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A Far Sunset is a science fiction novel by Edmund Cooper, published by Hodder & Stoughton in July 1967.
Acacia salicina is a thornless species of Acacia tree native to Australia.
Addition (often signified by the plus symbol "+") is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic; the others are subtraction, multiplication and division.
Albion Automotive of Scotstoun, Glasgow is a former Scottish automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer.
The ALCO Century 420 is a four-axle, diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type.
The Century 424 was a four-axle, diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type.
The ALCO Century 425 was a four-axle, diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type.
The ALCO Century 430 is a four-axle, diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type.
The ALCO Century 624 was a six-axle, diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type.
The ALCO Century 628 was a six-axle, diesel-electric locomotive.
The ALCO RSD-39 was a six axle, low axle weight diesel-electric locomotive built by ALCO and under license by Euskalduna.
The All-Steel was an automobile produced by the All-Steel Motor Car Co.
The AMC Model 20 is an automotive axle manufactured by American Motors and AM General.
Vehicles made by American Motors Corporation (AMC) and Jeep incorporated a variety of transmissions and transfer case systems.
The AMC Eagle is a compact-sized four-wheel drive passenger vehicle that was produced by American Motors Corporation (AMC) from 1979 to 1987.
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is a manufacturer of automobile driveline and drivetrain components and systems.
Amfleet is a fleet of single-level intercity railroad passenger cars built by the Budd Company for American company Amtrak in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
In geometry, an antiparallelogram is a quadrilateral having, like a parallelogram, two opposite pairs of equal-length sides, but in which the sides of one pair cross each other.
Anton Schlüter München (also spelled: Anton Schlueter Muenchen) was a German tractor manufacturer in the region of Munich, Bavaria.
The Apperson Six Sport Sedan was a car manufactured by the Apperson Company of Kokomo, Indiana.
The Ariane was a French automobile made by Automobiles Ariane, Suresnes, Seine in 1907.
The Ariès was a French automobile manufactured by La Société des Automobile Ariès in Asnières-sur-Seine.
The Armoured Multi Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is a well-protected light armoured 4x4 vehicle that has been developed as a joint venture between Germany’s Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW).
An articulated bus (either a motor bus or trolleybus) is an articulated vehicle used in public transportation.
Associated Equipment Company (AEC) was a British vehicle manufacturer that built buses, motorcoaches and lorries from 1912 until 1979.
Audi hybrid vehicles are hybrid electric vehicles created by the German carmaker, Audi.
The Audi RS4 quattro is the top tier and highest performing version of some specific generations of the Audi A4 range of automobiles.
The Audi RS 6 quattro, commonly referred to as the RS6, is a sports-focused executive car, produced by the high-performance subsidiary company Audi Sport GmbH, for Audi AG, part of the Volkswagen Group.
The Audi S6 is the high performance variant of the Audi A6, an executive car produced by German automaker Audi.
August Wöhler (22 June 1819 – 21 March 1914) was a German railway engineer, best remembered for his systematic investigations of metal fatigue.
The Ausfod was an automobile manufactured by the Ausfod Motor Engineering Co Ltd in Chorlton-on-Medlock, Manchester from 1947 to 1948.
In automotive design, the automobile layout describes where on the vehicle the engine and drive wheels are found.
AutoTrack is a vehicle swept path analysis software program used for analysing the movements of steered and wheeled vehicles including cars, trucks, trams, aircraft and other more specialist vehicles such as fork lift trucks, wheelchairs and access platforms.
Axel may refer to.
Axl may refer to.
An axle is a central shaft for a rotating wheel or gear.
An axle counter is a device on a railway that detects the passing of a train between two points on a track.
The axle hitch is used to tie a hitch in a hard-to-reach place, or for extra security by having a double hold on an object.
The axle load of a wheeled vehicle is the total weight felt by the roadway for all wheels connected to a given axle.
The axle track in automobiles and other wheeled vehicles which have two or more wheels on an axle, is the distance between the centerline of two roadwheels on the same axle.
The BA-I (sometimes BAI) is a Soviet three-axle armoured car.
The Baby Blake was a British cyclecar manufactured by E.G. Blake in Croydon, Surrey in 1922.
The Baldwin AS-16 was a diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type rated at, that rode on two-axle trucks, having a B-B wheel arrangement.
A ballast tractor is a specially weighted tractor unit of a heavy hauler combination.
Barton Transport Bartons Public Limited Company formerly Barton Transport plc was a bus company that operated in Nottinghamshire from 1908 until 1989.
A bascule bridge (sometimes referred to as a drawbridge) is a moveable bridge with a counterweight that continuously balances a span, or "leaf", throughout its upward swing to provide clearance for boat traffic.
A beam axle, rigid axle or solid axle is a dependent suspension design, in which a set of wheels is connected laterally by a single beam or shaft.
A bearing is a machine element that constrains relative motion to only the desired motion, and reduces friction between moving parts.
The Bedford CA was a distinctive pug-nosed light commercial vehicle produced between 1952 and 1969 by Bedford in Luton, United Kingdom.
The Bedford M series is a commercial vehicle chassis, the first variants of which were made in 1939 by Bedford.
The Bedford OB was a bus chassis manufactured by Bedford from 1939.
The Bentley 3½ Litre (later enlarged to 4¼ Litre) was presented to the public in September 1933, shortly after the death of Henry Royce, and was the first new Bentley model following Rolls-Royce's acquisition of the Bentley brand in 1931.
The Bethlehem Steel Corporation (commonly called Bethlehem Steel) was a steel and shipbuilding company that began operations in 1904 and was America's second-largest steel producer and largest shipbuilder.
A bi-articulated bus or double-articulated bus is a type of high-capacity articulated bus with an extra axle and a second articulation joint that allows it to carry three passenger compartments instead of two.
The bicycle pedal is the part of a bicycle that the rider pushes with their foot to propel the bicycle.
A bicycle wheel is a wheel, most commonly a wire wheel, designed for a bicycle.
Bill Rutan is a former racing driver and hillclimb racer.
The black slug (also known as black arion, European black slug, or large black slug) Arion ater L. is a large terrestrial gastropod mollusk in the family Arionidae—the round back slugs.
Blunderbore (also recorded as Blunderboar, Thunderbore, Blunderbus, or Blunderbuss) is a giant of Cornish and English folklore.
BMW 320 TC is a racing car built under Super 2000 specifications, which is currently competing in the FIA World Touring Car Championship.
The BMW E39 is the fourth generation of BMW 5 Series, which was sold from 1995 to 2003.
The BMW E31 is the first generation of the BMW 8 Series.
E656 locomotive, Rome, June 2, 2006. A Bo-Bo-Bo or Bo′Bo′Bo′ (UIC classification) is a locomotive with three independent two-axle bogies with all axles powered by separate traction motors.
Bobber may refer to.
A bobbin is a spindle or cylinder, with or without flanges, on which wire, yarn, thread or film is wound.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
The bottom bracket on a bicycle connects the crankset (chainset) to the bicycle and allows the crankset to rotate freely.
The Standard class 6, otherwise known as the Clan Class, was a class of 4-6-2 ''Pacific'' tender steam locomotive designed by Robert Riddles for use by British Railways.
With railways, a break of gauge occurs where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge.
The British Rail Class 91 is a class of, electric locomotives ordered as a component of the East Coast Main Line modernisation and electrification programme of the late 1980s.
The Bronocice pot, discovered in a village in Gmina Dzialoszyce, Swietokrzyskie Voivodeship, near Nidzica River, Poland, is a ceramic vase incised with the earliest known image of what may be a wheeled vehicle.
A brush is a device which conducts current between stationary wires and moving parts, most commonly in a rotating shaft.
A buckboard is a four-wheeled wagon of simple construction meant to be drawn by a horse or other large animal.
The Bucyrus MT6300AC is an off-highway, ultra class, two-axle, diesel/AC electric powertrain haul truck designed and manufactured by Bucyrus International Inc.
Automobiles Ettore Bugatti was a French car manufacturer of high-performance automobiles, founded in 1909 in the then German city of Molsheim, Alsace by Italian-born Ettore Bugatti.
The Bulleid chain-driven valve gear is a type of steam locomotive valve gear designed by Oliver Bulleid during the Second World War for use on his Pacific (4-6-2) designs.
A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
The term cab forward refers to various rail and road vehicle designs that place the driver's compartment substantially farther towards the front than is common practice.
Cab-over, also known as cab over engine (COE), cab forward (U.S.), or forward control (UK), is a body style of truck, bus, or van that has a vertical front, "flat face" or a semi-hood, with the cab of the truck sitting above (or forward of) the front axle.
The Cadillac CTS-V is a high-performance version of the Cadillac CTS.
The Cadillac Series 65, after the Series 60, represented Cadillac's second, and, being built on the C-body instead of the B-body, somewhat physically larger entry into the mid-priced vehicle market when it appeared in 1937.
Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) trucks were a class and a coherent range of military trucks, made in large numbers, and in numerous variants, by Canada during World War II, compliant to British Army specifications, primarily intended for use in the armies of the British Commonwealth allies, but also serving in other units of the British Empire.
A cannon bearing or cannon box bearing is an arrangement of bearings on a shaft, usually an axle, where two bearings are mounted in an enclosed tube.
A capstan is a vertical-axled rotating machine developed for use on sailing ships to multiply the pulling force of seamen when hauling ropes, cables, and hawsers.
The Car de Luxe was an American automobile manufactured from 1906 until 1910.
Car Mechanic Simulator 2014 is a simulation video game depicting the work of an automotive mechanic.
