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Tractive forces (Smiu)

Definition
The forces exerted by powered equipment (e.g., a locomotive) as measured for statistical purposes at the rim of driving wheels. Also referred to as Tractive Effort. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Use For
Traction forces
Broader Term
Force (Smi)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Buoyancy (Smia)
Centrifugal force (Smib)
Centripetal force (Smic)
Drag forces (Smid)
Cohesion (Smif)
Impulses (Mechanics) (Smih)
Inertial forces (Smij)
Internal forces (Smik)
Loads (Smim)
Pressure (Smip)
Propulsion (Smir)
Pumping (Pavements) (Smis)
Set forward force (Smit)