The 50 SAE Technical papers contained in this publication document the processes, guidelines, and physical and mechanical properties that can be applied to the selection and design of lightweight components for automotive applications.
The book starts off with an introduction section containing two 1920 papers that examine the use of aluminum in automobiles. Each of the following chapters starts with a historical paper chosen from the early years of SAE; these papers represent the first to discuss the general topic.
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Lightweight MagnesiumTechnology 2001- 2005
Piston Assembly Friction Losses: Comparison of Measured and Predicted Data
Destructive Mechanism Solution of Aluminum Secondary Ingot