tractive force


tractive force
the component of the tire force vector in the direction of travel of the center of tire contact. Tractive force is equal to lateral force times sine of slip angle plus longitudinal force times cosine of slip angle.

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • tractive force — noun 1. The pull that a locomotive, etc engine is capable of exerting at the drawbar 2. The force necessary to detach the armature from an excited electromagnet • • • Main Entry: ↑traction …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • tractive force — vilkimo jėga statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Jėga, kuria kūnas tempiamas (velkamas) kito kūno paviršiumi. atitikmenys: angl. drag force; tractive force vok. Schleppkraft, f rus. влекущая сила, f pranc. force… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • tractive force meter — tempimo dinamometras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Dinamometras tempimo jėgai matuoti. atitikmenys: angl. tractive force meter vok. Zugkraftmessgerät, n rus. тяговый динамометр, m pranc. dynamomètre de traction, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • tractive force meter — tempimo dinamometras statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. tractive force meter vok. Zugkraftmeßgerät, n rus. тяговый динамометр, m pranc. dynamomètre de traction, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • force — a directed interaction between two objects that tends to change the momentum of both. Since a force has both direction and magnitude, it can be expressed as a vector applied force axial force body force braking force camber force central force… …   Mechanics glossary

  • force d’entraînement — vilkimo jėga statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Jėga, kuria kūnas tempiamas (velkamas) kito kūno paviršiumi. atitikmenys: angl. drag force; tractive force vok. Schleppkraft, f rus. влекущая сила, f pranc. force… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Tractive effort — (abbr. TE) is the pulling force exerted, normally by a locomotive, though the term could also be used for anything else that pulls a load. It is normally understood to be the actual force on the locomotive s drawbar or rear coupler. When a bare… …   Wikipedia

  • tractive effort — noun : the force in pounds exerted by powered equipment (as a locomotive) as measured for statistical purposes at the rim of the driving wheels * * * the force exerted by a locomotive or other powered vehicle on its driving wheels …   Useful english dictionary

  • tractive effort — the force exerted by a locomotive or other powered vehicle on its driving wheels. * * * …   Universalium


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