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Accelerated Testing: A Practitioner's Guide to Accelerated and Reliability Testing, 2nd Edition

2021-08-16
The application of accelerated testing theory is a difficult proposition, yet one that can result in considerable time and cost savings, as well as increasing a product's useful life. In Accelerated Testing: A Practitioner's Guide to Accelerated and Reliability Testing, readers are exposed to the latest, most practical knowledge available in this dynamic and important discipline. Authors Bryan Dodson and Harry Schwab draw on their considerable experience in the field to present comprehensive, insightful views in this book. Development and quality assurance tests are defined in detail and are presented from a practical viewpoint. Included are testing fundamentals, plans and models, and equipment and methods most commonly used in accelerated testing. Individuals seeking to evaluate and improve the design lives of components and systems will find this book a valuable reference, with special attention being paid to testing in the mobility industries.
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Racing Toward Zero: The Untold Story of Driving Green

2021-06-01
In Racing Toward Zero, the authors explore the issues inherent in developing sustainable transportation. They review the types of propulsion systems and vehicle options, discuss low-carbon fuels and alternative energy sources, and examine the role of regulation in curbing emissions. All technologies have an impact on the environment, from internal combustion engine vehicles to battery electric vehicles, fuel cell electric vehicles, and hybrids-there is no silver bullet. The battery electric vehicle may seem the obvious path to a sustainable, carbon-free transportation future, but it's not the only, nor necessarily the best, path forward. The vast majority of vehicles today use the internal combustion engine (ICE), and this is unlikely to change anytime soon. Improving the ICE and its fuels-entering a new ICE age-must be a main route on the road to zero emissions. How do we go green? The future requires a balanced approach to transportation.
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Women in Mobility Bundle

2021-05-21
Continuing SAE International's ongoing commitment to support equality across the entire mobility industry, two new books feature women leaders in the field of automotive and aerospace. Flight Paths to Success profiles the personal journeys of 33 women who have been, and continue to be, successful in aviation, space, and academia. The book's contributors-from suppliers to OEMs to higher education-candidly share their in-depth, personal perspectives on the habits, motivations, triumphs, defeats and lessons learned that helped them achieve top jobs in the industry. The Road Forward is a follow up to the 2019 SAE best-selling book The Road to the Top is Not on the Map. The latest book features 70 of the most influential women in the automotive industry, who offer their insights and advice for colleagues, peers and the next generation of women entering the workforce.
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Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, Revised Edition

2021-04-29
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 level to a common sight on the desks of engineers throughout the world. As with the original printing, Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics, Revised Edition, strives to find a middle ground by balancing the need to provide detailed conceptual explanations of the engineering principles involved in the dynamics of ground vehicles with equations and example problems that clearly and concisely demonstrate how to apply such principles. A study of this book will ensure that the reader comes away with a solid foundation and is prepared to discuss the subject in detail.
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Honda R&D Technical Review April 2021

2021-04-01
Honda R&D Technical Review is a periodical containing research papers related to Honda R&D Center activities worldwide that cover automobile, motorcycle, power products, aircraft engine, and other fundamental technologies. Honda Motor offers a book for the April 2021 issue with 104 pages containing 12 papers focusing on the following latest topics: Technology for Prediction of Contactor Noise for Electric-powered Vehicle Batteries Reduction of Internal Resistance in High Capacity Lithium-ion Batteries with 3D Lattice-structured Electrode Predictive Technique for Seat Belt Submarining Injury by Triaxial Iliac Load Cell
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Autonomous Vehicle QuickStart Primer - A Business and Technology Survey of the Autonomous Vehicle Space

2021-01-21
The Autonomous Vehicle QuickStart Primer by Dr. Rahul Razdan is valuable for anyone connected to the transportation industry who wants a basic understanding of the impact of the new wave of electronics and software technology that’s about to transform this world. The book is aimed at professionals who seek insights into the fundamentals of AV technology, business, and regulation, but it doesn’t cover deep engineering and is not highly technical. Instead, it offers a firm foundation of the megatrends driving this technological revolution, the way these technologies intersect with the current transportation system, and the potential for disruptive change. The book takes a look at challenges in the areas of public policy, regulations, safety, legal, and insurance frameworks that are currently being debated, and the pilot programs being implemented in some areas.
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Mobile Working Machines

2020-12-31
Mobile Working Machines discusses machines defined by three characteristics: they have a task, they are mobile, and they have a significant energy. These machines are often found in fields such as agriculture, forestry, construction, and logistics. Many of these machines share similar technology—therefore, different branches can learn from each other.
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Noise, Vibration and Harshness of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

2020-12-29
The noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), also known as noise and vibration (N&V), is a critical feature for customers to assess the performance and quality of vehicles. NVH characteristics are higher among factors that customers use to judge the vehicle's quality.This book sets out to introduce the basic concepts, principles, and applications of the NVH development and refi nement of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEV), Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV), and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles. Each type comes with its own set of challenges.
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Honda R&D Technical Review October 2020

2020-12-28
Honda R&D Technical Review is a periodical containing research papers related to Honda R&D Center activities worldwide that cover automobile, motorcycle, power products, aircraft engine, and other fundamental technologies. Honda Motor offers a book for the October 2020 issue with 161 pages containing 17 papers focusing on the following latest topics: Development of High-efficiency CVT for 2020 Model Year CITY Modeling and Utilizing Expert's Knowledge, Experience, and Thinking in Automobile Development Material Database for Efficient Development Using Materials Informatics Traversability Analysis for Mobile Robot Navigation in Rough Terrain
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Energy Efficiency of Vehicles

