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  Combat engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The difference between a military engineer and a combat engineer is that a combat engineer usually operates during battle and under fire, while a military engineer is mostly not directly involved in the fighting.
This EBG combat engineering vehicle is used by the engineers of the French Army for a variety of missions.
The most notable engineers of ancient times were the Romans, who constructed huge siege-machines (catapults, battering rams and siege towers) and were responsible for constructing fortified wooden camps and paved roads for their legions.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Combat_engineering   (1054 words)

 Encyclopedia: IDF Caterpillar D9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Armored bulldozers are a standard tool of Combat engineering battalions, and the IDF has gained some notoriety for their use of armored tractors for urban warfare in the Al-Aqsa Intifada.
Although the Israeli Engineering Corps had used D9 bulldozers since the 1960's (including in the Six Day War and Yom Kippur War), the D9 first rose to public attention in Operation Defensive Shield, and later in demolition of structures and shrubbery (one was ended with the consequential death of Rachel Corrie).
The Israeli Engineering Corps is using the D9 for a wide variety of engineering tasks: digging moats, clearing mines, mounting sand barriers and building fortifications, as well as clearing terrain obstacles and opening routes to Armored fighting vehicles.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/IDF-Caterpillar-D9   (2207 words)

 Encyclopedia: Combat engineering
The Corps of Royal Engineers (RE), commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.
The EBG combat engineering vehicle, based on the AMX 30 tank, is used by the engineers of the French Army for a variety of missions.
The M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle (CEV) is a combat engineering vehicle of the United States Army, consisting of an M60A1 tank with a dozer blade mounted on the front, and an A-frame crane hinged on each side of the turret.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Combat-engineering   (3661 words)

 Engineering Vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Engineering Vehicles have been an important part of wars since the latter half of the 20th century.
These vehicles are typically assigned in company strength to regimental combat teams for the purpose of digging prepared positions for infantry and vehicles, clearing or creating obstacles on the battlefield, and building bridges and fiords over rivers.
The engineer company was decimated almost to a man. The Engineering Vehicles cut down the banks to the river and prepared the river bottom for a 'Mech crossing.
www.battletecharchive.net /vehandair/engineering.html   (635 words)

 combat engineering vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Combat engineering vehicles (CEVs) are armoured vehicles built for engineering works at the battlefield or for transportation of sappers.
Most of the CEVs are armoured fighting vehicles that may be based on a tank chassis and have special attachments in order to breach obstacles.
Such attachment may include dozer blade, mine rollers, cranes etc. One example of engineering vehicles from this kind are bridgelaying tanks, which replace the turret with a segmented hydraulic bridge.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Combat_engineering_vehicle.html   (270 words)

 Fire and Fury Games' Battlefront:Engineering Playtest Rules
If a vehicle performing a breaching action through a bocage hedgerow is fired upon using direct fire, use the flank armor of the vehicle unless it is equipped with hedgerow cutting devices.
Vehicles which did not have these devices were forced to go OVER the hedgerow, and exposed their belly armor while doing so.
Engineers would often wire the trees on either side of a road before contact with the enemy was expected.
www.fireandfury.com /extra/engineering.shtml   (5137 words)

 Partnership between Clemson, BMW and state paves the way for automotive engineering center
James F. Barker, president of Clemson University, called the premier automotive engineering center a major step in Clemson's quest to be a top 20 public university and in South Carolina's drive to build a knowledge-based economy.
Engineering projects have included development of complex computer models to predict handling of vehicles and their aerodynamics under a range of operating conditions, development of methodologies for virtual car design, collaborative design in a global environment and comparison of laser diagnostics from wind tunnel tests against data from actual track tests.
Today, the motorsports engineering program is the most visible arm of Clemson's Brooks Institute for Sports Science, which combines the interdisciplinary studies of sports engineering, management, marketing and communications.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2002-09/cu-pbc092602.php   (466 words)

 Renewable Energy Engineering - Electric Vehicles Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The specific objective of this work is to design a space heating system for electric vehicles which has minimum weight, volume, cost and environmental impact relative to electric-resistance heaters and fossil-fueled heaters.
The prototype of this system is to have sufficient capacity to meet the heating load of 800 W over a 5-hour period for an existing twenty-two-foot electric bus, which has been "winterized" with added insulation, multi-pane windows, air sealing, and other conservation measures.
The results of this study are useful not only for vehicle space heating for also for battery thermal management and in addition for solar energy storage systems in general.
energy.caeds.eng.uml.edu /zerotail.html   (488 words)

 Combat engineering vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Combat engineering vehicles (CEVs) are armoured vehicles built for works at the battlefield or for transportation sappers.
Such attachment may include dozer blade mine rollers cranes etc. One example engineering vehicles from this kind are bridgelaying which replace the turret with a segmented bridge.
Another type of CEVs are armoured fighting vehicles which use as transportation to sappers (Combat engineer troops) and can be fitted with bulldozer 's blade and other mine-breaching devices.
www.freeglossary.com /Combat_engineering_vehicle   (622 words)

