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SAE publishes English translation of German brake handbook.

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April 11, 2008 - SAE International is publishing the first English translation of Brake Technology Handbook, edited by Bert Breuer and Karlheinz Bill. The book covers the engineering fundamentals, requirements, design, construction, components, and functions of brakes for vehicles in the automotive, commercial vehicle, off-highway, motorsports, and aerospace industries. With contributions from more than 75 experts, it is a resource for engineers, technicians, researchers, and students.

Society Of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (SAE) - Warrendale, PA

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SAE International Publishes English Translation of Brake Handbook

Press release date: April 7, 2008

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 7, 2008 - SAE International is publishing the first English translation of a landmark German book on brake technology. Edited by Bert Breuer and Karlheinz Bill, Brake Technology Handbook is a comprehensive reference guide on brakes and brake systems. The book covers the engineering fundamentals, requirements, design, construction, components and functions of brakes for vehicles in the automotive, commercial vehicle, off-highway, motorsports and aerospace industries. Subjects covered include: Mechatronics Materials Processes Simulation Testing Safety and reliability Service and repair Friction and noise Future developments Featuring contributions from more than 75 braking experts, Brake Technology Handbook is a resource for engineers, technicians, researchers and students. The list price of this 500-plus hardcover book is $119.95; SAE members can purchase it for $95.96. For more information, please visit http://www.sae.org/technical/books/R-375. Breuer is a professor emeritus of the Darmstadt University of Technology, where he was director of the automotive engineering department. Bill is a professor in the automotive department at the Berlin University of Applied Science.

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