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The Ricardo Powerlink Database contains the most comprehensive collection of powertrain-related material including technical papers and journals in the world – currently over 250,000 abstracts, with an average of 500 being added each month. Subject to copyright constraints, copies of these technical papers that are indexed in the Database are available through the Document Delivery Service.

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Subject Scope

  • Internal combustion diesel and gasoline engines
  • Alternative powerplants  – hybrid, battery, fuel cell
  • Transmissions
  • Vehicle systems
  • Fuels and Lubricants
  • Exhaust Emissions and Air Quality
  • Noise & Vibration
  • Engine & Vehicle Control and Electronics

 Source Material

  • Technical journals (100 titles)
  • Books & Conference Proceedings
  • Published Technical Papers
  • Patents and Standards
  • Official Legislative Publications
  • Manufacturers’ Literature

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Powerlink Database of technical papers