New PDF release: Advanced materials in automotive engineering

By Jason Rowe

ISBN-10: 0857095463

ISBN-13: 9780857095466

ISBN-10: 1845695615

ISBN-13: 9781845695613

The automobile is below consistent strain to layout automobiles able to assembly more and more difficult demanding situations resembling better gasoline economic system, more desirable protection and potent emission regulate. starting with a complete advent to complex fabrics for motor vehicle lightweighting and car purposes, complex fabrics in car engineering is going directly to give some thought to nanostructured metal for automobile physique buildings, aluminium sheet and excessive strain die-cast aluminium alloys for automobile purposes, magnesium alloys for light-weight powertrains and car our bodies, and polymer and composite moulding applied sciences. the ultimate chapters then think of quite a number layout and production concerns that must be addressed while operating with complicated fabrics, together with the layout of complex car physique buildings and closures, applied sciences for decreasing noise, vibration and harshness, becoming a member of structures, and the recycling of automobile fabrics.

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9 References Balzer J S, Dellock P K, Maj M H, Cole G S, Reed D, Davis T, Lawson T and Simonds G (2003), ‘Structural magnesium front end support assembly’, 2003 SAE World Congress, Paper no. 2003-01-0186, Warrendale, Society of Automotive Engineers. Cho W-S, Kim K-S, Jo E-K and Oh S-T (1994), ‘Development of medium carbon microalloyed steel forgings for automotive components’, 1994 SAE World Congress, Paper no. 940784, Warrendale, Society of Automotive Engineers. Chawla N and Chawla K K (2006), ‘Metal-matrix composites in ground transportation’, Journal of Metals, November, 67–70.

Work hardening exponent: n-value The work hardening exponent, or n-value, of a material is a measure for how quickly the material gains strength when it is being deformed. The n-value can be obtained from the slope of the true stress versus true strain curve in a tensile test, plotted on a logarithmic scale (see Fig. 7). 5] where s and e are the true stress and strain and k and n are constants. Materials with high values of n show good formability. They can work harden sufficiently in critical areas to better distribute the strains over other areas thus reducing local build up of strains.

Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2012 3 Advanced metal-forming technologies for automotive applications N . J . d e n U i j l and L . J . C a r l e s s, Tata Steel RD&T, The Netherlands Abstract: In this chapter an overview is given of the forming technologies available to produce body and chassis parts in automotive manufacturing. First, a review is given of the metallurgical background of forming technology. Next the different forming techniques are presented and the materials available are discussed.

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