SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Automotive Composites (Part 1 of 2)
(Session Code: M303)

Room 112 C/D  8:00 a.m.

This session contains papers which describe the use of modern automotive composites in structural applications. Design, process, and analytical presentations are included, as well as papers presenting results of bonding strategies and techniques. Engineers involved in the design and use of advanced composites will find this session of particular value.

Organizers - Y Charles Lu, Univ. of Kentucky; Srikanth Pilla, Clemson Univ.; Michael Royce; Richard Dale Tonda, SEA, Ltd.

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1059
Advancements in Composite Structural Closures
Aaron C. Tenorio, David D. Lipka, Nissan Technical Center NA
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1057
Development of a Lightweight CFRP Coil Spring
Daewon Jang, Sungbae Jang, Hyundai Motor Co.
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1056
High Strain Rate Mechanical Properties of Long Glass Fiber Filled Polypropylene and Nylon
Sarah J.H. Kuhlman, Susan I. Hill, Univ. of Dayton Research Institute
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1051
Development and Characterization of a Composite Cylindrical Column with an Aluminum Foam Core
Mohamed Eghfaier, Nassif E. Rayess, Univ. of Detroit Mercy
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Characterizing the Structural Behavior of Single and Stacked Composite Disk Springs
Peng Yang, Stacy Van Dyke, Rani Elhajjar, Univ. of Wisconsin Milwaukee
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1050
City Vehicle XAM 2.0: Design and Optimization of the Composite Suspension System
Massimiliana Carello, Andrea Giancarlo Airale, Alessandro Ferraris, Politecnico di Torino
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1054
Automotive & Railways, Light & Green Body in White
Max Sardou, Sardou Sa; Patricia Djomseu, Qip Sarl
Material Properties of Hollow Sectioned Steel Tubes and Wood Filled Hollow Sectioned Steel Tubes under Compression (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Bharatesh Adappa Danawade, Gogte Institute of Technology; Ravindra Rachappa Malagi, Visvesvaraya Tech. Univ.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00401, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Polymers and Coatings Committee / Materials Engineering Activity; Motorsports Engineering Activity / EMB Land and Sea Group; Motorsports Engineering Committee / Motorsports Engineering Activity