power train


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power train

n.
An assembly of gears and associated parts by which power is transmitted from an engine to a driving axle.

pow′er train`


n.
a connected set of gears and shafts transmitting power from an engine, motor, etc., to a mechanism being driven.
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Noun1.power train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changedpower train - wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed; "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"
engine - motor that converts thermal energy to mechanical work
epicyclic gear train, epicyclic train - a system of epicyclic gears in which at least one wheel axis itself revolves about another fixed axis
reduction gear - gearing that reduces an input speed to a slower output speed
wheelwork - mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)
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The power train from Siemens consists of two SGT5-4000F gas turbines, two hydrogen-cooled SGen5-2000H generators, one SST5-5000 steam turbine, and a SGen5-2000H steam turbine generator.
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(ADPnews) - Feb 9, 2010 - The latest restructuring plant of ailing German car maker Opel will not affect the Vienna Aspern power train plant of the company, sources from the Vienna plant told Austria's APA news agency today.
It uses the same power train as the Jeeps, so is actually a hybrid.
MTWZ will continue to operate as a separate business unit, concentrating on continuing to provide general and customised solutions for power train applications.
* The Cat C27 engine, rated at 627 net horsepower, features ACERT Technology, a 32-bit ADEM IV control system that manages the fuel injection process and other power train operations and a cross-flow cylinder that brings more clean air into the combustion chamber
Suffice to say, this engine doesn't follow the off-the-shelf parts bin philosophy used at other manufacturers, as virtually no parts are shared with any member of Mercedes power train family.
They refuse to divulge any details about the vehicle's air frame, power train or communications system.