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SAE International Webcast Explores Automotive Composite Materials

SAE International's Automotive Engineering International (AEI) magazine offers a new webcast on automotive composites materials.

WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) February 25, 2013

SAE International's Automotive Engineering International (AEI) magazine offers a new webcast on automotive composites materials. “Composites: Are They Ready for Prime Time?” will be held Thursday, March 7 at Noon (EST). During this free, 60-minute, live broadcast, panelists will examine the new wave of lightweight, structurally robust composite materials designed to help automakers meet new, ultra-stringent fuel-efficiency regulations.

During the webcast:

  •     Christopher Basela, Corvette Body Structures Composites Lead Engineer, will offer an exclusive, inside look at the Corvette C7's carbon-fiber-intensive body structure and its use of carbon and nano technology
    Duane Emerson, Senior Development Engineer at Ticona, will reveal new developments in thermoplastic composite materials technology for vehicle interior and exterior applications     David Mason, Vice President, Global Automotive, at Altair, will discuss how modeling and FE analysis tools can help engineers optimize their structural composite designs.     Webcast attendees will be invited to interact with the experts during a Q&A segment.

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The webcast is hosted by AEI and sponsored by Ticona and MSC Software. To learn more about “Composites: Are They Ready for Prime Time?” click here. To find the start time in different time zone, click here.

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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