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  • Aerodynamic designs reduce fuel usage and makes the vehicle go faster
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    1. 1. Automobiles<br />Haewook Lee & Jimmy Duwel<br />PLTW<br />Period 4<br />
    2. 2. Automobiles<br />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.<br />http://chevroletcarblog.com/2010-chevrolet-camaro-production-may-possibly-be-stalled.htm<br />
    3. 3. Who Invented Automobiles?<br />The first person to create the automobile is Karl Benz.<br />German<br />He introduced his first car the Motorwagen in 1885<br />http://www.erft.de/schulen/gymlech/2004/Auto/benz.htm<br />
    4. 4. Motorwagen<br />The first automobile<br />Three wheels<br />Steel tubing<br />Woodwork panels<br />Steel wheels with solid rubber tires<br />Steering wheel pivoted the front wheels<br />Gasoline powered<br />http://www.autotrader.co.uk/EDITORIAL/CARS/FEATURES/AUTOTRADER/33858.html<br />
    5. 5. Development of Cars<br />Cars body entirely made out of steel<br />Bigger engines<br />Cruise control<br />Manual transmission to automatic transmission<br />Hybrid cars<br />http://burnyourfuel.com/2009/05/10/cars/2010-chevrolet-aveo-also-known-as-chevrolet-lova/<br />
    6. 6. Safety Developments<br />Safety door locks<br />Seatbelts<br />Air bags <br />Anti-Braking System (ABS)<br />http://www.assystbullmer.co.uk/airbag_manufacturing.shtml<br />
    7. 7. Development of Car Designs<br />http://www.autoencyklopedie.cz/2010/03/karl-friedrich-benz/<br />http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1231.htm<br />http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1231.htm<br />http://hondagigharbor.com/Honda/Civic<br />http://www.culver.lib.in.us/vonneguts.htm<br />http://www.acarplace.com/cars/classic-driving.html<br />Present<br />
    8. 8. Timeline<br />1885: Karl Benz invents the first Automobile<br />1914: Car made out of steel<br />1950: Cruise Control<br />1970: Air bags become standard<br />1970: hybrid engine invented<br />1985: ABS available on American cars<br />http://3-b-s.org/ford-cars-timeline-p-317916.html<br />
    9. 9. Impacts on the economy<br />Stimulated the use of credit<br />Motels<br />Drive in places (movies, restaurants, banks, convenience stores, etc)<br />Automobile exports vital to international trade <br />1/5th of U.S. steel used for cars<br />3/5th of rubber used for tires <br />
    10. 10. Impact on the economy (cont.)<br />Gas stations<br />More roads<br />Helped revive the petroleum industry<br />Employment increased<br />Railroads decreased<br />Destroyed train industry<br />http://weblogs.cltv.com/news/local/chicago/2008/04/<br />
    11. 11. Social impact<br />Made life more mobile<br />Could travel over long distance<br />Drive to go to places<br />Easier to visit people that lives far away.<br />Freed women to go outside of home<br />Less home time<br />http://thedailypos.org/forum/index.php?topic=8150.0<br />
    12. 12. Environmental impact<br />Contributes to global warming (CO2)<br />Ozones breaking down<br />Acid rains<br />Summers more hot because asphalt roads absorbs sunlight <br />Cutting down more nature<br />Causing air pollution (80% from automobiles in urban areas)<br />
    13. 13. Disposal<br />Automobiles contain many harmful chemicals and lead that could hurt the environment.<br />65 % of the vehicle may be recycled<br />http://investors.hexagon.se/index.php?p=press&s=detail&afw_id=1065356&afw_lang=en<br />http://www.ineospolyolefins.com/Markets/ConstructionDurable/CarFuelTank.aspx<br />http://www.wired.com/autopia/2007/06/up-to-450000-ch/<br />
    14. 14. Conclusion<br />Made life more mobile<br />Far distance<br />Trying to make drivers safe<br />Faster cars<br />Trying to make it safer<br />Continue to Develop (design & efficiency)<br />
    15. 15. Bibliography<br />123HelpMe.com, . (2010, September 09). Impact of the automobile from 1900-1945. Retrieved from http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?id=23459<br /> 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<br />Brancheau, , Wharton, , & Kamalov, . (1998). History of automobile and impact on society. Retrieved from http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/systems/agentsheets/New-Vista/automobile/<br />Hill, . (2000). Cars: their impact on the environment. Retrieved from http://www.emsb.qc.ca/laurenhill/science/cars.html<br />Hybrid Electric Carz, . (2010). Who Invented the hybrid car?. Retrieved from http://hybridelectriccarz.com/hybrid-electric-cars-reviews/who-invented-the-hybrid-car<br />
    16. 16. Bibliography (cont.)<br />Kreiger, , & De Alva, . (2002). The Americans. Holt McDougal.<br />LivingSpace, . (n.d.). Air pollution. Retrieved from http://www.carenvironment.net/second.php?cla=29<br />National Academy of Engineering, . (2010).Automobile-timeline. Retrieved from http://www.greatachievements.org/?id=3880<br />Payne, . (2000). Benz. Retrieved from http://www.3wheelers.com/benz.html<br />The library of Congress, . (2010, August 23). Who Invented the automobile?. Retrieved from http://www.loc.gov/rr/scitech/mysteries/auto.html<br />Watters, . (2004, January 04). Aerodynamic design for cars. Retrieved from http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=11920<br />