SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2003-10-01

SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2003-10-01
    • Off-highway CVTs
      A continuously variable transmission can improve the fuel efficiency of heavy-duty diesels by matching the engine's torque/speed to the applied load through the smooth torque multiplication of the transmission.
    • Hydraulics for economics
      The design of a digitally controlled hydraulic fan drive from Denison Hydraulics is said to help diesel engines run leaner and cleaner.
    • Telematics boosts productivity
      Advances in electronic technology enables equipment owners and operators to monitor not only usage, but location of equipment.
    • A dumper on tracks
      Industrial vehicles featuring composite rubber-tracked drive systems have become increasingly popular over the past 10 years, carving out a respectable niche in many specialized industries.