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DRAWBAR POWER [1 record]

Record 1 2010-11-12


Subject field(s)
  • Trailers and Hauling

Pneumatic rubber tires greatly reduced both rolling resistance and slippage, effecting increased efficiency and higher ratio of drawbar power to engine power.


The meter accurately measures a tractor's pulling power, or power at its drawbar.

Key term(s)
  • draw-bar power
  • draw bar power


  • Remorques et remorquage

Les roues, par appui sur le sol, permettent l'avancement de l'ensemble tracteur-outil (avec un certain rendement). Cette puissance de traction [...] dépend du contact roues-sol, c'est-à-dire de l'adhérence.


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