Carpenter Technology Corporation develops, manufactures and distributes stainless steels and special corrosion-resistant alloys, primarily for use in the aerospace, industrial, energy, transportation, and medical industries.
The Carroll Six automobile was built by the Carroll Automobile Company of Lorain, Ohio, from 1920 to 1922.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
The Caterpillar 797 is a series of off-highway, ultra class, two-axle, mechanical powertrain haul trucks developed and manufactured in the United States by Caterpillar Inc. specifically for high-production mining and heavy-duty construction applications worldwide.
The Caterpillar 797B is an off-highway, ultra class, two-axle, mechanical powertrain haul truck developed and manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. in the United States specifically for high production mining and heavy-duty construction applications world-wide.
The Caterpillar 797F is an off-highway, ultra class, two-axle, mechanical powertrain haul truck developed and manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. in the United States specifically for high production mining and heavy-duty construction applications worldwide.
The Caterpillar D10 is a track-type tractor manufactured by Caterpillar Inc. (then called the Caterpillar Tractor Company).
A center axle disconnect system or CAD is an alternative to locking hubs.
A centreless wheel (also known as a hubless wheel, spokeless wheel, orbital wheel, or rim-rider) is a wheel with no center.
Chain drive is a way of transmitting mechanical power from one place to another.
A chariot is a type of carriage driven by a charioteer using primarily horses to provide rapid motive power.
The chassis configuration is a formula that gives information about the wheels of a road vehicle including number of wheels, number of driven wheels and number of steered wheels.
The Chevrolet Cobalt SS comprises three sport compact versions of the Chevrolet Cobalt that were built on the General Motors Delta platform at Lordstown Assembly in Ohio, United States.
The Chevrolet Suburban is a full-size suv from Chevrolet.
Christmas pyramids (Weihnachtspyramide) are Christmas decorations that have their roots in the folklore and customs of the Ore Mountain region of Germany, but which have become popular internationally.
Churchill Forge Mill, situated in the Worcestershire village of Churchill, is one of the last water powered forge mills remaining in an intact state in the UK and as such is an important example of the industrial heritage of the West Midlands.
The City of Rocks National Reserve, also known as the Silent City of Rocks, is a United States National Reserve and state park lying north of the south central Idaho border with Utah.
Clark Material Handling Company (or CMHC) is a manufacturer of forklift trucks based in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Clermont-Ferrand tramway was a tram system in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand between 1890 and 1956.
A Climax locomotive is a type of geared steam locomotive in which the two steam cylinders are attached to a transmission located under the center of the boiler.
A clutch delay valve is an automotive component added to the clutch system of an automobile to standardize clutch engagement speed.
A coach is originally a large, usually closed, four-wheeled carriage with two or more horses harnessed as a team, controlled by a coachman and/or one or more postilions.
A coiled tubing truck is used to deploy continuous tubing into an oil or gas well.
A railway or railroad is a track where the vehicle travels over two parallel steel bars, called rails.
A compound turbine is a steam turbine in which there are two casings, a high-pressure casing and a low-pressure casing, operating in concert to extract work from a single source of steam.
Compressed air energy storage (CAES) is a way to store energy generated at one time for use at another time using compressed air.
A condensing steam locomotive is a type of locomotive designed to recover exhaust steam, either in order to improve range between taking on boiler water, or to reduce emission of steam inside enclosed spaces.
Controlled traffic farming (CTF) is a management tool which is used to reduce the damage to soils caused by heavy or repeated agricultural machinery passes on the land.
A counterweight brake (Wurfhebelbremse) is an early form of hand brake on railway tenders and tank locomotives.
A crane is a type of machine, generally equipped with a hoist rope, wire ropes or chains, and sheaves, that can be used both to lift and lower materials and to move them horizontally.
A crank is an arm attached at a right angle to a rotating shaft by which reciprocating motion is imparted to or received from the shaft.
The Culdee Fell Railway (CFR) is a fictional narrow gauge rack and pinion railway appearing in the book Mountain Engines written by the Rev. W. Awdry.
A curricle was a smart, light two-wheeled chaise or "chariot", large enough for the driver and a passenger and— most unusual for a vehicle with a single axle—usually drawn by a carefully matched pair of horses.
DAF Trucks NV is a Dutch truck manufacturing company and a division of Paccar.
Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation.
The Dana/Spicer Model 35 is an automotive axle manufactured by Dana Holding Corporation since 1985 when American Motors (AMC) sold its axle tooling equipment to Dana.
Dana Incorporated is an American worldwide supplier of drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management technologies.
David Roberts (1859, Chester – 22 April 1928, Grantham) was the Chief Engineer and managing director of Richard Hornsby & Sons in the early 1900s.
The Denby Eco-Link, dubbed the super lorry by the mainstream media, is a commercial vehicle designed and built by Denby Transport of the United Kingdom.
The Denis de Boisse was a French automobile manufactured from 1901 until 1904.
Destructo Trucks are a brand of skateboard trucks.
A detent is a device used to mechanically resist or arrest the rotation of a wheel, axle, or spindle.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, high-speed train) is France's high-speed rail service.
The diabolo (commonly misspelled diablo) is a juggling or circus prop consisting of an axle and two cups (hourglass/egg timer shaped) or discs derived from the Chinese yo-yo.
A diesel locomotive is a type of railway locomotive in which the prime mover is a diesel engine.
A diesel–electric transmission, or diesel–electric powertrain, is used by a number of vehicle and ship types for providing locomotion.
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.
A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.
Disk storage (also sometimes called drive storage) is a general category of storage mechanisms where data is recorded by various electronic, magnetic, optical, or mechanical changes to a surface layer of one or more rotating disks.
The Dodge Neon SRT-4 is a sport compact car manufactured by Dodge from 2003 to 2005.
The Doe Triple-D or Doe Dual Drive is a make of tractor produced by Ernest Doe & Sons in the 1950s and 1960s in Ulting Essex.
was a landmark court decision in Scots delict law and English tort law by the House of Lords.
A double-decker bus is a bus that has two storeys or decks.
The Douglas O-2 was a 1920s American observation aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
A dowel is a cylindrical rod, usually made from wood, plastic, or metal.
The drivetrain of a motor vehicle is the group of components that deliver power to the driving wheels.
On a steam locomotive, a driving wheel is a powered wheel which is driven by the locomotive's pistons (or turbine, in the case of a steam turbine locomotive).
A dropped axle is the axle of a vehicle that is bent upwards towards the ends, i.e. the centre is 'dropped'.
Due assi per un turbo was an Italian-Hungarian TV series portrayed in 12 one-hour episodes.
A dump truck (known in the UK as a dumper/tipper truck) is a truck used for transporting loose material (such as sand, gravel, or demolition waste) for construction.
In mechanical engineering, an eccentric is a circular disk (eccentric sheave) solidly fixed to a rotating axle with its centre offset from that of the axle (hence the word "eccentric", out of the centre).
An economy car is an automobile that is designed for low-cost purchase and operation.
E G Wrigley & Co Limited was a British tool maker, car component, and mechanical parts manufacturer, located at Foundry Lane, Soho, Birmingham active from 1897 to 1923.
Eight-wheel drive, often notated as 8WD or 8×8, is a drivetrain configuration that allows all eight wheels of an eight-wheeled vehicle to be drive wheels (that is, to receive power from the engine) simultaneously.
An electric car is a plug-in electric automobile that is propelled by one or more electric motors, using energy typically stored in rechargeable batteries.
The Electromobile was an English electric car manufactured from 1901 until 1920.
The EMC EA/EB was an early passenger train-hauling diesel locomotive built in May 16, 1937 – 1938 by Electro-Motive Corporation of La Grange, Illinois for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
The EMD DD35A was a diesel-electric locomotive of D-D wheel arrangement built by General Motors Electro-Motive Division exclusively for the Union Pacific Railroad.
The EMD G22 Series were first introduced in 1968 to replace the popular G12 along with various improvements.
The GT26CW-2 the Dash-2 variant of the GT26CW diesel-electric locomotive series created by the Electro-Motive Division (EMD) of General Motors for export to Iran, Israel, Morocco, Pakistan, Peru, South Korea, Turkey and Yugoslavia.
The Enfield 8000 is a two-seater battery-electric city car, introduced in 1973 and developed in the United Kingdom by Enfield Automotive, owned by Greek millionaire Giannis Goulandris.
The Enigma machines were a series of electro-mechanical rotor cipher machines developed and used in the early- to mid-20th century to protect commercial, diplomatic and military communication.
EnPro Industries, Inc. is an American industrial conglomerate, through its various divisions and subsidiaries it provides engineered industrial products for critical applications in a wide range of industries.
The Ethio-Djibouti Railway (Chemin de Fer Djibouto-Éthiopien (C.D.E.) is a metre gauge railway in the Horn of Africa that once connected Addis Ababa to the port city of Djibouti. The operating company was also known as the Ethio-Djibouti Railways. The railway was built in 1894–1917 to connect the Ethiopian capital city to the then-French colony of Djibouti. During early operations, it provided landlocked Ethiopia with its only access to the sea. After World War II, the railway progressively fell into a state of disrepair due to competition from road transport. The railway has been mostly superseded by the Addis Ababa–Djibouti Railway, an electrified standard gauge railway that was completed in 2017. The metre gauge railway has been abandoned in central Ethiopia and Djibouti. However, a rehabilitated section is still in operation near the Ethiopia-Djibouti border. As of February 2018, a combined passenger and freight service runs two times a week between the Ethiopian city of Dire Dawa and the Djibouti border, stopping at Dewele (passengers) and Guelile (freight). Plans were announced in 2018 to rehabilitate track from Dire Dawa to Mieso.
