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Off-Highway Haulage Vehicle Diesel Electric Drive Performance
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 1, 1971 by SAE International in United States
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The paper discusses the General Electric motorized wheel transmission system as applied to 85-120 ton capacity, 2-axle, rear dump ore haulage trucks extensively used in open-pit mine operations. Information and representative data on performance, equipment life, maintenance, availability, and operating costs as experienced by the Pima Mining Co., Tucson, Arizona, are presented, as well as a general description of the system and the application.
CitationBeebower, A. and Nadzam, J., "Off-Highway Haulage Vehicle Diesel Electric Drive Performance," SAE Technical Paper 710154, 1971, https://doi.org/10.4271/710154.
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