SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Read More

SAE International Vehicle Aerodynamics Book Wins IBPA Award for Professional and Technical Writing

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 2, 2015 -

SAE International’s book, “Theory and Application of Aerodynamics for Ground Vehicles,” is honored with an Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Award. The book won a Silver Award in the Professional & Technical category.

The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards recognizes excellence in book editorial and design, and are regarded as some of the highest national honors for independent publishers and self-published authors. The awards are administered by IBPA with help from more than 150 book publishing professionals including librarians, bookstore owners, reviewers, designers, publicity managers, and editors. Competition in each of the fifty-five categories ranges between 30 and 100 entries.

Theory and Applications of Aerodynamics for Ground Vehicles” provides an introduction to ground vehicle aerodynamics and methodically guides the reader through the various aspects of the subject.

Authored by T. Yomi Obidi, the book is excellent for those needing specific information or a refresher on the subject with, various vehicle types being touched upon. However, the book is focused on cars and trucks, which are the most common vehicles in the speed range in which the study of aerodynamics is beneficial.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 137,000 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™.

- -