October 2010

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Feature Articles

Helical Gearing Offers Green Alternative
Upgrading to gearboxes with helical gearing can save on energy, maintenance and landfill space.

Coastal Question Marks
Does the U.S. renewable energy solution lie offshore? An update on the status of offshore wind projects.

The Limbs of Lumenhaus
Motion systems bring award-winning and energy-optimizing “Smart House” to life.

Technical Article

High-Performance Industrial Gear Lubricants for Optimum Reliability
In recent years, gearbox technology has advanced and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have specified required gear oils to meet the lubrication requirements of these new designs. Modern gearboxes operate under severe conditions while maintaining their reliability to ensure end-user productivity. The latest generation of industrial gear lubricants can provide enhanced performance—even under extreme operating conditions—for optimal reliability and reduced cost of operation.

Departments

Book Review: Design of Permanent-Magnet Brushless Machines (Other)
The latest offering by machine design experts J.R. Hendershot and T.J.E. Miller is an 822-page brushless permanent-magnet (PM) machine design book that serves as a worthy follow-up to their 1994 work.

Product News (Product News)
The complete Product News section from the October 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

IMTS 2010: In 140 Characters or Less (Events)
Social media was all the rage at IMTS 2010 in Chicago.

Calendar (Events)
The complete Technical Calendar from the October 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Industry News (Industry News)
The complete Industry News section from the October 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Vive (American) La France (Power Play)
A look back at a turbine-powered fire engine that was years ahead of its time.