Reconfigurable Body Exterior Panels: A Review

Bangde, Samir and Kini, Chandrakant R and Pai, Anand (2020) Reconfigurable Body Exterior Panels: A Review. Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments, 43 (4). pp. 14-23. ISSN 1024-1752

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Abstract

Automobile industry has always considered the exterior body of the automobile as their main concern. Automobile sector advancing and developing the exterior panels of the vehicle giving the vehicle an advantage of the reduction of the weight, improvement in fuel efficiency, improvements in aerodynamics, etc. In this paper we have discussed the researches and findings regarding the advancements and reconfigurability of the external panels of the vehicle. Considering the advancements and reconfigurability into the different exterior panels, aerodynamics and materials have been discussed. Aiming the research towards the advancements and re-configurability of the exterior panels, aerodynamics and material used

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Exterior panels; drag reduction; aerodynamic enhancements; vehicle efficiencies; smart materials.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Aeronautical and Automobile
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2020 06:13
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 06:13
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/155443

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