driving axle


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Noun1.Driving axle - the axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving powerdriving axle - the axle of a self-propelled vehicle that provides the driving power
axle - a shaft on which a wheel rotates
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
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where: n is number of the driving axle's wheel rotations in the test stretch; [n.sub.0] is number of the non-loaded by traction force axle's wheel rotations in the test stretch.
If losses in the elements of the transmission, expressed in terms of mechanical efficiency, are also taken into consideration, the part of power that arrives to the transmission from the front driving axle has the following expression:
Traffic of vehicles with two and more driving axles is not restricted.
This feature distributes the engine power equally between the driving axles, reducing the risk of wheel slip.