SAE Technical Papers are written and peer-reviewed by experts in the automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle industries. In the SAE Digital Library UNCC students and faculty can access the more than 92,000 technical papers on the latest advances in technical research and applied technical engineering information. (source)
The SAE Technical Papers cover many topics including:
The depth of automotive information in these papers is stagger and must read for anyone interested in trains, planes and automobiles.
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