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pony brake

French translation: frein auxiliaire

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16:29 Jul 18, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: pony brake
Brake Horsepower – Actual horsepower delivered by an engine at the crankshaft. Normally measured by means of a dynamometer or pony brake.
Robert Ring
Canada
Local time: 05:43
French translation:frein auxiliaire
Explanation:
Suivant le modèle de «pony engine», il s'agit d'un frein auxiliaire dont la puissance est connue et qui sert ainsi d'étalon.
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Robert Morin
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naFrein de PronyLouis RIOUAL
nafrein auxiliaire
Robert Morin


  

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frein auxiliaire


Explanation:
Suivant le modèle de «pony engine», il s'agit d'un frein auxiliaire dont la puissance est connue et qui sert ainsi d'étalon.

Robert Morin
Canada
Local time: 05:43
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8 hrs
Frein de Prony


Explanation:
Your original is misspelled. The Prony brake is the earliest form of dynamometer brake. It is named after its inventor, Mr. Prony. Apparently someone made a ...pony of him!


    Any technical dictionary or textbook on schoolboy physics
Louis RIOUAL
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