How Soot in Engine Oil Affects Wear

As diesel engine designers and assemblers know too well, more stringent emissions regulations have led to hardware and software mapping changes that can yield unpleasant side effects, such as increased carbon particulate output that can migrate to the crankcase. There...

Wet Clutch or Dry Clutch?

The starting point for any transmission designer is knowing the amount of torque the system needs to handle. Nowhere does this apply more clearly than in the design of dual clutch gearboxes, where applications for lower-cost vehicles are already showing a different...