Body Components Benchmarking


  • determination of global stiffnesses of closures

Load Cases Hoods/Tailgates

  • torsional stiffness
  • longitudinal stiffness
  • lateral stiffness

Load Cases Doors

  • window frame stiffness
  • door sag
  • over opening
  • beltline stiffness


Dr.-Ing. Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu
Manager Research Area
Vehicle Concepts & HMI
+49 241 80 25699


Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany
+49 241 80 25600

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