Rolling Wheel with Spoke

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The rolling wheel is one of the greatest and earliest inventions of humankind. Now a wheel with a spoke can be virtually rolled in this Demonstration. This demonstrates a spoke envelope of a rolling and slipping wheel.

Contributed by: Michael Trott (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



number of wheel positions — number of wheel positions to show spoke point position — where to position a fixed point on the spoke rolling:slipping ratio — ratio between rolling and slipping motion

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