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Advanced Materials in Automotive Engineering

Advanced Materials in Automotive Engineering
  • Author : Jason Rowe
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 February 2012
  • ISBN : 0857095463
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 ratings
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The automotive industry is under constant pressure to design vehicles capable of meeting increasingly demanding challenges such as improved fuel economy, enhanced safety and effective emission control. Drawing on the knowledge of leading experts, Advanced materials in automotive engineering explores the development, potential and impact of using such materials. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction to advanced materials for vehicle lightweighting and automotive applications, Advanced materials in automotive engineering goes on to consider nanostructured steel for automotive body structures, aluminium sheet and high pressure die-cast aluminium alloys for automotive applications, magnesium alloys for lightweight powertrains and automotive bodies, and polymer and composite moulding technologies. The final chapters then consider a range of design and manufacturing issues that need to be addressed when working with advanced materials, including the design of advanced automotive body structures and closures, technologies for reducing noise, vibration and harshness, joining systems, and the recycling of automotive materials. With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Advanced materials in automotive engineering is an invaluable guide for all those involved in the engineering, design or analysis of motor vehicle bodies and components, as well as all students of automotive design and engineering. Explores the development, potential and impact of using advanced materials for improved fuel economy, enhanced safety and effective mission control in the automotive industry Provides a comprehensive introduction to advanced materials for vehicle lightweighting and automotive applications Covers a range of design ideas and manufacturing issues that arise when working with advanced materials, including technologies for reducing noise, vibration and harshness, and the recycling of automotive materials


Advanced Materials in Automotive Engineering

Advanced Materials in Automotive Engineering
  • Author : Jason Rowe
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 21 February 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Materials in Automotive Engineering

The automotive industry is under constant pressure to design vehicles capable of meeting increasingly demanding challenges such as improved fuel economy, enhanced safety and effective emission control. Drawing on the knowledge of leading experts, Advanced materials in automotive engineering explores the development, potential and impact of using such materials. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction to advanced materials for vehicle lightweighting and automotive applications, Advanced materials in automotive engineering goes on to consider nanostructured steel for automotive body structures, aluminium sheet


Advanced Composite Materials for Automotive Applications

Advanced Composite Materials for Automotive Applications
  • Author : Ahmed Elmarakbi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Composite Materials for Automotive Applications

The automotive industry faces many challenges, including increased global competition, the need for higher-performance vehicles, a reduction in costs and tighter environmental and safety requirements. The materials used in automotive engineering play key roles in overcoming these issues: ultimately lighter materials mean lighter vehicles and lower emissions. Composites are being used increasingly in the automotive industry due to their strength, quality and light weight. Advanced Composite Materials for Automotive Applications: Structural Integrity and Crashworthiness provides a comprehensive explanation of how


Engineering Against Fracture

Engineering Against Fracture
  • Author : S. G. Pantelakis,C. A. Rodopoulos
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 February 2009
GET THIS BOOKEngineering Against Fracture

Within the last thirty years there is a growing acknowledgement that prevention of catastrophic failures necessitates engagement of a large pool of expertise. Herein it is not excessive to seek advice from disciplines like materials science, structural engineering, mathematics, physics, reliability engineering and even economics. Today’s engineering goals, independently of size; do not have the luxury of being outsideaglobalperspective.Survivaloftheintegratedmarketsand?nancialsystems require a web of safe transportation, energy production and product manufacturing. It is perhaps the ?rst decade in


Materials, Design and Manufacturing for Lightweight Vehicles

Materials, Design and Manufacturing for Lightweight Vehicles
  • Author : P K Mallick
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 March 2010
GET THIS BOOKMaterials, Design and Manufacturing for Lightweight Vehicles

Research into the manufacture of lightweight automobiles is driven by the need to reduce fuel consumption to preserve dwindling hydrocarbon resources without compromising other attributes such as safety, performance, recyclability and cost. Materials, design and manufacturing for lightweight vehicles will make it easier for engineers to not only learn about the materials being considered for lightweight automobiles, but also to compare their characteristics and properties. Part one discusses materials for lightweight automotive structures with chapters on advanced steels for lightweight


Advanced Materials, Mechanical and Structural Engineering

Advanced Materials, Mechanical and Structural Engineering
  • Author : Seung Hong,Junwon Seo,Kihoon Moon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Materials, Mechanical and Structural Engineering

In the last decades, advanced materials and mechanics has become a hot topic in engineering. Recent trends show that the application of nanotechnology and environmental science together with advanced materials and mechanics are playing an increasingly important role in engineering applications. For catching up with this current trend, this boo


Introducing New Materials in the Automotive Industry

Introducing New Materials in the Automotive Industry
  • Author : Fredrik Henriksson
  • Publisher : Linköping University Electronic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2017
GET THIS BOOKIntroducing New Materials in the Automotive Industry

