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Voith Power Transmission

Schweickert, Hermann (Ed.)

2005, VI, 318 p.


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This well-edited book for generally interested readers is richly illustrated in four-coloured printing. It presents the story of success, about Hermann Föttinger, his idea of hydrodynamic power transmission, the industrial introduction and its further developments by Voith follows the trail of the technical milestones, that mark progress of hydrodynamic power transmission. The book is easy to read, nevertheless, it has a profound technical character.

Readers from every background, students and young engineers find it encouraging to read about the inventor Föttinger, his brilliant idea and the enormous impact it had on the development of industry with Voith. It is a must for every collectors library.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Automatic Transmissions - Föttinger Principle - Hydrodynamic - Hydrodynamic Power Transmission - Hydrodynamik Brakes - Rail Technology - Road Traffic - Road Vehicles - Torque Converters - Turbo Couplings - Turbo Transmissions - Voith - control - safety

Related subjects » Energy Technology - Mechanical Engineering - Mechanics - Policy, Economics, Management & Transport

Table of contents 

A New Way.- On the Rails of the World.- Starting and Controlling.- Driving Comfort and Safety.- History Has a Future.- Voith Turbo.

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