Research into two new aluminum-based materials could lay the groundwork for a new generation of vehicles designed to increase motorists’ safety and reduce pain at the fuel pump, Australian researchers say. In an article published by its in-house quarterly publication, the Swinburne University of Technology in Sydney says its research into aluminum foams and honeycombs will provide a thorough understanding of the crashworthiness and energy absorption of the materials and their products – ...
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