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Hotchkiss drive

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The Hotchkiss drive is a shaft drive form of power transmission. [1]

19 relations: Car, Chain drive, Constant-velocity joint, Differential (mechanical device), Drive shaft, Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, Hotchkiss et Cie, Leaf spring, Natural rubber, Panhard rod, Peerless Motor Company, Pickup truck, Power transmission, Spline (mechanical), Sport utility vehicle, Torque tube, Transmission (mechanics), Truck, Universal joint.

Car

A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Chain drive

Chain drive is a way of transmitting mechanical power from one place to another.

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Constant-velocity joint

Constant-velocity joints (also known as homokinetic or CV joints) allow a drive shaft to transmit power through a variable angle, at constant rotational speed, without an appreciable increase in friction or play.

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Differential (mechanical device)

A differential is a gear train with three shafts that has the property that the rotational speed of one shaft is the average of the speeds of the others, or a fixed multiple of that average.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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Hotchkiss et Cie

Société Anonyme des Anciens Etablissements Hotchkiss et Cie was a French arms and, in the 20th century, automobile manufacturer first established by United States gunsmith Benjamin B. Hotchkiss.

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Leaf spring

A leaf spring is a simple form of spring commonly used for the suspension in wheeled vehicles.

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Natural rubber

Natural rubber, also called India rubber or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compound isoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds, plus water.

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Panhard rod

A Panhard rod (also called Panhard bar, track bar, or track rod) is a suspension link that provides lateral location of the axle.

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Peerless Motor Company

Peerless Motor Company was an American automobile manufacturer that produced the Peerless brand of motorcars in Cleveland, Ohio, from 1900 to 1931.

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Pickup truck

A pickup truck is a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.

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Power transmission

Power transmission is the movement of energy from its place of generation to a location where it is applied to perform useful work.

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Spline (mechanical)

Splines are ridges or teeth on a drive shaft that mesh with grooves in a mating piece and transfer torque to it, maintaining the angular correspondence between them.

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Sport utility vehicle

Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.

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Torque tube

A torque tube system is a drive shaft technology, often used in automobiles with a front engine and rear drive.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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Truck

A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.

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Universal joint

A universal joint (universal coupling, U-joint, Cardan joint, Spicer or Hardy Spicer joint, or Hooke's joint) is a joint or coupling connecting rigid rods whose axes are inclined to each other, and is commonly used in shafts that transmit rotary motion.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotchkiss_drive

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