Authors: T. Morimoto, S. Kato
Addresses: Material Research & Development Dept., Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota-shi, Japan. ' Material Research & Development Dept., Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota-shi, Japan
Abstract: This paper reviews the following two aspects of the high strength steel sheet for motor cars. (1) Characteristics of high strength steel sheet in connection with the materials specifications and car design. (2) Press forming and joining adaptability.
Keywords: crash-energy absorbing ability; dent resistance; dimensional accuracy; ductility; elastic modulus; fatigue strength; high strength steel sheet; joining adaptability; metallurgical stability; press forming characteristics; panel rigidity; tensile strength; weldability; yield strength; materials specifications; vehicle design.
International Journal of Vehicle Design, 1983 Vol.4 No.5, pp.473 - 490
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