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tractive force

n
(General Engineering) the force measured in the drawbar of a locomotive or tractor
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This tremendous maneuverability in hostile condition could be attributed to uniquely built balance of torque and tractive effort which offers significant pushing power and mobility.
The software modification has been carried out to optimize slip-slide control and tractive effort.
The locker is available in all modes and commits both rear wheels to traction at the same speed, spreads the torque load and maximises the tractive effort (power put to the ground) in full-throttle manoeuvres.
Table 1 shows a comparison between different locomotives from Europe, North America and Oceania in terms of weight and tractive effort. The adhesion coefficient is the ratio between the tractive effort and the weight force.
the unique tractive effort necessary to operate in the country's northern most landscape.
All models are available with an optional heavy-duty axle with auto-locking front differential that is also ideal for use on hard surfaces and with solid tires and, depending on conditions, can transmit 100 percent of the front axle tractive effort to the gripping wheel.
A lighter weight and less expensive option to wide track housing, DualTrac gives operators the ability to convert between wide-based single tires for increased fuel economy plus higher payload capacity and duals for greater tractive effort. The new rear axle offers a full 40,000-lb.
Tractive effort provides force to move train along the rail line.
The undercarriage provides a consistent tractive effort to improve pushing power, produces a more level grade than other track systems and permits higher tipping loads for improved performance when carrying materials.