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SAE International Offers Book Set that Details Technology and Advancement in Aircraft Landing Gear, Brakes and Tires

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 25, 2016 - SAE International offers two books comprising technical papers that detail advancements in aircraft landing gear, as well as aircraft brakes and tires.

Advances in Aircraft Landing Gear is a collection of eleven hand-picked technical papers focusing on the significant advancements that have occurred in this field concerning numeric modeling, electric actuation, and composite materials.

Advances in Aircraft Brakes and Tires focuses on the aircraft’s interface with the ground – through its wheels, tires and brakes – a critical part of a safe and reliable operation. It presents a selection of the most relevant papers published by SAE International on these matters in the past fifteen years.

Both books are edited by Robert Kyle Schmidt, a mechanical engineer and well-known expert in this subject.

Published by SAE International with a product code of PT-169.SET; this set featured a softbound binding and contains a total of 260 pages.

  • ISBN 978-0-7680-8261-6
  • Price: $128.25; SAE International Members save up to 20 percent off list price

For more information, including free front and back matter, or to order Advances in Aircraft Landing Gear and Advances in Aircraft Brakes and Tires, visit

To request an electronic review copy of the books, 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.

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