Aluminum applications for automotive design.

  • 95 Pages
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  • English

Society of Automotive Engineers , Warrendale, Pa
Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Congresses., Aluminum -- Congre
ContributionsSociety of Automotive Engineers., SAE International Congress & Exposition (1995 : Detroit, Mich.)
LC ClassificationsTL240 .A44 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1129631M
ISBN 101560916478
LC Control Number94074750

Abstract: An overview of automotive aluminum alloys and their applications as castings, sheet and plate, and extrusions is presented. To assist engineers and metallurgists unfamiliar with aluminum alloys, the classification systems for aluminum alloy designations and tempers are described, and comparative guidelines are presented for lightweight materials selection by automotive engineers.

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This reference provides thorough and in-depth coverage of the latest production and processing technologies encountered in the aluminum alloy industry, discussing current analytical methods for aluminum alloy characterization as well as extractive metallurgy, smelting, master alloy formation, and recycling.application for the part.

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