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Effective Writing for Engineering and Technical Professionals

2019-09-09
The ability to write concise and unambiguous reports, proposals, manuals, or other technical documents is a key skill for any high-functioning engineer or technical staff person in the mobility industries. Through a combination of class discussions, interactive workshop activities, assignments, checker teams (review teams) and job aids, this course delivers real-life technical writing techniques and tools that can be immediately applied. Attendees discover the importance of knowing their audiences and how to communicate technical information in a "user-friendly" style.
Standard

Cartridge Cavity

2018-10-30
CURRENT
J2494/4_201810
This SAE Standard covers complete general and dimensional data for the manufacture of, T6061-T6 Aluminum cavities designed to receive Push To Connect threadless fittings known as “cartridges“, for air brake applications. This document is not intended to specify or recommend any style or manufacture of such cartridges but to establish uniform cavity dimensions for interchangeability purposes.
Standard

Standard Rainflow File Format

2002-04-30
HISTORICAL
J2623_200204
This SAE Standard provides a definition of a rainflow file format. This type of simple text file would contain all relevant information about the rainflow cycle content of a time history. Included information are Comments, Signal Range, Signal Mean, Number of Cycles, Signal Maximum, Signal Minimum. Rainflow cycle counting has become the most accepted procedure for identifying material fatigue relevant cycles in complex variable amplitude load time histories. The cycle counting methods account for the effects of material plasticity and material memory of prior deformation, and the resulting compressed history information is used by durability analysts to estimate the effects of a given service or test history.
Standard

Standard Rainflow File Format

2018-08-24
CURRENT
J2623_201808
This SAE Standard provides a definition of a rainflow file format. This type of simple text file would contain all relevant information about the rainflow cycle content of a time history. Included information are Comments, Signal Range, Signal Mean, Number of Cycles, Signal Maximum, Signal Minimum. Rainflow cycle counting has become the most accepted procedure for identifying material fatigue relevant cycles in complex variable amplitude load time histories. The cycle counting methods account for the effects of material plasticity and material memory of prior deformation, and the resulting compressed history information is used by durability analysts to estimate the effects of a given service or test history.
Standard

Crane Boom Hoist Disengaging Device

2011-08-04
CURRENT
J999_201108
This SAE Standard applies to cranes which are equipped to adjust the boom angle by hoisting and lowering means through rope reeving.
Book

The First Century of the Detroit Auto Show

2000-01-15
This book looks at the first century of the Detroit Auto Show, the largest auto show in the world for many years. From the first show at the Detroit Light Guard Armory in 1899 to the January 1999 show at Cobo Hall, this fascinating book details the show's evolution over 100 years, and how it became the industry's most prominent event. The First Century of the Detroit Auto Show introduces pioneers such as William Metzger, who was instrumental in organizing the first show and played a prominent role in many shows of the early 1900s. Each year's show is covered in a chapter which includes information on the major players of the show, products featured, size, exhibitors, decor, opening ceremonies, admission fares, and entertainment. The book features over 100 historical and nostalgic photos to bring the reader in touch with the culture of the automotive industry and society at the time.
Standard

Discharge Forward Lighting System and Subsystems

2005-10-03
HISTORICAL
J2009_200510
This SAE Recommended Practice applies to motor vehicle forward illumination systems and subsystems generated by discharge sources. It provides test methods, requirements, and guidelines applicable to the special characteristics of gaseous discharge lighting devices which supplement those required for forward illumination systems using incandescent light sources. The document is applicable to both discharge forward lighting systems, subsystems and components. This document is intended to be a guide to standard practice and is subject to change to reflect additional experience and technical advances.
Book

CAESAR® Final Report - CD-ROM

2002-11-18
The CAESAR (Civilian American and European Surface Anthropometry Resource) research project was a landmark study that has brought us the most current data on civilian body measurements. This final report details the methodology of the study and the data gathering process. It gives detailed explanation on the survey instruments used, how the study was conducted and who was included to achieve a valid demographic sampling. The product provides a wealth of information on this large scale and statistically valid research project.
Standard

