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SAE International Releases New Book on New Developments in Active Safety Technology - Second in 'Safe, Green and Connected' Trilogy

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 29, 2011 - SAE International released the second in its “Safe, Green and Connected” trilogy of books edited by 2010 SAE International President Dr. Andrew Brown Jr., P.E., FESD, NAE.

Active Safety and the Mobility Industry features 20 SAE technical papers originally published in 2009 and 2010, which showcase how the mobility industry is considering all aspects of safety in designing and producing safer vehicles. The book details the latest innovations and trends in active safety technologies and driver distraction prevention techniques. 

In addition, the book explores a variety of safety issues in the areas of market and consumer preferences; driver assistance and modeling; active safety systems, crash sensing and sensor fusion; communications; and road safety. The publication also includes a number of articles authored by renowned experts in the field of active safety.  

This title is invaluable for any individuals working in the field of safety engineering. It will also be of great interest to researchers, professors, students and various safety certification groups in the public and private sectors. With the field of safety engineering rapidly evolving, centering on new concepts like driver distraction prevention, Active Safety and the Mobility Industry is a critical collection of technical information focused on this subject.

The editor, Dr. Andrew Brown, Jr., is the Executive Director & Chief Technologist for Delphi Corporation where he provides leadership on corporate innovation and technology issues to help achieve profitable competitive advantage. In April of 2009, SAE International’s Executive Nominating Committee named Dr. Andrew Brown, Jr., as its candidate for the 2010 SAE International presidency. He was elected in November of 2009, and sworn into office in January of 2010 for one-year tenure.

Book Details

Published: April 2011
Pages: 268
Print Binding: Softbound
eBook Formats:  pdf, epub, prc
Product Code: PT-147
ISBN: 978-0-7680-4766-0
Price: $149.95 List, $119.96-$149.95 SAE Member

For more information, including free front and back matter, or to order Active Safety and Mobility Engineering visit: http://books.sae.org/book-pt-147 . To request an electronic review copy of the book, email pr@sae.org . Forward published reviews to Shawn Andreassi at pr@sae.org  or SAE International, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale PA, 15096-0001, to receive a print copy of the book or another equivalent SAE International book.

The first book in the series, Green Technologies and the Mobility Industry, was released in November of 2010. More information can be found at http://books.sae.org/book-pt-146 .

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