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Just a general question about location Image:Scania V8 prime mover.jpg and Image:NH15 road train.jpg taken in the Top End, NW Western Australia or Queensland? Nice photographs and great work BTW! Bidgee (talk) 10:58, 7 December 2008 (UTC)
- arr the palm trees got me on that one! Would be nice if possible if you could photograph a whole Road Train? Just that most of the Road Train images (only one or two of them IIRC) are not really great. Bidgee (talk) 11:28, 7 December 2008 (UTC)
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Truck engines and loadings
I was wondering, based on your images, if you have a good understanding of semi engines and loadings?
I'm trying to find a good 10 to 20 page introduction to power use on semis. I can find this easily enough for cars, and I'm sure it exists for trucks as well, but I don't know enough in this field to know where to start.
I'm trying to see if there is a way I could attack the problem of understanding whether or not hybridization would help semis. With the new 16" in-wheel motors appearing, it would seem it would be relatively easy to build a 22.5" version with about 100 hp and 1000 foot pounds of torque (or more). One of these could go into every wheel, but I suspect for semi use it would be four in total, one on each side of the axles. That would be 400 hp and a whopping 4000 ft-lbs. This sounds like something would suffice to basically take all of the extra load off the engine during acceleration and hills.
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