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SAE Off-Highway Engineering 2001-02-01

  • Magazine Issue
  • OFHFEB01
Published February 01, 2001 by SAE International in United States
  • English
  • Hydrostatic transmissions in conventional envelopes
    Kubota designed a hydrostatic transmission for a compact tractor to improve operator control and increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Design of a hydraulic free-piston engine
    Dutch companies Noax and Innas have developed an engine in which nearly all combustion energy is directly converted into hydraulic energy.
  • Optimizing tractive performance
    Canadian researchers correlate analytical predictions and experimental data to determine that the proper matching of front- and rear-tire sizes, aswell as careful control of inflation pressure and normal load of the tires, is necessary to achieve optimum tractive performance of four-wheel-drive tractors.
  • Actively suspending off-road vehicles
    The University of Texas Center for Electromechanics evaluated a retrofit electromechanical active suspension that s hows promise of improved cross-country mobility for military vehicles.