differential gear


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differential gear

n.
An arrangement of gears in an epicyclic train permitting the rotation of two shafts at different speeds, used on the rear axle of automotive vehicles to allow different rates of wheel rotation on curves.

differential gear

n
(Automotive Engineering) the epicyclic gear mounted in the driving axle of a road vehicle that permits one driving wheel to rotate faster than the other, as when cornering

dif′feren′tial gear′


n.
an epicyclic train of gears designed to permit two or more shafts to rotate at different speeds.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.differential gear - a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speedsdifferential gear - a bevel gear that permits rotation of two shafts at different speeds; used on the rear axle of automobiles to allow wheels to rotate at different speeds on curves
Translations

differential gear

n (Aut) → differenziale m
differential housing → scatola del differenziale
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However, there were issues in setting a large angle for plunging constant velocity joints on differential gear side.
From the expressions (3) and (4) follows the dependence of the forces acting on the links of the differential gear, which can be expressed as follows:
Wear at tapered roller bearings in differential gear units should be restrained because it causes vibration after the unfavorable clearance increase in the axial direction exceeds certain threshold, which could severely damage other parts in the drivetrain (Fig.
A planetary gear set is used as the differential gear in Formula1 due to its compactness, light weight and high torque capability.
Switch-operated locking of the differential gear transfers driving power to the grounded wheels, improving the vehicle's capability to traverse mud and holes.
The rear differential gear oil, automatic-transmission fluid, power-steering fluid, brake fluid, engine coolant, etc.
I rolled down the windows to see how deep I was in trouble and tried to get out of the sticky situation with low differential gear.
At any particular load, component power losses include: engine combustion, friction, and thermal losses; parasitic losses due to pumping and electricity generation; transmission and differential gear losses; braking losses; body aerodynamic drag; and tire rolling resistance and slip.
He came to Coventry, aged 18, to work with his uncle, James Starley, who invented the differential gear, earning him the title "father of the bicycle industry".
Switching the differential gear lock, the top speed of the 4x4 drops dramatically, but gives you precise control over the obstacles to come.
All solid-axle differential Camaros, Impalas, pickup trucks and 1953-1962 Corvettes have differential gear oil lubricated bearings.
This utility was associated with the hunting tooth principle embodied as a one tooth differential gear set and the Geneva wheel.

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