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1995-08-01
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Don Goodsell
The second edition of the Dictionary of Automotive Engineering provides complete coverage of over 3,000 terms and over 100 detailed drawings currently used in automotive engineering worldwide. This thorough technical reference defines the terminology of the professional engineer, and also includes the more informal vocabulary common in industry use. This second edition includes expanded coverage of the following areas: fuels and lubricants, materials (including plastics and elastomers), tires, off-highway and construction vehicles, testing, and electronics. Co-published by SAE and Butterworth-Heinemann.
1995-07-01
Book
William J. Lux
Engineers may become involved in litigation for various reasons. Some common examples include product liability and accident investigation cases. The information and suggestions included in An Engineer in the Courtroom will enable engineers to do a proper and professional job when dealing with matters of litigation, in and out of the courtroom. Chapters Cover: Introduction The Nature of Accidents Why Go to Court? Avoiding Litigation The Litigation Process Engineers and Engineering Information How the Engineer Can Help the Attorney The Discovery Process The Deposition The Trial Questions Accident Reconstruction Definitions and Techniques Employed by Attorneys War Stories Tips for the Engineer Involved in Litigation An interesting, informative, "must-read" book for engineers involved in product design, consulting, or accident investigation, and an ideal reference for lawyers to have on hand to give to engineers serving as expert witnesses.
1995-02-01
Book
Mark S. Vukasovich
A Glossary of Corrosion-Related Terms Used in Science and Industry features definitions for over 4,000 specialized terms related to corrosion and corrosion prevention/control. Its coverage encompasses not only the fundamental terms commonly used in corrosion science, but also lesser-known, industry-specific jargon. The Glossary contains terms relevant to the study, effect, and control of corrosion that pertain to chemistry/electro-chemistry, metallurgy, plastics, paints/coatings, metal finishing, and the environment. Various synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations are also included. A practical desk reference for students, scientists, engineers, technicians, and manufacturing and maintenance personnel. About the author. . . Currently a consultant on corrosion and corrosion protection matters, Mark Vukasovich has over 35 years of experience in industrial research and product/process development.
1995-02-01
Book
This book presents, in a clear and easy-to-understand manner, the basic principles involved in the design of high performance engines. Editor Joseph Harralson first compiled this collection of papers for an internal combustion engine design course he teaches at the California State University of Sacramento. Topics covered include: engine friction and output; design of high performance cylinder heads; multi-cylinder motorcycle racing engines; valve timing and how it effects performance; computer modeling of valve spring and valve train dynamics; correlation between valve size and engine operating speed; how flow bench testing is used to improve engine performance; and lean combustion. In addition, two papers of historical interest are included, detailing the design and development of the Ford D.O.H.C. competition engine and the coventry climax racing engine.
1995-02-01
Book
Carl Breer
Through words and pictures from Breer's own photography collection, The Birth of Chrysler Corporation and Its Engineering Legacy offers a nostalgic look at the industry's early days and provides us with insight into the men that were instrumental to Chrysler Corporation's engineering success. After reading this account of the stellar careers of Zeder, Skelton, and Breer, and the many engineering accomplishments for which they were responsible, automotive engineers will appreciate the great legacy given to them by these men. A book of interest to all automotive historians, design engineers, car enthusiasts, and anyone wishing to learn more about the automobile industry in its early years.
1994-12-01
Book
Timothy T. Maxwell, Jesse C. Jones
Written primarily for fleet management personnel with purchasing, maintenance, or operations responsibilities, Alternative Fuels: Emissions, Economics, and Performance provides essential information for those who are considering adding alternatively-fueled vehicles to their fleets. Readers will gain a solid understanding of the fundamentals of alternative fuels and the factors that need to be considered when evaluating their use. No prior knowledge of alternative fuels is necessary. Basic information on the various alternative fuels and objective data on the costs of converting, fueling, and operating alternatively-fueled vehicles is covered in this book. Fuel cost, performance, reliability, and availability are addressed. The book also discusses the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act and the 1992 Comprehensive National Energy Policy Act.