The Euclid Company of Ohio was a company specialized in heavy equipment for earthmoving, namely dump trucks and wheel tractor-scrapers, that operated from the United States of America from the 1920s to the 1950s, then it was purchased and converted into a section of General Motors and later on by Hitachi Construction Machinery.
Everard Richard Calthrop (3 March 1857 – 30 March 1927) was a British railway engineer and inventor.
In materials science, fatigue is the weakening of a material caused by repeatedly applied loads.
The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, also known as Bridge Formula B or the Federal Bridge Formula, is a mathematical formula in use in the United States by truck drivers and Department of Transportation (DOT) officials to determine the appropriate maximum gross weight for a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) based on axle number and spacing.
In cryptography, Fialka (M-125) is the name of a Cold War-era Soviet cipher machine.
A fingerboard is a working replica (about 1:8 scaled) invented by Jaken Felts, of a skateboard that a person "rides" by replicating skateboarding maneuvers with their fingers.
The Fire Ball is an amusement ride manufactured by Larson International.
Fishing tackle is the equipment used by anglers when fishing.
A fixed-gear bicycle (or fixed-wheel bicycle, commonly known in some places as a fixie) is a bicycle that has a drivetrain with no freewheel mechanism.
A flatcar (US) (also flat car (US) or flat wagon (UIC)) is a piece of railroad (US) or railway (non-US) rolling stock that consists of an open, flat deck mounted on a pair of trucks (US) or bogies (UK), one at each end containing four or six wheels.
The Floating Arm Trebuchet is a counterweight siege weapon which is a modern variation of the medieval trebuchet.
Florida's Turnpike, designated as State Road 91 (SR 91), is a toll road in the U.S. state of Florida, maintained by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (FTE).
Samur or SYHK (short for Seyyar Yüzücü Hücum Köprüsü) is a Turkish amphibious armoured vehicle-launched bridge.
The Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor (colloquially referred to simply as the CVPI, P71, or Crown Vic) is a four-door body-on-frame sedan that was manufactured by Ford from 1992 1/2 to 2011.
The Ford Expedition is a full-size SUV that is made by Ford Motor Company.
The Ford Mack Avenue Plant, a rented wagon manufacturing shop in Detroit, Michigan, was the first facility used by the Ford Motor Company to assemble automobiles.
The Ford Model T (colloquially known as the Tin Lizzie, Leaping Lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by Ford Motor Company from October 1, 1908, to May 26, 1927.
The Ford Model TT is a truck made by Ford.
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is a former factory located within the Milwaukee Junction area of Detroit, Michigan, in the United States.
The Ford R-Series was a range of single-decker bus and single-decker coach chassis, built by Ford UK that evolved from designs made by Thames Trader until the mid-1960s.
A Forecar is a body style of small vehicles that were produced in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Forging is a manufacturing process involving the shaping of metal using localized compressive forces.
The Fort Collins Municipal Railway operated streetcars in Fort Collins, Colorado, from 1919 until 1951.
Four-die forging device is a special forging tool designed for manufacturing forgings with long axis by four-side radial forging method in conventional open-die hydraulic forging press.
Franz Brozincevic & Cie (FBW) was a Swiss maker of trucks, motorbuses and trolleybuses, founded by Croatian-born engineer and constructor Franjo (Franz) Brozinčević (1874-1933), active between 1922 and 1985 and based in Wetzikon.
Frederick Morrell Zeder (March 19, 1886 – February 24, 1951) was an American automotive industry engineer and a member of the Automotive Hall of Fame.
Freewheel mechanism In mechanical or automotive engineering, a freewheel or overrunning clutch is a device in a transmission that disengages the driveshaft from the driven shaft when the driven shaft rotates faster than the driveshaft.
Friction torque is the torque caused by the frictional force that occurs when two objects in contact move.
In automotive design, an FF, or front-engine, front-wheel-drive (FWD) layout places both the internal combustion engine and driven roadwheels at the front of the vehicle.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
The FS E.326 was a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.444 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS Class E.491 and E.492 were an Italian electric 25 kV 50Hz AC locomotives built during the 1980s by the TEAM (Trazione Electrica Alternata Monofase) consortium, formed by FIAT ferroviaria, Ansaldo and other companies.
The FS E.632 and E.633 are two classes of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives.
The FS E.645 and E.646 are two classes of similar electric locomotives used on Italian railways.
The GDT Speedster is a one-of-a-kind sports car.
Atlas is a name for a family of modern inline piston engines for trucks from General Motors, used in the GMT 355 and GMT360 platforms.
Captain George Foote Bond (November 14, 1915 – January 3, 1983) was a United States Navy physician who was known as a leader in the field of undersea and hyperbaric medicine and the "Father of Saturation Diving".
The German Confederation (Deutscher Bund) was an association of 39 German-speaking states in Central Europe, created by the Congress of Vienna in 1815 to coordinate the economies of separate German-speaking countries and to replace the former Holy Roman Empire, which had been dissolved in 1806.
A gin gang, wheelhouse, roundhouse or horse−engine house, is a structure built to enclose a horse mill, usually circular but sometimes square or octagonal, attached to a threshing barn.
GKN Driveline is a multinational automotive components manufacturer specialising in driveline technologies.
In the United States, with regard to automobiles, a glider is a vehicle without a powertrain (especially without an engine).
Most of the terms listed in Wikipedia glossaries are already defined and explained within Wikipedia itself.
A grader, also commonly referred to as a road grader or a motor grader, is a construction machine with a long blade used to create a flat surface during the grading process.
A gravity racer or soapbox is a motorless vehicle which is raced on a downhill road either against the clock or against another competitor.
Gräf & Stift was an Austrian manufacturer of automobiles, trucks, buses and trolleybuses, from 1902 until 2001, latterly as a subsidiary of MAN.
Grease is a semisolid lubricant.
In manufacturing or mechanical engineering a groove is a long and narrow indentation built into a material, generally for the purpose of allowing another material or part to move within the groove and be guided by it.
Groove wander, similar to Tramlining, is a lateral force acting on a vehicle's wheel resulting from the combination of rain grooves (grooves cut into roads to mitigate hydroplaning in light rain conditions) and contoured deformations in the road surface upon which the wheel runs.
The gross axle weight rating (GAWR) is the maximum distributed weight that may be supported by an axle of a road vehicle.
The gross combined weight rating or gross combination weight rating (GCWR), also referred to as the gross combination mass (GCM), gross train weight (GTW), or maximum authorised mass (MAM), is the maximum allowable combined mass of a road vehicle, the passengers and cargo in the tow vehicle, plus the mass of the trailer and cargo in the trailer.
The gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR), or gross vehicle mass (GVM) is the maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the manufacturer including the vehicle's chassis, body, engine, engine fluids, fuel, accessories, driver, passengers and cargo but excluding that of any trailers.
Class B and Class E, normally referred to as Gullfisk (Norwegian for "goldfish"), were a class of 46 trams built by Strømmens Værksted and Skabo Jernbanevognfabrikk for Oslo Sporveier and Bærumsbanen of Oslo, Norway, in 1937 and 1939.
A gyroscopic exercise tool is a device used to exercise the wrist as part of physical therapy or in order to build palm, forearm and finger strength.
A hairpin clip, also known as a retaining pin, is a type of formed wire used on a grooved shaft.
The Harley-Davidson Servi-Car was a three-wheeled utility motorcycle manufactured by Harley-Davidson from 1932 to 1973.
High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.
David Jones (1834–1906) was locomotive superintendent of the Highland Railway between 1870 and 1896.
The History of Lego began in 1932 in a Danish carpentry workshop and continues into the 21st century as a popular and very profitable line of construction toys and related products and services, including Lego board games, retail stores, Lego video games, Lego films, Legoland theme parks, and Lego Serious Play consultant services, with a significant impact on various areas of popular culture.
The history of mathematical notation includes the commencement, progress, and cultural diffusion of mathematical symbols and the conflict of the methods of notation confronted in a notation's move to popularity or inconspicuousness.
The history of trams, streetcars or trolleys began in early nineteenth century.
The Holden Commodore (VE) is an executive car that was produced by the Australian manufacturer Holden from 2006 to 2013.
The Honda Ascot is a compact sedan manufactured by Honda and marketed only in Japan from 1989 to 1997.
The Honda Inspire was a mid-size sedan introduced by Honda in 1990 derived from Honda Accord chassis.
The Honda Legend is a V6-engined full-size/ mid-size luxury/ executive car produced by the Japanese automaker Honda since 1985 that currently serves as its flagship vehicle and provides the basis for the Acura Legend, RL and RLX the flagship vehicle of Honda's luxury Acura division in North America.
The Honda Vigor was a premium sedan that was sold in Japan through the Honda Verno dealer network from 1981 to 1995 derived from the Honda Accord, and briefly sold in North America from June 1991 to 1994 as the Acura Vigor.
The Hood River Bridge is a truss bridge with a vertical lift that spans the Columbia River between Hood River, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington.
A horse mill is a mill, sometimes used in conjunction with a watermill or windmill, that uses a horse as the power source.
Hot Wheels is a brand of 1:64, 1:43, 1:18 and 1:50 scale die-cast toy cars introduced by American toy maker Mattel in 1968.
A hubometer (hub, center of a wheel + -ometer, measure of), or hubodometer or simply hubo, is a device mounted on the axle of an automobile or other land vehicle that measures distance traveled.
Sir Wilmot Hudson Fysh, KBE, DFC (7 January 18956 April 1974) was an Australian aviator and businessman.
