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propulsion

 [pro-pul´shun]
1. a tendency to fall forward in walking.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·pul·sion

(prō-pŭl'shŭn),
The tendency to fall forward; responsible for the festination in paralysis agitans.
[G. pro-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive forth]
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propulsion

The act of propelling.
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pro·pul·sion

(prŏ-pŭl'shŭn)
The tendency to fall forward; responsible for the festination in paralysis agitans.
[G. pro-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive forth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pro·pul·sion

(prŏ-pŭl'shŭn)
Tendency to fall forward.
[G. pro-pello, pp. -pulsus, to drive forth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Wheel-floor propulsion systems are schematically represented in figure 2 (Cojocaru, 2006), where:
For the mechanics of crawler-floor propulsion system a crawler wheel friction force is:
The mechanics of the foot--floor propulsion systems is represented by two cases: walking machines and creeping machines or climbing machines.
The reactive propulsion systems (Figure 3 a) is defined by relation:
In Figure 3 b) is represented the principle for inertial propulsion systems (S--center of mass, as -center of mass acceleration, [F.sub.i]--inertial force, G--chassis weight).