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SAE International Continues IVHM Book Series with Title on Insights and Lessons Learned


SAE International’s fourth book in its integrated vehicle health management series, “Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Implementation and Lessons Learned,” is available.

Edited by Ian K. Jennions, this new book introduces a variety of case studies, lessons learned, and insights on what it really means to develop, implement, or manage an integrated system of systems “Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Implementation and Lessons Learned” brings to the reader a wide set of hands-on stories, made possible by the contribution of twenty-three authors, who agreed to share their experience and wisdom on how new technologies are developed and put to work.

With 17, fully illustrated chapters, “Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Implementation and Lessons Learned,” covers diverse areas of expertise such as the impact of trust, human factors, and evidential integrity in system development. They are complemented by valuable insights on implementing APU health management, aircraft health trend monitoring, and the historical perspective of how rotorcraft HUMS (Health and Usage Monitoring Systems) opened doors for the adoption of this cutting-edge technology by the global commercial aviation industry.

Jennions is a Professor and Director of the IVHM Centre, Cranfield University, U.K. He joined the Centre when it was founded in 2008 and has led its development and growth in research and education over the last six years. Over a 30-year span, he has worked for a number of companies in the gas turbine industry. His experience includes working for Rolls-Royce, General Electric and Alstom in various technical roles where he gained expertise in aerodynamics, heat transfer, fluid systems, mechanical design, combustion and, more recently, IVHM. A contributing member of the SAE IVHM Steering Group, he has a Mechanical Engineering degree and a PhD in CFD both from Imperial College, London.

Book Details:

- Published By: SAE International
- Binding: Hardbound
- Pages: 220
- Product Code: R-438
- ISBN: 978-0-7680-8088-9
- Price: $99.95; SAE International Members save up to 20% off list price.

For more information, including free front and back matter, or to order “Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Implementation and Lessons Learned,” visit

To request an electronic review copy of the book, email . Forward published reviews to Shawn Andreassi at or SAE International, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale PA, 15096-0001, or to receive a print copy of the book or another equivalent SAE International book.

SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 148,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.


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