Considerations on the Mila Natural Gas Concept Car

Based on a 1.6-litre standard supercharged petrol engine, a concept car with a powertrain featuring monovalent operation on natural gas was designed and built by Magna Steyr within an extremely short time frame. The systematic application of simulation tools enabled an early definition of the functional characteristics, as well as allowing weight reduction and supporting component selection.
Show metadata: hide author | source | keywords
Author(s): Uwe Thien; Klaus Koppitsch; Friedrich Quissek; Peter Kröpfl; Helmut Eichlseder


» Download article (no additional fees) PDF
» Register to use the online article archive register
FURTHER ARTICLES
Efficient Simulation of the Crash Behaviour of the Dual Phase Steel HCT980X Efficient Simulation of the Crash Behaviour of the Dual Phase Steel HCT980X
Virtual product development is very important for applications of crash scenarios in the automotive industry. The accuracy of simulations depends strongly on the applied material models. Many...   » more
Fully Automatic Determination of the Trunk Volume Fully Automatic Determination of the Trunk Volume
The volume of a car trunk is an important purchase criterion. According to common DIN, ISO and SAE industrial standards, it is determined by filling up the trunk with special boxes. In addition to...   » more
Composite Solution for a Lightweight Front End Module Composite Solution for a Lightweight Front End Module
Valeo's Front End Module Product Group has developed a new technology using an innovative composite material with glass or carbon fibres and thermoplastic resins. This solution can provide...   » more

 
start
PREMIUM PARTNERS
dSpaceTRW

BorgWarnerTata Steel

SiemensFederal-Mogul Powertrain
start
LOGIN
 
start
NEWSLETTER
Weekly Newsletter. Up to date news, reports and interviews. For free!

  
 
Home Springer Vieweg Media Service Privacy Policy Imprint Contact

© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2016