TITLE

LOW-COST METHODS REALIZE HIGH-CONCEPT SUPERBUS

AUTHOR(S)
Black, Sara
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Composites Technology;Feb2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the development of the Superbus project funded by the Ministry of Transport and Public Works in the Netherlands. The concept of the vehicle was formulated by aerospace engineer and physicist Wubbo Ockels from the University of Technology in Delft. The design parameters of the vehicle indicates the use of high-performance composite materials to minimize weight, maximize design flexibility and provide the end-of-life recyclability. The vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding was used to fabricate parts in the vehicle.
ACCESSION #
36470963

 

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