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Innovations


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  • From conceptualizing to product designing to developing prototypes, the R&D at UCAL managed by the best of the Engineers and Scientists; uncover the less known to develop products of excellence that offer great value to the customers. Advanced Engineering software are used for designing and analysis.
  • Vehicle condition is simulated for testing of products, for evaluating the performance and durability . The prototypes are then built for preliminary trials for Fit, Form and Function
  • Our strong team at R&D is engaged in the design and validation of advanced technology related to
    • Fuel Management System
    • Engine Management System
    • Pump & Valve design and development.
    • Electronic Control Systems
  • KCAT (Krishnamurthy Centre for automotive technology) is recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India and has some of the best hardware and software that help us not only in development but in testing and validation too
    • Annual R&D spend about 5 % of sales
    • Total R&D investment of over US$ 5mn
    • Respect for IP generation and protection
    • Committed to comply with international IPR regulation
    • Over 15 active patents
    • Over 25 Technical papers presented in National and International conferences
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  • Application Definition

    • Vehicle System Modeling of engine and electrical ancillaries
  • System Specification

    • System architecture, Functionality Partitioning, Network Protocols, Fault Tolerance
  • Mechanical Design

    • Innovative Design
    • Design of EMS components
    • Modeling, Analysis, Simulation
    • Rapid Prototyping, Validation Cycle, Production Design, Design Validation & Verification
  • Control Strategies

    • New control system design. Development and Validation
    • Hardware in the loop (HiL) systems and rapid prototyping tools
    • OBD and control algorithms (Air, Fuel, Torque, After Treatment, Transients etc)
  • Hardware

    • Design and validation of production quality, ECU hardware e.g power electronics design
    • EMC/RFI, design for harsh environments
  • Software

    • Production software development: engine, Safety systems etc
    • Implementation of customer control strategies
  • System Integration & Calibration

    • Independent system integration. H+L systems & validation for powertrain, chassis & vehicle
    • Calibration for function and performance, Fleet / Production calibration
    • Cost and warranty reduction
  • Manufacture

    • Independent cost review (80M. Conversion. etc)
    • Manufacturing configuration Management
  • After sales support

    • Specific support on-field related problems resolution
  • To stay competitive and to offer quality products at right price, UCAL Fuel Systems applies state of the art software for conceptualization and analysis for speedy market solutions. The software currently used is:
    • AUTOCAD 2006
    • 3D MODEL (SOLID WORKS)
    • 3D MODEL (UNIGRAPHICS)
    • FEA (COSMOS)
    • FEA (ANSYS)
    • FEA (ANSYS
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  • Facilities for Testing & Validation

    • Engine Dynamometer
    • Super flow bench for air flow optimisation
    • Two / three wheeler Chassis Dynamometer
    • Emission measuring equipment – Portable Analysers
    • Mass emission measuring equipment
    • Walk-in cooler for cold start trials of 2 wheelers
    • Test-bed vehicles
    • Environmental Chambers
    • Temperature - Humidity Chambers
    • Vibration Shaker
    • Salt Spray
    • Fuel vapor exposure test
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  • UCAL has a legacy in automobile electronics and controls pertaining to Engine Management System.
  • Following are the capabilities of UCAL in Electronics and controls:
    • Designing and validation of production quality hardware
    • Rapid Prototyping of Hardware
    • EMC/RFI compliant Hardware Design
    • Design for harsh environments, cost down and warranty
    • Power electronics architecture and component design
    • Control system design, Development and validation
    • ‘Hardware in the loop’ systems
    • Model based Prototyping Tools
    • Algorithm Development for Engine management
    • Post Treatment
    • OBD
    • Production software experience in Gasoline Engine Management, Diesel Emission Management
    • Requirement specification definition
    • Architectural design
    • System-level design
    • Hardware development
    • Board prototype development
    • Software implementation
    • Module integration and testing
    • Product verification and quality conformation
    • Product release & maintenance
    • Microcontroller based design