1994-12-01
Book
William F. Milliken, Douglas L. Milliken
Written for the engineer as well as the race car enthusiast, Race Car Vehicle Dynamics includes much information that is not available in any other vehicle dynamics text. Truly comprehensive in its coverage of the fundamental concepts of vehicle dynamics and their application in a racing environment, this book has become the definitive reference on this topic. Although the primary focus is on the race car, the engineering fundamentals detailed are also applicable to passenger car design and engineering. Authors Bill and Doug Milliken have developed many of the original vehicle dynamics theories and principles covered in this book, including the Moment Method, "g-g" Diagram, pair analysis, lap time simulation, and tire data normalization. The book also includes contributions from other experts in the field.
1994-09-01
Book
The extensive and increasing use of pneumatic springs in automotive applications has made it appropriate that this manual be prepared to assist the engineer and the designer in understanding the basic principles and uses of pneumatic springs. This manual provides descriptions of the principles involved in pneumatic spring function along with details of the various configurations of pneumatic spring devices and the unique characteristics of each. Pneumatic spring types have been defined correlating with SAE J511 in the SAE (Oct. 1970) handbook regarding pneumatic spring terminology. Background information tracing the evolution of pneumatic springs has been included, as well as some specific examples of design calculations to serve as a guideline for the designer.
1994-08-01
Book
Gary J. Naples
Many parts managers underestimate the business management expertise, combined with parts knowledge, that is required to efficiently operate a parts department. Author Gary Naples brings twenty years of parts management experience to By the Numbers: Principles of Automotive Parts Management. This book presents basic parts management principles, along with business and personnel management techniques, in an easy-to-understand format. Each chapter begins with an "illustrative case" which describes a typical situation (pertinent to the chapter's theme) that could occur in "real-world" parts departments.
1994-06-16
Book
Stewart Robertson
This book describes how to carry out safely a range of basic servicing checks and replacements, such as technician will be asked routinely to carry out in a general motor workshop. It assumes no scientific or mathematical background and includes numerous practical assignments to help develop understanding and questions to test comprehension.
1993-11-01
Book
James William Fitch
This fourth edition updates the basic truck engineering data from previous editions and introduces the latest advancements in electronic applications to truck power trains and operations, assuring optimum performance and economy with a safer and cleaner environment. Useful data from official government tests on anti-lock brakes and traction enhance this edition. Likewise, environmental concerns are addressed through the use of non-polluting vehicles using alternative fuels and electrical energy.
1993-08-01
Book
Ernest Henry Wakefield
History of the Electric Automobile covers the evolution from the first electric vehicles of the 1880s to the advances of today. Beginning with early electric vehicle development in England, France, and the United States, this book provides an in-depth look at the so-called "golden age of electric vehicles" (1895-1905), demonstrating the technological improvements and business risks of this era. This history also explores the "dead period" of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, and the subsequent re-birth of interest in electric vehicles in the early 1960s. Events which have impacted the development of electric cars since then -- most notably the Electric Vehicle Act of 1976 -- are also examined. The book also features an appendix section containing such information as a name table of American electric cars, the Electric Vehicle Act of 1976, "nostalgia", and more. A glossary and index are also included.
1993-08-01
Book
Richard P. Scharchburg
In September 1893, little could 23-year-old mechanic J. Frank Duryea dream of the changes that would be brought about by his creation -- a frail gasoline buggy that made its debut on the streets of Springfield, Massachusetts. Charles E. and J. Frank Duryea, two brothers from rural Illinois, were the founders of the American automobile industry. The Duryea Motor Wagon company was the first company organized in the United States for the manufacture of automobiles. The attention-getting, older brother Charles demanded - and to date has received - the principal credit for these pioneering accomplishments. A bitter family feud between the brothers, which was even carried on by their families after their deaths, further muddied the question about the individual brothers' contributions. However, in Carriages Without Horses: J. Frank Duryea and the Birth of the American Automobile Industry, historian and author Richard P. Scharchburg proves that the quiet, self-effacing younger brother J.
