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
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
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.