Evidence based lightweight car body responses

Cornish, Richard (2018) Evidence based lightweight car body responses. In: International Forum Automotive Acoustics and Vibration, 25 to 26 September 2018, National Conference Centre Birmingham.

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Abstract

This paper suggests that early awareness and consideration of NVHproblems is an advantage in a lightweight world.The paper presents techniques for classifying and identifying problems atthe concept stage.Several physical models of design elements are used examine underscorechallenges and opportunities via isolation and avoidance strategies.Examples of good design are drawn from existing vehicles. Design trends areidentified that help and hinder problem free designs.The paper then considers means of increasing mass efficiency via newapproaches and technologies, including new materials.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Subjects: H300 Mechanical Engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment > Advanced Design Engineering
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
UoA Collections > REF 2021 UoA12: Engineering
Depositing User: Richard Cornish
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2018 08:18
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2018 08:18
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/6427

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