1993-07-01
Book
Lawrence J. Kamm
1993-03-01
Book
David Cebon
Written by David Cebon, Research Director of the Cambridge vehicle dynamics consortium, this award winning publication focuses on the interaction between heavy vehicles and roads. Organized into six sections, contents include: road response and damage; static loading considerations; dynamic tire forces; road damage due to dynamic tire forces; suspension assessment.
1993-01-01
Book
Rajeshwar K. Gupta, Sohan L. Chawla
This book provides a methodology for integrating materials selection with the design process, including simultaneous technical and economic evaluation. Save hours of frustrating research time – this resource provides you with fast answers about the best material for particular applications. In the past, it was nearly impossible to research the endless sources on corrosion and materials, in their countless applications. That’s why this book was written: to help simplify your materials selection problems. Topics include corrosion-resistant materials, types of corrosion, factors affecting corrosion, passivation, corrosion monitoring, corrosion control measures, methodology of materials selection, and more.
1993-01-01
Book
This reference provides standards information relevant to all-wheel drive automotive powertrains. HS-2300 includes J1952; J2059; market conditions and design advances in all-wheel-drive vehicles; and a bibliography of related all-wheel-drive publications.
1992-06-01
Book
The second edition of the SAE Glossary of Automotive Terms is an updated compendium of automotive engineering terms and related definitions which appear in SAE Standards, Recommended Practices, and Information Reports. This volume includes nearly 800 new and revised terms, extracted from new and revised technical reports from 1986 to 1992. Terms and definitions are taken verbatim from SAE technical reports published in the 1992 SAE Handbook .
1992-02-01
Book
Sir Harry Ricardo
Sir Harry Ricardo (1885-1974), a pioneer in mechanical engineering, recounts his influential career which dates to the infancy of the internal combustion engine. This autobiography includes descriptions of the many technical breakthroughs Ricardo was responsible for, such as the engine for the first tanks in 1916, his early research into the problem of knock in engines, and the design of engines for World War I aircraft.
1992-02-01
Book
This book takes an in-depth look at the lives, personalities, and technical achievements of 12 preeminent engineers who made significant and lasting contributions to the design and development of the automobile over the last century. From early pioneers such as Amedee Bollee pere, whose first steam-driven vehicle took the road in 1878, to more recent innovators such as Colin Chapman, pace-setter of the Grand Prix scene, Automobile Design presents twelve penetrating design and character studies that will fascinate all automobile enthusiasts and historians. Other early pioneers covered include: Frederick Lanchestser Henry M. Leland Hans Ledwinka Marc Birkigt Ferdinand Porsche Harry Miller Vittorio Jano Gabriel Voisin Alec Issigonis Dante Giacosa, et. al.
1992-02-01
Book
Thomas D. Gillespie
This book attempts to find a middle ground by balancing engineering principles and equations of use to every automotive engineer with practical explanations of the mechanics involved, so that those without a formal engineering degree can still comprehend and use most of the principles discussed. Either as an introductory text or a practical professional overview, this book is an ideal reference.
1991-09-01
Book
Utility Vehicle Design Handbook contains valuable information of use to anyone interested in the principles, mechanics, or development of vehicles used by utility companies: engineers, designers, specifiers, buyers, fleet managers, and maintenance personnel. With up-to-date details on the latest technology, research, and equipment in the utility vehicle field, this handbook provides practical information for anyone working with vehicles used in the utility and communications industries. It collects a wealth of information from many sources into one comprehensive reference on utility vehicles. Completely updated to keep the handbook concise and timely, the second edition provides up-to-date details on the latest technology, research, and equipment in the utility vehicle field, plus updated sections on standards and terminology.
