SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2001-06-01

SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2001-06-01
    • Cleaner and quieter snowmobiles
      The University at Buffalo's entry into the Clean Snowmobile Challenge led to modifications of engine, exhaust, body, and electronics to achieve a snowmobile with both lower noise and emissions.
    • Predicting pump dynamics
      The dynamic behavior of a Parker Hannifin/Abex NWL hydraulic-axial-piston pump was simulated to determine information on pump flow ripple for longer pump life and reduced noise.
    • Electronic engine management for small engines
      Through an overview of sensor technologies, Cherry Electrical Products confirms that the off-highway industry is ready to benefit from the automotive industry when it comes to electronically controlling small engines.
    • Globally positioning mining vehicles
      High-tech guidance systems for mining vehicles supplied by companies such as Magellan Corp. are one of the most prevalent uses of global positioning systems in off-highway applications.
    • The search for engineers
      The recent booming economy has put a premium on engineering jobs. Here is a look at what some off-highway companies are doing to find people to fill them.