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Axle load force (Smimc)

The total load transmitted by all wheels, the centers of which may be included between two parallel transverse vertical planes 3.3 ft (1 m) apart, extending across the full width of the vehicle. Also, the sum of all tire loads on an axle. An axle is comprised of two or more wheel assemblies lying approximately on a common axis oriented transversely to the nominal direction of motion of the vehicle. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Loads (Smim)
Narrower Terms
Equivalent single axle loads (Smimce)
Tandem axle loads (Smimct)
Wheel loads (Smimcw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Aerodynamic force (Smima)
Axial loads (Smimb)
Breaking loads (Smimd)
Concentrated loads (Smimf)
Dynamic loads (Smimh)
Live loads (Smimm)
Repeated loads (Smimr)
Static loads (Smims)
Load transfer (Smimw)