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Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2011

Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference

  • Steve Hung
  • Aleksandar Subic
  • Jörg Wellnitz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Evaluating Sustainability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Technologies for Production

  4. Combustion Engines and Fuels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. B. Bunting, M. Bunce, B. Joyce, R. Crawford
      Pages 51-58
  5. Hydrogen and Electric Vehicle Technologies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
  6. Materials and Structures

  7. Vehicle Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. M. Leary, M. Mazur, T. Mild, A. Subic
      Pages 139-144

About these proceedings

Introduction

These proceedings capture papers presented at the third International Conferences on Sustainable Automotive Technologies (ICSAT), held at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), Greenville, South Carolina, USA, during 5-6 April 2011. ICSAT is the state-of-the-art conference in the field of new technologies for transportation. The book summarizes all important trends in sustainability of automotive development today with a special focus on materials, propulsion technologies as well as manufacturing issues. It provides a brief selection of papers and key-note speakers of the conference. Papers from the US, Australia, Europe and Asia are showing the lighthouse character of the conference, in a field which gains more and more importance as far as emissions and the lack of fossil fuels in the future are concerned. The book provides a very good overview of R&D activities at OEMs as well as in leading universities and laboratories; the special focus is on new ideas for sustainable mobility.

Keywords

automotive technology combustian engines composite structure energy storage lightweight manufacturing materials powertrain recycling sustainability

Editors and affiliations

  • Steve Hung
    • 1
  • Aleksandar Subic
    • 2
  • Jörg Wellnitz
    • 3
  1. 1.CU-ICARGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2., School of AerospaceRMIT UniversityBundooraAustralia
  3. 3.UAS-IngolstadtIngolstadtGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19053-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-19052-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-19053-7
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