERIALS



  • Multi-funct ional nanomaterials
  • Multi-Material design
  • Lightweight materials
  • Surface coatings
  • Tribology
  • Materials forming technologies
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Recycled materials

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING



  • Flexible manufacturing
  • Efficiency in manufacturing processes
  • Compute r-aided technologies
  • Intelligent Logistics systems
  • Quality Control

SIMULATION



  • Computational fluid dynamics (aerodynamics , aeroacoust ics, heat transfer...)
  • Computational structural mechanics (crash , stiffness , dynamics , durability, vibroacustics…)
  • Evaluation of thermal and fluid dynamic behaviour of components
  • Battery management
  • Energy and fuel consumption
  • Characterization of light sources and design of lighting systems
  • Ergonomics

SAFETY AND COMFORT



  • Active and passive safety
  • Structural integrity and reliability
  • Biomechanics
  • Adaptive Integrated Driver-vehicle Interface
  • Rear View Systems
  • Connectivity machine to machine
  • Intelligent Vision Systems
  • Sensors
  • Infotainment and telematics
  • Automated driving based on active safety systems and car-to-x communication
  • Haptic interfaces
  • Advanced visualization systems (virtual reality)
  • Acoustic comfort: Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH)

ELECTRIC, ELECTRONIC & WIRELESS



  • Human machine interfaces  (HMI)
  • Development of Protocols / Devices for V2i and V2v communication
  • Smart antenna technology for wireless systems
  • High voltage and energy distribution systems
  • Energy management
  • Batteries and power systems
  • Fast Charging
  • Bidirectional Charging
  • Electromagnetic compatibility
  • Power electronics
  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

PROPULSION SYSTEMS



  • Alternative fuels
  • Highly efficient thermoelectric systems
  • Advanced electric and hybrids powertrains
  • Electricity storage
  • Optimization of combust ion engines
  • Acoustic and vibration signal analysis
  • Advanced cooling systems
  • Contactless fast charching

SMART MOBILITY



  • Sustainable urban mobility
  • Dynamic traffic models
  • Applications for active management and traffic information
  • Flexible road networks
  • Adaptive traffic signals
  • Autonomous driving
  • Urban logist ics
  • Vehicle routing algorithms
  • Geolocation and tracking
  • Smart cities integration
  • V2V / V2i communication