International Journal of Automotive Composites (IJAutoC)

International Journal of Automotive Composites

2017 Vol.3 No.2/3/4

Special Issue on: Advances in Automotive Composites

Guest Editor: Dr. Aurelio L. Araujo

Editorial

Pages Title and author(s)
83-100Weight reduction through material changing in a commercial diesel engine: piston pin and connecting rod case studies
Cristiana Delprete; Carlo Rosso
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012483
101-111Optimisation of fibre-matrix interface in carbon fibre reinforced light metals via liquid phase impregnation coatings
M. Jiménez; R. Gadow; P. Weichand
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012482
112-126Analysis and design of a crash attenuator for a lightweight racing car
Simonetta Boria
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012481
127-140Crush performance of foam filled tubular structures made of aluminium alloys at different loading conditions
Isabel Duarte; Matej Vesenjak; Lovre Krstulović-Opara
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012480
141-168Eco-solutions for automotive interior applications by way of thermoplastic biocomposites: cost, weight and green advancements
Mihaela Mihai; Karen Stoeffler
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012485
169-193Understanding the contributions of surface morphology transitions and the phenomenon of thermoelastic instabilities on the torque output of a carbon/carbon multi-plate clutch during race-start conditions
Ranvir S. Kalare; Peter C. Brooks; David C. Barton
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012486
194-209Methodical design process for structural composites to achieve lightweight vehicles
Jonathan Schmidt; Georg Jacobs; Anna-Lena Beger; Dave Cadwell
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012488
210-225Penetration impact behaviour of hot-compacted self-reinforced polyamide 6 composite laminates
Ilaria Papa; Paolo Vecchione; Valentina Lopresto; Antonio Langella; Pietro Russo; Francesca Cimino
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012490
226-236Elasto-plastic response of graphene nanoplatelets reinforced polymer composite materials
Wiyao Azoti; Ahmed Elmarakbi; Hisham El-Hage; Mustafa Elkady
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012491
237-250Design of a composite crash box for a Formula Student team car: preliminary testing and model tuning
André Miguel Almeida Santos; Aurélio Lima Araújo; J.F.A. Madeira; Hernâni Miguel Reis Lopes
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012499
251-275Evolution FP7 funded project: body structure design strategies using new composite and aluminium materials and enabled technologies
Elena Cischino; Cristina Elizetxea; Iratxe Lopez; Zina Vuluga; Mikelis Kirpluks; Peteris Cabulis; Jesper DeClaville Christiansen; Catalina-Gabriela Sanporean; John P. Deverill; Francesca Di Paolo; César Maestro; Estibaliz Alcalde; Enrico Mangino
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012539
276-293Function integration concept design applied on CFRP cross leaf spring suspension
Andrea Airale; Alessandro Ferraris; Shuang Xu; Lorenzo Sisca; Paolo Massai
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012546
294-322A composite chassis for a formula student vehicle
Ricardo Ferreira; Luís Sousa; Virgínia Infante
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012548
323-338An iterative approach for the determination of tailored blanks for waste-free composite forming by means of FE forming simulation
Dominik Dörr; Lukas Lipowsky; Fabian J. Schirmaier; Luise Kärger; Frank Henning
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012549
339-353Experimental and numerical investigation of full scale impact test on fibre-reinforced plastic sandwich structure for automotive crashworthiness
D. Lukaszewicz; L. Blok; J. Kratz; C. Ward; C. Kassapoglou
DOI: 10.1504/IJAUTOC.2017.10012550