In its primitive form, a wheel is a circular block of a hard and durable material at whose center has been bored a hole through which is placed an axle bearing about which the wheel rotates when torque is applied to the wheel about its axis. The wheel and axle assembly can be considered one of the six simple machines. When placed vertically under a load-bearing platform or case, the wheel turning on the horizontal axle makes it possible to transport heavy loads. This arrangement is the main topic of this article, but there are many other applications of a …



Urban Institute · 30 November 2023 English

In the 1990s and through the early 2000s, malaria mortality rates and malaria incidence rose to their highest recorded levels, experienced most acutely in Africa. Yet during this period, global …

of talking to one another and not reinventing wheels. It was really a powerful time. These [regional]

Bicycle Network · 29 November 2023 English

The town is surrounded on three sides by lakes for easy access to a plethora of water-based activities, though some may wish to find a place to rest and enjoy …

on the ferry and explore Raymond Island on tour wheels, or take a leisurely walk along the trails. Remember

Nordic Co-operation | Nordic Council & Nordic Council of Ministers · 28 November 2023 Swedish

This paper reviews how Nordic countries are working to improving cycling via policy and planning. It takes a national-level approach to review cycling objectives in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, …

(e.g., distances between 5 and 25 km) with two wheels instead of four. According to the Danish National

Bicycle Network · 27 November 2023 English

Gippsland Lakes meet the sea with our second day of riding behind us, the cobwebs all blown out and the wheels well and truly in motion. [...] The buzzing holiday town of Lakes Entrance provides a compelling

riding behind us, the cobwebs all blown out and the wheels well and truly in motion. The buzzing holiday town

GFEI: Global Fuel Economy Initiative · 23 November 2023 English

Motor emissions could have fallen by over 30% without SUV trend. Global fall averaged 4.2% between 2010 and 2022 but would have been far more if vehicle sizes stayed same. …

cars as power-driven vehicles with four or more wheels destined primarily for the carriage of people

World Bank Group · 22 November 2023 English

classrooms with an electric vehicle to support skills on wheels initiatives to increase the reach on ground, particularly

INSPQ: Institut national de santé publique du Québec · 20 November 2023 French

Des études récentes associent l’alimentation à des bienfaits en matière de santé cognitive. Par exemple, une alimentation riche en végétaux contribuerait à réduire le déclin cognitif. Toutefois, comme pour d’autres …

nourriture à domicile à faible coût (programme Meals on Wheels) (27, 31, 32) et une étude a augmenté l’exposition statut nutritionnel contrôle. (60-95 ans) (Meals on Wheels) Form des participants.  Perte de 30 % de États-Unis d’échantillon. États-Unis (programme Meals on Wheels). Durée : 2 mois Walton, et Domicile n = 42 Comparaison

Global Commission on Drug Policy · 17 November 2023 English

© 2015 NYT / David Degner HIV AND VIRAL HEPATITIS AMONG PEOPLE WHO USE DRUGS The prevalence of drug use, injection drug use, and HIV and viral hepatitis among people …

People who Use Drugs (INPUD) case study: Peers on Wheels (POW) Project 25 ● A health- and human rights-centered People who Use Drugs (INPUD) case study: Peers on Wheels (POW) Project In New South Wales, Australia, the peer-led, and lived/living experi- tive POW (Peers on Wheels) Project recently ence peers were central to the

ETF: European Training Foundation · 16 November 2023 English

The Role of Centres of Vocational Excellence in the Green Transition Building evidence to support vocational excellence for the digital and green transitions The Role of Centres of Vocational Excellence …

solar Source: EESI, 2020; Pickerel, 2018 panels on wheels. The design allows for the solar cart to be moved community to help fund equipment a mobile stand with wheels – which and activities related to the academy enables

Australian Rail Track Corporation · 14 November 2023

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