Passenger vehicles are central to Western society, and contribute to a signi?cant part of our greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce emissions, the automotive industry as a whole is working to reduce mass in passenger vehicles in order to reduce energy consumption. One way to reduce mass is to introduce lightweight materials in the body of the vehicle. This research aims to explore the relationship between product and production system when introducing new materials. Besides a theoretical review


Food Packaging

Food Packaging
  • Author : Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa,Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Senthil Muthu Kumar Thiagamani,Senthilkumar Krishnasamy,Suchart Siengchin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKFood Packaging

Food Packaging: Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Innovations is a one-stop reference for packaging materials researchers working across various industries. With chapters written by leading international researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions, this book offers a broad view of important developments in food packaging. Presents an extensive survey of food packaging materials and modern technologies Demonstrates the potential of various materials for use in demanding applications Discusses the use of polymers, composites, nanotechnology, hybrid materials, coatings, wood-based, and


The Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines

The Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines
  • Author : Hiroshi Yamagata
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 August 2005
GET THIS BOOKThe Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines

The science and technology of materials in automotive engines provides an introductory text on the nature of the materials used in automotive engines. It focuses on reciprocating engines, both four and two stroke, with particular emphasis on their characteristics and the types of materials used in their construction. The book considers the engine in terms of each specific part: the cylinder, piston, camshaft, valves, crankshaft, connecting rod and catalytic converter. The materials used in automotive engines are required to fulfil


Lightweight and Sustainable Materials for Automotive Applications

Lightweight and Sustainable Materials for Automotive Applications
  • Author : Omar Faruk,Jimi Tjong,Mohini Sain
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKLightweight and Sustainable Materials for Automotive Applications

Automotive manufacturers are required to decrease CO2 emissions and increase fuel economy while assuring driver comfort and safety. In recent years, there has been rapid development in the application of lightweight and sustainable materials in the automotive industry to help meet these criteria. This book provides critical reviews and the latest research results of various lightweight and sustainable materials in automotive applications. It discusses current applications and future trends of lightweight materials in the automotive area. While there are a


Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications

Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications
  • Author : Kumar, K.,Davim, J. Paulo
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKComposites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications

The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By better understanding the components and structures of materials, researchers can increase their applications across different industries. Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications is a critical scholarly resource that examines recent advances in the field of application of composite materials. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as nanocomposites, hybrid composites, and fabrication techniques, this book


Sintering of Advanced Materials

Sintering of Advanced Materials
  • Author : Zhigang Zak Fang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 September 2010
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Sintering is a method for manufacturing components from ceramic or metal powders by heating the powder until the particles adhere to form the component required. The resulting products are characterised by an enhanced density and strength, and are used in a wide range of industries. Sintering of advanced materials: fundamentals and processes reviews important developments in this technology and its applications Part one discusses the fundamentals of sintering with chapters on topics such as the thermodynamics of sintering, kinetics and


Vehicle and Automotive Engineering 2

Vehicle and Automotive Engineering 2
  • Author : Károly Jármai,Betti Bolló
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 09 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKVehicle and Automotive Engineering 2

This book presents the proceedings of the second Vehicle Engineering and Vehicle Industry conference, reflecting the outcomes of theoretical and practical studies and outlining future development trends in a broad field of automotive research. The conference’s main themes included design, manufacturing, economic and educational topics.


Automotive Engineering

Automotive Engineering
  • Author : Brian Cantor,P. Grant,C. Johnston
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 February 2008
GET THIS BOOKAutomotive Engineering

The current automotive industry faces numerous challenges, including increased global competition, more stringent environmental and safety requirements, the need for higher performance vehicles, and reducing costs. The materials used in automotive engineering play key roles in overcoming these issues. Automotive Engineering: Lightweight, Functional, and Novel Materials focuses on both existing materials and future developments in automotive science and technology. Divided into four sections, the book first describes the development of future vehicles, aluminum alloys for manufacturing lighter body panels, and


Automotive Engineering e-Mega Reference

Automotive Engineering e-Mega Reference
  • Author : David Crolla
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 June 2009
GET THIS BOOKAutomotive Engineering e-Mega Reference

This one-stop Mega Reference eBook brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the automotive field. An expansion the Automotive Engineering print edition, this fully searchable electronic reference book of 2500 pages delivers content to meet all the main information needs of engineers working in vehicle design and development. Material ranges from basic to advanced topics from engines and transmissions to vehicle dynamics and modelling. * A fully searchable Mega Reference Ebook, providing all the essential material needed


Superplastic Forming of Advanced Metallic Materials

Superplastic Forming of Advanced Metallic Materials
  • Author : G Giuliano
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 June 2011
GET THIS BOOKSuperplastic Forming of Advanced Metallic Materials

Ultra fine-grained metals can show exceptional ductility, known as superplasticity, during sheet forming. The higher ductility of superplastic metals makes it possible to form large and complex components in a single operation without joints or rivets. The result is less waste, lower weight and manufacturing costs, high precision and lack of residual stress associated with welding which makes components ideal for aerospace, automotive and other applications. Superplastic forming of advanced metallic materials summarises key recent research on this important process.