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crank·shaft

 (krăngk′shăft′)
n.
A shaft that turns or is turned by a crank.

crankshaft

(ˈkræŋkˌʃɑːft)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a shaft having one or more cranks, esp the main shaft of an internal-combustion engine to which the connecting rods are attached

crank•shaft

(ˈkræŋkˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft)

n.
a shaft having one or more cranks, usu. formed as integral parts.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crankshaft - a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crankcrankshaft - a rotating shaft driven by (or driving) a crank
reciprocating engine - an internal-combustion engine in which the crankshaft is turned by pistons moving up and down in cylinders
rotating shaft, shaft - a revolving rod that transmits power or motion
Translations
kampiakseli
forgattyústengelyfőtengely

crankshaft

[ˈkræŋkʃɑːft] Ncigüeñal m

crankshaft

[ˈkræŋkʃɑːft] nvilebrequin m

crankshaft

n (Aut) → Kurbelwelle f

crankshaft

[ˈkrænkʃɑːft] n (Aut) → albero motore, albero a gomiti
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Although stress analyses of crankshafts are available in literature, there are few studies on the optimization of crankshaft.
Called a "point-of-use" gage, the benchtop device is designed for use at the point of production, allowing manufacturers to check crankshafts immediately as they come off the grinders.
The study also revealed that this know-how can be applied to crankshafts with bearing diameters of at least 120mm.
Part of its capacity, used to make crankshafts for Volvo Group's automotive medium-duty engines, will be relocated as the group will switch to a new generation of engines next year, it said.
Part of its capacity, used to make crankshafts for Volvo Groupa[euro](tm)s automotive medium-duty engines, will be relocated as the group will switch to a new generation of engines next year, it said.
Such a program is useful for designing the engines as well as for testing the strength of the crankshafts.
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