The drive for lighter weight vehicles requires design changes in structural components. Thinner gauges and alternative materials are being used but the method of joining these components is now more critical than ever. This presentation outlines the challenges and also how nCode DesignLife can be used to assess the durability of these critical joints.
Presenters: Jon Aldred and Jeff Mentley, HBM nCode
Originally presented on March 5, 2015 at the 2015 HBM-nCode Products User Group Meeting in Livonia, Michigan (USA)