Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

New Trends and Developments in Automotive Industry

Edited by Marcello Chiaberge

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy

This book is divided in five main parts (production technology, system production, machinery, design and materials) and tries to show emerging solutions in automotive industry fields related to OEMs and no-OEMs sectors in order to show the vitality of this leading industry for worldwide economies and related important impacts on other industrial sectors and their environmental sub-products.

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New Trends and Developments in Automotive IndustryEdited by Marcello Chiaberge

Published: January 8th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1821

ISBN: 978-953-307-999-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6100-4

Copyright year: 2011

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157173 Total Chapter Downloads

58 Crossref Citations

96 Web of Science Citations

128 Dimensions Citations


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1. Data Mining and Intelligent Agents for Supporting Mass Customization in the Automotive Industry

By Efthimia Mavridou, Dimitrios Tzovaras, Evangelos Beakiaris, Pavlos Spanidis, Maria Gemou and George Hassapis


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2. Automotive Testing in the German-Dutch Wind Tunnels

By Eddy Willemsen, Kurt Pengel, Herman Holthusen and Albert Küpper


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3. Monitoring and Fault Diagnosis in Manufacturing Processes in the Automotive Industry

By Roberto Arnanz Gómez, María A. Gallego de Santiago, Aníbal Reñones Domínguez, Javier Rodríguez Nieto and Sergio Saludes Rodil


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4. The Concurrent Role of Professional Training and Operations Management: Evidences from the after-Sales Services Information Systems Architecture in the Automotive Sector

By Nouha Taifi and Giuseppina Passiante


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5. Human Factors and Ergonomics Model and Application in Automotive Industries: Focus on Job Satisfaction

By Siti Zawiah Md Dawal, Zubaidah Ismail, and Zahari Taha


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6. A Sustainable Services System in the Automotive Refinishing Industry

By Andrea Zavala, Rafael Moure-Eraso, Nora Munguía and Luis Velázquez


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7. An Analysis of the Automaker-Systemist Supplier Relationship in an Automotive Industrial Condominium

By Mário Sacomano Neto and Sílvio R. I. Pires


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8. Strategic Priorities and Lean Manufacturing Practices in Automotive Suppliers. Ten Years After

By Juan A. Marin-Garcia and Tomas Bonavia


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9. Identifying and Prioritizing Ecodesign Key Factors for the Automotive Industry

By Miriam Borchardt, Miguel Afonso Sellitto, Giancarlo Medeiros Pereira, Leonel Augusto Calliari Poltosi and Luciana Paulo Gomes


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10. Context Analysis for Situation Assessment in Automotive Applications

By L. Ciardelli, A. Beoldo and C. Regazzoni


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11. New Concept in Automotive Manufacturing; a System-Based Manufacturing

By Mohammad A. Omar


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12. Tomography Visualization Methods for Monitoring Gases in the Automotive Systems

By Krzysztof Polakowski


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13. FlexLean – Flexible Automation for Automotive Body Assembly

By Sven Soetebier, Nicolas Mauser, Fabrice Legeleux and Sönke Kock


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14. Sustainable Design of Automotive Components Through Jute Fiber Composites: an Integrated Approach

By Cristiano Alves, Arlindo Silva, Luis Reis, Paulo Ferrão and Manuel Freitas


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15. Are Skill Design Structure Matrices New Tools for Automotive Design Managers?

By Jean-Pierre Micaëlli and Éric Bonjour


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16. Effects of Environmental Conditions on Degradation of Automotive Coatings

By Mohsen Mohseni, Bahram Ramezanzadeh and Hossain Yari


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17. Modern Automotive Gear Oils - Classification, Characteristics, Market Analysis, and Some Aspects of Lubrication

By Waldemar Tuszynski, Remigiusz Michalczewski, Witold Piekoszewski and Marian Szczerek


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18. Development of a New 3D Nonwoven for Automotive Trim Applications

By Nicole Njeugna, Laurence Schacher, Dominique C. Adolphe, Jean-Baptiste Schaffhauser and Patrick Strehle


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19. Automotive Catalysts: Performance, Characterization and Development

By Nelcy Della Santina Mohallem, Marcelo Machado Viana and Ronald A. Silva


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20. Materials in Automotive Application, State of the Art and Prospects

By Elaheh Ghassemieh


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