Suspension Systems

Suspension Systems

Streaming Video - 2006
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For help explaining how a car's suspension system functions, use this detailed video, which covers all essential suspension components. The program first outlines the fundamentals, including the control arm, frame, ball joints, knuckle, spindle, shock, spring, strut rod, and stabilizer bar. Viewers will discover the types of springs - coil, leaf, torsion bar, and air - and how they work, as well as helpful animation on shock configurations and proper functioning. Control or swing arm varieties covered include long and short arm, trailing arm, and strut. MacPherson and double wishbone struts are illustrated, along with the engineering breakthrough of active suspension. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2008
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (24 min.) :,sd., col., digital file +,instructional materials (online)


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