Nomenclature--Truck, Bus, Trailer
- Ground Vehicle Standard
|Technical Paper||TRUCK AND BUS TRANSMISSIONS|
|Technical Paper||OBJECTIVES IN TRUCK AND BUS DEVELOPMENT|
Data Sets - Support Documents
Truck and Bus Powertrain Steering Committee
The Heavy Duty Truck & Bus Powertrain Steering Committee supervises the SAE committees that are responsible for developing and maintaining standards, recommended practices and technical information reports related to heavy duty power trains. This includes 1) conventional energy management (diesel), alternative fuels (natural gas), mechanical energy storage (flywheels), electrical energy storage, (ultracapacitors), and pneumatic (compressed air, hydraulic hybrids); 2) power generation and conversion (diesel engines, generators, traction motors, hydraulic pumps and motors, retarders); 3) power and torque transmission (manual and automated transmissions, clutches, differentials, axles and drive shafts); 4) accessories and accessory drives; 5) any new technology that may arise that is related to heavy duty truck & bus power trains.