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Force Based Measurement Method for Cooling Flow Quantification

Journal Article
ISSN: 1946-3995, e-ISSN: 1946-4002
Published March 28, 2017 by SAE International in United States
Force Based Measurement Method for Cooling Flow Quantification
Citation: Hobeika, T., Gullberg, P., Sebben, S., and Lofdahl, L., "Force Based Measurement Method for Cooling Flow Quantification," SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars - Mech. Syst. 10(2):619-627, 2017,
Language: English


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