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Squeak and Rattle Performance Degradation and Prevention in a Vehicle Design and Development Process

  • Youming Guo
  • Zhonghua Wu
  • Yangjia She
  • Peng Xu
  • Xiaoli Duan
  • Yun Zhang
  • Li Tang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 201)

Abstract

Squeak and rattle is one of the major quality concerns in vehicle designs for customer satisfaction. Although a significant amount of work has been conducted in squeak and rattle detection and prevention for new (low mileage in service) vehicles, relatively little work has been done in squeak and rattle degradation and prevention for high-mileage-in-service vehicles. This paper is a first attempt in the automotive industry to systematically address root cause analysis of both low-mileage (or short-term) and high-mileage (or long-term) vehicle squeak and rattle degradation and corresponding prevention strategies.

Keywords

Squeak and rattle performance Degradation Prevention Vehicle design and development process Vehicle body system design 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank various departments in the Changan Auto Global R&D Center for their support during the course of this research work. They would also like to thank Shanghai ITW Plastic & Metal Co., Ltd for their support in fasteners laboratory testing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Youming Guo
    • 1
  • Zhonghua Wu
    • 1
  • Yangjia She
    • 1
  • Peng Xu
    • 1
  • Xiaoli Duan
    • 1
  • Yun Zhang
    • 1
  • Li Tang
    • 1
  1. 1.Changan Auto Global R&D Center of Changan Automobile Co. LtdChongqingChina

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