Power Train Selection for Optimum Performance and Efficiency 780961
Today's commercial transport service vehicle owner is being confronted with increasingly complex problems in his vehicle operation. As a means of solving one of his problems, methods of evaluating power train components and their effect on obtaining optimum vehicle performance and efficiency have been developed. Vehicle vocation variables and the different types of power trains and power components have been analyzed. Utilization of the techniques described should bring the vehicle engineer closer to providing an optimum match of vehicle, engine, transmission, axle, and tires for a given vocation.