axle and steering


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • Jeantaud axle and steering — See Ackermann steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • steering — A mechanism for controlling the direction of a vehicle. See absorbing steering ackermann steering adjustable steering all wheel steering assisted steering axle and steering ball and nut steering ball steering …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • axle — An axle is a shaft on which the wheels revolve. A full floating axle is used to drive the rear wheels. It does not hold them on nor support them. A semi floating or one quarter floating axle is used to drive the wheels, hold them on, and support… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Axle — For other uses, see Axle (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Axl (disambiguation) or Axel (disambiguation). Train wheels are affixed to a straight axle, such that both wheels rotate in unison. This is called a wheelset. An axle is a… …   Wikipedia

  • steering knuckle — noun : a knuckle made to furnish a bearing for an automobile steering wheel, pivoted to the axle, and controlled in its swiveling motion by the steering gear …   Useful english dictionary

  • steering head — noun : the assemblages of front axle end and steering knuckle on which a front wheel of an automobile turns …   Useful english dictionary

  • Steering — For other uses, see Steering (disambiguation). Part of car steering mechanism: tie rod, steering arm, king pin axis (using ball joints). Steering is the term applied to the collection of components, linkages, etc. which will allow a vessel (ship …   Wikipedia

  • steering axle — An axle that directs control of the vehicle. It can be powered or non powered and more than one steering axle can be present …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Multi-axle bus — Main article: Bus A tri axle coach, the Neoplan Skyliner A multi axle bus is a bus or coach that has more than the conventional two axles, usually three (known as a tri axle bus), or more rarely, four (known as a quad axle bus). Extra axles are… …   Wikipedia

  • Power steering — helps drivers steer vehicles by augmenting steering effort of the steering wheel. It does this by adding controlled energy to the steering mechanism, so the driver needs to provide only modest effort regardless of conditions. In particular, power …   Wikipedia

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