The Hudson Motor Car Company made Hudson and other brand automobiles in Detroit, Michigan, from 1909 to 1954.
The Hummer H1 is a four-wheel-drive utility vehicle based on the M998 Humvee, which was created by AM General.
Hunting oscillation is a self-oscillation, usually unwanted, about an equilibrium.
Hurricane Rita was the fourth-most intense Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the most intense tropical cyclone ever observed in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hydrema is a dump truck manufacturer based in Støvring, Denmark, founded in 1959.
The Hyundai FB (hangul: 현대 에프비, 현대FB) is a line of front engine bus built by Hyundai Motor Company.
The Hyundai RB (hangul:현대 알비, 현대RB) is a series of rear engine coaches manufactured by the South Korean Hyundai Motor Company.
An ice road (ice crossing, ice bridge) is a winter road, or part thereof, that runs on a naturally frozen water surface (a river, a lake or an expanse of sea ice) in cold regions.
The term ideal machine refers to a hypothetical mechanical system in which energy and power are not lost or dissipated through friction, deformation, wear, or other inefficiencies.
An idler-wheel drive is a system used to transmit the rotation of the main shaft of a motor to another rotating device, for example the platter of a record-reproducing turntable or the crankshaft-to-camshaft gear train of an automobile.
The 2700 and 2750 Classes are two related types of diesel multiple unit operated by Iarnród Éireann.
The impossible wheel, also known as the BC wheel (after the comic strip B.C.), represents the most basic type of unicycle, consisting of a single, spoked wheel with pegs extending from the axle.
Independent suspension is a broad term for any automobile suspension system that allows each wheel on the same axle to move vertically (i.e. reacting to a bump in the road) independently of the others.
This is an alphabetical list of articles pertaining specifically to Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM).
This is an alphabetical list of articles pertaining specifically to mechanical engineering.
Induction forging refers to the use of an induction heater to pre-heat metals prior to deformation using a press or hammer.
The Infiniti G-series is a line of compact executive/entry-level luxury sports car produced by the Infiniti division of Nissan for the 1991–1996 and 1999–present model years.
Ingersoll Axles is a member of the IMT Partnership.
An intercity bus service (North American English) or intercity coach service (British English and Commonwealth English), also called a long-distance, express, over-the-road, commercial, long-haul, or highway bus or coach service, is a public transport service using coaches to carry passengers significant distances between different cities, towns, or other populated areas.
An interference fit, also known as a press fit or friction fit is a fastening between two parts which is achieved by friction after the parts are pushed together, rather than by any other means of fastening.
The International Harvester Fleetstar is a series of trucks that was produced between 1962 and 1977 by International Harvester.
The International Registration Plan (IRP) is a registration reciprocity agreement between the contiguous United States and Canadian provinces, which provides apportioned payments of registration fees, based on the total distance operated in participating jurisdictions, to them.
Iore, often stylized IORE, is a class of 34 electric locomotives built by Adtranz and its successor Bombardier Transportation for the Swedish mining company LKAB's railway division Malmtrafik.
Badīʿ az-Zaman Abū l-ʿIzz ibn Ismāʿīl ibn ar-Razāz al-Jazarī (1136–1206, بديع الزمان أَبُو اَلْعِزِ بْنُ إسْماعِيلِ بْنُ الرِّزاز الجزري) was a Muslim polymath: a scholar, inventor, mechanical engineer, artisan, artist and mathematician.
The Isotta Fraschini D80 (civilian version) is a large truck built in Italy from 1934 to 1955, the Isotta Fraschini D80 NM (military version) was built only in 1935.
James Holden (26 July 1837 – 29 May 1925) was an English locomotive engineer.
The Jefferson disk, or wheel cypher as Thomas Jefferson named it, also known as the Bazeries Cylinder, is a cipher system using a set of wheels or disks, each with the 26 letters of the alphabet arranged around their edge.
The Jelcz PR110D is a coach and intercity bus produced by the Polish company Jelcz in Jelcz-Laskowice near Oława in Poland in 1984-1992.
John Deere is the brand name of Deere & Company, an American corporation that manufactures agricultural, construction, and forestry machinery, diesel engines, drivetrains (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment.
The John Deere 435 was a tractor built for two years in 1959 and 1960.
K*bots are moving models made from K'Nex Construction kits, built to participate in specific events run by the K*bot World Championships (USA) and K*bots UK (UK).
Karl Friedrich Benz (25 November 1844 – 4 April 1929) was a German engine designer and automobile engineer.
Karosa 900 series is a collective term for several modifications of a bus which was produced by Czech company Karosa in the town Vysoké Mýto from 1994 to 2007.
KGS, acronym for Kartlı Geçis Sistemi (literally: Pass System with Card), was an electronic toll collection system of contactless smart card type available on toll roads and toll bridges in Turkey.
Kirkburn is a small village and civil parish in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
A kit car is an automobile that is available as a set of parts that a manufacturer sells and the buyer then assembles into a functioning car.
A kite buggy is a light, purpose-built vehicle powered by a traction kite (power kite).
A klopotec (pronounced) is a wooden mechanical device on a high wooden pole, similar to a windmill.
The Komatsu 930E is an off-highway, ultra class, rigid frame, two-axle, diesel/AC electric powertrain haul truck designed and manufactured by Komatsu in Peoria, Illinois, United States.
The Komatsu 960E-1 (960E) is an off-highway, ultra-class, rigid-frame, two-axle, diesel/AC electric powertrain haul truck designed and manufactured by Komatsu.
in Japanese Buddhist architecture is a repository for sūtras and chronicles of the temple history.
A labyrinth seal is a type of mechanical seal that provides a tortuous path to help prevent leakage.
The Lada 4x4, formerly called the Lada Niva (Лада Нива; Niva (нива) is the Russian word for "field"), is an off-road vehicle designed and produced by the Russian (former Soviet) manufacturer AvtoVAZ specifically for the rural market.
The Lambert automobile and Lambert truck were built by the Lambert Automobile Company as an American vehicle from 1905 through 1916.
The Land Rover Llama is a vehicle that was designed and developed by the British company Land Rover in the mid-1980s.
The Land Rover Series I, II, and III (commonly referred to as series Land Rovers, to distinguish them from later models) are off-road vehicles produced by the British manufacturer Rover Company that were inspired by the US-built Willys Jeep.
Lao Ai (died 238 BCE) was an imposter eunuch and official of the State of Qin during the late Warring States period.
A heavy goods vehicle (HGV), also large goods vehicle (LGV) or medium goods vehicle, is the European Union (EU) term for any truck with a gross combination mass (GCM) of over. Sub-category N2 is used for vehicles between and and N3 for all goods vehicles over as defined in Directive 2001/116/EC. The term medium goods vehicle is used within parts of the UK government to refer to goods vehicles of between 3.5 and 7.5 tonnes which according to the EU are also "large goods vehicles". Commercial carrier vehicles of up to are referred to as Light commercial vehicles and come into category N1. Confusingly though, parts of the UK government refer to these as "light goods vehicles" (also abbreviated "LGV"), with the term LGV" appearing on tax discs for these smaller vehicles. Tax discs use the term "HGV" for vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. HGVs must not exceed 40 tonnes laden weight or in length to cross boundaries in the EU, but longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) known as Gigaliner, EuroCombi, EcoLiner, innovative commercial vehicle, mega-truck, etc., typically long and weighing up to 60 tonnes are used in some countries, and the implications of allowing them to cross borders was being considered.
A layshaft is an intermediate shaft within a gearbox that carries gears, but does not transfer the primary drive of the gearbox either in or out of the gearbox.
The leading wheel or leading axle or pilot wheel of a steam locomotive is an unpowered wheel or axle located in front of the driving wheels.
A leaf spring is a simple form of spring commonly used for the suspension in wheeled vehicles.
The Liebherr T 282B is an off-highway, ultra class, rigid frame, two-axle, diesel-electric, AC powertrain haul truck designed and manufactured by the Liebherr Mining Equipment Co.
A linchpin, also spelled linch pin, lynchpin, or lynch pin, is a fastener used to prevent a wheel or other part from sliding off the axle upon which it is riding.
A liquid hydrogen trailer is a trailer designed to carry cryogenic liquid hydrogen (LH2) on roads being pulled by a powered vehicle.
This is a list of automotive parts mostly for vehicles using internal combustion engines which are manufactured components of automobiles.
For other cycling related terms (besides parts) see Glossary of cycling.
This is a list of companies traded on the JSE.
The former colonial power, the Netherlands, left an extensive vocabulary.
The Indonesian language has absorbed many loanwords from other languages, including Sanskrit, Tamil, Hindi, Arabic, Persian, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese and other Austronesian languages.
This is part of the list of New Hampshire historical markers.
This is a skateboarding related list that defines anatomy, maneuver, venue, and physics terms that are important to skateboarding.
Wrecked: Life in the Crash Lane is an American television series that airs on Speed TV.
Lister Cars is a British sports car manufacturer founded by Brian Lister in 1954 in Cambridge, England, which became known for its involvement in motorsport.
The Little Dancer is a low-floor tram brand built by Alna Sharyo, a Japanese manufacturer of trams and light rail vehicles.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway Fowler Class 7F was a class of 0-8-0 steam locomotives.
A loader is a heavy equipment machine used in construction to move aside or load materials such as asphalt, demolition debris, dirt, snow, feed, gravel, logs, raw minerals, recycled material, rock, sand, woodchips, etc.
The Locomobile Sportif was manufactured by the Locomobile Company of America.
A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
A logging truck or timber lorry is a large truck used to carry logs.
