Record number :
2604885
Title of article :
Reconfigurable Body Exterior Panels: A Review
Author/Authors :
Bangde, Samir Department of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India , Kini, Chandrakant R Department of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India , Pai, Anand Department of Aeronautical and Automobile Engineering - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, India
Pages :
10
From page :
14
To page :
23
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 ma-terials have been discussed. Aiming the research towards the advancements and re-configurability of the exterior panels, aerodynamics and material used.
Keywords :
Exterior panels , drag reduction , aerodynamic enhancements , vehicle efficiencies , smart materials
Journal title :
Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research and Developments
Serial Year :
2020
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