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Accession Number DE2013-1074310
Title Predictive Engineering Tools for Injection-Molded Long-Carbon-Fiber Thermoplastic Composites.
Publication Date Apr 2013
Media Count 7p
Personal Author B. N. Nguyen K. L. Simmons
Abstract The objective of this project is to advance the predictive engineering (PE) tool to accurately predict fiber orientation and length distributions in injection-molded long-carbon fiber thermoplastic composites for optimum design of automotive structures using these materials to meet weight and cost reduction requirements.
Keywords Automotive structures
Carbon fiber reinforced plastics
Composite materials
Cost reduction
Injection molding

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 71F - Composite Materials
71O - Plastics
85H - Road Transportation
Corporate Author Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1321
Contract Number DE-AC05-76RL01830

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