Multi-body Dynamics for Automotive Applications

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Multibody dynamics is an advanced set of tools for designing and optimizing multibody structural mechanics systems using finite element analysis (FEA).


Top 5% of the class will get a merit certificate. Course completion certificate will be provided to all students who complete the course. You will receive both an e-verified and hard copy of your certificates.


Motion assemblies and Interference check

  • Assemble automobile motion assemblies
  • Able to review and modify kinematic and dynamic characteristics of such assemblies 

Simulate complex time-dependent dynamic systems

  • The compound pendulum is one of the most chaotic systems known to man and can be very unpredictable
  • Able to predict the location and velocity of the compound pendulum at any time instant accurately
  • Dynamic forces on the frame and joints can be measured as a function of time
  • Able to simulate any complex mechanism similar to this efficiently 

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Course Syllabus

Introduction to Multi-Body Dynamics (Theory, Background, and Motivation)

  • Importance of Multi-Body Dynamics in the industry
  • Difference between the FEA and MBD World
  • Force Equations
  • Industries using MBD
  • Evolution of Multi-Body Dynamics

Dive into Model Building

In this module, you will learn how to create and organize the parts in your mechanical system. You will also learn to connect the parts and provide the required constraints

  • Joints types that you will explore - Hinges, Sliders, Couplers, and Screws
  • Practical session: Simple Pendulum model building & simulation
  • System actuation techniques: Incorporate complex part motion and apply a wide variety of forces such as Gravity. Forces can be input as transient profiles as well.

Automobile Trunk Lid

  • Construct a four-bar mechanism using the fundamental model-building techniques in MBD
  • Import the BIW structures into GUI
  • Simulation of the automobile trunk lid
  • Use collision detection to evaluate the mechanism
  • Add torque to drive mechanism and use functions to limit joint motion
  • Create output to measure torque
  • Compare dynamics to kinematics simulation

2D and 3D Contact Simulation

  • Introduction to the concepts of 2D and 3D contacts
  • Model building and Simulation of Cam follower and Ball Bearing
  • Measure the force output in the Curve to curve joint in the cam-follower to detect lift-off
  • Computation of the Normal and Tangential contact forces in the Ball Bearing
  • Animation of Penetration Depth and Contact Penetration Velocity in the Ball Bearing

Introduction to Flexible Bodies

  • Technical Overview of Flexible Bodies
  • Flexible body generation
  • Static Ride Analysis of the automobile lower control am
  • Capture the stress/ strain contours on the Flexible Lower Control Arms 

Featured Student Projects

Here are the students with some exceptionally good projects.

Sanketh Mogeraya


Sanketh is a Mechanical Engineering Student whose area of interest is Motion Dynamics & Analysis.

Joy Mandal


Joy is an Automobile Enthusiast & a Mechanical Engineering Student interest in Analysing/Simulating Automobile 

Abdul Rehman


Abdul is from Bangalore. He has done excellent Projects on solving 1D & 2D Conduction Equations.

Who can take this course?


Engineering students in the domains of either mechanical engineering or automotive engineering who are in their 5th semester or higher.

The following skills can be beneficial but not a prerequisite

  • Formula SAE or BAJA experience
  • Basic coursework in kinematics/dynamics of machinery
  • Introductory courses in automotive suspension engineering


Engineers working in the following domains of vehicle dynamics will benefit from this course:

  • Multi-body dynamics simulation
  • Suspension product development
  • Chassis testing

Student Testimonials

Our students love us! Read what they have to say below.

Amazing course content. Genuine efforts by the instructor and entire organization to help educate students. I'll definitely recommend this course for Mechanical Engineers.

Raj Mehta

I had a good experience joining the course here. Mentors are friendly and they clear the doubts very well. In my experience during the course, I learned a lot of new concepts

Abhinash Rajbanshi

The quality of teaching and the approach was really nice. And their support team always ready 24*7 to help us in solving our problems.

Amit Patel


1 . How will the instructor teach?

Our instructors are industry experts working in Fortune 500 companies. We partner with them to deliver the lectures online. You will be given access to recorded content and assignments each week.

2 . Are there any prerequisites for this course?

You should be pursuing B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical, Aerospace, Automotive, Production or Manufacturing

3. What kind of support I can expect?

Our support system is amazing!. You can read our reviews on Google to see this. We focus on one-on-one support which no one else does. We will communicate with you through WhatsApp messages/calls, individual online sessions and also in person.

4.  Will the software be provided?

The software license will be provided 

5 . How can I use the letter of recommendation?

You can use it for job search and higher education. Recommendation letters are given only for candidates that have performed extremely well.