SAE Off-Highway Engineering

August 5, 2016

    • Clearing the air
      Sensors, diagnostics and controls advance to help trap emissions.
    • Bringing the heat on cooling technologies
      Electronic controls, variable-speed fans cool engines, heat aftertreatment systems.
    • 3D printing machines can't be built fast enough
      In the additive manufacturing world, the costs of components are dropping, the technology is becoming more reliable and parts are fabricated faster, allowing industries beyond aerospace to adopt additive technologies, says Oak Ridge Lab's Ryan Dehoff.
    • Big-time 3D printing: building an excavator, layer by layer
    • Commercial vehicles in a digital world
    • Automation, electrification focus of ZF's Innovation Tractor prototype
    • Corrosion-resistant bearings extend equipment lifetimes in severe environments
    • Two-stroke future for heavy-duty engine braking
    • Unique piston design aids HD diesel waste heat recovery
    • NREL cost-effectively eliminates diesel idling to condition Class 8 sleeper cabs
    • Higher levels of connectivity, automation drive commercial vehicle sector: A discussion with Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Technology, Daimler Trucks North America, and Chairman of the SAE 2016 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress
    • Western Star debuts Extreme Duty Offroad package, new 'transformer' chassis