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Spring Design Manual AE-21

The new edition of the Spring Design Manual ensures that engineers and designers have access to the latest SAE spring-related documents.

Includes updated editions of these manuals:

Design and Applications of Helical and Spiral Springs (HS-795)

  • Fundamental Considerations
  • Spring Materials
  • Cold Wound Helical and Spiral Springs
  • Hot Coiled Helical Springs
  • Design of Helical Springs

    Design and Manufacture of Torsion Bar Springs (HS-796)

  • Design Calculations
  • Design of End Fastening
  • Control of Assembly Position
  • Material and Processing
  • Fatigue Life
  • Torsion Bar Spring Applications
  • Stabilizer Bars

    SAE Manual for Incorporating Pneumatic Springs in Vehicle Suspension Design (HS-1576)

  • Basic Principles of Pneumatic Springs
  • Types of Pneumatic Springs
  • Pneumatic Spring Application Considerations on Commercial Vehicles
  • Low Gamma Gas Heat Sink and Pneumatic Damping
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Physical Application Considerations

    Also includes:

    Design and Application of Leaf Springs (HS-788)

  • General Data
  • Nomenclature and Specifications
  • Design Elements
  • Geometry
  • Design Calculations
  • Installation Effects
  • Interleaf Friction
  • Operating Stress and Fatigue Life
  • Material and Processing
  • Design and Data for Single Leaf Springs

    Design and Manufacture of Coned Disk Spring (Belleville Springs) and Spring Washers (HS-1582)

  • Definition and Representation
  • Nomenclature Units
  • Calculation and Formulae, Single Disk
  • Single Disk, Load-Deflection Diagrams
  • Design Considerations
  • Design Stresses
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Design Examples
  • Manufacturing and Tolerances
  • Modified Disk Spring Shapes
  • Spring Washers

    In addition, seven related SAE Standards and Recommended Practices developed by the Spring Committee and its subcommittees are included.


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