Fuel Tank Filler Cap and Cap Retainer

2012-06-29
CURRENT
J829_201206
This SAE Standard was developed primarily for passenger car and truck applications for the sizes indicated, but it may be used in marine, industrial, and similar applications.
Standard

Brake-Stroke Indicator Design Guideline for Cam or Disc Air-Brake Actuators

2012-06-19
HISTORICAL
J1953_201206
This SAE Recommended Practice shall cover mechanical- readjust stroke indicators for actuators with visible exposed pushrods and electrical-readjust stroke indicators for all air-brake actuators. This device shall indicate the foundation brake(s) may require adjustment or service when inspected per vehicle manufacturer's procedures. A measurement shall be made to determine actual stroke measurement for any system not factory calibrated. Stroke indication accuracy of an air-brake actuator can be assured only when all of its components are supplied by the original brake actuator manufacturer.
Standard

Guidelines for Liquid Level Indicators

2007-04-30
HISTORICAL
J48_200704
This SAE Recommended Practice pertains to liquid level determination for any compartment of off-road machinery as defined in SAE J1116 and J1057.
Standard

Ball Joints

2012-10-15
CURRENT
J490_201210
This SAE Standard covers the general and dimensional data for various types of ball joints with inch threads commonly used on control linkages in automotive, marine, and construction and industrial equipment applications. Inasmuch as the load carrying and wear capabilities of ball joints vary considerably with their design and fabrication, it is suggested that the manufacturers be consulted in regard to these features and for recommendations relating to application of the different types and styles available. The inclusion of dimensional data in this standard is not intended to imply that all the products described are stock production sizes. Consumers are requested to consult with manufacturers concerning availability of stock production parts.
Standard

Holes in Bolt and Screw Shanks and Slots in Nuts for Cotter Pins

2013-04-16
HISTORICAL
J485_201304
SAE J485 specifies the recommended nominal diameters and locations of holes in bolt or screw shanks, and nominal widths and depths of slots in nuts, for use with the recommended sizes of inch-series cotter pins, as shown in Table 1.
Standard

Countersunk Square Holes for Cutting Edges and End Bits

2011-10-25
CURRENT
J740_201110
To be used on cutting edges and end bits in conjunction with No. 3 head plow bolts (Ref. ANSI B18.9) typically used on off-road self-propelled work machines as described in SAE J1116. Cutting edges are further defined in SAE J737, J739 and J1304. End bits are further defined in SAE J63. 1 When section thickness exceeds A in drawing 1 (Figure 2) (countersunk one side) or B in drawing 4 (countersunk both sides), use counterbore with diameter D, as shown in cross section drawings 2, 5 and 6, or extended countersink C, as shown in cross section drawings 3 and 7. 2 The inscribed circle of the square holes shall be concentric with countersink or counterbore within 0.03 in (0.8 mm).
Standard

Maintenance Interval Chart

2018-09-25
WIP
J753
Instructions on this chart are intended to be used as a ready reference by personnel responsible for servicing off-road self-propelled work machines described in SAE J1116, categories 1, 2, 3, and 4. Detailed maintenance and service guidelines are reserved for maintenance, operator, and lubrication manuals as defined in SAE J920.
Standard

Maintenance Interval Chart

2011-10-27
CURRENT
J753_201110
Instructions on this chart are intended to be used as a ready reference by personnel responsible for servicing off-road self-propelled work machines described in SAE J1116, categories 1, 2, 3, and 4. Detailed maintenance and service guidelines are reserved for maintenance, operator, and lubrication manuals as defined in SAE J920.
Standard

Loading Ability Test Procedure - Scrapers

2011-10-27
CURRENT
J764_201110
This SAE Information Report applies to all independent or combination construction and industrial machines that are designed to scraper-load and transport material. (See SAE J1116 and J1057a.)
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