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Transportation Subsystems

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Transportation Subsystems

  1. 1. Transportation Subsystems<br />
  2. 2. What is a subsystem?<br />A subsystem is a system within a larger system.<br />Can you think of some example of subsystems?<br />
  3. 3. There are six transportation subsystems.<br />Propulsion<br />Suspension<br />Control<br />Guidance<br />Structural<br />Support<br />
  4. 4. Propulsion<br /> The propulsion system provides the force that moves the vehicle toward the destination.<br />Example: Engine and Transmission<br />
  5. 5. Structural<br />Structural systems accommodate a vehicle’s cargo and form the basic framework of the vehicle.<br />Examples: Chassis and Body<br />
  6. 6. Suspension<br />The suspension system supports the weight of a vehicle as it moves down a pathway.<br />Example: Shocks, Wings, and Tires<br />
  7. 7. Control<br />Control systems control speed and direction of a vehicle’s path. <br />Examples: Steering Wheel and Brakes<br />
  8. 8. Guidance<br />Guidance systems provide information concerning the control of the vehicle.<br />Examples: Maps and GPS <br />
  9. 9. Support<br />Support systems are used to maintain vehicles<br />Example: Garages and Gas Stations<br />

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