Structural Materials and Processes in Transportation

  • ID: 2253943
  • Book
  • 500 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Lightness, efficiency, durability and economic as well as ecological viability are key attributes required from materials today. In the transport industry, the performance needs are felt exceptionally strongly. This handbook and ready reference covers the use of structural materials throughout this industry, particularly for the road, air and rail sectors. A strong focus is placed on the latest developments in materials engineering. The authors present new insights and trends, providing firsthand information from the perspective of universities, Fraunhofer and independent research institutes, aerospace and automotive companies and suppliers.

Arranged into parts to aid the readers in finding the information relevant to their needs:

∗ Metals

∗ Polymers

∗ Composites

∗ Cellular Materials

∗ Modeling and Simulation

∗ Higher Level Trends

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PREFACE

PART I: Metals

STEEL AND IRON BASED ALLOYS

Introduction

Sheet Steels

Forging Steels

Casting Steel

ALUMINUM AND ALUMINUM ALLOYS

Introduction

Wrought Alloys and Associated Processes

Casting Alloys and Associated Processes

Secondary Processes

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

MAGNESIUM AND MAGNESIUM ALLOYS

Introduction

Wrought Alloys and Associated Processes

Cast Alloys and Associated Processes

Other Aspects

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

TITANIUM AND TITANIUM ALLOYS

Introduction

Fundamental Aspects

Applications in Automobiles, Aerospace, and ShipBuilding

Future Trends

Further Reading

PART II: Polymers

THERMOPLASTICS

Introduction

Fundamentals and Recent Advancements in Thermoplastics

Processing and Evolution of Structure?Basics and Recent Developments

Properties

Summary

THERMOSETS

Introduction

Advanced Thermosets and Associated Processes

Thermosets for Coatings and Adhesives

Case Studies?Thermoset Composites

Summary and Outlook

ELASTOMERS

Introduction

Classification of Elastomers

Natural Rubber

Synthetic Rubbers

Thermoplastic Elastomers

Fluorine–Containing TPEs

Bio–Based TPEs

Conclusions

PART III: Composites

POLYMER MATRIX COMPOSITES

Introduction

Further Reading

METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES

Introduction

Relevant MMC Systems

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES

Introduction

Fiber–Reinforced Nanocomposites

Sandwich Structures

High–Temperature Fiber–Reinforced Nanocomposites

Age and Durability Performance

Concluding Remarks

PART IV: Cellular Materials

POLYMERIC FOAMS

Introduction

Blowing Agents for Polymer Foams

Thermoplastic Foams: Conventional Processing Technologies

Thermoplastic Foams: New Trends, Materials and Technologies

Thermosets Foams: Conventional Processing Technologies

Thermosets Foams: New Trends, Materials and Technologies

Nanocomposite Foams

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

METAL FOAMS

Introduction

Foams Produced by Means of Melt Technologies

Foams Produced by Means of Powder Metallurgy (P/M)

Porous Structures for Structural Applications Produced from Wires and Other Half–Finished Parts

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

PART V: Modeling and Simulation

ADVANCED SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR COMPOSITES

Introduction

Multiphysics Homogenization Analysis

Probabilistic Homogenization Approaches

Optimization

Summary and Conclusions

AN ARTIFICIAL–INTELLIGENCE–BASED APPROACH FOR GENERALIZED MATERIAL MODELING

Introduction

Strain Measures

Stress Measures

Example

AB INITIO GUIDED DESIGN OF MATERIALS

Introduction

Top–Down and Bottom–Up Multiscale Modeling Strategies

Ab Initio Based Multiscale Modeling of Materials

Modeling of Ultralightweight Mg?Li Alloys

Ternary bcc MgLi?X Alloys

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

PART VI: Higher Level Trends

HYBRID DESIGN APPROACHES

Introduction

Motivation

From Monomaterial to Hybrid Multi–Material Design Approach in the Automotive Sector

ULSAB AVC Project/FSV Future Steel Vehicle Project

S–in Motion ? Steel BiW Project

Multi–Material Hybrid Design Approach

Optimum Multi–Material Solutions: The Reason for Hybrid Design Approach

SuperLIGHT–Car Project

Hybrid Solutions: Overview of Current Automotive Production

Trends in Automotive Materials and Structural Design

Hybrid Solutions in Aircraft, Rail, and Ship Market

General Aspects on Joining Technologies for Multi–Material Mix

Conclusion

SENSORIAL MATERIALS

Introduction

Components

Case Study

Further Reading

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING APPROACHES

Introduction

Metal Materials

Nonmetal Materials

Secondary Processes

Case Studies

Summary and Outlook

Further Reading

INDEX

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Dirk Lehmhus
Matthias Busse
Axel Herrmann
Kambiz Kayvantash
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