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potential for automobile weight reduction outlook as of 1975-1976

Frederick J. Hooven

potential for automobile weight reduction outlook as of 1975-1976

by Frederick J. Hooven

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Research and Development, National Technical Information Service [distributor in Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Weight.,
  • Automobiles -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick J. Hooven, Francis E. Kennedy, Jr.
    ContributionsKennedy, Francis E., United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Research and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17655586M

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Potential for automobile weight reduction outlook as of 1975-1976 by Frederick J. Hooven Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The potential for automobile weight reduction outlook as of [Frederick J Hooven; Francis E Kennedy; United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Research and Development.]. Potential for Automobile Weight Reduction Outlook as of Published Date: A study has been carried out to evaluate the potential for weight reduction of automobiles.

It is concluded that automobiles of lighter weight than those current ( models) in the domestic market may be built in each of three size classes, 4, 5 Author: F J Hooven, F E Kennedy. Vehicle Weight Reduction Study.

Published Date: Potential for Automobile Weight Reduction Outlook as of Published Date: A study has been carried out to evaluate the potential for weight reduction of automobiles. It is concluded that automobiles of lighter weight than those current ( models) in the domestic.

The potential for automobile weight reduction outlook as of / By Frederick J. Hooven, Francis E. Kennedy, Transportation Systems Center. and United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Thermoplastic composite facesheets used for CSIPs consist of 70% bidirectional glass fibers impregnated with polypropylene (PP) resin. Thermoplastic composites are produced using a hot-melt impregnation process (also called a DRIFT process).

The hot-melt impregnation process enables continuous impregnation of fiber tows (e.g., glass, Kevlar/aramid, and carbon) with a. Taking this weight reduction into account and considering further calculation loops another secondary weight reduction of 15 kg can be achieved (Goebbels, ).

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