List Of Abbreviations


BS: British Standard

CAD: Computer Aided Design

CAE: Computer Aided Engineering

CAM: Computer Aided Manufacture

CATIA V5: Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application Version 5

CDR: Chassis Dynamics Rig (commonly known as 8 post rig)

CEng: Chartered Engineer

CPE: Composite Part Engineering

DMU: Digital Mock-Up

FEA: Finite Element Analysis

FMEA: Failure Mode & Effect Analysis

FIA: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

GD&T: Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing

GSA: Generative Structural Analysis

GSD: Generative Shape Design

ISO: International Standards Organization

PDM: Product Data Management

PLM: Product Lifecycle Management

K&C: Kinematics & Compliance

MEng: Master of Engineering

MIMechE: Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers

PAS: Power Assisted Steering

R&D: Research & Development

TKM: Tal-Ko Motori

VPM: Virtual Product Model