Automotive

Now Available:

Steel Bumper Systems for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks – 7th Edition

Geometrical Analysis of Sections – GAS2.0 Software

Steel Technology Innovation Credit: Timken

Lightweight Engine Cradles - Benchmarking & Design Optimization

Mixed Material Joining - Presented by Bryan Macek - FCA & A/SP  

Rapid Measurement of Liquid Metal Embrittlement - Presented by Mike Karagoulis, Ph.D. - GM & A/SP

 

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MAY 19, 2021

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) will reconvene our next annual symposium Great Designs In Steel (GDIS) - May 19, 2021.


 

Auto Steel News and Updates

Lightweight Steel Engine Cradle Technologies - Benchmarking & Design Optimization

June 30, 2020

Martinrea engineers conducted a thorough benchmarking study of engine cradles (also known as front chassis subframes) with different geometries and material systems.

Evolving Safety Trends Drive Need for Stronger, Safer Vehicle Bumpers

June 25, 2020

New forms of automotive technology including battery electric vehicles (BEV) and autonomous vehicles, in conjunction with increasing high-speed crash requirements have created challenges for OEM engineers and designers. The American Iron and Steel Institute has updated its industry manual to reflect these challenges.

Section Analysis Software for Automotive Engineers Now Available from the American Iron and Steel Institute Automotive Program

June 16, 2020

New section analysis software, Geometric Analysis of Sections (GAS2.0), is available to automotive engineers. It is used by designers to model behavior of thin walled automotive beam sections while estimating the load capacity of thin wall sections based on the effective section method.

Third-Gen. AHSS Arrives in Automotive (Metal Forming Magazine)

March 26, 2020

John Catterall, VP of AISI Automotive Program, speaks with Senior Editor Lou Kren on Advanced High Strength Steels and the future of the industry.

New Steels Explained: What You Need to Know About the On-Going Developments

March 20, 2020

Interview with John Catterall, VP of AISI's Autmotive Program