SAE Automotive Fuels & Lubricants Database

Content and Sources

The SAE Automotive Fuels & Lubricants Database contains 90 years of essential data from pertinent international sources including conference papers, journal articles, magazine articles, standards and specifications, technical books, and research reports. Over 29,000 document summaries (detailed abstracts and bibliographies) are included.

Publishers & Publications
Includes coverage of published information from the United States, Japan, Germany, the U.K., France, Italy, Canada, Australia, Korea, Brazil, Singapore, and more. All information is in English regardless of the source document’s language.

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), USA

Associazione Tecnica Dell'Automobile (ATA), Italy
Technical Papers - since 1990

Co-ordinating European Council (CEC), England
Technical Papers - since 1981

U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 49, Chapter V

Coordinating Research Council (CRC), USA
Research Reports - since 1939

Deutsches Institut fur Normung e.V. (DIN), Germany

FISITA Conferences
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), England
Automotive Engineer - since 1992
Journal of Automobile Engineering - since 1993
Journal of Engineering Tribology - since 1994
Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - since 1992
Journal of Power and Energy - since 1992
Technical Papers - since 1972

International Organization for Standardization (ISO), Switzerland
Aircraft and Space Vehicles (TC 20)
Cranes (TC 96)
Earthmoving Machinery (TC 127)
Internal Combustion Engines (TC 70)
Road Vehicle (TC 22)
Small Craft (TC 188)
Tractors and Machinery for Agriculture and Forestry (TC 23)

Japanese Automobile Standards Organization (JASO)

Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC)
Technical Papers

Soci�t� des Ing�nieurs de l'Automobile (SIA), France
Technical Papers - since 1988

SAE International, USA
Automotive Engineering International - since 1990
Cooperative Research Program Reports
Ground Vehicle Standards (J-reports, HS)
Proceedings and Special Publications
Technical Papers - since 1908
Truck Engineering - 1990-1997

Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan (JSAE), Japan
Journal of JSAE - since 1990
JSAE Review - since 1990
Technical Papers - since 1976

Society of Automotive Engineers of Korea (KSAE), Korea
Journal of KSAE - since 1992
Technical Papers - since 1991

Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE), USA
Lubrication Engineering - since 1980

Verlag Des Verein Deutscher Ingenieure GmbH (VDI), Germany
Technical Papers - since 1991


The SAE Automotive Fuels & Lubricants Database covers a wide range of vehicles and subjects. Nowhere else can you access such an extensive source of technology information from around the world. Coverage includes technical papers, journal and magazine articles, books, reports, standards, specifications, and regulations.

spark ignition engines conventional fuels emissions
reformulated gasoline additives alternative fuels
synthetic lubricants electric vehicles exhaust systems
gear lubricants compression ignition engines combustion
buses light trucks military vehicles
off-highway vehicles trucks utiltiy vehicles
construction equipment minivans racecars
modeling diagnostics greases
engineering hydraulics diesel engines
tribology engine knock driveability
rheology testing absorption & evaporation
engine deposits bearings environment
electric vehicles composition quality
fuel economy sealants fuel systems
viscosity design 4-stroke engines
electronic controls energy alternate engines
research filters recycling
performance fluid flow systems
hybrid vehicles energy storage alcohols
safety oil film thermal effects
And much more.

Comprehensive Document Summaries
The F&L Database provides detailed summaries of referenced documents included in the database. In seconds, you can determine how important a document is to you, how to locate it, and how to find related documents. Summaries typically include the main ideas, new data, and conclusions that are detailed in the document, as well as the significance of any new material. Complete bibliographic details are cited.

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Full-text photocopies
Photocopies of all full-text documents and articles referenced in the F&L Database are available from SAExpress Global Document Service.