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DRAWBAR PULL [3 records]

Record 1 2012-01-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Traction (Rail)
DEF

The force in pounds exerted by a locomotive that may be applied in pulling rolling stock. It represents the force remaining after deducting the force required to move power equipment; engine and tender in steam operation, or locomotive in electric or other operation. It is generally measured by use of a dynamometer car.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Traction (Chemins de fer)
OBS

Enfin on peut considérer seulement l'effet pratique de la locomotive, et envisager la puissance utile ou puissance au crochet qui résulte du travail transmis au train par la barre d'attelage à l'arrière du tender, travail que mesure le wagon-dynamomètre.

OBS

Sur le modèle de : puissance au crochet.

Spanish

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Record 2 2010-05-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trailers and Hauling
  • Traction (Rail)
CONT

The available pull which a crawler tractor can exert on a load that is being towed is referred as the drawbar pull of the tractor. The pull is expressed in pounds.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Remorques et remorquage
  • Traction (Chemins de fer)
DEF

effort qu'exerce une locomotive sur le train qu'elle tire horizontalement, ou qu'exerce pareillement un tracteur, etc.

Spanish

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Record 3 1999-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Trailers and Hauling

French

Domaine(s)
  • Remorques et remorquage
OBS

Les renseignements provenant de la source NUT-3 (Véhicules automobiles, lexique anglais-français) sont reproduits avec l'autorisation de l'Office des Nations-Unies à Genève.

Spanish

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