Vehicle construction and Components;
The main components of an automobile refer to the following components;
· Power unit,
· Transmission system.
An automobile is made up of mainly two units, these are Chassis and Body.
“Frame” + “Base components” = “Chassis”
“Chassis” + “Body” = “Vehicle”
The frame is the skeleton of the vehicle. It servers as a main foundation and base for alignment for the chassis.
· Conventional frame,
· Semi integral frame;
· Integral or untidiest frame.
If the frame contains the base components its called as chassis. The components are like Engine, radiator, clutch, gearbox, silencer, road wheels, fuel tank, wirings, differential units, etc..,
Body is the superstructure of the vehicle and it is bolted to the chasis.
· Delivery van,
· Bus, etc..,