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2008-07-10
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The Formula SAE open-wheel racecar competition puts college teams on a quest to excel in engineering design and lay claim to victory in a number of static and dynamic events, including acceleration, skid pad, and autocross.
2008-06-30
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For the average person, what constitutes a hot day is subjective. The same with a cold day. For aerospace engineers, though, it’s not subjective—and there’s a new SAE standard to prove it. The S-15 Gas Turbine Performance Simulation Nomenclature and Interfaces Committee recently published ARP210, “Definition of Commonly Used Day Types (Atmospheric Ambient Temperature Characteristics Versus Pressure Altitude).”
2008-06-30
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With the need for speed greater than ever, Gulfstream continues to pursue supersonic flight despite the U.S. government’s current prohibition on it.
2012-04-20
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The latest take on the belt-driven micro-hybrid system is called SpeedStart, developed by U.K.-based CPT and being shown at the 2012 SAE World Congress. The Integrated Starter Generator (B-ISG) system features a liquid-cooled switched-reluctance (SR) type electric machine, and all control and power electronics are packaged in a compact single housing.
2012-04-24
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Key among the 10 ideas for business and country competitiveness that General Electric’s Chairman and CEO shared to open the SAE 2012 World Congress was that the U.S. must take a leadership role in the energy sector. And Jeffrey Immelt believes that is not just a pipe dream.
2012-08-13
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Navistar is providing the executive leadership for this year’s SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, taking place in Rosemont, IL, on Oct. 2-3. Ramin Younessi, Group Vice President, Product Development, Navistar Inc., discusses how the Congress is shaping up and the company’s future product plans incorporating the next-gen ICT+ (in-cylinder technology plus) system, which adds urea-based aftertreatment to its EGR technology.
2012-08-07
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Once a year, a team of students at Virginia Tech get to do something that ought to put a grin on any aspiring engineer’s face: build a racecar.
2012-07-26
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What are the costs of competing powertrain technologies, and how should engineers manage them to satisfy market and regulatory expectations—and make a profit? A value-engineering expert from FEV explains.
2012-09-14
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Counterfeit electronic parts affect safety and national security, pose long-term reliability risks, and drive up sustainment costs.Those and related issues will be discussed at the SAE 2012 Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium, co-located with the SAE 2012 Aerospace Electronics and Avionics Systems and Power Systems Conferences slated for Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 in Phoenix.
2009-11-25
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It may seem that today’s aerospace industry has little in common with its early days, but the reality is, there remains many similarities—chief among them is the fact that people are who make the industry fly; people are who solve the complex challenges presented by modern aerospace engineering.
2011-04-27
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SAE International and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) on April 27 announced that the two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish a strategic partnership in vehicular technology related to the smart grid.
2011-04-12
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John W. Juriga, Director of North American Powertrain at Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc. (HATCI), spoke with AEI on the first day of the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit to give an update on the efforts being made by Hyundai-Kia Motors Group to meet fuel efficiency and emissions targets in North America.
2008-07-15
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A range of real-world road surfaces was turned into a data stream that enabled Ford to optimize the mass damping of the seats in the new 2009 Flex crossover.
2008-06-23
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According to the Bosch Rexroth researchers, hydraulic accumulators offer a number of advantages for capture and storage of brake energy, including the ability to use hydraulic compounds that are already in serial production, and the need to make only relatively minor changes to retrofit a vehicle.
2010-04-14
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Consumers have been getting vehicle fuel-economy information since the mid-1970s, but a label re-do may be coming if the U.S. EPA decides current mpg labels just aren't relevant to electrified vehicles.
2010-08-04
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A burning tire from an earthmoving vehicle is a potential time bomb. The large tires often found on off-road vehicles have been known to explode during fires, throwing debris up to 900 ft (274 m). Because the potential danger is considerable, SAE International has published a report to help first-responders and firefighters safely battle fires involving tires of large, off-road vehicles.
2010-03-31
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Ford Motor Co. and SAE International are joining forces to provide a series of Ford’s online training courses to automotive engineers worldwide. The automaker has licensed SAE International’s Professional Development business unit to offer six popular online courses as a way to extend Ford engineering knowledge across the global industry.
2008-12-09
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The drive for ever-increasing efficiency is leading researchers to look into long-haul trailers as an area where improvements can be made. With 73% of the weight of 14.6-m (48-ft) trailers being in the chassis, floor, and structural materials, these were the targets of research presented at the SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress.
2016-02-29
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Three SAE standards are to be incorporated in EPA regulations, including refrigerant identification, built-in or via USB on hand-held units, incorporated in requirements for recovery/recycle/recharge equipment. There's also a standard for testing internal heat exchangers in development.
2016-04-25
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A maker of expansion valves has demonstrated a significant reduction in A/C compressor workload, benefiting vehicle energy use, by going electronic.
2016-06-28
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Daimler Trucks' Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, who is serving as chairman of the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, discusses a range of significant technology issues including automated driving, Phase 2 GHG regs, the Industrial Internet of Things, cybersecurity and plans for the SuperTruck.
2014-10-29
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Think you know about motor oils and the latest technologies within them? Read this article.
2017-01-24
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SAE again evolves mobility thought exchange with new-look WCX17.
2016-09-19
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SAE has teams of engineers working on standards specific to next-gen battery chemistries to be ready when the technologies hit the market.
2017-04-25
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SAE's Connect2Car Executive Leadership Forum is designed to promote high-level discussion of connectivity business models, technology insertion strategies and other issues concerning the fusion of the automotive and technology sectors.
2017-08-08
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SAE's "Innovations in Mobility" Silicon Valley meetup event features a look at cutting-edge advances in pedestrian-collision avoidance using smart devices.
2017-08-17
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There's a transformative supply-chain impact attached to powertrain electrification and other fast-moving engineering paradigm shifts; only those fast on their feet will flourish.
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