Building Cars like Bone

Opel GM and Mercedes Benz have started to create car parts and entire automotive chassis using stress analyzing technology that distributes steel in areas that are only necessary due to the stresses the member is incurring. The result is a customized organic structural solution for every part using the same efficiency witnessed in nature’s trees and bones.

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4 thoughts on “Building Cars like Bone

  1. […] inspire his design for a biomimetically optimized surface. We mentioned in an older post entitled Building Cars like Bone how car manufacturers have already looked to this system for arriving at more efficient and sound […]

  2. […] new way of designing reinforced concrete frames. We published a similar project that aimed to apply bone efficiency to vehicular frames as well. More images and a exclusive interview […]

  3. […] designers apply those forms to their products. We’ve posted very similar techniques with the Mercedes Benz Car Chasis […]

  4. […] bone-like distribution. We’ve posted many similar projects and methods before, for example Mercedes and Opel’s experimentation, as well as an entire post exactly about Solid […]

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