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SAE International Book Explores the Role of Turbocharging in Green Transportation

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 24, 2015 -

SAE International announces the publication of a book title, “Concepts in Turbocharging for Improved Efficiency and Emissions Reduction.”

Legislative requirements to reduce CO2 emissions by 2020 have resulted in significant efforts by car manufacturers to explore various methods of pollution abatement. One of the most effective ways found so far is by shortening the cylinder stroke and downsizing the engine. This new engine then needs to be boosted, or turbocharged, to create the full and original load torque.

Turbocharging has been and will continue to be a key component to the new technologies that will make a positive difference in the next-generation engines of years to come.

“Concepts in Turbocharging for Improved Efficiency and Emissions Reduction” explores the many ways that turbocharging will deliver concrete results in meeting the new realities of sustainable, green transportation.

This collection of focused technical papers, selected by Mehrdad Zangeneh, PhD., a professor of thermo-fluids at University College in London, provides an assessment of several novel designs intended to improve fuel consumption and cap emissions, while maintaining torque at all speeds.

The book is divided into four sections, each addressing the most cutting-edge technologies on the market today:

·         Two-Stage Turbocharging

·         Variable Geometry Compressors

·         Unconventional Compressor Configurations

·         Electrically Assisted Turbocharging

Book Details:

- Published By: SAE International
- Binding: Softbound
- Pages: 92
- Product Code: PT-156
- ISBN: 978-0-7680-7976-0
- Price: $99.99; SAE International Members save up to 20% off list price.

For more information, including free front and back matter, or to order “Concepts in Turbocharging for Improved Efficiency and Emissions Reduction,” visit

To request an electronic review copy of the book, email . Forward published reviews to Shawn Andreassi at or SAE International, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale PA, 15096-0001, or to receive a print copy of the book or another equivalent SAE International book.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 145,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

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