Longer Heavier Vehicles (LHVs), also called super lorries, is a classification of large goods vehicle (LGV) (formerly Heavy Goods Vehicles, HGVs) in the United Kingdom.
The Lotus 15 is a front-engine sports racing car designed by Colin Chapman of Lotus, built from 1958 until 1960.
A low-floor bus is a bus or trolleybus that has no steps between the ground and the floor of the bus at one or more entrances, and low floor for part or all of the passenger cabin.
Locomotive 51 of the Limburgsche Tramweg Maatschappij was a Garratt locomotive.
A lug nut or wheel nut is a fastener, specifically a nut, used to secure a wheel on a vehicle.
Lugged steel frame construction is a method of building bicycle frames using steel tubing mated with socket-like sleeves, called lugs.
LVS-86 is a model of tramcar developed at the Leningrad Tram Manufacturing Plant in the former Soviet Union.
The Lyons-Knight was an American automobile manufactured from 1913 until 1915.
For the unrelated North American rolling stock, see ME-1 (New York City Subway car) or M1/M3 (railcar). The M1 and MM1 trainsets, and the cars of the same type constituted the first rolling stock on the Paris Métro.
A machine uses power to apply forces and control movement to perform an intended action.
Machines employ power to achieve desired forces and movement (motion).
Machine element refers to an elementary component of a machine.
The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.
Mafersa S.A. was a Brazilian manufacturer of passenger rail cars, buses and trolleybuses, and related components.
Manufactured housing (commonly known as mobile homes in the United States) is a type of prefabricated housing that is largely assembled in factories and then transported to sites of use.
The March 701 is a Formula One racing car model, designed by Robin Herd with Peter Wright, and built by March Engineering.
The Marmon-Herrington Company, Inc. is an American manufacturer of axles and transfer cases for trucks and other vehicles.
The Maserati Coupé and Spyder (Tipo M138) are grand tourers produced by Italian automaker Maserati from 2001 to 2007.
The Maserati MC12 is a limited production two-seater sports car produced by Italian car maker Maserati to allow a racing variant to compete in the FIA GT Championship.
The Maserati Quattroporte is a four-door luxury sports sedan produced by Italian car manufacturer Maserati.
MAZ-7912/MAZ-7917 (МАЗ-7912/МАЗ-7917) is a Soviet and Russian army 14×12 transporter-erector-launcher designed and developed by the Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) in Belarus.
The McLaren M7A and its M7B, M7C and M7D variants were Formula One racing cars, built by McLaren and used in the world championship between 1968 and 1971.
The Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) is a series of vehicles, based on a common chassis that vary by payload and mission requirements.
The Megola was a German motorcycle produced between 1921 and 1925 in Munich.
The Mercedes (35 PS) was a radical early car model designed in 1901 by Wilhelm Maybach and Paul Daimler, for Emil Jellinek.
The Mercedes-Benz 380 (Type W22) is an eight-cylinder powered automobile introduced by the German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz at the Berlin Motor Show in February 1933.
The Mercedes 500K (type W29) is a grand touring car built by Mercedes-Benz between 1934 and 1936.
Mercedes-Benz EQ is an upcoming family of battery electric vehicles to be manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.
The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a light commercial vehicle (van) built by Daimler AG of Stuttgart, Germany as a van, chassis cab, minibus, and pickup truck.
The Messerschmitt Kabinenroller (Messerschmitt Cabin Scooter) was a series of microcars made by Messerschmitt from 1953 to 1956 and by Fahrzeug- und Maschinenbau GmbH, Regensburg (FMR) from 1956 to 1964.
In communication, the term means to the plication in 3D of an informative 2D surface in order to obtain a compact disposition of information in digital devices.
The MF 88 is a steel-wheel variant of electric multiple units used on Paris's Métro system.
The mica group of sheet silicate (phyllosilicate) minerals includes several closely related materials having nearly perfect basal cleavage.
A mid-engine layout describes the placement of an automobile engine between the rear and front axles.
A Bugatti Veyron 16.4, one example of a mid-engine, four-wheel-drive vehicle In automotive design, an M4, or Mid-engine, Four-wheel-drive layout places the internal combustion engine in the middle of the vehicle, between both axles and drives all four road wheels.
Midland Mills is a former flax mill on Silver Street in Holbeck, Leeds, West Yorkshire, in the Holbeck Urban Village regeneration area.
MIEV (Mitsubishi In-wheel motor Electric Vehicle) or MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle), Mitsubishi Motors internally conducted interview, February 2005 is the name given by Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) to its alternative propulsion technologies.
The Military Load Classification (MLC) is a system of standards used by NATO to classify the safe amount of load a surface can withstand.
The Milwaukee Road's class EP-2 comprised five electric locomotives built by General Electric in 1919.
The Milwaukee Road's class EP-3 comprised ten electric locomotives built in 1919 by Baldwin and Westinghouse.
The Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV is a prototype plug-in hybrid crossover utility vehicle, first exhibited at the Tokyo Motor Show in September 2009.
The is a kei car from automaker Mitsubishi Motors, first released in January 2006, twenty eight months after its debut at the 2003 Frankfurt Motor Show.
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV (MiEV is an acronym for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle) is a five-door hatchback electric car produced by Mitsubishi Motors, and is the electric version of the Mitsubishi i. Rebadged variants of the i-MiEV are also sold in Europe by PSA Peugeot Citroën (PSA) as the Peugeot iOn and Citroën C-Zero.
The Mitsubishi MR platform is an automobile platform first developed by Mitsubishi Motors in 2003 for their Mitsubishi i kei car.
The Mitsubishi Outlander is a compact crossover (Mid-size from 2007-present) manufactured by Japanese automaker Mitsubishi.
A monomotor is a train design where a single traction motor powers two or three axles in the same bogie.
Moskvitch (Москвич) (also written as Moskvich, Moskvič or Moskwitsch) was a Soviet/Russian automobile brand produced by AZLK from 1946 to 1991 and by OAO Moskvitch from 1991 to 2001.
The motion ratio of a mechanism is the ratio of the displacement of the point of interest to that of another point.
Motorcycle components and systems for a motorcycle are engineered, manufactured, and assembled in order to produce motorcycle models with the desired performance, aesthetics, and cost.
A motorcycle fairing is a shell placed over the frame of some motorcycles, especially racing motorcycles and sport bikes, with the primary purpose to reduce air drag.
The Mount Savage Locomotive Works was a railroad workshop established at Mount Savage, Maryland, US.
The Mount Washington Cog Railway, also known as the Cog, is the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway (rack-and-pinion railway).
Mountainboarding, also known as Dirtboarding, Offroad Boarding, and All-Terrain Boarding (ATB), is a well establishedWall Street Journal, April 16th 1998 if little-known action sport, derived from snowboarding.
The moving parts of a machine are those parts of it that move.
A multi-axle bus is a bus or coach that has more than the conventional two axles (known as a twin-axle bus), usually three (known as a tri-axle bus), or more rarely, four (known as a quad-axle bus).
The cast of the television series MythBusters perform experiments to verify or debunk urban legends, old wives' tales, and the like.
MZKT-79221 (МЗКТ-79221) is a Soviet and Russian army 16x16 transporter-erector-launcher designed and developed by the MZKT in Belarus.
The NAF Neunkirchener Achsenfabrik AG is a family run company in Neunkirchen am Brand, Bavaria, Germany.
NAMCO (National Motor Company of Greece) is a Greek vehicle manufacturer.
NAPCO (Northwestern Auto Parts Company) was a four-wheel drive automobile parts manufacturing company founded in 1918.
A needle roller bearing is a special type of roller bearing which uses long, thin cylindrical rollers resembling needles.
In the history of cryptography, the NEMA (NEue MAschine) ("new machine"), also designated the T-D (Tasten-Druecker-Maschine) ("key-stroke machine"), was a 10-wheel rotor machine designed by the Swiss Army during World War II as a replacement for their Enigma machines.
Neoplan Bus GmbH is a German automotive company that manufactures buses, trolleybuses and coaches.
The Neoplan Skyliner is a double-deck multi-axle luxury touring coach built by German coach manufacturer Neoplan.
The Neoplan Transliner in Europe is a single-decker inter-urban coach and rental coach built by Neoplan Bus GmbH for the European market in 1990s, of either a single-axle or multi-axle bus design.
The Nissan GT-R LM Nismo was a sports prototype racing car built by the Nissan Motor Company and their motorsports division Nismo.
Nivomat (a portmanteau of the French niveau and automatique) is the name for a vehicle suspension level control technology created by Mannesmann-Sachs (now ZF Sachs).
A non-circular gear (NCG) is a special gear design with special characteristics and purpose.
NSB Class 73 (NSB-type 73) is a class of 22 electric multiple units built by Adtranz for the Norwegian State Railways.
NSB Di 3 is a class of 35 diesel-electric locomotives built by NOHAB for the Norwegian State Railways (NSB).
(a.k.a. Niwa, Tomoe, Nishizono) is one of the most prominent manufacturers of bearings in Japan, second domestically only to NSK Ltd. The company is one of the largest exporters worldwide of friction-reducing products such as constant-velocity joints.
OGS (Otomatik Geçis Sistemi; Automatic Pass System) is an electronic toll collection system of radio-frequency identification (RFID) transponder type available on toll roads and toll bridges in Turkey.
The Opel Vectra is a large family car that was engineered and produced by the German automaker Opel.
MX3000 is an electric train used on Oslo Metro in Oslo, Norway.
T2000 was an electric train formerly used on the Oslo Metro of Oslo, Norway.
The Logistic Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) is a family of vehicles, based on a common 5-axle ten-wheel drive 10x10 chassis, that vary in individual configuration by mission requirements.
