What is an Automobile | Introduction about Automobile?

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What is an Automobile

What is an Automobile?

Automobile is a word derived from the Ancient Greek word ‘autos’ meaning self and ‘Mobilis’ meaning movable.

What is an Automobile
What is an Automobile | Introduction about Automobile

Automobile:- autos +mobilis

An Automobile is a vehicle which is not powered by human but rather controlled by a human. An Automobile has huge varieties of the vehicle for example:- Cars, Buses, Trucks, Bikes, etc.

A three-wheeled vehicle, invented by Karl Benz in 1885, patented under the name ‘Benz Patent-Motorwagen’.

And at the same time, Another inventors ‘Gattieb Daimler’ and ‘Wilhelm Maybach’ from Germany got their patent filed for a motorcycle. But first vehicle available for people was Model-T Ford made Henry ford in 1908 It was the first mass-production automotive.

What is Automobile?

The automobile is the vehicle which is not powered by human but rather controlled by a human.
The automobile has huge varieties of the vehicle for example:- Cars, Buses, Trucks, Bikes, etc.

Types of Automobile

1. Passenger Vehicle:-Cars, Bus, Taxi, etc.Goods Vehicle:-Trucks, Tempos, Containers, etc.

2. Special Purpose Vehicle:-Ambulance, Fire brigade etc.

3. According to Load carrying capacity:-Light motor vehicle (LMV):-Cars, Jeeps, etc.

4. Medium transport vehicle (MMV):-Tempos etc.
Heavy motor vehicle (HMV):-Trucks, Tractors, etc.

5. According to the number of wheels:- Two wheeler:-Motorcycle, scooter, etc.
Three-wheeler:-Autoriksha etc.
Four-wheeler:-Cars, Jeeps, etc.
Six wheelers:-Trucks, Busses, etc.

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Introduction to Automotive

The Automobile was invented by Karl Benz in 1885. This was a three-wheeled vehicle, patented under the name ‘Benz Patent-Motorwagen’.
At the same time another inventors ‘Gattieb Daimler’ and ‘Wilhelm Maybach’ from Germany got their patent filed for a motorcycle. But first vehicle available for people was Model-T Ford made Henry ford in 1908 It was the first mass-production automobile.

Meaning of Automobile

Automobile:-autos +mobilis
Automobile is a self-propelled vehicle.

Introduction about Automobile.
Introduction about Automobile?

Classification of Automotive.

  1. According to the purpose.
    • Passenger Vehicle:-Cars, Bus, Taxi, etc.
    • Goods Vehicle:-Trucks, Tempos, Containers, etc.
    • Special Purpose Vehicle:-Ambulance, Fire brigade etc.
  2. According to Load carrying capacity.
    • Light motor vehicle (LMV):-Cars, Jeeps, etc.
    • Medium transport vehicle (MMV):-Tempos etc.
    • Heavy motor vehicle (HMV):-Trucks, Tractors, etc.
  3. According to the number of wheels.
    • Two-wheeler:-Motorcycle, scooter, etc.
    • Three-wheeler:-Autoriksha etc.
    • Four-wheeler:-Cars, Jeeps, etc.
    • Six wheelers:-Trucks, Busses, etc.
  4. According to fuel used.
    • Petrol vehicle
    • Diesel vehicle
    • Gasoline vehicle
    • Electric vehicle
    • Hybrid vehicle
  5. According to the wheel drive.
    • Front-wheel drive
    • Rear-wheel Drive
    • Four-wheel drive
  6. According to the suspension system.
    • Conventional type
    • Independent type

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Components of the vehicle.

  1. Basic structure
  2. Power plant
  3. Transmission system
  4. Auxiliaries
  5. Controls

Frame

It is the structure of the vehicle on which all parts of the vehicle like the suspension system, axles, engine mounted on it.

Frame provides the vehicle structure the rigidity.

Chassis

It is Vehicle without the body. Chassis includes Engine, Gearbox, Axles, braking system, wheels and tyres, Drive controls.

Suspension system

Its miles used to save you the car components and the passengers from the shocks while the car is going for walks and save you us from the jerks.

Axles

It is a rod or spindle which is passing through the center of the wheel.

Wheels

It is the round-shaped rim on which tire is mounted.

Powerplant

It is the heart of a vehicle wherein the whole energy of the vehicle is generates.

It consists of an internal combustion engine which includes spark ignition (SI) engine or compression ignition (CI) engine.

The Internal Combustion engine is device used to convert energy from fuel into mechanical energy.

Transmission system

The transmission system consists of the clutch, gearbox, propeller shaft, driveshaft, differential etc.

The function of a transmission system is to transmit the power from the engine to the wheels of the vehicle.

Auxiliaries

It is common in all type of vehicles. It includes Battery, Starter motor, Headlights, Sidelights, Brake lights, Horn, Number plate, Indicators, etc.

Controls

It consists of the Steering system and brake system. Through the steering system, we can give direction to the vehicle. If we want to take turn we can take a turn with the help of the steering system.


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