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Management and Design of Sustainable Automotive Technologies
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Management and Design of Sustainable Automotive Technologies aims to provide a comprehensive treatment of relevant management and design strategies and approaches required for the development of sustainable vehicle technologies. The book features current and emerging technologies and solutions supported by original case studies stemming from contemporary research and industry practice. These include vehicle life-cycle management and design methods and tools, sustainability assessment criteria and tools, development strategies and examples of new and emerging green car technologies such as alternative power-trains and fuels, lightweight structures and materials, end-of-life vehicle treatment options. This book is of relevance to practitioners, researchers, managers and students with interest in sustainable automotive technologies.

BusinessBusiness & managementManagement & management techniquesManagement of specific areas & peopleTechnicalEnergy technology & engineeringElectrical engineeringPower generation & distributionTechnicalEngineering & General TechnologyTechnical designTransportTransport technology & tradesAutomotive technology & trades Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 04/01/2016 ISBN-13: 9783642251962  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Professor Aleksandar Subic, Professor and Head of School, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, RMIT University. He completed his Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees at the University of Belgrade and has worked on postdoctoral research projects in the UK and Germany. He holds the positions of Director of Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia and Education Director of AutoCRC. Prof. Subic is internationally recognised for his contributions to research and education in engineering which is evidenced by a number of international appointments, including Fellow of the Society of Automotive Engineers, Fellow of the International Energy Federation, President of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA), Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Sustainable Design and Sports Technology Journal published by Wiley, Guest Editor and Member of Editorial Boards of International Journal of Vehicle Design, European Journal of Engineering Education and Sports Engineering published by Springer. Prof. Subic has around 25 years of research experience, during which he has achieved over $7 million of research income and over 220 international peer reviewed publications. He has received a number of international awards for innovation in engineering research including the ISPO World Expo and Technical University of Munich Innovation Awards. Wulf-Peter Schmidt: Ford of Europe, Vehicle Environmental Engineering Supervisor CO2/Sustainability & Tech. Spec. Vehicle Recycling Adjunct Professor of RMIT Lucien Koopmans is the Senior Research Fellow in Green Car Technologies, Lecturer in Vehicle Power Systems and working on the Global Green Car Learning Clusters. Qualifications: PhD, Thermo and Fluid Dynamics, Chalmers University of Technology (S) BEng, Automotive Engineering, HTS Autotechniek (NL) Prior to this appointment, Lucien was with Volvo Car Corporation (1996-2009) responsible for combustion system properties. Martin Leary began his scholarly career as a postgraduate student within the Engineering Design Group at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Melbourne. As a member of the RMIT School of Aerospace Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, the applicant proudly continues to engage with industry and develop novel research outcomes within four research fields: Engineering design and engineering education, Systems approaches and optimisation Sustainable automotive system design, Renewable energy He is Co-editor of the International Conference on Sustainable Automotive Technologies (ICSAT). The inaugural conference was held in 2008 in Melbourne. Due to the conference success, ICSAT now alternates annually between Australia, Germany and the United States. The conference proceedings have been adopted by Springer-Verlag for publication. Member of the International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED) and has acted on the International Review panel since assisting with the ICED'05 in Melbourne. Member of the Design Society

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