TAK-4 independent suspension system is a family of independent suspension systems designed and manufactured by Oshkosh Corporation for use on military, severe-duty and emergency vehicles.
The rolling stock of Oslo Metro, Norway has consisted of three classes: T1000/T1300, T2000 and MX3000.
The OT-64 SKOT (Czech acronym for: Střední Kolový Obrněný Transportér, and/or Polish Średni Kołowy Opancerzony Transporter – medium wheeled armoured transporter) is an amphibious, armored personnel carrier (8x8), developed jointly by Poland and Czechoslovakia (ČSSR) well into the 1960s.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to automobiles: Automobile (or car) – wheeled passenger vehicle that carries its own motor.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to machines: Machine – mechanical system that provides the useful application of power to achieve movement.
Overdrive is a term used to describe the operation of an automobile cruising at sustained speed with reduced engine revolutions per minute (RPM), leading to better fuel consumption, lower noise, and lower wear.
In road transport, an oversize load (or overweight load) is a load that exceeds the standard or ordinary legal size and/or weight limits for a specified portion of road, highway or other transport infrastructure, such as air freight or water freight.
Oxidative phosphorylation (or OXPHOS in short) (UK, US) is the metabolic pathway in which cells use enzymes to oxidize nutrients, thereby releasing energy which is used to produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
The Palletized Load System (PLS) is a truck-based logistics system that entered service in the United States Army in 1993.
A panemone windmill is a type of vertical axis wind turbine.
A Panhard rod (also called Panhard bar, track bar, or track rod) is a suspension link that provides lateral location of the axle.
Pennsylvania Railroad 1361 is a 4-6-2 "Pacific" type steam locomotive built in 1918 for the Pennsylvania Railroad by their own Altoona Works.
The Peterbilt 281/351 was a line of tractor units built by Peterbilt that ran from 1954 until 1976.
The Peugeot 403 is a car produced by French automobile manufacturer Peugeot between May 1955 and October 1966.
A pickup truck is a light-duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.
Piezoelectricity is the electric charge that accumulates in certain solid materials (such as crystals, certain ceramics, and biological matter such as bone, DNA and various proteins) in response to applied mechanical stress.
The pinewood derby is a racing event for unpowered, unmanned miniature cars.
A pinwheel is a simple child's toy made of a wheel of paper or plastic curls attached at its axle to a stick by a pin.
PKP ET21 is a name for a Polish electric freight locomotive produced between years 1957 to 1971 in Pafawag.
PKP class SM01 was a Polish name for German diesel shunting locomotives class used by PKP.
SM02 (model Ls40) is a Polish series of diesel shunting locomotives used by PKP.
The SM25 (factory designation 9D350) is a Polish series of diesel shunter used by PKP.
SM30 is a Polish series of diesel shunting locomotives used by PKP and industry, built by Fablok, Chrzanów (factory designation Ls300E).
SM31 (production model 411D) is a Polish series of diesel shunting locomotives used by PKP and industry.
SP30 is a Polish series of diesel passenger locomotives used by PKP.
SP32 is a Romanian series of diesel passenger locomotives used by PKP.
A plain bearing, or more commonly sliding bearing and slide bearing (in railroading sometimes called a solid bearing or friction bearing), is the simplest type of bearing, comprising just a bearing surface and no rolling elements.
Pole may refer to.
Portal axles (or portal gear) are an offroad technology where the axle tube is above the center of the wheel hub and where there is a reduction gearbox in the hub.
In pottery, a potter's wheel is a machine used in the shaping (known as throwing) of round ceramic ware.
In a motor vehicle, the term powertrain or powerplant describes the main components that generate power and deliver it to the road surface, water, or air.
A prayer wheel is a cylindrical wheel on a spindle made from metal, wood, stone, leather or coarse cotton.
In theoretical physics, a preferred or privileged frame is usually a special hypothetical frame of reference in which the laws of physics might appear to be identifiably different (simpler) from those in other frames.
Priestley v Fowler is an old English tort law case, which introduced the old rule of common employment (or "fellow servant rule" in the United States).
Pro Street is a style of street-legal custom car popular in the 1980s, usually built to imitate a Pro Stock class race car.
The Proton Arena (or the Proton Jumbuck in the United Kingdom, Taiwan and Australia) is a small front wheel drive coupé utility manufactured by the Malaysian automaker, Proton.
A pulley is a wheel on an axle or shaft that is designed to support movement and change of direction of a taut cable or belt, or transfer of power between the shaft and cable or belt.
Qin Shi Huang (18 February 25910 September 210) was the founder of the Qin dynasty and was the first emperor of a unified China.
Quattro (meaning four in Italian) is the sub-brand used by the car brand Audi to indicate that all-wheel drive (AWD) technologies or systems are used on specific models of its Audi automobiles.
Quench polish quench (QPQ) is a specialized type of nitrocarburizing case hardening that increases corrosion resistance.
A quick release skewer is a mechanism for attaching a wheel to a bicycle.
An R-clip, also known as an R-pin, R-key, hairpin cotter pin, hairpin cotter,.
A racing slick (also known as a "slick tyre") is a type of tyre that has a smooth tread used mostly in auto racing.
A radius rod (also called a radius arm or a torque arm) is a suspension link intended to control wheel motion in the longitudinal (fore-aft) direction.
Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.
Cambodia has of metre gauge rail network, consisting of two lines originally constructed during the time when the country was part of French Indochina.
Rail Wheel Factory (RWF) (Hindi: रेल व्हील फैक्टरी) (also known as Wheel and Axle Plant) is a manufacturing unit of Indian Railways, producing wheels, axles and wheel sets of railroad wagons, coaches and locomotives for the use of Indian Railways and overseas customers is situated at Yelahanka, Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka.
A railway electrification system supplies electric power to railway trains and trams without an on-board prime mover or local fuel supply.
The Renault 12 is a large family car introduced by French automaker Renault at the Paris Motor Show in October 1969 and produced in France till 1980.
A retarder is a device used to augment or replace some of the functions of primary friction-based braking systems, usually on heavy vehicles.
Frequently used in mines and probably elsewhere (such as agricultural drainage), the reverse overshot water wheel was a Roman innovation to help remove water from the lowest levels of underground workings.
RCR Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Richard Childress Racing (RCR), is an American professional stock car racing team that currently competes in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the Xfinity Series.
Richard Lloyd Racing (RLR), originally named GTi Engineering, was a British auto racing team created in 1977 by driver Richard Lloyd.
Richard Trevithick (13 April 1771 – 22 April 1833) was a British inventor and mining engineer from Cornwall, England.
In physics, a rigid body is a solid body in which deformation is zero or so small it can be neglected.
The HX family are a range of purpose-designed tactical military trucks manufactured by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV). The HX range was disclosed in 2003, and the first order was placed in 2004. The HX range replaced the earlier FX and LX ranges in production. The HX2 range, which currently complements the original HX range, was announced in 2012. The first HX2 range trucks were delivered in April 2016. The HX and HX2 ranges complement the SX range.
Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) TG MIL (MIL – Militarised) range of trucks is based on MAN TG range commercial chassis that are militarised to suit individual customer requirements.
These road signs are used in France.
Road signs in Italy conform to the general pattern of those used in most other European countries.
Road signs in Norway are regulated by the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Statens vegvesen.
A road train or land train is a trucking vehicle of a type used in rural and remote areas of Australia, Europe, and the United States, to move freight efficiently.
Robert Hudson Ltd was a major international supplier of light railway materials, based in Gildersome, near Leeds, England.
The rocker-bogie system is the suspension arrangement used in the Mars rovers (mechanical robot) introduced for the Mars Pathfinder and also used on the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) and Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) missions.
Rockwell International was a major American manufacturing conglomerate in the latter half of the 20th century, involved in aircraft, the space industry, both defense-oriented and commercial electronics, automotive and truck components, printing presses, valves and meters, and industrial automation.
Roller skating is the traveling on surfaces with roller skates.
Roman siege engines were, for the most part, adapted from Hellenistic siege technology.
Several organisms are capable of rolling locomotion; however, true wheels and propellers—despite their utility in human vehicles—do not appear to play a significant role in the movement of living things (with the exception of certain flagella, which function like corkscrews).
Rotation around a fixed axis or about a fixed axis of revolution or motion with respect to a fixed axis of rotation is a special case of rotational motion.
Rotor dynamics is a specialized branch of applied mechanics concerned with the behavior and diagnosis of rotating structures.
Otto Wilhelm Rudolf CaracciolaBolsinger and Becker (2002), p. 63 (30 January 1901 – 28 September 1959) was a racing driver from Remagen, Germany.
In railway terminology the term running gear refers to those components of a railway vehicle that run passively on the rails, unlike those of the driving gear.
The Copenhagen S-train (S-tog), is the S-train of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Savonius wind turbines are a type of vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT), used for converting the force of the wind into torque on a rotating shaft.
The Swiss Class De 6/6 electric locomotives were built in 1926 for the Swiss Federal Railways.
Scania AB, formerly AB Scania-Vabis, is a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles – specifically heavy trucks and buses.
The Schienenzeppelin or rail zeppelin was an experimental railcar which resembled a Zeppelin airship in appearance.
Birmingham is one of England's principal industrial centres and has a history of industrial and scientific innovation.
During its 600-year reign, the Ottoman Empire made significant advances in science and technology, in a wide range of fields including mathematics, astronomy and medicine.
SEALAB I, II, and III were experimental underwater habitats developed by the United States Navy in the 1960s to prove the viability of saturation diving and humans living in isolation for extended periods of time.
