Now Available:

WEBINAR - Sept 29th:
New Generation Press Hardened Steels Research by General Motors

2019 Chevrolet Silverado BIW

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


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

Strain Rate Effect Paper for Martensitic Transformation Wins 2020 SAE/AISI Sydney H. Melbourne Award

September 1, 2020

Five individuals representing an automaker and academia received the SAE/American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Sydney H. Melbourne Award for Excellence in the Advancement of Automotive Steel Sheet.

Automotive rebound driving steel demand

August 14, 2020

AISI Chief Economist, Tim Gill, speaks with AMM FastMarkets on how automotive manufacturing is a driving factor in steel production rising.

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.