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Title: Eco-Material Selection for Auto Bodies

Abstract

Over the last decades, most automakers have started to include lightweight materials in their vehicles to meet stringent environmental regulations and to improve fuel efficiency of their vehicles. As a result, eco-material selection for vehicles emerged as a new discipline under design for environment. This chapter will summarize methods of eco-material selections for automotive applications with an emphasis on auto bodies. A set of metrics for eco-material selection that takes into account all economic, environmental, and societal factors will be developed using numerical and qualitative methods. These metrics cover products' environmental impact, functionality, and manufacturability, in addition to economic and societal factors.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
  3. Jordan University of Science and Technology
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1510415
Report Number(s):
NREL/CH-6A20-73843
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; automotive; auto body; autobodies; eco-material selection; lightweight; sustainability

Citation Formats

Mayyas, Ahmad T, Omar, Mohammed, and Hayajneh, Mohammed T. Eco-Material Selection for Auto Bodies. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68255-6_116.
Mayyas, Ahmad T, Omar, Mohammed, & Hayajneh, Mohammed T. Eco-Material Selection for Auto Bodies. United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68255-6_116.
Mayyas, Ahmad T, Omar, Mohammed, and Hayajneh, Mohammed T. Thu . "Eco-Material Selection for Auto Bodies". United States. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-68255-6_116.
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