A semi-trailer truck (more commonly semi truck or simply "semi") is the combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.
A set screw is a type of screw generally used to secure an object within or against another object, normally not using a nut (see bolts compared with screws).
Shaft may refer to.
The Shamrock was a car produced in Ireland for a brief period during the late 1950s.
The are the fictional protagonists featured in the 33rd Super Sentai Series Samurai Sentai Shinkenger.
A ship's wheel or boat's wheel is a device used aboard a water vessel to change that vessel's course.
Sidney Howe Short (October 8, 1858 – October 21, 1902) was an electrical engineer, inventor, professor and businessman.
The Singer Roadster is a nine tax horsepower open 2/4-seater sports-tourer automobile manufactured by Singer from 1939 to 1955.
A single-decker bus or single-decker is a bus that has a single deck for passengers.
Sisu K-44 is a three-axle 4×4+2 driven lorry made by the Finnish heavy vehicle manufacturer Suomen Autoteollisuus (SAT) from 1959 to 1965.
Sisu KB-112 is a three-axle lorry made by the Finnish heavy vehicle manufacturer Suomen Autoteollisuus (SAT) in 1962–1969.
Sisu Polar is a truck model series produced by the Finnish heavy vehicle producer Sisu Auto.
The Skatecycle, also known as the "Freerider Skatecycle", is the world's first mass-produced hubless, self-propelled skate.
Skein may refer to.
SL79 is a class of 40 articulated trams operated by the Oslo Tramway of Norway.
SM91 is the Norwegian designation for a tram type which operated on the Oslo Tramway until 2002.
Solaris Urbino 15, Solaris Urbino 15 CNG is a low floor tri-axle single-decker bus from the Solaris Urbino series, for public transportation vehicles. In 1999-2001, the company Neoplan Polska manufactured the bus. It is the successor of the Neoplan N4020. Since 2001 it is produced by the Polish company Solaris Bus & Coach in Bolechowo near Poznań in Poland. Since 2008 the company has manufactured the low-floor version of the Solaris Urbino 15.
Solingen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Speed 2: Cruise Control is a 1997 American action thriller film produced and directed by Jan de Bont, and written by Randall McCormick and Jeff Nathanson.
A spoke is one of some number of rods radiating from the center of a wheel (the hub where the axle connects), connecting the hub with the round traction surface.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
A spring-loaded camming device (also SLCD, cam or friend) is a piece of rock climbing or mountaineering protection equipment.
SS Kommandøren was a steel-hulled passenger/cargo steamship built in Norway in 1891.
The St Michael's Mount Tramway runs from near the harbour up to the castle which dominates the tidal island of St Michael's Mount, in Cornwall, England.
A stagecoach is a four-wheeled public coach used to carry paying passengers and light packages on journeys long enough to need a change of horses.
A stamp mill (or stamp battery or stamping mill) is a type of mill machine that crushes material by pounding rather than grinding, either for further processing or for extraction of metallic ores.
The Star of Bengal was an iron three-masted merchant sailing vessel built in Belfast in 1874 by Harland and Wolff Industries, the shipyard that later constructed the Titanic.
This is a glossary of the components found on typical steam locomotives.
Double Wishbone Suspension In automotive suspension, a steering knuckle is that part which contains the wheel hub or spindle, and attaches to the suspension and steering components.
The Stockholm metro (Stockholms tunnelbana, literally: Stockholm's Tunnel Rail) is a metro system in Stockholm, Sweden.
In continuum mechanics, stress is a physical quantity that expresses the internal forces that neighboring particles of a continuous material exert on each other, while strain is the measure of the deformation of the material.
String is a long flexible structure made from fibers twisted together into a single strand, or from multiple such strands which are in turn twisted together.
A strobe light or stroboscopic lamp, commonly called a strobe, is a device used to produce regular flashes of light.
A strongman is a man who competes in strength athletics.
A stub axle is one of the two front axles that carries a wheel in a rear wheel drive vehicle.
On 20 December 1984 a dangerous goods train passing through the Summit Tunnel on the Greater Manchester/West Yorkshire border, caught fire on the rail line between Littleborough and Todmorden, England.
Super Select is the brand name of a four-wheel drive system produced by Mitsubishi Motors, used worldwide except for North America, where it was initially known as Active-Trac.
Superfinishing, also known as micromachining, microfinishing, and short-stroke honing, is a metalworking process that improves surface finish and workpiece geometry.
A motorcycle's suspension serves a dual purpose: contributing to the vehicle's handling and braking, and providing safety and comfort by keeping the vehicle's passengers comfortably isolated from road noise, bumps and vibrations.
Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.
A swingarm, or "swinging arm" (UK), originally known as a swing fork or pivoted fork, is the main component of the rear suspension of most modern motorcycles and ATVs.
Symmetrical All Wheel Drive (also known as Symmetrical AWD or SAWD) is a full-time four wheel drive system developed by Japanese automobile manufacturer Subaru.
A tachometer (revolution-counter, tach, rev-counter, RPM gauge) is an instrument measuring the rotation speed of a shaft or disk, as in a motor or other machine.
The Talbot Tagora is an executive car developed by Chrysler Europe and produced by Peugeot Société Anonyme (PSA).
Talgo is a Spanish manufacturer of intercity, standard, and high speed passenger trains.
Tandem, or in tandem, is an arrangement in which a team of machines, animals or people are lined up one behind another, all facing in the same direction.
Tank container chassis, also referred to as tank chassis, drop frame chassis or tank trailers, are a form of intermodal transportation for portable bulk liquid containers or ISO tank containers.
Taprogge GmbH is a medium-sized company based in Wetter, Germany.
The tarantass is a four-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle on a long longitudinal frame, reducing road jolting on long-distance travel.
The Tata Magic Iris is a 3-door, 4- or 5-seater cabover microvan/minivan (MPV) manufactured by the Indian automaker Tata Motors.
The Tatra 138 was a truck produced in Czechoslovakia by the Tatra company.
Tatra T813 was a truck produced in Czechoslovakia by the Tatra company.
Taxation in Indonesia includes income tax and Value added tax (goods and sales tax).
TCDD DE 33000 is a type of diesel-electric locomotive built for operations on Turkish State Railways by Tülomsaş.
TCDD HT80000 is a series of high-speed electric multiple units built by Siemens for the Turkish State Railways.
The Tebaldi-Zari was an Italian fighter prototype of 1919.
A telescope mount is a mechanical structure which supports a telescope.
The Terex 33-19 "Titan" was a prototype off-highway, ultra class, rigid frame, three-axle, diesel/AC electric powertrain haul truck designed by the Terex Division of General Motors and assembled at General Motors Diesel Division's London, ON, Canada assembly plant in 1973.
The Terrafugia Transition is a light sport, roadable airplane under development by Terrafugia since 2006.
The Tesla Factory is an automobile manufacturing plant in south Fremont, California, and the principal production facility of Tesla, Inc..
TGV 001 (Train Grande Vitesse 001) was a high-speed railway train built in France.
LGV construction is the process by which the land on which TGV trains are to run is prepared for their use, involving carving the trackbed and laying the track.
The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse, French for "High-Speed Train") holds a series of land speed records for rail vehicles achieved by SNCF, the French national railway, and its industrial partners.
The Way Things Work is a 1988 children's book by David Macaulay with technical text by Neil Ardley.
The Way Things Work was a short-lived television series based on the best-selling book of the same name by David Macaulay.
Thermite is a pyrotechnic composition of metal powder, which serves as fuel, and metal oxide.
Thomas Andrews (died 1871) was a British metallurgist of international renown.
The Tiangong Kaiwu (天工開物), or The Exploitation of the Works of Nature was a Chinese encyclopedia compiled by Song Yingxing.
Tim Richmond (June 7, 1955 – August 13, 1989) was an American race car driver from Ashland, Ohio.
TMK 101 is a type of two-axle tramcar which was used in Zagreb, Croatia, from 1951 until December 2008 (last regular service).
TMK 201 is a type of four-axle tramcar produced by the Đuro Đaković factory (from Slavonski Brod) that operates in the capital of Croatia, Zagreb.
The TMM Avia T-10 Avia-Tor is a single engine two seat Ukrainian light aircraft, with a high wing and transparent blister cabin doors for extra visibility, designed to be robust enough for a range of applications.
Toilet paper is a tissue paper product people primarily use to clean the anus and surrounding area of fecal material after defecation and to clean the perineal area of urine after urination and other bodily fluid releases.
Toilet paper when used with a toilet roll holder with a horizontal axle parallel to the floor and also parallel to the wall has two possible orientations: the toilet paper may hang over (in front of) or under (behind) the roll; if perpendicular to the wall, the two orientations are right-left or near-away.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
Tom Hickathrift (or sometimes Jack Hickathrift) is a legendary figure of East Anglian English folklore — a character similar to Jack the Giant Killer.
Major Anthony Peter Roylance "Tony" Rolt, MC & Bar, (16 October 1918 – 6 February 2008) was a British racing driver, soldier and engineer. A war hero, Major Rolt MC maintained a long connection with the sport, albeit behind the scenes. The Ferguson 4WD project he was involved in paid off with spectacular results, and he was involved in other engineering projects. At his death, he was the longest surviving participant of the first ever World Championship Grand Prix at Silverstone in 1950. He was one of the last pre-war winners remaining too - he won the 1939 British Empire Trophy, aged just 20 in 1939 - this was after he started his career in 1935, as a 16 year old, in a 3-wheeler Morgan in speed trials. He won the 1953 24 Hours of Le Mans and participated in three Formula One World Championship Grands Prix.
