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  • Aerodynamic designs reduce fuel usage and makes the vehicle go faster

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  • 1. Automobiles
    Haewook Lee & Jimmy Duwel
    PLTW
    Period 4
  • 2. Automobiles
    These days automobiles are seen everywhere. Most of the family’s at least have one car. They are used whenever somebody wants to go somewhere such as school, movies, grocery stores, etc. Without them the society won’t be mobile.
    http://chevroletcarblog.com/2010-chevrolet-camaro-production-may-possibly-be-stalled.htm
  • 3. Who Invented Automobiles?
    The first person to create the automobile is Karl Benz.
    German
    He introduced his first car the Motorwagen in 1885
    http://www.erft.de/schulen/gymlech/2004/Auto/benz.htm
  • 4. Motorwagen
    The first automobile
    Three wheels
    Steel tubing
    Woodwork panels
    Steel wheels with solid rubber tires
    Steering wheel pivoted the front wheels
    Gasoline powered
    http://www.autotrader.co.uk/EDITORIAL/CARS/FEATURES/AUTOTRADER/33858.html
  • 5. Development of Cars
    Cars body entirely made out of steel
    Bigger engines
    Cruise control
    Manual transmission to automatic transmission
    Hybrid cars
    http://burnyourfuel.com/2009/05/10/cars/2010-chevrolet-aveo-also-known-as-chevrolet-lova/
  • 6. Safety Developments
    Safety door locks
    Seatbelts
    Air bags
    Anti-Braking System (ABS)
    http://www.assystbullmer.co.uk/airbag_manufacturing.shtml
  • 7. Development of Car Designs
    http://www.autoencyklopedie.cz/2010/03/karl-friedrich-benz/
    http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1231.htm
    http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1231.htm
    http://hondagigharbor.com/Honda/Civic
    http://www.culver.lib.in.us/vonneguts.htm
    http://www.acarplace.com/cars/classic-driving.html
    Present
  • 8. Timeline
    1885: Karl Benz invents the first Automobile
    1914: Car made out of steel
    1950: Cruise Control
    1970: Air bags become standard
    1970: hybrid engine invented
    1985: ABS available on American cars
    http://3-b-s.org/ford-cars-timeline-p-317916.html
  • 9. Impacts on the economy
    Stimulated the use of credit
    Motels
    Drive in places (movies, restaurants, banks, convenience stores, etc)
    Automobile exports vital to international trade
    1/5th of U.S. steel used for cars
    3/5th of rubber used for tires
  • 10. Impact on the economy (cont.)
    Gas stations
    More roads
    Helped revive the petroleum industry
    Employment increased
    Railroads decreased
    Destroyed train industry
    http://weblogs.cltv.com/news/local/chicago/2008/04/
  • 11. Social impact
    Made life more mobile
    Could travel over long distance
    Drive to go to places
    Easier to visit people that lives far away.
    Freed women to go outside of home
    Less home time
    http://thedailypos.org/forum/index.php?topic=8150.0
  • 12. Environmental impact
    Contributes to global warming (CO2)
    Ozones breaking down
    Acid rains
    Summers more hot because asphalt roads absorbs sunlight
    Cutting down more nature
    Causing air pollution (80% from automobiles in urban areas)
  • 13. Disposal
    Automobiles contain many harmful chemicals and lead that could hurt the environment.
    65 % of the vehicle may be recycled
    http://investors.hexagon.se/index.php?p=press&s=detail&afw_id=1065356&afw_lang=en
    http://www.ineospolyolefins.com/Markets/ConstructionDurable/CarFuelTank.aspx
    http://www.wired.com/autopia/2007/06/up-to-450000-ch/
  • 14. Conclusion
    Made life more mobile
    Far distance
    Trying to make drivers safe
    Faster cars
    Trying to make it safer
    Continue to Develop (design & efficiency)
  • 15. Bibliography
    123HelpMe.com, . (2010, September 09). Impact of the automobile from 1900-1945. Retrieved from http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=23459
     Bikes at Work Inc., . (2002, August 1). Some Facts on automobiles and the environment. Retrieved from http://www.bikesatwork.com/carfree/automobiles-and-environment.html
    Brancheau, , Wharton, , & Kamalov, . (1998). History of automobile and impact on society. Retrieved from http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/systems/agentsheets/New-Vista/automobile/
    Hill, . (2000). Cars: their impact on the environment. Retrieved from http://www.emsb.qc.ca/laurenhill/science/cars.html
    Hybrid Electric Carz, . (2010). Who Invented the hybrid car?. Retrieved from http://hybridelectriccarz.com/hybrid-electric-cars-reviews/who-invented-the-hybrid-car
  • 16. Bibliography (cont.)
    Kreiger, , & De Alva, . (2002). The Americans. Holt McDougal.
    LivingSpace, . (n.d.). Air pollution. Retrieved from http://www.carenvironment.net/second.php?cla=29
    National Academy of Engineering, . (2010).Automobile-timeline. Retrieved from http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=3880
    Payne, . (2000). Benz. Retrieved from http://www.3wheelers.com/benz.html
    The library of Congress, . (2010, August 23). Who Invented the automobile?. Retrieved from http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/auto.html
    Watters, . (2004, January 04). Aerodynamic design for cars. Retrieved from http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=11920