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date: 17 July 2018

Ackerman linkage

Source:
A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering
Author(s):

Tony Atkins,

Marcel Escudier

Ackerman linkage 

A steering linkage on a motor vehicle that approximately gives rolling without slipping of both wheels about the turning point. This is achieved by having the inner stub axle (on the inside of the turning curve) move through a greater angle than the outer stub axle.

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