Materials Engineering For The Automotive Sector

materials engineering and the automotive sector

The automotive sector is looking pretty good right about now as there could be a technological revolution on the horizon. Currently, most of the big names in the automotive sector are investing in technologies to develop autonomous, connected, electric cars and those enabling shared mobility (ACES).

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Building The Ultimate Supercar

T.50 Supercar
Image Source: Gordon Murray Automotive

In the world of motorsport, few names impress more than Formula One genius, Gordon Murray. If you haven’t been following the story, he is designing a supercar from scratch with unbelievable specifications.

The Gordon Murray T.50 looks stunning and a true representation of automotive engineering perfection. Said to be one of the most extreme and remarkable supercars ever created, it will push boundaries beyond imagination.

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Mechanical Engineering Concepts And Terminology

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Mechanical engineering is one of the oldest and broadest disciplines that combines engineering physics and mathematical principles with materials science. It involves the design, analysis, manufacture and maintenance of mechanical systems.

The fundamentals of mechanical engineering go back thousands of years, emerging as a field during the Industrial Revolution in Europe. It continued to evolve and, today, mechanical engineers are involved in areas such as composites, mechatronics, and nanotechnology.

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Electric Vehicles: A Solution Or A Concern?

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Considering the developments in the EV market and global zero-emissions targets, the hype around electric vehicles are continuing to make headlines. In light of the announcement from Boris Johnson about bringing forward the zero-emissions target to 2035, PRV Engineering takes a look at some of the myths behind electric vehicles.

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3D Printing And Mass Producing Electric Cars

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Image Credit: XEV

3D Printing has come a long way in the last few years and the latest development involves mass-producible electric cars. In 2018, Italy’s XEV announced they were partnering with Chinese 3D printing firm, Polymaker, to build a small, inexpensive electric city car called the LSEV.

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