Tie rod


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tie rod

[′tī ‚räd]
(civil engineering)
A structural member used as a brace to take tensile loads.
(engineering)
A round or square iron rod passing through or over a furnace and connected with buckstays to assist in binding the furnace together.
(mechanical engineering)
A rod used as a mechanical or structural support between elements of a machine.
(mining engineering)
Vertical rods mounted in overlying horizontal shaft timbers.

Tie rod

A rod in tension, used to hold parts of a structure together.

tie rod

A rod in tension, used to bind parts of a structure together. (See illustration p. 998.)
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In the following sections, to determine a test track for a light commercial vehicle that benefited a lot from sensor dates that one of steering wheel tie rod sensor, on test methodology is described.
Goldsworthy" would be taking a corner late one night when a tie rod on his steering mechanism would snap.
The cell consists of two machining centers operated by one person for the inner tie rod, and the socket is made on another machining center run by another operator.
In this model, primary position of the tie rod and the position tolerances of the hardpoints [A.sub.9] and [A.sub.10] were chosen by considering the design limitations such as the brake system and the knuckle design.
RAY: I'm actually less worried about the CV boot than I am about the tie rod. Long before the CV joint fails, the car will make a terrible clacking noise and eventually stop moving.
According to police, the passenger bus was on way to Jamshoro and when it reached near Kotri Barrage, the driver lost control on steering following breaking of tie rod and it skidded into the ditch.
Reports said the tie rod of a Chichawatni-bound passenger van broke down near Lando Masjid and it collided with a trailer coming from the opposite side.
Rescue sources claimed that the incident happened due to opening of a tie rod of one vehicle.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because the inner tie rod is not likely to be tightened to specification and may eventually separate from the steering gear.
If you forget to lube your M1114's tie rod ends, or if grit and sand creep in, your tie rods will wear out or fail.
Rigid, four tie rod design is said to assure minimal deflection and easy parallelism adjustment.
A rigid guiding system for the new sand molding machine with significantly increased tie rod diameter and reduced lengths contributes to reducing machine-dependent mismatch to 0.1 mm or less.