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Materials used in the production of an automobile body and its influence to be repaired

International Seminars of Frontiers in Materials Science UPM-CIE Moncloa


Title: Materials used in the production of an automobile body and its influence to be repaired

Date: Monday 4th November at 09:30

Place: E.T.S. Civil Engineering, basement 1

Speaker: Pablo López Izquierdo, CESVIMAP, ESPAÑA

Free admission


The following issues will be discussed during the seminar:

1. Evolution of the materials used in the manufacturing of automobile bodies. Historical description of the first automobiles and the techniques used for their reparation, and then we will discuss how the evolution of vehicles has contributed to the development of new materials such as plastic, aluminum or high-strength steels.

2. Description of the main properties of these materials and what make them approachable to be used in the manufacturing.

3. Description of repair techniques launched in the market in order to adapt the nature of those materials and also, tools and equipments for specific reparations.

4. Remarks on the future scenario in the evolution of the manufacturing of vehicles bodies.

Further information and contact details:
Dr. José Ygnacio Pastor, Organizer and Coordinator Scientific
Department of Material Science. Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
E.T.S. Civil Engineering, First Floor. Profesor Aranguren Road, E28040–Madrid
T. (+34) 913 366 684. F. (+34) 913 366 680. jypastor@mater.upm.es

Tag: Materials for the Future    Source: CEI Campus Moncloa

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