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SAE’s comprehensive library of research publications offers academic institutions the resources to advance mobility engineering and prepare researchers for the future.


As a global organization of more than 128,000 engineers, SAE is the leader in connecting and educating mobility professionals to enable safe, clean, and accessible mobility solutions in the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries.

Developments in safety, automation and AI, advanced air mobility, and clean energy are the evidence of a seminal moment in transportation – the commitment for long-term sustainability. As technologies evolve and processes change, SAE provides academic institutions with the technical information needed to bring groundbreaking research to industry and academia and to prepare students for their future careers.



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Comparison of On-Road Highway Fuel Economy and All-Electric Range to Label Values


As consumers transition from internal combustion engine (ICE)-powered vehicles to battery electric vehicles (BEV), they will expect the same fuel economy label-to-on-road correlation. Current labeling procedures for BEVs allow a 0.7 or higher multiplier to be[...]


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A Compendium of Passenger Vehicle Event Data Recorder Literature and Analysis of Validation Studies


This paper presents a comprehensive literature review of original equipment event data recorders (EDR) installed in passenger vehicles, as well as a summary of results from the instrumented validation studies. The authors [...]


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Examination of Bendix® Data Recording (BDR) Records for Use in Crash Analysis


Electronic control units of Bendix® ABS/ESC and Collision Mitigation Systems have the capability to record event data in the ABS/ESC control unit. Bendix refers to this event data recording functionality as the Bendix Data Recorder (BDR) [...]


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Strategy to Adopt ISO/SAE 21434 Cyber Security Assurance Level in the Organization


The recent standard, ISO/SAE 21434, is introduced to address the cybersecurity requirements for the development of electrical and electronic components in the road vehicles. This standard has introduced a new classification [...]


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Composite Materials Handbook


This 6-volume set includes critical properties of composite materials that meet specific data requirements, as well as guidelines for design, analysis, material selection, manufacturing, quality control, and repair. This newly-updated [...]


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ADAS and Automated Driving: A Practical Approach to Verification and Validation


The day will soon come when you will be able to verbally communicate with a vehicle and instruct it to drive to a location. The car will navigate through street traffic and take you [...]


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Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, Revised Edition


A world-recognized expert in the science of vehicle dynamics, Dr. Thomas Gillespie has created an ideal reference book that has been used by engineers for 30 years, ranging from an introduction to the subject at the university [...]


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The Design of Aircraft Landing Gear


The aircraft landing gear and its associated systems represent a compelling design challenge: simultaneously a system, a structure, and a machine, it supports the aircraft on the ground, absorbs landing and braking energy,[...]


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SAE International Journal of Engines


The SAE International Journal of Engines is a scholarly, peer-reviewed research Journal dedicated to internal combustion engine science and engineering. The Journal spotlights innovative and archival technical report [...]


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SAE International Journal of Materials & Manufacturing


The SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing publishes peer-reviewed, authoritative, and in-depth research in the areas of materials, design, testing, and manufacturing related to [...]


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SAE International Journal of Electrified Vehicles


The SAE International Journal of Electrified Vehicles (formerly SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains) provides a forum for peer-reviewed scholarly publication of original research and survey [...]


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SAE International Journal of Aerospace


The SAE International Journal of Aerospace is the preeminent source for peer-reviewed, cutting-edge engineering research within the aerospace industry. The Journal is an essential resource for anyone in industry, [...]


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Batteries and Charging: Vol. 1


Author(s): Bart Kolodziejczyk, Brian Kozumplik


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Automated Vehicles: Development, Testing, and Validation: Vol. 1


Author(s): Rahul Razdan, Yaser Khalighi, Mohsen Khalkhali, Fabio Alonso da Silva


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Additive Manufacturing in the Mobility Industry: Vol. 1


Author(s): Kevin Slattery


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Advanced Air Mobility and eVTOL: Vol. 1


Author(s): Johnny Doo, Bob McQueen


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Architecture Framework for Unmanned Systems


This SAE Aerospace Information Report (AIR) describes the Architecture Framework for Unmanned Systems (AFUS). AFUS comprises a Conceptual View, a Capabilities View, and an Interoperability View. The Conceptual View provides definitions [...]


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Counterfeit Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) Parts; Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation, and Disposition Verification Criteria


This document is intended for use during audits to the requirements of AS5553C. It may be used by all contracting organizations that procure EEE parts, whether such parts are procured directly or integrated into [...]


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Cyber-Physical Systems Security Engineering Plan (CPSSEP)


The cyber-physical systems security engineering plan (CPSSEP) is a framework standard that integrates cybersecurity into a cyber-physical system (CPS) throughout the entire system’s engineering [...]


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Minimum Requirements for Road Geometry and Attributes Definition


This report specifies the minimum requirements for the Road Geometry and Attributes (RGA) data set (DS) to support road geometry related motor vehicle safety applications. Contained in this report are a concept of operations [...]


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As technology emerges in the market, industry and academic professionals can depend on SAE publications to understand each phase of the evolution.




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         – J. Paulo Davim
          Professor Catedrático (Full Professor)
          University of Aveiro, Portugal

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