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Summary of Mathwall Skills, Capabilities and Facilities

Powertrain Design and Analysis:

  • Concept design, including full powertrain and vehicle integration
  • Feasibility studies
  • Benchmarking
  • DFMEA
  • Analysis – classic calculations, FEA, 1-D performance simulation, 1-D and 3D CFD, multi-body dynamic modelling
  • Valvetrain design and analysis
  • Detail design
  • Design release and supplier management

Vehicle Design, Analysis and Development

  • Concept design
  • Feasibility studies
  • Benchmarking
  • DFMEA
  • Analysis – classic calculations, FE Structural and Thermal Linear/Non-Linear, multi-body modelling
  • Optimisation
  • Detail design
  • Design release and supplier management
  • Ride and handling development

Materials

  • Material selection and specification
  • Failure analysis

Manufacturing

  • DFM
  • Sourcing – prototype, low volume (<10,000 units pa)
  • Lean consulting

Testing and Development

  • FMEA
  • Design validation test definition and planning
  • Engine and transmission build
  • Engine testing, up to 1000PS
  • 50kW motoring rig – valvetrain, sub-system testing, gearbox spin testing
  • Motored cylinder head test rig
  • Engine based airflow testing – Superflow 1020
  • Fuel Rig
  • Injector Test and Calibration Rig
  • Cam profile measurement and design
  • Valve Spring Rate Measurement

Application Engineering

  • DFMEA
  • Control systems – specification, sourcing, application
  • Software and calibration
  • Design of experiments
  • Global criteria emissions legislation and future trends
  • Benchmarking
  • Project management

CO2 Reduction

  • Legislation for global markets, current and projected
  • Design for efficiency
  • Development
  • Operating strategies
  • Implementation
  • Certification

Commercial

  • Project management
  • Business case feasibility
  • Product strategy and planning
  • BoM cost analysis and benchmarking
  • Supplier selection
  • Process FMEA
  • Lean techniques
  • Motorsport programmes