Sentence Examples


  • Moves with uniform velocity, so that if a is its angular velocit and r its radius, the acceleration is ar in a direction along the cran arm from the crank pin to the centre of the shaft.
  • The form of the torque curve, or crank effort curve, as it is sometimes called, is discussed in the article Steam Engine, and the torque curve corresponding to actual indicator diagrams taken from an express passenger engine travelling at a speed of 65 m.
  • Katie turned the crank at the base of the bed.
  • Let p be the mean pressure in pounds per square inch, calculated from an indicator diagram taken from a particular cylinder when the speed of the crank-shaft is n revolutions per second.
  • If T is the mean torque, the work done on the crank-axle per revolution is 27rT.