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A transmission is a machine that consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power. Often the term transmission refers simply to the gearbox that uses gears and gear trains to provide speed and torque conversions from a rotating power source to another device.

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

How to Evaluate and Manage Pipeline Infrastructure

Asset management has emerged as a methodology that water agencies have adopted to evaluate and manage their pipeline infrastructure. The profiles of public works and water utility departments discussed in this article reflect how, over the course of 25 years, water agencies have transitioned from replacing a pipe simply because

Scraping By

Scraping By

Tight deadlines and tighter margins, combined with a shortage of skilled operators, have made the addition of advanced technology for heavy equipment such as scrapers and motor graders crucial.

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

How to be Defense-minded With Trenching and Shoring Projects

Trenching operations are never “ordinary.” Accidents are never expected. But they can be anticipated and prevented. To be forewarned is to be forearmed. Geotechnical investigation of the soil to be excavated during the trenching operation provides the first warnings that there could be a problem with trench stability. Engineering analysis

ASV Adds Minnesota Dealer to Network

ASV Adds Minnesota Dealer to Network

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (June 13, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, has added Northwoods Hydraulic and Equipment to its dealer network.

The Moose Lake, Minnesota-based dealer will offer all ASV Posi-Track® compact track loaders, featuring best-in-class rated operating capacity,

Backflow Prevention Methods

Backflow Prevention Methods

Without a source of clean, safe water, neither individuals nor communities can survive. So perhaps the greatest invention of any civilization is a way to ensure clean, safe water. Supplying clean, potable water is both complicated and straightforward. The actual process is a relatively simple series of steps (extraction from

Energy Risks

Energy Risks

Not only are many unprepared for disruptions to their lives and businesses brought about by power blackouts, but often they remain stolidly unaware of the true costs and impact that these can have on their operations and security.

A Two-Way Street

A Two-Way Street

Since the electric grid was built in the 1890s, technology has changed just as significantly and almost as rapidly as demand has increased. According to the Department of Energy, our current grid consists of more than 9,200 electric generating units, with more than 1 million megawatts of generating capacity connected

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