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Vehicle suspension and steering systems.

Vehicle suspension and steering systems.

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Published by Society of Automotive Engineers in Warrendale, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Springs and suspension -- Design and construction -- Congresses.,
  • Automobiles -- Steering-gear -- Design and construction -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSociety of Automotive Engineers., SAE International Congress & Exposition (1993 : Detroit, Mich.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL257 .V45 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1748084M
    ISBN 101560913371
    LC Control Number92063150
    OCLC/WorldCa27903571

    In fact, the development of effective steering and suspension systems is the identifying feature of an effective highway vehicle, whether powered by oxen, horses or an internal combustion engine. In , Motor began a series of articles called Mastering the Basics to reinforce the level of expertise among technicians servicing today's vehicles.   Steering system — all types. Every steering systems contains numerous linkages, some joints such as the tie rod ends mentioned above, and some sort of steering box, the mechanical device that converts rotation of the steering wheel into movement of the car’s wheels.

    A variable assist speed proportional po wer steering system is available on some front-wheel drive cars (Figure ). The system increases low vehicle speed power steering assist during parking and low speed turns. During faster vehicle speeds the system pressure (assist) is reduced based on vehicle speed sensor input. Suspension. The job of the suspension system is to maximize the friction between the tires and the road, as well as provide stability to the steering system. There are a number of different suspension systems. The main components of the suspension system are .

      A car's suspension system is therefore a compromise between conflicting requirements. The suspension of a vehicle directly affects characteristics such as passenger comfort and handling. Parallelogram steering systems have an idler arm opposite of the pitman arm. It fixes the center link preventing it from moving and flexing as the vehicle travels over bumps and turns in the road. Answer D is wrong. Air in the power steering system affects performance and causes the system to make a whining or moaning sound.


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