2020-12-18
Energy Efficiency of Vehicles educates readers about energy and the environment and the relationship between the energy we use and the environment. The world is at a point in time when people need to make very important decisions about energy in the next few decades. This book enables readers to utilize our scientific knowledge to make good rational decisions. Energy Efficiency of Vehicles provides information on: Calculations related to energy, power, and efficiency, and the impact of using different types of energy on the environment. Environmental consequences of consuming energy. Models related to impact of city driving on the energy efficiency and fuel economy of cars and trucks.
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Managing Electric Vehicle Power

2020-08-31
Power management involves all the power consumed in an electric vehicle (EV), so it impacts the vehicle's performance, safety, and driving range. To provide these vehicle characteristics, power management: Ensures that the proper power, voltage, and current are applied to each electronic circuit. Ensures that there is isolation between low-voltage and highvoltage (HV) circuits. Offers power circuit protection against electrical disturbances that can affect internal or external circuits. Managing Electric Vehicle Power provides complete coverage for understanding how best to utilize the primary power source across all the EV's Electric Control Units. Readers will also be introduced to the qualification standards of the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC). AEC standards are a 'one-time' qualification that typically takes place at the end of the development cycle.
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Honda R&D Technical Review April 2020

2020-04-01
Honda R&D Technical Review is a periodical containing research papers related to Honda R&D Center activities worldwide that cover automobile, motorcycle, power products, aircraft engine, and other fundamental technologies. Honda Motor offers a book for the April 2020 issue with 71 pages containing 8 papers focusing on the following latest topics: Study of Seat for Reduction of Stress of Sitting with Consideration of Influence of Physical Characteristics Mechanism of Light Weight Sound Insulation Material Using Thin-film Cells Development of Water- and Oil-repellent Fabric Considering Durability of Automotive Seat Fabric
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Straight Motion of Road Vehicles

2020-03-31
Straight Motion of Road Vehicles explores the straight motion of road vehicles with particular focus on the role played by tires, vehicle suspensions, and road cross slope. The authors consider vehicles currently in production as well as automated vehicles, which are likely to become more prevalent in the future. This work will lead to the production of safer, smarter, and more comfortable vehicles, enabling engineering solutions for vehicles that naturally run straight ahead, saving fuel and minimizing tire wear.
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Driverless America

2020-03-13
Driverless America predicts how the change to automated vehicles will affect many aspects of our lives and the surrounding landscape. The impact will be widespread throughout our diverse population and landscapes. Many impacts will be positive, such as fewer people dying in crashes, disabled people gaining mobility, more affordable housing, better water quality, and lower greenhouse gas emissions. But we may experience downsides such as jobs lost in construction and trucking, abandoned gas stations, fewer organ donations, and more difficult hurricane evacuations. This book is intended to spark discussions that encourages people start thinking ahead to the changes that will occur, hastening the positive ones and acting to mitigate the negative ones.
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Honda R&D Technical Review October 2019

2019-10-01
Honda R&D Technical Review is a periodical containing research papers related to Honda R&D Center activities worldwide that cover automobile, motorcycle, power products, aircraft engine, and other fundamental technologies. Honda Motor offers a book for October 2019 issue with 103 pages containing 11 papers focusing on the following latest topics: Application of Modular Design Technology to Consumer-use General Purpose Engine Prediction Technology for Thermal Mechanical Fatigue Strength of Cylinder Head Technology to Boost CVT Fuel Efficiency through Series Connection of Mechanical and Electric Oil Pumps
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Stapp Car Crash Journal Vol. 62, 2018

2019-04-30
This title includes the technical papers developed for the 2018 Stapp Car Crash Conference, the premier forum for the presentation of research in impact biomechanics, human injury tolerance, and related fields, advancing the knowledge of land-vehicle crash injury protection. The conference provides an opportunity to participate in open discussion about the causes and mechanisms of injury, experimental methods and tools for use in impact biomechanics research, and the development of new concepts for reducing injuries and fatalities in automobile crashes.
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The Safety of Controllers, Sensors, and Actuators: Book 5 - Automated Vehicle Safety

2019-03-07
Safety has been ranked as the number one concern for the acceptance and adoption of automated vehicles since safety has driven some of the most complex requirements in the development of self-driving vehicles. Recent fatal accidents involving self-driving vehicles have uncovered issues in the way some automated vehicle companies approach the design, testing, verification, and validation of their products. Traditionally, automotive safety follows functional safety concepts as detailed in the standard ISO 26262. However, automated driving safety goes beyond this standard and includes other safety concepts such as safety of the intended functionality (SOTIF) and multi-agent safety. The Safety of Controllers, Sensors, and Actuators addresses the concept of safety for self-driving vehicles through the inclusion of 10 recent and highly relevent SAE technical papers.
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Multi-Agent Safety: Book 2 - Automated Vehicle Safety

2019-03-07
Safety has been ranked as the number one concern for the acceptance and adoption of automated vehicles since safety has driven some of the most complex requirements in the development of self-driving vehicles. Recent fatal accidents involving self-driving vehicles have uncovered issues in the way some automated vehicle companies approach the design, testing, verification, and validation of their products. Traditionally, automotive safety follows functional safety concepts as detailed in the standard ISO 26262. However, automated driving safety goes beyond this standard and includes other safety concepts such as safety of the intended functionality (SOTIF) and multi-agent safety. Multi-Agent Safety addresses the concept of safety for self-driving vehicles through the inclusion of 10 recent and highly relevent SAE technical papers. Topics that these papers feature include vehicle interaction with other vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and other road objects.
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