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Does the speed of Heavy Vehicles make more potholes

Should Heavy Trucks drive more slowly on weak (bitumen) roads to reduce potholes in the road surface? I am discussing with a feasibility engineer what causes more potholes. He says it is simply the '...
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Six-Wheeled Mousetrap Car [Concept]

My classmates are making mousetrap cars to go 10 feet, and whoever goes the fastest wins. How a mousetrap car works is by attaching a lever arm to the snapper (the part of the mousetrap that shoots ...
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Equal power transmission in 4x4 vehicles?

If a 4x4 (true 4x4 not AWD) has 3 wheels slipping, does the one tire with traction receive all the torque available from the transmission? Is there typically a reduction in power transmission in 4x4 ...
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Why does "Google self-driving car"'s roof camera rotate?

I'm intrigued by this video in which the roof camera rotates continuously. One reason could be to capture 360 degrees around, but then again two cameras or more could do the same job capturing ...

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