Achieving lightweight vehicles 2005

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Subjects: Automobiles--Weight--Congresses
Automobiles--Weight--Technological innovations--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Warrendale, Pa. : Society of Automotive Engineers, c2005
Series: SP 1949
SP (Society of Automotive Engineers) SP-1949
LC Classification: T, TL
Table of Contents: The application of magnesium die casting to vehicle closures / Patrick J. Blanchard, Gregory T. Bretz, Saravanan Subramanian, James E. deVries, Andrew Syvret, Andrew MacDonald, Peter Jolley 1
Development of the 2006 Corvette Z06 structural cast magnesium crossmember / Jonathon Aragones, Kasi Goundan, Scott Kolp, Richard Osborne, Larry Ouimet, William Pinch 9
Use of cast magnesium back frames in automotive seating / Matthew Abate, Mike Willman 17
An assessment of the effects of vehicle weight and size on fatality risk in 1985 to 1998 model year passenger cars and 1985 to 1997 model year light trucks and vans / R. M. Van Auken, J. W. Zellner 25
Optimizing designs of aluminum suspension components using an integrated approach / Rick Borns, Don Whitacre 41
Replacing steel with glass-mat thermoplastic composites in automotive spare-wheel well applications / Marcia Kurcz, Burak Baser, Harri Dittmar, Joachim Sengbusch, Hans Pfister 49
Use of structural long glass fiber composites to replace steel in automotive running boards / Dann Deaver, Joshua Mcllvaine 59
Light weight, low cost, composite coil springs are a reality / Max A. Sardou, Emile E. Damotte, Christian Zunino, Patricia Djomseu 65
Development of topology optimization method for reduction of transmission housing weight / Yuji Ogata, Satoru Suzuki, Masami Hiraoka 73
Thin wall exhaust system development / Peter van den Eijkel, Piet Steenackers, Jorg Alexnat 81
Additional Authors: Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE World Congress (2005 : Detroit, Mich.)
Notes: ISBN: 0768015944
"SAE/SP-1949"--T.p. verso
"April 2005"
"Achieving lightweight vehicles ... presented at the SAE 2005 World Congress, [April 11-14 in Detroit, MI, USA]."--Pref
Includes bibliographical references
Physical Description: 91 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
OCLC Number: 60537511
ISBN/ISSN: 0768015944

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