Life Cycle Energy Analysis as a Method for Material Selection

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Peder E. Fitch, Joyce Smith Cooper

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-2600

J. Mech. Des 126(5), 798-804 (Oct 28, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767821 History: Received October 01, 2003; Revised February 01, 2004; Online October 28, 2004
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Grahic Jump Location
Aggregated material and product specific energy analysis results for a bumper-reinforcing beam on a 1030 Kg Vehicle




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