Hydrostatic transmissions in conventional envelopes
Kubota designed a hydrostatic transmission for a compact tractor to improve operator control and increase efficiency and productivity.
Design of a hydraulic free-piston engine
Dutch companies Noax and Innas have developed an engine in which nearly all combustion energy is directly converted into hydraulic energy.
Optimizing tractive performance
Canadian researchers correlate analytical predictions and experimental data to determine that the proper matching of front- and rear-tire sizes, aswell as careful control of inflation pressure and normal load of the tires, is necessary to achieve optimum tractive performance of four-wheel-drive tractors.
Actively suspending off-road vehicles
The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics evaluated a retrofit electromechanical active suspension that s hows promise of improved cross-country mobility for military vehicles.