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Direct Mounted ECU Concept / Car components

Direct Mounted ECU Concept
Direct Mounted ECU Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

Discipline: Professional Concept

Using a generative design method, we developed an ideal shape that achieves both weight saving and heat dissipation while withstanding vibration and stress: A concept model of an ECU that is directly mounted on the engine, and an eco-friendly design that improves fuel economy and reduces material use. The design achieves about 12% weight saving versus conventional enclosures and achieves equivalent cooling despite the much smaller volume. Finally, the design language is applicable to other models, so that the entire ECU Series can make a positive contribution.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH after 2020

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia, Europe, North America

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

Client / Manufacturer

DENSO Corporation

DENSO CORPORATION
Kariya-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan

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DENSO Corporation

DENSO CORPORATION
Kariya-shi, Aichi-ken, Japan

CD: Tomoki Ikoma AD: Akira Okamoto

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NICHINAN CORPORATION

NICHINAN CORPORATION
Ayase-shi Kanagawa-ken, Japan

D: Giichi Endo

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Triple Bottom Line

Triple Bottom Line
Suginami-ku, Tokyo, Japan

D: Satoshi Yanagisawa

Design

601

601
Arakawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan

D: Yujiro Kaida