driving force coefficient


driving force coefficient
the ratio of the driving force to the vertical load.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • driving traction coefficient — the maximum value of driving force coefficient which can be reached on a given tire and road surface for a given environment and operating condition …   Mechanics glossary

  • coefficient — of expansion coefficient of friction coefficient of rolling resistance aligning torque coefficient aligning stiffness coefficient braking force coefficient braking stiffness coefficient braking traction coefficient camber stiffness coefficient …   Mechanics glossary

  • Tractive force — As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force is the pulling or pushing force exerted by a vehicle on another vehicle or object. The term tractive effort is synonymous with tractive force, and is often used in railway engineering to… …   Wikipedia

  • Mass transfer coefficient — In engineering, the mass transfer coefficient is a diffusion rate constant that relates the mass transfer rate, mass transfer area, and concentration gradient as driving force:[1] Where: kc is the mass transfer coefficient [mol/(s·m2)/(mol/m3),… …   Wikipedia

  • Partition coefficient — In chemistry and the pharmaceutical sciences, a partition (P) or distribution coefficient (D) is the ratio of concentrations of a compound in the two phases of a mixture of two immiscible solvents at equilibrium.[1] The terms gas/liquid partition …   Wikipedia

  • Heat transfer coefficient — The heat transfer coefficient, in thermodynamics and in mechanical and chemical engineering, is used in calculating the heat transfer, typically by convection or phase change between a fluid and a solid::Delta Q=h cdot A cdot Delta T cdot Delta… …   Wikipedia

  • Starling equation — The Starling equation is an equation that illustrates the role of hydrostatic and oncotic forces (the so called Starling forces) in the movement of fluid across capillary membranes.Capillary fluid movement may occur as a result of two processes:… …   Wikipedia

  • Friction — For other uses, see Friction (disambiguation). Classical mechanics …   Wikipedia

  • chromatography — chromatographer, n. chromatographic /kreuh mat euh graf ik, kroh meuh teuh /, adj. chromatographically, adv. /kroh meuh tog reuh fee/, n. Chem. the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column… …   Universalium

  • Harmonic oscillator — This article is about the harmonic oscillator in classical mechanics. For its uses in quantum mechanics, see quantum harmonic oscillator. Classical mechanics …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.