By John Fenton
Advances in car layout is an advent to motor vehicle and physique platforms within the feel of offering readers with an perception into analytical tools given in a large choice of released assets resembling technical journals, convention papers, and lawsuits of engineering associations, for which a complete record of references is supplied.
В John Fenton distils and offers the easiest of this learn and perform into an simply digestible, hugely illustrated, and available shape. Drawing at the to be had info, the writer presents a well-structured and important reference resource for all automobile engineers.
- fabrics and development advances
- constitution and protection
- Powertrain/chassis platforms
- electric and digital platforms
- motor vehicle improvement
- structures improvement: powertrain/chassis
- approach advancements: physique structure/systems
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For the example in the figures, a 2000 element acoustic model is involved; there are 531 structural modes, 91 frequencies and 24 load cases so considerable computer power is involved. Results of the example analysis illustrated here, solved by supercomputer, gives the NTFs displayed Fig 18: Cabin acoustic model Fig 19: Cabin field point mesh STRUCTURE AND SAFETY on a magnitude/phase plot, Fig 20, and cabin/boot airspace sound pressure distribution as in Fig 21. Where NTFs are above target, as at 144 Hz a noise SEDAN ACOUSTIC MODEL 23 Fig 17: Vehicle body FEM boom occurs.
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Advances in Vehicle Design by John Fenton