axles


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • axles — ax·le || æksl n. shaft around which a wheel revolves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slewed axles — Axles that are not parallel …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Variable gauge axles — (VGA) are axles that allow railway vehicles to pass from tracks of one rail gauge to a different gauge. Variable gauge axles are used to allow the running of trains between Spain and France, Europe and Russia, Kazakhstan and China, and Mongolia… …   Wikipedia

  • dual axles — See tandem axles …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tandem axles — A combination of two axles having a common suspension …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • axle parallelism — Axles are determined to be parallel, thus minimizing tire wear, if a measurement between two or more axles is equal at both ends of the axle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • AAR wheel arrangement — The AAR wheel arrangement system is a method of classifying locomotive (or unit) wheel arrangements that was developed by the Association of American Railroads. It is essentially a simplification of the European UIC classification, and it is… …   Wikipedia

  • List of GE locomotives — The following is a list of locomotives produced by GE Transportation Systems. All were/are built at Erie, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Most (except the electrics, the switchers, the AC6000CW, and the Evolution series) are powered by… …   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

  • Dump truck — For other uses, see Dump truck (disambiguation). A dump truck (or, UK, dumper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or dirt) for construction. A typical dump truck is equipped with a hydraulically operated… …   Wikipedia

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