Recent Development in the Application of Titanium for Motorcars

  • Klaus Rüdinger
  • Albert Ismer

Abstract

Titanium has attractive properties for the design of high performance automobiles. High tensile and fatigue strength and low density offer the possibility to reduce mass forces and weight, and to increase power output without any loss of reliability. Titanium parts are used in automobiles since more than ten years, but only recently the break-through in racing cars and to some extent in sports cars took place. Great progress was made since titanium parts no longer simply replaced steel but were designed to the optimum utilization of their inherent properties.

Keywords

Titanium Alloy Diesel Engine Fatigue Strength High Speed Diesel Increase Power Output 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Rüdinger
  • Albert Ismer
    • 1
  1. 1.Contimet GmbHKrefeldGermany

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