CAE Design and Failure Analysis of Automotive Composites,” offers 12 technical papers covering three main areas of expertise, including static loading, dynamic and impact loading, and blast loading of automotive composites.
WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) December 02, 2014
SAE International’s new book, “CAE Design and Failure Analysis of Automotive Composites,” offers 12 technical papers covering three main areas of expertise, including static loading, dynamic and impact loading, and blast loading of automotive composites.
“CAE Design and Failure Analysis of Automotive Composites” focuses on the latest use of CAE (Computer-Aided Engineering) methods in design and failure analysis of composite materials and structures, beginning with a brief introduction to the design and failure analysis of composite materials, and then presenting some recent, innovative CAE design examples of composite structures by engineers from major CAE developers and automobile OEMs and suppliers.
Composites are now extensively used in applications where outstanding mechanical properties are necessary in combination with weight savings, due to their highly tunable microstructure and mechanical properties. These properties present great potential for part integration, which results in lower manufacturing costs and faster time to market. Composites also have a high level of styling flexibility in terms of deep drawn panel, which goes beyond what can be achieved with metal stampings. The so-called multifunctional or smart composites provide significant benefits to the vehicles as compared to the traditional materials that only have monotonic properties.
- Published By: SAE International
- Binding: Softbound
- Product Code: PT-166
- ISBN: 978-0-7680-8162-6
- Price: $115.00; SAE Members save up to 20% off list price.
“CAE Design of Automotive Composites” is the second book in a series being developed by editors:
- Dr. Charles Lu – Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at University of Kentucky and an Associate Editor of SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing
- Dr. Srikanth Pilla – Assistant Professor in the Department of Automotive Engineering at Clemson University, holding an affiliated appointment in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The book series focuses on the most cutting-edge technologies concerning the use of composites in automotive applications.
For more information, including free front and back matter, or to order “CAE Design and Failure Analysis of Automotive Composites,” visit http://books.sae.org/pt-166/.
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