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Bus Design: Drivetrains, Electronics, and Safety

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1199
  • ISBN 1-56091-855-1
Published October 01, 1996 by SAE International in United States
Bus Design: Drivetrains, Electronics, and Safety
  • English
  • 132 pages
Partial contents include: global multiplexing of electrical system in transit buses; commercial components for use in vehicle multiplexing electrical systems; onboard electronic multiplexing system; truck multiplexer cable EMS tests; heavy duty truck and bus instrument cluster trends; a power distribution panel designed for flexible manufacturing; integrated driver information management system for commercial vehicles; an innovative approach for increasing the life, reliability, functionality, and safety of windshield wiper systems; a powertrain simulation for engine control system development; an exploratory study of the use of biodiesel as an alternate fuel for motorcoaches; an investigation into the aerodynamics of the external flow around a bus (daewoo model); research on the evacuation readiness of bus crews and passengers-investigation of the effect of a new type exit; study of an underride guard for the dissipation of crash energy in a car to truck collision; and design and development automatically deployed entry steps for a fire truck cab.