Sentence Examples


  • All cylinders drive on one crank-axle with three cranks at 120°.
  • The horsepower available at the driving-axle, conveniently called the brake horse-power, is from 20 to 30% less than the indicated horse-power, and the ratio, B.H.P./I.H.P. =E, is called the mechanical efficiency of the steam engine.
  • There are two soft iron tongues, n, s, fixed upon and at right angles to an axle a, which works on pivots at its ends.
  • In the second case every axle in the train may be made a driving-axle if desired, in which case the locomotive as a separate machine disappears.
  • This disk is carried on an axle inclined to the line of draught, and also to a vertical plane.