THE NEW TRADE-OFFS IN ENGINEERING MATERIALS SELECTION

The paper outlines three emerging issues that are currently affecting material selection decisions throughout the world ecology, increasing government regulations and consumerism, and the energy shortage. Contents of the paper explain and discuss an analysis regarding the need for automotive weight reduction and the concomitant effects of weight reduction on fuel economy. /HSRI/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Automotive Engineering Congress and Exposition, 23-27 Feb. 1976, Detroit, Mich.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Grady, E K
    • McLeefe, R W
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 5 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00131343
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #760263
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1976 12:00AM