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power train

noun
1.
a train of gears and shafting transmitting power from an engine, motor, etc., to a mechanism being driven.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • In practice this is the same power train of diesel-electric locomotives for long haul freight trains.
  • It only has power and control cables between each of its power train modules.
  • High performance power train provides high engine horsepower and torque.
  • The transmission concepts in many of these machines do not allow an efficient power train control including energy recovery.

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