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The present car faces a variety of demanding situations, together with elevated international pageant, extra stringent environmental and protection necessities, the necessity for better functionality autos, and lowering expenses. The fabrics utilized in car engineering play key roles in overcoming those matters. automobile Engineering: light-weight, sensible, and Novel fabrics specializes in either present fabrics and destiny advancements in car technological know-how and know-how.

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50, 47–50, 2002. 3. , “Development of module carriers by injection molding with glass fiber reinforced polypropylene,” JSAE, No. 31-02, 5–8, 2002. 4. , JSPP, No l. 14, No. 4, 217–221, 2002. 5. SPE Automotive TPO Global Conference, 1999. 6. 04, 1996. 7. , Suh, N. , Polym. , 1994, 6, 187, 245, 1994. 8. , JSPP, Vol. , No. 2, 83–87, 2001. fm Page 1 Monday, December 10, 2007 4:14 PM Section 2 Functional Materials Functional materials, those materials that have electronic, optical, or magnetic properties, are an essential part of the modern automobile.

3 This new technology is discussed below. New Materials In conventional injection molding a high-molecular weight, high-viscosity resin is generally used in order to improve the molded-part strength. However, in recent technological developments, a super-low viscosity resin is used instead, in order to maintain the length of glass fibers by reducing shear forces on the glass fibers during the molding process. As a result, much longer glass fibers are maintained in the molded part and its strength is increased.

These preliminary results are part of a bigger programme aimed at a full understanding of the reaction at atomic and molecular level, which should go some way to answering some of the important questions related to the storage phenomenon. This includes such matters as: What is the extent of barium nitrate decomposition? Are the reactions only at the surface of the oxide? 7 (a) An atomic resolution image of the Pt(l11) surface with a monolayer of BaO dosed on top. Image size 25 nm × 25 nm. (b) An image of the same surface with multilayer islands of BaO.

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