Journal of Automotive and Transport Engineering

JATE 2013


Journal of Automotive and Transport Engineering

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Journal of Automotive and Transport Engineering (JATE) is an open access peer reviewed research journal that is published by Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania. JATE provides a platform for the researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students to share their knowledge in the form of high quality empirical and theoretical research papers. (Online Edition:

The Journal publishes research papers in the fields of Automotive Engineering and Transport Engineering, on the following topics:

Innovative Solutions for Automotive Vehicles:
- Advanced powertrain;
- Chassis systems;
- Transmission systems;
- New solutions for vehicle body design;
- Advanced electronics;
- Vehicle mechatronics;
- Comfort and ergonomics;

Automotive Vehicles and Environment:
- Reduction of gas emissions / chemical pollutants;
- Vibration and noise reduction;
- Hybrid and electrical vehicles;
- Natural gas vehicles;
- Alternative fuels;
- Electromagnetic compatibility;
- Renewable energy sources;

Advanced Transport Systems and Road Traffic:
- Intelligent transport systems;
- Advanced traffic control systems;
- Systems for driver assistance;
- Human and vehicle interface;
- Traffic pollution and noise impact assessment;

Advanced Engineering Methods:
- Styling and aerodynamics;
- Design for manufacturing and maintenance;
- Simulation and testing for vehicle and components;
- Vehicle dynamics;
- Autonomous vehicle;
- Virtual reality;

Heavy and Special Vehicles:
- Concept cars;
- Race cars;
- Buses, trucks and heavy vehicles;
- Tractors, industrial and agricultural vehicles;
- Working equipment;

New Materials and Manufacturing Technologies:
- New materials;
- Prototyping;
- Manufacturing trends;
- Quality, reliability and maintenance;
- Lifecycle analysis;
- Supplying chain and logistics;
- Automotive Recycling;

Accident Research and Analysis:
- Traffic safety and accident statistics and analysis;
- Traffic accident, tests and reconstruction;
- Pedestrian and bikers protection;
- Crashworthiness and biomechanics;

Railway Vehicles:
- Railway vehicle dynamics;
- High speed trains, light railways and freight capacity;
- Noise, vibration and comfort;
- Safety, security and reliability.

The journal is published both in Print and Online versions.

JATE publishes original research papers, case studies, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, empirical research from researchers, academicians, professional, practitioners and students from all over the world. Papers published in conference proceedings are accepted if were at least 50% modified.

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