AN APPROACH TO CREATING A SIMPLE DIGITAL TWIN FOR OPTIMIZING A SMALL ELECTRIC CONCEPT VEHICLE DRIVETRAIN

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  • Tam´as Do´ka Department of Machine and Product Design Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Budapest University of Technology and Economics
  • Pe´ter Hora´k Department of Machine and Product Design Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Budapest University of Technology and Economics

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3D Model-Based Simulation; Digital Twin; Electric Vehicle Drivetrain

Abstract

Since modeling and simulation are integral tools in engineering, the question is not if they should be used in a design process, but rather how they should be used to deliver the best solutions. The objective of this pa-per is to outline an approach to creating a simple Digi-tal Twin for a small electric vehicle drivetrain utilizing only parametric 3D CAD models, widely used simu-lation tools and some programming libraries. First, the concept of the Digital Twin, its benefits, then the possibilities of using Generative Design are briefly in-troduced, afterwards electric vehicles’ advantages are reviewed. In an example project the properties and opportunities of the 3D CAD- and simulation models are demonstrated. Finally, future improvements and automated optimization opportunities are discussed.

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2020-12-21

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