The Best of COMVEC 2016 Autonomous vehicles, improved fuel efficiency and thermal management are among the pressing topics detailed in this select group of technical papers from the SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress.
Autonomous solutions in agriculture
Pneumatically shifted air suspension loading on 6x2 trucks
Optimizing waste heat recovery for long-haul trucks
Downsizing a HD diesel engine for off-highway applications
Fan-shroud optimization for enhanced thermal performance
Touch takes hold, switches lend a hand Touch screens are becoming the norm, but knobs and switches are often used to improve operator comfort.
U.S. Army marches toward driverless future TARDEC targets vehicle autonomy with new V2V / V2X test bed in Michigan.
Automotive influence on off-highway cabs
Cummins goes for big power, low emissions with all-new X-Series heavy-duty diesels
Full electric drivetrain for HD vehicles the result of supplier alliance
NanoSteel confident its new AHSS is ready for volume production
Auxiliary hydraulics highlight productivity focus for Deere reduced-tail-swing excavators
Electric power to revolutionize heavy-duty distribution trucks
Ruling the skies Warsaw University of Technology and Georgia Tech dominate SAE Aero Design competitions.
European teams take top spots at FSAE Michigan, U.S. teams at FSAE Lincoln Universitat Stuttgart of Germany and Auburn University of the U.S. take crowns at SAE Collegiate Design Series Formula competitions.
Michigan Baja Racing repeats as Baja SAE season champion Coming in second is Rochester Institute of Technology, which was victorious in one of the 3 Baja SAE competitions.
Types of aircraft passenger-escape systems An overview of existing and potential new methods for assuring aircraft occupant safety.
SAE Skill India Initiative: S2I2 A new SAEINDIA collaboration aims to help young engineers acquire “industry-ready” skills.
A technology-driven sustainable-agriculture solution Pumping more air into the cylinder is key to solving the CAFE puzzle, and engineers are hard at work figuring out the best ways to do it with turbocharger and supercharger innovation.
Rotorcraft icing computational tool development
3D printing machines can’t be built fast enough In the additive-manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster, allowing industries beyond aerospace to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab’s Ryan Dehoff.