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Loads on automobile door frames

  1. Oct 9, 2011 #1
    What are the kind of loads that act on an automobile door frame while opening, closing other than the load on the hinge?
     
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  3. Oct 10, 2011 #2

    Ranger Mike

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    i can not say for sure but the doors in todays production automobile are a very critical component to the strength and rigidity of the entire body. Key to survival during a crash.
     
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