 NTI: Country Overviews: India: Missile Facilities
The TDE, Vehicles was once again renamed as the Technical Development Establishment (Vehicles and Engineering Stores) in August 1960 and in February 1962, it was further bifurcated into an engineering and vehicles division.
In August 1965, the Ahmednagar unit of the TDE, Vehicles was reorganized into a Chief Inspectorate of Vehicles (CIV) and the VRDE and both units were located in Ahmednagar.
Safety vehicle to provide "soft, clean, and neutral water" for neutralizing the effects of red fuming nitric acid in the event of an accidental spillage on the missile operator or equipment and to extinguish small fires during Prithvi missile launches.
www.nti.org /e_research/profiles/India/Missile/1769_1953.html   (458 words)

 Combat engineering vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Such attachments may include dozer blades, mine rollers, cranes etc. An example of an engineering vehicle of this kind is a bridgelaying tank, which replaces the turret with a segmented hydraulic bridge.
Another good example is the American M728 Combat Engineer Vehicle, which is equipped with a dozer blade and a 165mm demolition gun.
These are vehicles they specially designed as CEVs for the military.
www.1bx.com /en/Combat_engineering_vehicle.htm   (306 words)

 Wenzlau Engineering: Vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
When we were called upon to design and deliver over forty high mobility vehicles for the Turkish Army, the Chrysler engineering staff worked concurrently with Wenzlau Engineering to develop a high mobility shelter carrier as a low cost alternate to the High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle - HMMWV.
Wenzlau Engineering was able to develop the design, modify, qualify and deliver the vehicles, all of which are currently being utilized in a tactical systems deployment.
Inclusive in the selection of vehicles, Wenzlau Engineering is able to provide support for safety assessments, MTBF analysis, and survivability for HEMP, nuclear, biological and chemical environments.
www.wenzlau.com /products/vehicles/overview/productline.html   (238 words)

 Autopia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The companies have been working for a decade on using aluminum in vehicles because it is lighter and better absorbs energy in a crash.
Vancouver is investing in hydrogen infrastructure and vehicles to showcase clean energy when the world is not engrossed in the luge.
Sodium chlorate is used in pesticides and in bleaching, and there is enough byproduct in Vancouver alone to power 20,000 fuel cell vehicles.
www.wired.com /news/technology/0,1282,69204,00.html?tw=rss.TEK   (1372 words)

 Subject Listing for Spacecraft engineering - launch vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
A parameterised generic launch vehicle design is subjected to performance evaluation using the ORBITER model which is capable of optimising both the design and trajectory of the vehicle.
However, the technologies required for an SSTO vehicle were considered throughout the study because the Phase I development and test programs are structured to focus on three crucial areas in the development of a cost-effective SSTO vehicle: lightweight materials for the tanks and primary structure, efficient propulsion systems, and multimission reusability and operability.
In the propulsion area, a significant improvement in the thrust-to-weight (F/W) ratio (sea-level) of the engines is necessary—compared to the F/W ratio of the two existing large-thrust liquid oxygen/liquid hydrogen engines, the Russian RD-0120 and the U.S. space shuttle main engine (SSME).
www.aerade.cranfield.ac.uk /subject-listing/craft2.html   (11455 words)

 Engineering vehicles
Engineering and design of vehicles focused on aerodynamic aspects based on concurrent engineering, multidisciplinatory design optimization and the research of Joseph P. Schetz.
Engineering consulting firm specializing in the development of off-highway equipment and other medium- to low-volume vehicles.
Prepares students at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels for a career in vehicle engineering, with primary emphasis on flight vehicles.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Engineering_vehicles   (1147 words)

 Florida Institute of Technology
Ocean engineering is a multidisciplinary field of technology applied to the ocean environment.
It is a combination of the classical engineering disciplines such as civil, mechanical and electrical engineering, with naval architecture and applied ocean sciences.
This enables the ocean engineering students to undertake interdisciplinary research in the environmental and oceanographic areas, and also in fundamental aspects of ocean engineering.
www.fit.edu /AcadRes/dmes/ocean.html   (420 words)

 TM Engineering - Automotive Performance and Accessories
TM Engineering vehicles have been featured in numerous industry publications, including Super Street, Import Tuner, Turbo Magazine, Import Racer!, Car Audio and Electronics, Car Stereo Review, Auto Sound and Security, and more.
We are used as an installation facility for magazine technical articles on a regular basis, and are also retained as technical consultants for a number of publications and manufacturers.
With every vehicle we work on, quality work is our number one priority and our attention to detail is second to none.
www.tmengineering.net   (668 words)

