This project is a in-company task when I was employed as an Industrial Designer at Bosheng Power Tech. Company. A new series of gasoline engines with higher efficiency was under development and needed new distinct design to be different from earlier models. I was cooperating with engineers to create a visual design for the engine crock’s protection shell, meanwhile meeting technical requirements such as manufacture feasibility and heat dissipation.
The new design is based on the analysis about its ancestors. Each generation has a unified character among all the models. From semi-organic to organic to straight, the shifting is reflected on the shell’s edges and the holes shape. The new design uses enlarged, tilted hole to pitch a distinct feature and higher heat dissipation efficiency.
The latter process was done mostly in 3D softwares such as rhino and Pro Engineer, collaborating with engineers to make certain that the new designed shell fits the engine and works appropriately. Details and exact size and shape were fixed, visualized and tested digitally in computer.