Georgia Tech brings fluid power into the world of healthcare The Georgia Institute of Technology, a seven-year member of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power is involved in research spanning seals and fluid characteristics, medical applications of fluid power and controls and interfaces for human operators. Georgia Tech does not offer a degree […]
A project to develop a hydraulic hybrid retrofit of a school bus, led by Dr. Michael Leamy at the Georgia Institute of Technology and his team of undergraduate and graduate engineering students, is yielding impressive results.
Besides negatively affecting hearing and impairing effective communication, excessive noise can increase mechanical fatigue and reduce component life. In short, excessive noise detracts from the attractiveness of existing fluid power products and can be an entry barrier for this technology into new markets and applications.