 Engineering Vehicles
Two more vehicles can be joined in tandem to form a floating bridge of length 105m, in 30 minutes.
The vehicle has a max speed of 55 km/h on road, 40 km/h cross country and an aquatic mobility of 2.7 m/sec with twin pump jets.
The vehicle is also capable of retracting it's wheels for use as a grounded bridge/ramp for high banks.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /LAND-FORCES/Army/Images-Engg.html   (640 words)

 Tribology And Materials: Challenges For Materials In Automotive Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Friction, lubrication and wear in vehicle design and engineering will be discussed at a conference to be held in Maastricht on 20-22 April 1999.
Delegates from the automotive industry and research and development will be able to discuss the latest research findings concerned with the pressing economic and environmental issues presented by tribology in the automotive sector.
The conference Challenges for Materials in Automotive Engineering: Tribology and Materials is organised by The Institute of Materials and The Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/1998-09/IoM-TAMC-140998.php   (179 words)

 Renewable Energy Engineering - Electric Vehicles Research
The objective of this study was to design and test envelope, heating, and ventilating systems, which will reduce the reliance on fossil-fuel-based heating technologies in electric vehicles operating in cold climates.
The buses were tested using a coheating test which involves providing a known amount of energy to the interior space while measuring the temperature gradient between interior and exterior and measuring infiltration (air changes per hour) using an inert gas chromatograph.
We have found that this goal can be met using effective air sealing, double glazed windows in the passenger compartment, insulation of R-7 in the roof, walls, and floor of the body, and heat recovery from the motor controllers and motor.
energy.caeds.eng.uml.edu /psdbus.html   (570 words)

 Engineering vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Engineering vehicles are heavy-duty vehicles specially designed for engineering tasks.
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www.freeglossary.com /Engineering_vehicle   (284 words)

 K&N Engineering, Inc. - Vehicles Needed
Anyone allowing K&N Research and Development in Warrington to use their vehicle will be compensated with a FREE replacement element.
If your vehicle is not on the above list and you are willing to loan it to us if the need arises, please complete our Questionnaire and make sure you check the box that states we can contact you.
When we need vehicles we will look for ones located nearby that were registered in our questionnaire.
www.knfilters.com /search/vehicle.aspx?V=W   (159 words)

 Japanese Engineering Vehicles
The "Manchurian Incident" showed that the vehicle was too small to perform all these tasks perfectly.
The vehcile was redesigned and the tasks required of it were decreased.
The vehicle was used for clearing a path through jungles (note that I did not use the politically correct term of "rain forest").
mailer.fsu.edu /~akirk/tanks/japan/japan-eng.html   (210 words)

 ATA Engineering - Launch Vehicles, Acoustic Analysis
One of the design challenges on many spacecraft is addressing the structural response to the acoustic loads coming from the launch vehicle rocket motors.
For many existing launch vehicles these loads have been addressed by tedious hand calculations or by acoustic tests which occur late in the program when design changes are very difficult to implement.
ATA has experience in analyzing the acoustic environment of satellites and launch vehicles and predicting structural response at both the preliminary design and detailed design level of the aerospace vehicle's development.
www.ata-e.com /launch_ve/acoustics.htm   (194 words)

 Churchill engineering vehicles
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 RAIL CONSULT - Consulting and Engineering - Vehicles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
There is a long way from the tendering of a vehicle to its operation and maintenance.
The multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) are based on the Cargo Sprinter and used for track maintenance work in Great Britain.
Almost simultaneously with the 125th anniversary of the LRV operation the high-floor vehicles were delivered by a group consisting of Bombardier Transportation (Talbot) and Kiepe Elektrik in order to increase and renew the vehicle fleet.
www.railconsult.de /html_en/ce_fahrzeuge.html   (968 words)

 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | New batteries aid climate battle
Hybrid road vehicles would help the UK meet the government's renewable energy targets for 2020, he told an Exeter audience.
They would be fuelled by a combination of petrol and electric battery technology which is charged by the petrol engine.
But new materials will be needed along with significant advances in engineering before vehicles based on this battery technology can match the performance of cars that are entirely based on petrol or diesel.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/3638864.stm   (396 words)

 Engineering Vehicles
Also involved in the program is an Armoured Amphibious Dozer and an Engineer Reconnaissance Vehicle (both based on the locally built BMP-2 Infantry Combat Vehicle chassis).
Both are still comparative rarities elsewhere as few armies seem to take the trouble to procure such specialised vehicles.
Looking through the list of the new Indian bridges contained in this table, it is apparent that considerable trouble has been taken by the Indian design authorities to make in-depth studies of other existing bridging designs and methods from elsewhere.
www.bharat-rakshak.com /LAND-FORCES/Army/Engineering.html   (467 words)

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