This technical paper collection includes presentations considering how fuel characteristics affect SI engine performance. The inclusion of alcohols in the fuel is also considered.
The 13 technical papers in this collection cover the work done by student teams in the EcoCAR 2: Plugging in to the Future competition series, sponsored by General Motors and the U.S. Department of Energy. This includes powertrain architecture selection, control system modeling and simulation, and energy storage system design and component packaging.
The 8 technical papers in this collection contain lubricant research and development that is necessary to advance and support new automotive engineering technology. Topics include grease designed to reduce vehicle noise, characteristics of low viscosity engine oil that impact fuel economy and reliability and the characterization of diesel particulate filter ash and how this influences the development of filter regeneration strategies.
This technical paper collection contains 8 papers published from the 2011 SAE Brasil Conference.
This technical paper collection contains 22 papers on lubricants published from the 2011 Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Conference.
This technical paper collection contains 49 papers detailing military vehicle technology. Topics covered include: reliability growth for military vehicles, upgrading readiness, rapidly installed fluid transfer system, robotic technologies, electrical systems modeling and simulation, nanofluid research, and more.