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driving wheel

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1. (General Engineering) a wheel, esp a gear wheel, that causes other wheels to rotate
2. (General Engineering) any wheel of a vehicle that transforms torque into a tractive force
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Noun1.driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)driving wheel - a wheel that drives a motor vehicle (transforms torque into a tractive force)
drive line, drive line system - mechanism that transmits power from the engine to the driving wheels of a motor vehicle
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
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Peter Munro, panman, 14 Grove Street, Denny, told how on the morning of the accident a belt, which connected the driving wheel on an overhead pulley to an agitator in the soda mixing pan, had become detached.
Inspired by her dad who drove a vespa scooter, she got behind the driving wheel of a Volkswagen during early 70's.
Where: NB = drawbar power (kW); Q = traction force (daN); v = real travel speed (km [h.sup.-1]); Ft = tangential force of the driving wheel set (daN); RTk = rolling resistance moment (daN); vt = theoretical travel speed (km [h.sup.-1]); [delta] = drive wheel slip (decimal); Mm = engine torque at the flywheel (daN.m); [eta]t=transmission efficiency (decimal); it = ratio of transmission between engine and driving wheels (dimensionless); rdin = dynamic radius of driving wheels (m); [pi] = constant ; (3.141592); and n = engine speed (rpm).
Both had been conductresses with the company and had decided to swap their ticket machines for the driving wheel of the bus.
Based on the corrected signals, the correlations of the speeds of driving wheel are analyzed.
Several advanced applications were developed to improve the outdoor capabilities of an EPW, including selectable driving wheel location [20], self-leveling [20], curb climbing [22], traction control [23], and two wheel balance.
Features include stepless speed control, regenerative braking, low center of gravity and a vertical driving wheel to navigate a tight turns.
JA of Gateshead states my response to Chris Robinson's letter about taking your hands off the driving wheel is a bit silly.
Goode (95-156); Eugene Lee, Killingsworth (157-202); Sterling Houston, Driving Wheel (203-28); adapted by George Hawkins, Brer Rabbit (229-48); Elizabeth Brown-Guillory, When the Ancestors Call (249-94); Ted Shine, Ancestors (295-32).
Bus-themed activites at the Church Road depot yesterday included the chance to sit behind the driving wheel of a double decker, have your name on the destination screen and even ride through the bus wash.
16 ( ANI ): Manal al-Sharif, who defied the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia,' has said that nothing 'pisses off' Saudi men or religious people more like a woman behind a driving wheel.

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