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Examensarbete, 30 hp: Structural Response due to Underwater Detonation

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 15 December 2022

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One of Saab Dynamics product areas are underwater products for the civil and defense markets. The products shall be able to withstand the tough operating conditions in the environment where it operates. This includes the ability to survive underwater detonations.

Description of the master thesis

This Master Thesis aims at developing modelling methods to analyze and predict structural response from underwater detonations. The aim is to study the structural response with respect to acceleration levels, stresses and structural failure.  The Master Thesis is a continiuation on a previous thesis work which studied how to apply the load from an underwater detonation.

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This Master Thesis is suitable for students with interest in applied physics and structural analysis. You are at the end of your master degree in mechanical engineering, applied physics or equivalent and is about to start your Master Thesis work for 30 HP. Prerequisites for the Master Thesis work is fulfilled classes at basic and advanced level within the areas of applied physics and structural mechanics. You also need to have knowledge within computational methods such as the Finite Element Method and/or Computational Fluid Mechanics.   

It is preffered that the thesis is carried out by 2 students in cooperation but the scope can also be adopted for a single student.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be a part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

At business area Dynamics, all employees share the same mission: to create conditions for a safe society. Whether it's missile systems, underwater technology, camouflage solutions, support weapons, training systems or field hospitals, you are part of this mission. We work in close cooperation in developing, manufacturing and maintaining our world-leading products, systems and solutions for customers worldwide.

Last application day

15-12-2022. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

Contact information

Hans Bergman, chef

+46 73 4180592

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