Structural Materials and Processes in Transportation

Structural Materials and Processes in Transportation

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Lightness, efficiency, durability and economic as well as ecological viability are key attributes required from materials today. In the transport industry, the performance needs are felt exceptionally strongly. This handbook and ready reference covers the use of structural materials throughout this industry, particularly for the road, air and rail sectors. A strong focus is placed on the latest developments in materials engineering. The authors present new insights and trends, providing firsthand information from the perspective of universities, Fraunhofer and independent research institutes, aerospace and automotive companies and suppliers. Arranged into parts to aid the readers in finding the information relevant to their needs: * Metals * Polymers * Composites * Cellular Materials * Modeling and Simulation * Higher Level TrendsUlsab-AVC (2002) Ulsab-AVC Advanced Vehicle Concept. Overview Report, January 2002. ~/media/Files/Autosteel/Programs/ ULSAB-AVC/avc_overview_rpt_complete.pdf 5. ... Use of lightweight materials in JLR body structures and closures. Jaguar ... LANXESS Deutschland GmbH ( 2008) Hybrid-Front End Ford Focus. 12. ... Botelho, E.C., Almeida, R.S., Pardini, L.C., and Rezende, M.C. (2006) A review on the development and properties of continuousanbsp;...

Title:Structural Materials and Processes in Transportation
Author:Dirk Lehmhus, Matthias Busse, Axel Herrmann, Kambiz Kayvantash
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-08-07


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