David Mercier
Ansys Employee

You can find in this reference papers some answers to your question: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/jpa-00251889/document

Then, if you want how composites can be used, there is a webinar about railway lightweigthing thanks to advanced composites modeled using Ansys Granta EduPack (https://www.ansys.com/products/materials/granta-edupack):

...and now the big trend is more on biosourced composites to minimize their carbon footprint and to maximize their recyclability.