Simulating air-conditioning performance
A computer program developed by Modine Climate Systems and
Modelogics helps determine and optimize air-conditioning system
Reduced mass haul-truck design concepts
Liebherr Mining trucks adopted a reduced structural mass approach
to convert unladen weight directly into payload, while
simultaneously incorporating state-of-the-art driveline
Optimizing a tractor frame for improved cabin
To address an aging agricultural workforce and modern ergonomic
guidelines, researchers at Doshisha University and Kubota modeled
medium- and large-sized agricultural tractors to reduce vibration
and noise and increase comfort.
Applying 3d-CAD to turbocharger
Ishkawajima-Harima Heavy Industries has developed a 3d-CAD system
for turbochargers. satisfying requirements for digital mockup
A forged steel piston for highly loaded diesel
Higher peak cylinder pressures moved engineers from Mahle to search
for new piston materials.
One world, many standards
From Auckland to Zanzibar, the problems faced by the off-highway
industry remain remarkably constant. Yet standards do not. Two
industry experts discuss some of the roadblocks to global
harmonization of standards.