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driving wheel

[′drīv·iŋ ‚wēl]
(mechanical engineering)
A wheel that supplies driving power.
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2) When tractor's driving axle and one of the trailer's driving axles were activated, all driving wheels of the vehicle were slipping: tractor's - 1.4/2.6%; trailer's - 8.5/10%.
4) In a vehicle composed of two machines having two driven axles each, circulation of power can be avoided or reduced by turning off one driving axle in the machine with advancing driving wheels.
The dependences of vehicle's driving wheel's slippage on the number of activated driving axles and their load, while driving on a plowed field: 1--when total weight of the vehicle is 7100 kg, axle load rates: tractor's front--0.21, tractor's rear--0.38, trailer's front--0.21 and trailer's rear--0.21; 2--when total weight of the vehicle 11,600 kg; axle load rates: tractor's front--0.12, tractor's rear--0.23, trailer's front--0.32, and trailer's rear--0.32 slippage of slippage of sliding of tractor wheels trailer wheels tractor wheels 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 I driving 00 10.5 14.5 axles of trailer are inactive II front 1.4 2.6 8.7 9.9 driving axle of trailer is activated III both 5.0 2.0 -2.4 -5.4 driving axles of trailer are activated Note: Table made from bar graph.
The trailer can be equipped with one or more driving axles. Such machines produce significantly more traction and slip less, because more weight is utilized for their grip with the soil or road (Giedra, Janulevicius 2004, 2005; Wong 2008; Janulevicius, Giedra 2009).
Kinematic mismatch between theoretical wheel speeds nearly always takes place in machines with several driving axles (Becheru et al.
where: M is the wheel torque; v is the angular wheel velocity; [R.sub.x] is the driving force of the wheel; [v.sup.t] is the theoretical wheel speed (with no slip); symbols "*" and "*" relate to the left and right wheels; and n is the number of driving axles.
For the test of driving wheels' interaction with soil and kinematic compatibility, when the wheels of tractor and trailer are driven, a trailer PALMS 96 was used, which was equipped with two driving axles. Balancing suspension was used to connect driving axles with trailer's body.
In Part II of the figures, test results are presented, when tractor's rear axle and one of the trailer's driving axles was activated.