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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... Abstract This chapter briefly reviews the experience-based guidelines that were developed for forming and welding advanced high-strength steels (AHSS). It discusses the benefits of using HSS in car body structures and components that are analyzed by the performance indices developed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700159
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... of AHSS in vehicles, a review of the nomenclature of the different vehicle components is helpful in identifying the target applications. The body of a passenger car is divided into two component groups: Body-in-white (BIW) structure is defined as the assembled skeleton of a vehicle without its...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cub.t66910237
EISBN: 978-1-62708-250-1
... (hexagonal close-packed crystal structure) or near-alpha alloys containing relatively small amounts of beta phase (body-centered cubic crystal structure) in an alpha matrix. Other titanium alloys have been developed for aerospace purposes. In such alloys, significantly increased strengths are achieved...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... reduction. This can be achieved by replacing heavy steel components in body structures, closure panels, chassis, wheels, bumpers, and suspension parts with lightweight materials made from ferrous and nonferrous alloys, polymers, and composites. The overall weight of a car is distributed among its body (40...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aceg.t68410215
EISBN: 978-1-62708-280-8
... demands. Two body mount bosses, an attachment point for the knuckle, and a structure to connect these features, with a provision for a strut mount or a coil spring, are the most common features. A small bracket or any other type of mount for the stabilizer bar is another common feature. The ride...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.mnm2.t53060001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-261-7
.... The closed auto body is introduced, increasing the appeal of cars in the marketplace. The Audiffren, a sulfur dioxide compressor refrigerator developed in France, is manufactured by General Electric Company. Tungsten ignition contacts for cars replace platinum and silver types that cost more and had...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...) of aluminum was used in an average car made in the United States. The long-term goal of the aluminum community is an all-aluminum chassis, known as a “body in white.” The most notable example of an aluminum chassis is the high-end Audi A8 luxury sedan, which uses a spaceframe construction. This method uses...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fahtsc.t51130151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-284-6
... contact with the quenching fluid that would result in hardening of this region. Regarding stress concentration, it is preferable to have the existence of a completely quenched hole than the presence of a mixed structure (hardened and soft). Both methods, particularly the first, make the achievement...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ex2.t69980009
EISBN: 978-1-62708-342-3
... partial cold working of magnesium components, as is necessary, for example, for the aluminum alloy side door beam in Fig. 2.24 , in the section “ Passenger Cars ,” is practically impossible because of this hexagonal lattice structure. Magnesium alloys naturally have good machining characteristics. Unlike...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ssde.t52310225
EISBN: 978-1-62708-286-0
... Abstract This chapter is a detailed account of the applications of stainless steel in automotive and transport systems. The discussion covers exhaust systems, structural components, automotive components, trucks, and rail transport. stainless steel automotive exhaust systems automotive...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 1999
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.caaa.t67870001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-299-0
... requiring high weld efficiency and maximum joint strength. Used in pressure vessels up to 65 °C (150 °F) and in many cryogenic applications, bridges, freight cars, marine components, TV towers, drilling rigs, transportation equipment, missile components, and dump truck bodies. Good corrosion resistance...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... grades and processes. Figure 13.4 shows a photo of the FSV concept car. Fig. 13.4 The FutureSteelVehicle (FSV). Source: Ref 13.2 In May 2011, the global steel industry released results of the FSV program. The results ( Ref 13.2 ) were: The concept body structure met all targets...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700249
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... to produce the material. Steel can be recycled fully and indefinitely. According to WorldAutoSteel, replacing conventional steel with AHSS in body structures of all cars produced worldwide would save 142 billion kg (156 million tons) of CO 2 equivalents. To put that in a LCA perspective, reducing...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... Prospects , Joining and Repair of Composite Structures , STP 1455, ASTM International , 2004 12.19 Stodolsky F. , Vyas A. , and Cuenca R. , Lightweight Materials in the Light-Duty Passenger Vehicle Market: Their Market Penetration Potential and Impacts , Proc. Second World Car...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 May 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hma.t59250059
EISBN: 978-1-62708-287-7
... treating from face-centered-cubic (fcc) to body-centered-cubic (bcc), that makes steel a unique material for construction, power transmission, and tools in modern technology. References 1. Baur J. , U.S. Patent 49495 , Chrome Steel Company of Brooklyn, 1865...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2020
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.phtbp.9781627083263
EISBN: 978-1-62708-326-3
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfw.t52860081
EISBN: 978-1-62708-338-6
..., 6.0% voids, C v = 7.4% Fig. 7.6 Winding of a void-free pressure bottle Figure 7.7 illustrates several different applications where this technology has been successfully used in filament-wound structures. Note that fully wound end domes, cylindrical body windings, as well as only...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700151
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
.... References 10.1 Ford Scientific Research Lab , Archived Microstructure Files , Formability Lab , Dearborn, MI 10.2 Magnusson C. and Andersson R. , “ Stainless Steel as a Lightweight Automotive Material,” Volvo Cars Body Components , Olofström, Sweden , 2003 10.3 Anderson...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.aub.t61170351
EISBN: 978-1-62708-297-6
... efficiency and maximum joint strength. Used in pressure vessels up to 65 °C (150 °F) and in many cryogenic applications, bridges, freight cars, marine components, TV towers, drilling rigs, transportation equipment, missile components, and dump truck bodies. Good corrosion resistance 5086 Used...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.tpsfwea.9781627083232
EISBN: 978-1-62708-323-2