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02:00 Apr 8, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Antriebsstrang / Skaleneffekte
Von dem Joint-Venture mit Caterpillar in den Bereichen mittelschwere Motoren sowie Antriebsstrangkomponenten sind positive Skaleneffekte zu erwarten.

1)Is Antriebsstrangkomponenten drive gear components?
2)Skaleneffekte refers to sales graphs I suppose.

Thanks for your time.
muhari
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nadrive train components and advantages of scaleBeth Kantus
naAntriebsstrang... drive-train (ie gear-box, prop-shaft, differential).transatgees
nadrive train (drive train components) ; scale effects
Vesna Zivcic
naAntriebsstrngkomponente=TRANSRAPID


  

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Antriebsstrngkomponente=


Explanation:
Antrieb= drive/driving

I have got several translations for 'strang', and you may know best which is most fitting:Strang
(ketten-, Seil-)=strand
(Seil-)=fall
(Rohr-)= run
(schienen-)=track

komponent= component.

'Skaleneffekte'hasn't got anything to do with sales graphes.

I would translate it as 'graduation effect' or 'scaling effect'.


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Beth Kantus

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drive train (drive train components) ; scale effects


Explanation:
1a. EV1 Geschichte
Der Antrieb wird modernisiert, der "Generation II drive train" (Antriebsstrang)kommt. Das Gewicht, die Anzahl der Teile und die Kosten wurden deutlich ...

www.ralfwagner.de/ev/data/ev1/geschichte.htm

1b. Williams Marine Power - Drive Train Components
Home > Drive Train Components. Drive Train Components.Williams Marine Power sells and services ...

www.williamsmarinepower.com/DTC.htm

2. Aeronautics Enterprise: Hypersonic Technologies
Tests of Hydrocarbon-Fueled Scramjet Engine; Scale Effects on Scramjet Engine Performance; Unsteady ... and Optimization of Airbreathing Hypersonic Vehicles. ...

larcpubs.larc.nasa.gov/randt/1995/SectionB4.fm5.html

3. Color Reference Charts - Scale Effect
... Urban Fredriksson's Color Reference Charts. n by Martin Waligorski.
Back to main article Real colors and scale effect. ...

www.hotel.wineasy.se/ipms/stuff_eng_colorcharts_scaleeffect...


    Google: same as above
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Antriebsstrang... drive-train (ie gear-box, prop-shaft, differential).


Explanation:
Skaleneffekte, yes literally effects of scale, but English business jargon talks more naturally about the "advantages of scale", so I would go for that. Lots of time in business.

Antriebsstrang translation comes from experience of taking motor cars to pieces, and byuing components for them.

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5 hrs
drive train components and advantages of scale


Explanation:
I agree with the last answer - they are referring to advantages that come with an "economy of scale", which is the decrease in the cost of manufacturing one unit of product due to an increase in quantity produced/mass production.

I suppose also they're talking about mid-size engines.
http://detnews.com/2000/autos/0011/24/autos-152569.htm
STUTTGART, Germany -- DaimlerChrysler AG and Caterpillar Inc. are forming an alliance to develop and make engines and fuel systems for commercial trucks in a move to reduce costs amid slowing U.S. truck sales.
DaimlerChrysler, the world's largest maker of heavy trucks, and Caterpillar, the No. 1 construction-equipment maker, said they signed an agreement Tuesday to combine the purchasing, manufacture and research for mid-size engines used in busses, delivery trucks and power generation.

HTH!


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