Sustainable Automotive Technologies 2013, 2013 Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319018841
  • ISBN-13: 9783319018843
  • DDC: 629.222
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 305 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book captures selected peer reviewed papers presented at the 5th International Conference on Sustainable Automotive Technologies, ICSAT 2013, held in Ingolstadt, Germany. ICSAT is the state-of-the-art conference in the field of new technologies for transportation.The book brings together the work of international researchers and practitioners under the following interrelated headings: fuel transportation and storage, material recycling, manufacturing and management costs, engines and emission reduction.The book provides a very good overview of research and development activities focused on new technologies and approaches capable of meeting the challenges to sustainable mobility.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Fuel Transportation and Storage.
2: Energy Flux Simulation on a Vehicle Test Bed for Validating the Efficiency of Different Driving and Assistance Systems.
3: Assessment of the Viability of Vegetable Oil Based Fuels.
4: High Pressure Hydrogen Storage System Based on New Hybrid Concept.
5: Risk Optimisation of an Automobile Hydrogen System.
6: Material Recycling.
7: Finite Element Analysis of Three-Point Bending Test of a Porous Beam Emulating Bone Structure for the Development of Vehicle Side Instrusion Bars.
8: Structural Composite Elements with Special Behaviour.
9: Patents of Nature.
10: Structural Health Monitoring for Carbon Fiber Resin Composite Car Body Structures.
11: Material Composition and Revenue Potential of Australian End of Life Vehicles Using Machine-Based Dismantling.
12: The Usage of Lightweight Materials in Hazardous Areas: Flex-Metal-Mesh.
13: A Dynamical Life Cycle Inventory of Steel, Aluminium, and Composite Car Bodies-in-White.
14: How New Things Come into the World.
15: Manufacturing and Management Costs.
16: Laser-Assisted Tape Placement of Thermoplastic Composites: The Effect of Process Parameters on Bond Strength.
17: Sustainability in Automotive Pricing.
18: Conceptual Design Evaluation of Lightweight Load Bearing Structural Assembly for an Automotive Seat Adjuster Mechanism.
19: Towards Sustainable Individual Mobility: Challenges and Solutions.
20: Engines.
21: BARM: Bi-Angular Rotation Machine as an External Combustion Machine.
22: Audi Future Energies: Balancing Business and Environmental Concerns.
23: Efficient Lithium-Ion Battery Pack Electro-Thermal Simulation.
24: Increasing Sustainability of Road Transport in European Cities and Metropolitan Areas by Facilitating Autonomic Road Transport Systems (ARTS).
25: Effect of Heat Treatment on Cylinder Block Bore Distortion.
26: CO2 Emission Reduction.
27: CO2 Emission Reduction: Green Heat Treatment of Engine Components (Cylinder Heads).
28: Holistic Approach to Reducing CO2 Emissions along the Energy-Chain (E-Chain).
29: Battery Second Use: Sustainable Life Cycle Design through the Extension of Tools Used in the Vehicle Development Process.
30: Novel Latent Heat Storage Devices for Thermal Management of Electric Vehicle Battery Systems.
31: Total Cost of Ownership and Willingness-to-Pay for Private Mobility in Singapore.
32: Performance Evaluation of Two-Speed Electric Vehicles.
33: The Project: Sustainability Racing—The Vision: Mobility of the Future.
34: The Innotruck Case Study on a Holistic Approach to Electric Mobility.
35: A Literature Review in Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles: Technology and Infrastructure Integration Challenges.
36: Virtual Mock-Up Hybrid Electric Vehicle Development.