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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Technology By R. Thomas Wright The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc. Tinley Park, Illinois www.g-w.com PowerPoint Presentations for
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Applying Technology: Transporting People and Cargo Section 7
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Chapter 25 Transportation Vehicles
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Learning Objectives Identify the five systems present in a transportation vehicle. Identify the types of structural systems used in transportation vehicles. Name common propulsion systems used in transportation vehicles. Describe common suspension systems used in transportation vehicles. Identify common guidance and control systems used in transportation vehicles.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Vehicular Systems There are five systems in vehicles : Structure Propulsion Suspension Guidance Control
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. The Structural System The structural system has a physical frame and covering. Protects cargo from weather, damage, and theft. Helps people arrive safely and in comfort.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. The Propulsion System Simple: the pedal, chain, and wheel system of a bicycle. Complex: gasoline, diesel, and rocket engines. (Airbus) Propulsion systems can be:
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Engines The type and size of engine to be used in transportation vehicles is determined by: The environment in which the vehicle travels. Fuel availability and cost. Vehicle and cargo weight, rolling friction, and water or air resistance.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. The Suspension System The suspension system supports and maintains the vehicle. Suspension systems include: Wheels, axles, and springs on land vehicles. The wings on an airplane. The hull of a ship.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. The Guidance System The guidance system indicates speed, location, and direction of travel. Guidance systems can be: Simple – speedometer readings and traffic lights. Complex – instrument landing systems (ILS), land-based satellite tracking stations.
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Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. The Control System
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