SAE Technical Papers and Journal Articles

Whether you are looking for a historical perspective or up to the minute developments, the information you need can be found in SAE's vast repository of technical papers. SAE technical papers have been delivering engineering advances and innovation from mobility experts around the world for more than 100 years.

SAE’s technical papers are peer-reviewed by at least three industry experts, ensuring that they:

  • Present technically new, innovative or constructive review of existing information
  • Contain quality data and valid analytical techniques
  • Provide sound conclusions
  • Present clear and logical research findings
  • Maintain a balanced paper free from personal bias or commercialism

SAE began publishing our scholarly journals in 2009 with the release of seven titles and quickly have grown to include 2 additional titles. In addition to the industry experts peer-review process our journal articles are reviewed for their long term reference value within the scientific community

  • SAE Scholarly Journals:
  • SAE International Journal of Aerospace
  • SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles
  • SAE International Journal of Engines
  • SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants
  • SAE International Journal of Materials & Manufacturing
  • SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems
  • SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Electronic and Electrical Systems
  • SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains
  • SAE International Journal of Transportation Safety

Search our vast collection of technical papers to find test results, comparative studies, methodologies, case studies, best practices, and much more.

The available full-text collections are:

  • Journal Articles 2008 to present
  • Technical Papers 1998 to present

Additional back file options:

  • Technical Papers 1990 - 1997
  • Technical Papers 1980 - 1989
  • Technical Papers 1964 - 1979
  • Technical Papers 1906 - 1963