axle end gear


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  • end gear — See axle end gears …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • gear — Wheel like part with teeth cut into the rim. When one gear meshes with another gear, it causes the second gear to drive the other and in this way transmits power. When the gears are different sizes (different number of teeth on each gear) the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Gear — For the gear like device used to drive a roller chain, see Sprocket. This article is about mechanical gears. For other uses, see Gear (disambiguation). Two meshing gears transmitting rotational motion. Note that the smaller gear is rotating… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • axle — axled, adj. /ak seuhl/, n. 1. Mach. the pin, bar, shaft, or the like, on which or by means of which a wheel or pair of wheels rotates. 2. the spindle at either end of an axletree. 3. an axletree. [bef. 900; ME axel, OE eaxl shoulder, crossbeam… …   Universalium

  • Wheel and axle — Wheel Wheel (hw[=e]l), n. [OE. wheel, hweol, AS. hwe[ o]l, hweogul, hweowol; akin to D. wiel, Icel. hv[=e]l, Gr. ky klos, Skr. cakra; cf. Icel. hj[=o]l, Dan. hiul, Sw. hjul. [root]218. Cf. {Cycle}, {Cyclopedia}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A circular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Top Gear challenges — are a segment of the Top Gear television programme where the presenters are challenged by the producers, or by each other, to prove or do various things related to automobiles. Contents 1 Novelty/stunt challenges 2 Challenge reviews 3 How hard… …   Wikipedia

  • Stephenson valve gear — The Stephenson valve gear or Stephenson link or shifting link [Snell, J B (1971). Mechanical Engineering: Railways, Longman Co, London] is a simple design of valve gear that was widely used throughout the world for all kinds of steam engine. It… …   Wikipedia

  • differential gear — Mach. 1. differential (def. 7). 2. any of various comparable arrangements of gears, as an epicyclic train. [1885 90] * * * In automotive mechanics, a gear arrangement that transmits power from the engine to a pair of driving wheels, dividing the… …   Universalium

  • Bulleid chain-driven valve gear — and were based upon motor vehicle practice in an attempt to create a compact, but efficient design with a minimum of service requirements. Design principles Oliver Bulleid s decision to have three cylinders, all driving the middle coupled axle of …   Wikipedia

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