A toothed belt; timing belt; cogged belt; cog belt; or synchronous belt is a flexible belt with teeth moulded onto its inner surface.
The Tornado Intercept Vehicle 1 (TIV 1) and Tornado Intercept Vehicle 2 (TIV 2) are vehicles used to film with an IMAX camera from very close proximity to or within a tornado.
Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.
Torque steer is the unintended influence of engine torque on the steering, especially in front-wheel drive vehicles.
Torque vectoring is a technology employed in automobile differentials.
The Toyota HiAce (pronounced as "High Ace") is a light commercial van produced by the Japanese automobile manufacturer Toyota.
The Toyota LiteAce and TownAce are a line of light commercial and derivative passenger vans produced by the Japanese car manufacturer Toyota.
The Toyota TS040 Hybrid is a Le Mans Prototype 1 (LMP1) sports car built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH and used by the manufacturer in the 2014 and 2015 seasons of the FIA World Endurance Championship.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
In rail transport, track force is the force acting on the tracks from a train and its axles based on the train's axle load in relation to acceleration and braking.
Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.
A trackless train — or tram (U.S. English), road train, land train, parking lot tram, Dotto train or Choo-Choo train — is a road-going articulated vehicle used for the transport of passengers, comprising a driving vehicle pulling one or more carriages connected by drawbar couplings, in the manner of a road-going railway train.
As used in mechanical engineering, the term tractive force can either refer to the total traction a vehicle exerts on a surface, or the amount of the total traction that is parallel to the direction of motion.
A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver at a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery used in agriculture or construction.
A tractor unit (prime mover or traction unit) is a characteristically heavy-duty towing engine that provides motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load.
A trailer is an unpowered vehicle towed by a powered vehicle.
On a steam locomotive, a trailing wheel or trailing axle is generally an unpowered wheel or axle (wheelset) located behind the driving wheels.
A trailing-arm suspension, sometimes referred as trailing-link is a vehicle suspension design in which one or more arms (or "links") are connected between (and perpendicular to and forward of) the axle and a pivot point (located on the chassis of a motor vehicle).
A train wheel or rail wheel is a type of wheel specially designed for use on rail tracks.
A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.
A transaxle is a major automotive mechanical component that combines the functionality of the transmission, axle, and differential into one integrated assembly.
A transfer case is a part of the drivetrain of four-wheel-drive, all-wheel-drive, and other multiple powered axle vehicles.
A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.
Transmission Voie-Machine (TVM, English: track-to-train transmission) is a form of in-cab signalling originally deployed in France and used on high-speed railway lines.
Transverse leaf spring and solid axle front suspension of early Ford cars is a type of automotive front suspension that has been most common in early Ford Motor Company products.
The Transylvanian Mining Railway was a local interest narrow-gauge (760mm gauge) railway which was the first mining railway in Transylvania.
Traxxas is a remote control model manufacturer based in McKinney, Texas, United States.
A treadwheel crane (Latin magna rota) is a wooden, human powered, hoisting and lowering device.
A trebuchet (French trébuchet) is a type of siege engine.
The Triumph V8 is a 3.0 litre V8 developed in house by Triumph for the Triumph Stag.
A truck or lorry is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo.
Two-wheel tractor or walking tractor motoculteur Einachsschlepper oder Bodenfräse are generic terms understood in the USA and in parts of Europe to represent a single-axle tractor, which is a tractor with one axle, self-powered and self-propelled, which can pull and power various farm implements such as a trailer, cultivator or harrow, a plough, or various seeders and harvesters.
The U-1 was a 1950s liquid hydrogen trailer designed to carry cryogenic liquid hydrogen (LH2) on roads being pulled by a powered vehicle.
U.S. Route 191 (US-191) is a major north–south state highway through the eastern part of the U.S. state of Utah.
Unimog is a range of multi-purpose all-wheel drive medium trucks produced by Daimler (formerly Daimler-Benz) and sold under the brand name Mercedes-Benz.
The United States Army Transportation Corps (USATC) S118 Class is a class of 2-8-2 steam locomotive.
In a ground vehicle with a suspension, the unsprung mass (or the unsprung weight) is the mass of the suspension, wheels or tracks (as applicable), and other components directly connected to them, rather than supported by the suspension (the mass of the body and other components supported by the suspension is the sprung mass).
Urbos is a family of trams, streetcars, and light rail vehicles built by CAF.
The Urnfield culture (c. 1300 BC – 750 BC) was a late Bronze Age culture of central Europe, often divided into several local cultures within a broader Urnfield tradition.
The Ursus Factory is a Polish producer of agricultural machinery located in Lublin.
The second USS Blakeley (DD–150) was a in the United States Navy, named for Captain Johnston Blakeley.
The N Class are a class of diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering, Somerton for V/Line between 1985 and 1987.
Vanadium is a chemical element with symbol V and atomic number 23.
The Variobahn, formerly known as the Variotram, is a German-designed model of articulated low-floor tram and light rail vehicle.
Vétra (or Vetra), or more formally the Société des Véhicules et Tracteurs Electriques,Dölling, Gerhard (1993).
A vehicle frame, also known as its chassis, is the main supporting structure of a motor vehicle, to which all other components are attached, comparable to the skeleton of an organism.
A velocipede is a human-powered land vehicle with one or more wheels.
The Victorian Railways used a variety of air-cooled and iced wagons for the transport of all manner of goods.
State Route 267 is a primary state highway in the US state of Virginia.
A viscous coupling is a mechanical device which transfers torque and rotation by the medium of a viscous fluid.
Volksrods are modified Volkswagen beetles.
The Volkswagen Constellation is the flagship truck produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (a subsidiary of MAN) since 2005.
The Volkswagen EA489 Basistransporter was a small front-wheel drive platform truck with a front-mounted Volkswagen air-cooled engine.
The Volkswagen Group B platform is a mid-size automobile platform from the Volkswagen Group.
The Volkswagen LT was the largest light commercial panel van produced by Volkswagen (and subsequently Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles as of 1996) from 1975 to 2006.
The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus, or, informally, as the Bus (US) or Camper (UK), is a forward control panel van introduced in 1950 by the German automaker Volkswagen as its second car model.
Volkswagenwerk Braunschweig is a factory site for Volkswagen automobile parts in Braunschweig (Gifhorner Str.), Germany.
The Volvo VN is a Heavy Duty Truck produced by the Swedish vehicle manufacturer Volvo Trucks.
A wagon (also alternatively and archaically spelt waggon in British and Commonwealth English) is a heavy four-wheeled vehicle pulled by draught animals or on occasion by humans (see below), used for transporting goods, commodities, agricultural materials, supplies and sometimes people.
State Route 520 (SR 520) is a state highway and freeway in the Seattle metropolitan area, part of the U.S. state of Washington.
A water wheel is a machine for converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power, often in a watermill.
A watermill or water mill is a mill that uses hydropower.
Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd. is a Chinese state-owned enterprise specialized in the design, manufacturing and sale of diesel engines.
Weichai Power Co., Ltd is a Chinese state-owned enterprise in Weifang, Shandong province, specialised in the research and development, manufacturing and sale of diesel engines.
Weigh-in-motion or weighing-in-motion (WIM) devices are designed to capture and record the axle weights and gross vehicle weights as vehicles drive over a measurement site.
A wheel is a circular component that is intended to rotate on an axle bearing.
The wheel and axle are one of six simple machines identified by Renaissance scientists drawing from Greek texts on technology.
A wheel hub assembly (WHA), also referred to as hub assembly, wheel hub unit, wheel hub bearing, etc., is an automotive part used in most cars, passenger vehicles, and light and heavy trucks.
A wheelbarrow is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles at the rear, or by a sail to push the ancient wheelbarrow by wind.
The White Pass and Yukon Route (WP&Y, WP&YR) is a Canadian and U.S. Class II narrow-gauge railroad linking the port of Skagway, Alaska, with Whitehorse, the capital of Yukon.
The Whitehorse Waterfront Trolley is a heritage streetcar service in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.
William Beardmore, 1st Baron Invernairn DL (16 October 1856 – 9 April 1936), known as Sir William Beardmore, Bt, between 1914 and 1921, was an Anglo-Scottish industrialist, founding the eponymous William Beardmore and Company.
The Wolf Armoured Vehicle (זאב) is an armoured personnel carrier, used mainly by the Israeli Defence Force.
Wortley Top Forge is an historic former finery forge and ironworks originally dating back to the seventeenth century, although evidence suggests iron working took place in the vicinity as early as the fourteenth century.
A yo-yo (also spelled yoyo) is a toy consisting of an axle connected to two disks, and a string looped around the axle.
A zero-turn riding lawn mower (colloquially, a z-turn) is a standard riding lawn mower with a turning radius that is effectively zero.
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, also known as ZF Group, and commonly abbreviated to ZF (ZF.
The 1955 Wilkes County 160 was a NASCAR Grand National Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) event that was held on April 3, 1955, at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
The 1959 Western North Carolina 500 was a NASCAR Grand National Series (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series) event that was held on August 16, 1959, at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway in Weaverville, North Carolina.
The 66th Indianapolis 500 was held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana on Sunday, May 30, 1982.
Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.
A 3-Pronged Parts Retriever, also known as a Pearl-Catcher, is a useful tool in the world of computers and is essential to a computer technician's toolkit.
The 33rd Regiment Alabama Infantry was an infantry unit from Alabama that served in the Confederate States Army during the U.S. Civil War.
The 8.8 cm Flak 18/36/37/41 is a German 88 mm anti-aircraft and anti-tank artillery gun from World War II.