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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
.... This chapter provides a brief overview of these lightweight materials, discussing their primary advantages along with their properties, behaviors, and limitations. lightweight materials DURING THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION of the 18th and 19th centuries, the basic materials of construction were sparse...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550621
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... processes and their compatibility with specific materials. The chapter then presents general guidelines for selecting lightweight materials, and concludes with a review of lightweight metals, plastics, and composites used in automotive applications. automotive materials lightweight materials...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.9781627083072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 1.9 Cost penalties for reducing mass of various lightweight materials. HS, high-strength; SMC, sheet molding compound; GF, glass fiber. Source: Ref 1.9 More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 1.10 Specific strength of various lightweight materials. RP, reinforced polymer. Source: Ref 1.12 More
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Published: 01 October 2012
Fig. 4.1 Specific modulus comparison of lightweight materials. Source: Ref 4.1 More
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550299
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...Abstract Abstract Titanium aluminides are lightweight materials that have relatively high melting points and good high-temperature strength. They also tend to be stronger and lighter than conventional titanium alloys, but considerably less ductile. This chapter begins with a review...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... safety, ensure product reliability, and increase affordability have prompted the auto industry and material suppliers to develop a wide range of solutions to meet these requirements. The solutions include: optimization of product design, incorporation of lightweight materials, utilization of downgaging...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ttg2.t61120005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-269-3
...Abstract Abstract Titanium is a lightweight metal with a density approximately 60% that of steel and, through alloying and deformation processing, it can be just as strong. It is readily available in many grades and forms and can be further processed using standard methods and techniques...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.isceg.t59320305
EISBN: 978-1-62708-332-4
... reduction increases ( Ref 5 ). The cost of lightweighting by material replacement should not outweigh the savings achieved by gasoline or electric energy reduction. Battery packs are the most expensive component of electric vehicles; therefore, their cost, lifespan, and energy consumption...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2016
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.hpcspa.t54460209
EISBN: 978-1-62708-285-3
... of powder metallurgy (PM) to the manufacturing process. The automobile corporations have especially driven the development of fabrication processes for lightweight components ( Ref 8.24 ). However, the PM and sintering processes are not appropriate for the fabrication of thermally sensitive material. Also...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.9781627083492
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2010
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.omfrc.t53030001
EISBN: 978-1-62708-349-2
... Ultrathin section of a particle-modified interlayer-toughened composite material. Transmitted-light Hoffman modulation contrast, 20× objective Honeycomb/Foam Structure Composite Materials To further reduce the already lightweight composite materials and increase stiffness, structures have been...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550193
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
.../in. 3 ). Source: Ref 4.1 Fig. 4.1 Specific modulus comparison of lightweight materials. Source: Ref 4.1 The microyield strength of beryllium is important in guidance system components for ships, aircraft, and missiles. In a gyroscopic system, permanent errors can be introduced...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550457
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... and processing characteristics of both aluminum and titanium composites. It also provides information on fiber-metal laminates and the use of different matrix metals and reinforcing materials. aluminum composites fiber-metal laminates metal-matrix composites titanium composites METAL-MATRIX...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700199
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... on materials include improvements in the production, processing, and performance of lightweight materials: aluminum, magnesium, composites, and steel. Projects on advanced processes include press optimization, flexible binder, warm forming, controllable drawbeads, and welding optimization. Auto/Steel...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700177
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... is used in limited applications. Downgaging Limits The automotive industry has adopted lightweighting as a greenhouse reduction strategy. Lightweighting is achieved by downgaging vehicle components and using high-strength materials. Advanced high-strength steel designs take advantage...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550569
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
...-matrix composites chemical vapor infiltration directed metal oxidation hot pressing liquid silicon infiltration polymer infiltration reaction bonding sol-gel techniques MONOLITHIC CERAMIC MATERIALS contain many desirable properties, such as high moduli, high compression strengths, high...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ahsssta.t53700263
EISBN: 978-1-62708-279-2
... AHSS by the Integrated Computational Materials Engineering approach. advanced high-strength steels integrated computational materials engineering approach microstructural design THE FIRST GENERATION of advanced high-strength steels (AHSS) is ferritic-based and it includes dual-phase (DP...
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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.lmub.t53550141
EISBN: 978-1-62708-307-2
... at high speeds and thus must be lightweight to minimize inertial forces. Materials handling equipment includes dock boards, grain shovels, and gravity conveyors. Commercial applications include handheld tools, computer housings, and mobile phone cases. Magnesium alloys are valuable for aerospace...