wheel and axle


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hoist so arranged that a rope unwinding from a wheel is wound onto a cylindrical drum or shaft coaxial with the wheel

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A crank is an example of a wheel and axle. The handle of the crank moves in a big circle.
They are the wheel and axle, the lever, the wedge, the pulley, the inclined plane, and the screw.
The wheel is not a simple machine, but the wheel and axle is.
When effort is applied to the axle (for example, in an automobile), the wheel and axle increases the speed and distance.
Head off wheel and axle damage as well as a sore back by using the wheel lift, NSN 4910-00-554-5983, from the Common shop sets.