1966-02-01

D-C Electric Drive for Off-Highway Vehicles 660199

This paper points up the advantages of d-c electric drive systems for off-highway vehicles and compares their performance with diesel or gas turbine powered vehicles using conventional differential drives. It is shown that the independent wheel drive system provided by the electric drive develops torque at each wheel that allows the wheel to minimize slipping or sliding. This is accomplished by the motorized wheel described herein.

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