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Thesis Work: Stress behaviour of laminated windscreens

Want to innovate to make life simpler?

At Volvo Cars, we’re on a mission to make people’s lives less complicated. We never start with technology and try to squeeze people in around it – we always design our cars around people, and we innovate to provide safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


Exterior Glass team is responsible for the development of competitive glass design solutions that contribute to Volvo Cars overall goals. Today the glass contains different technologies as TV-antenna, defrosting wire, radio antenna, rain sensor, camera, humidity sensor, etc. and more innovations are coming in. New testing methods are needed to delivery high quality glass.


In this thesis a CAE model based on viscoelastic PVB foil should be developed. The PVB CAE model should be included in an existing glass CAE model.
This thesis work will include the following main parts:
• Develop CAE model based on vibrations for viscoelastic PVB foil
• Include developed PVB CAE model in an existing glass CAE model.
• Analysis of Tensile Stresses in Windscreens


Do you fit the profile?
• Currently studying a M.Sc. in Materials and Manufacturing Technology or similar.
• Fluent in English, written and spoken.
• Driver license B

We are looking for students that are highly motivated and have genuine interest in cars, calculations and product development. You have great analytical and communication skills. Taking contact with other people to discuss technical challenges and solutions comes natural for you.


• One semester.
• Starting March 2019. Ending latest end of June 2019.
• 30-60ECTS depending on scoop and evaluation methods.
• One or two students to complete the Master Thesis work.
• Work to be done at department Exterior Glass, Volvo Cars Corporation, Torslanda, Sweden.


How to learn more and apply
We would like your application to consist of a CV, cover letter, grades and references. Interviews will be held continuously, please register your application as soon as possible. We want your application at the latest 2019-02-28.

Kristian Kairouz +46728870739,
Kerstin Wasmuth +46728889792,


Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  22093

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