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FTP Engineering

Product: Automotive door latch
Project type: Simulation
Client type: resource limited engineering group

Using Solidworks motion analysis, FTP evaluated in a digital environment if an automotive door latch would meet design specifications, enabling the manufacturer to reduce costly, time consuming testing and prototype iterations. Plots of travel, forces, and torques, were generated for all door mechanical and electro-mechanical functions.

Inside unlock
Open door
Open door from inside
Outside lock lever torque
Outside lock lever torque
Motor torque
Motor torque