Deals with the structural mechanics of the mass produced integral passenger car body. This work provides an explanation of load paths in the vehicle body-in-white (BIW), based on engineering first principles. It focuses on the conceptual rather than the quantitative aspect of design.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Introduction / Terminology and overview of vehicle structure types / Simple structural surfaces (SSS) method / Standard sedan - baseline load paths / Alternative constructions, model variants, range integration / Planar structures / Case study - application of the SSS method to an existing vehicle structure / Vehicle structure preliminary design using the SSS method / Preliminary design and analysis of body sub-assemblies using the SSS method / Fundamentals and preliminary sizing of sections and joints /
- Data Publicarii : 31 Oct 2001
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 304
- ISBN : 9780750651349