Year 2019, Volume 3 , Issue 3, Pages 51 - 56 2019-09-30

Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles

Mehmet Çakmakkaya [1] , Mehmet Kunt [2] , Oğuzhan Terzi [3]


Research on reducing the weights of automobiles, achieving fuel consumption and reducing harmful exhaust emissions focuses on the investigation of new materials. Polymer matrix is the most commonly used material with respect to composite applications within the scope of abovementioned research domain. Since polymer materials are inexpensive and have improved physical and mechanical properties, they are used as a substitution to metallic materials in several applications. The front barrier of a car made of glass fiber-reinforced polymer composite is capable of succeeding a crash test of 35-mph.  Besides providing a similar level of crash security as steel, polymer composites are also capable of providing improved performance with features such as vibration control. The use of polymer materials in the interior and exterior design of automobiles increases each day.  Polymer materials are preferred for various car parts, such as consoles, door baffle boards, floor mats, air conditioning pipes and grids etc. The present study focuses on the analysis of the mechanical properties of polypropylene used in front consoles of the vehicles. In this respect, front consoles of various automobile models, which were made of polypropylene, were analyzed.

Console, polypropylene, plastic, composite, tensile strength
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Mechanical
Journal Section Volumes
Authors

Author: Mehmet Çakmakkaya (Primary Author)
Institution: AFYON KOCATEPE UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Author: Mehmet Kunt
Institution: AFYON KOCATEPE UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Author: Oğuzhan Terzi
Institution: AFYON KOCATEPE UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : September 30, 2019

Bibtex @research article { ijastech513332, journal = {International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-0963}, address = {Gazi Üniversitesi Teknoloji Fakültesi Otomotiv Mühendisliği Bölümü, Teknikokullar, Ankara}, publisher = {Otomotiv Mühendisleri Derneği}, year = {2019}, volume = {3}, pages = {51 - 56}, doi = {10.30939/ijastech..513332}, title = {Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles}, key = {cite}, author = {Çakmakkaya, Mehmet and Kunt, Mehmet and Terzi, Oğuzhan} }
APA Çakmakkaya, M , Kunt, M , Terzi, O . (2019). Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles. International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology , 3 (3) , 51-56 . DOI: 10.30939/ijastech..513332
MLA Çakmakkaya, M , Kunt, M , Terzi, O . "Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 3 (2019 ): 51-56 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijastech/issue/49156/513332>
Chicago Çakmakkaya, M , Kunt, M , Terzi, O . "Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 3 (2019 ): 51-56
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ISNAD Çakmakkaya, Mehmet , Kunt, Mehmet , Terzi, Oğuzhan . "Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 3 / 3 (September 2019): 51-56 . https://doi.org/10.30939/ijastech..513332
AMA Çakmakkaya M , Kunt M , Terzi O . Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles. ijastech. 2019; 3(3): 51-56.
Vancouver Çakmakkaya M , Kunt M , Terzi O . Investigation of Polymer Matrix Composites in Automotive Consoles. International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology. 2019; 3(3): 56-51.