SAE standards committees seeking volunteers

  • 05-Oct-2011 07:55 EDT

Vehicle aerodynamics is one of many technology areas for which SAE International is seeking volunteers to work on standards. Shown is General Motors aerodynamics engineer Suzy Cody testing a 2013 Malibu ECO with a smoke wand at the company's wind tunnel in Warren, MI.

Individuals who possess technical expertise and who wish to influence the future direction of standards are invited to participate in the SAE International committees noted below. Express interest at

• Chassis Systems—Electric Power Steering, Hydraulic Brake Components, Brake Linings Standards, and Highway Tire Forum

• Electrical Systems—Vehicle E/E Systems Diagnostics, Electrical Distribution Systems Steering, Electrical Connectors, Electrical Harness Covering, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Vehicle Network for Multiplex & Data Communications, Automotive Electronic Systems Reliability, Vehicle Flat Panel Display, Circuit Protection, Vehicle Electric Power Supply, Functional Safety, and Vehicle Electrical Systems Security

• Fuel Cells—Fuel Cell Performance

• Materials, Processes, and Parts—Acoustical Materials, Automotive Adhesives and Sealants, Carbon and Alloy Steels, Metals Technical, Plastics, Spring, and Vibration Control

• Powertrain Systems—Battery Standardization (Starter Battery, Battery Packaging, Small Task Oriented, Battery Materials Testing, Battery Terminology, Battery Stop-Start), Gasoline Fuel Injection, Belt Drive, Vehicle and Engine Emissions, and Filter Test Methods

• Service Development Technology Committee

• Truck and Bus—Truck and Bus Wheel

• Vehicle Engineering Systems—Odometer/Speedometer, Exterior Sound Level, Vehicle Aerodynamics

• Vehicle Safety Systems—Seatbelt Systems, Inflatable Restraints

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