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Automotive Engineering International 2001-03-01
- Magazine Issue
Published March 01, 2001 by SAE International in United States
- Toyota Prius: Best-Engineered Car of
Following the Japanese introduction of the first-generation Pruis in 1997, the significantly re-engineered second-generation model features new technology to meet the demands of the Western market, including improved driving performance, lower emissions, and reduced costs.
- Introducing Niel Schilke, SAE President for
General Motors' former top engineer in Canada brings a systems engineering mentality, along with high expectations, to the SAE presidency.
- Fuel cells start to look real
It is looking more and more as if the fuel-cell-powered car--the long-awaited "clean personal transportation of the future"--is moving from laboratory vision to technical reality, if not yet market actuality.
- Fuel-cell testing
Capabilities that deliver reliable monitoring and control, as well as offer the benefit of a flexible configuration, are critical to keep pace with evolving fuel-cell technology, according to National Instruments.
- Testing resources
This special section focuses on some of the new and innovative testing products, equipment, and technologies for use in a variety of automotive applications from the industry's suppliers.
- NAIAS highlights: concepts
Since becoming an international event in 1989, the North American International Auto Show in Detroit has hosted 620 North American and worldwide introductions. This year's event was again a showcase for many new concept and production vehicle debuts.
- Rearview mirror optimization
Engineers at Volvo Corp. are studying the influences that external rearview mirrors have on vehicle parameters such as drag, wind noise, and side-screen dirt deposition.
|Technical Paper||Analysis Lead Drivability Assessment|
|Technical Paper||Simulation of Dynamic Pinion Course using Runge-Kutta's Method and Impact Modeling|
|Technical Paper||A Numerical Methodology to Compute Temperatures of a Rotating Cardan Shaft|