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SAE Reference Book Covers Broad Range of Engineering Applications

WARRENDALE, Pa., Dec. 7, 2005 - If you're an automotive engineer, what's the one book that you need on your desk?

It may well be SAE International's Handbook of Automotive Engineering, a technical reference that covers all areas of automotive research and thoroughly examines the rapidly changing developments in automobiles through easy-to-understand language and detailed graphics and illustrations.

By examining everything from powertrains and electronics to vehicle safety and future materials, this book provides wide-ranging insight into all assemblies, components and systems of modern motor vehicles and the complete life cycle of the automobile. The book has been described as being very readable and complete, and very well-balanced.

Handbook of Automotive Engineering is co-edited by Hans-Hermann Braess and Ulrich Seiffert, and is the latest edition and successor the well-known German-language handbook last published by professors Heinrich Buschmann and Paul Koessler.

The 1,641-page, hardbound book has a list price of $139.95. SAE International members can purchase it for $111.96. It makes an excellent companion book to the Bosch Automotive Handbook, which is distributed by SAE International.

ISBN number: 0-7680-0783-6
Product code: R-312