1991-04-01
Book
This hands-on manual provides a systematic method for identifying standard drills, standard taps, and various types of hand, machine and shell reamers used in industrial applications. Complete contents include: J2122 - Numbering System for Standard Drills; J2123 - Numbering System for Standard Taps; and J2124 - Numbering System for Reamers. A complete appendix section listing numerous examples of standard tool designations using the numbering scheme is also included. A valuable reference that will help OEMs and suppliers effectively communicate tool descriptions, as well as more efficiently catalog and supply tools!
1991-02-01
Book
Max Bentele
Readers will be fascinated by Bentele's stories of the setbacks and the successes he encountered over the course of his acclaimed career. The dawn of the jet age, developments at the end of World War II, the development of automotive and aircraft gas turbines, and the rotary engine era are just some of the historical events which are recounted in this book.
1990-10-01
Book
Completely revised as a result of the significant progress made in cooling system design and maintenance practices and procedures, HS-40 provides current, comprehensive information on the description, function, and maintenance of engine liquid-cooling systems used in light and heavy-duty vehicles. Information-packed chapters discuss the interrelation between the cooling system and other engine systems, cooling system components, general preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting.
1990-08-01
Book
Carroll Smith
After months of preparation, practice and planning, the season's race championship can rely on just one fastener doing its job. If that fastener shears or loosens, the whole race can be lost -- not to mention valuable machinery and even lives. This informative publication is a guide to hardware for race and street cars. Famed race team manager Carroll Smith tells you what each nut, bolt, fastener, and plumbing piece is, how it works, how to torque it, where to use it, and where not to use it. Over 320 photographs, technical drawings, and illustrations are included. Published by Motorbooks International. Distributed by SAE.
1990-04-01
Book
Jeffrey A. Pike
The increasing importance of safety performance in all aspects of motor vehicle design, development, manufacture and marketing makes it necessary for professionals working in these areas to be more aware of safety considerations. The background material and concepts presented in this book will be useful as a basis to aid in the understanding of future developments in this fascinating area.
1990-01-01
Book
Gordon P. Blair
This informative publication is a hands-on reference source for the design of two-stroke engines. The state-of-the-art is presented in such design areas as unsteady gas dynamics, scavenging, combustion, emissions and silencing. In addition, this comprehensive publication features a computer program appendix of 28 design programs, allowing the reader to recreate the applications described in the book. The Basic Design of Two-Stroke Engines offers practical assistance in improving both the mechanical and performance design of this intriguing engine. Organized into eight information-packed chapters, contents of this publication include: Introduction to the Two-Stroke Engine Gas Flow Through Two-Stroke Engines Scavenging the Two-Stroke Engine Combustion in Two-Stroke Engines Computer Modelling of Engines Empirical Assistance for the Designer Reduction of Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Emissions Reduction of Noise Emission from Two-Stroke Engines
1989-03-01
Book
This standard provides data and guidance for the design, manufacture, and inspection of straight, non-helical, cylindrical involute splines. It establishes a specification based on the metric module within the range 0.25-10 inclusive, relating to nominal pressure angles of 30 deg, 37.5 deg, and 45 deg. For computer programming, the term "37.5 deg" has been adopted instead of "37 deg, 30 min". Limiting dimensions, variations, and manufacturing tolerances and their effect on the fit between connecting co-axial spline elements, are defined and tabulated. Linear dimensions are expressed in millimeters and micrometers. Angular dimensions are expressed in degrees and decimal degrees.
1988-12-01
Book
This manual is the latest edition in the group of spring manuals currently under the review of the SAE Spring Committee. The preceding SAE manuals on coned disk springs were published in 1950 (First edition), and 1955 (Second Edition). Developments during the past 30 years necessitated a complete revision. In addition to updating the treatment of coned Disk springs, material on other spring washers, not directly related to the coned Disk Spring, has been added. In accordance with current sAE practice, customary units have been replaced by metric SI units throughout this manual; for a conversion table see the Appendix.
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