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A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use. [1]

47 relations: Accuracy and precision, Accurizing, Action (firearms), Aluminium alloy, Ambulance, Armoured fighting vehicle, Armoured personnel carrier, Backbone chassis, Bearing surface, Body-on-frame, Box truck, Chassis cab, Coachbuilder, Commercial vehicle, Compressive strength, Computer case, Continuous track, Differential (mechanical device), Drive shaft, Engine, Firefighting apparatus, Gun barrel, Gun turret, Locomotive frame, Long gun, Military engineering vehicle, Monocoque, Motor vehicle, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Printed circuit board, Recoil, Recreational vehicle, Rifle, Rifle bedding, Rolling chassis, Running gear (rail transport), School bus, Stiffness, Stock (firearms), Suspension (vehicle), Tank, Transmission (mechanics), Undercarriage, Underframe, United States Department of the Army, Vehicle frame, Washington, D.C..

Accuracy and precision

Precision is a description of random errors, a measure of statistical variability.

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Accurizing

Accurizing is the process of improving the accuracy and precision of a gun (firearm or airgun).

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Action (firearms)

In firearms terminology, an action is the mechanism that handles the ammunition (loads, locks, fires, extracts and ejects) or the method by which that mechanism works.

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Aluminium alloy

Aluminium alloys (or aluminum alloys; see spelling differences) are alloys in which aluminium (Al) is the predominant metal.

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Ambulance

An ambulance is a vehicle for transportation, from or between places of treatment, and in some instances will also provide out of hospital medical care to the patient.

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Armoured fighting vehicle

An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.

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Armoured personnel carrier

An armoured personnel carrier (APC) is a type of armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) designed to transport infantry to the battlefield.

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Backbone chassis

Backbone tube chassis is a type of automobile construction chassis that is similar to the body-on-frame design.

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Bearing surface

A bearing surface is a mechanical engineering term that refers to the area of contact between two objects.

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Body-on-frame

Body-on-frame is an automobile construction method by which a separate body is mounted on a relatively rigid frame or chassis that carries the engine and drivetrain.

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Box truck

A box truck — also known as a cube truck, cube van, rolling toaster or box van — is a chassis cab truck with an enclosed cuboid-shaped cargo area.

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Chassis cab

A chassis cab or cab chassis is a body style, and type of vehicle construction, often found in medium duty truck commercial vehicles.

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Coachbuilder

A coachbuilder is a manufacturer of bodies for passenger-carrying vehicles.

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Commercial vehicle

A commercial vehicle is any type of motor vehicle used for transporting goods or paying passengers.

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Compressive strength

Compressive strength or compression strength is the capacity of a material or structure to withstand loads tending to reduce size, as opposed to tensile strength, which withstands loads tending to elongate.

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Computer case

A computer case, also known as a computer chassis, tower, system unit or cabinet, is the enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer (usually excluding the display, keyboard and mouse).

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Continuous track

Continuous track, also called tank tread or caterpillar track, is a system of vehicle propulsion in which a continuous band of treads or track plates is driven by two or more wheels.

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Differential (mechanical device)

A differential is a gear train with three shafts that has the property that the rotational speed of one shaft is the average of the speeds of the others, or a fixed multiple of that average.

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Drive shaft

A drive shaft, driveshaft, driving shaft, propeller shaft (prop shaft), or Cardan shaft is a mechanical component for transmitting torque and rotation, usually used to connect other components of a drive train that cannot be connected directly because of distance or the need to allow for relative movement between them.

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Engine

An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy.

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Firefighting apparatus

A firefighting apparatus describes any vehicle that has been customized for use during firefighting operations.

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Gun barrel

A gun barrel is a crucial part of gun-type ranged weapons such as small firearms, artillery pieces and air guns.

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Gun turret

A gun turret is a location from which weapons can be fired that affords protection, visibility, and some cone of fire.

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Locomotive frame

A locomotive frame is the structure that forms the backbone of the railway locomotive, giving it strength and supporting the superstructure elements such as a cab, boiler or bodywork.

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Long gun

A long gun is a category of firearms with longer barrels than other classes.

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Military engineering vehicle

A military engineering vehicle is a vehicle built for the construction work or for the transportation of combat engineers on the battlefield.

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Monocoque

Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.

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Motor vehicle

A motor vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle, commonly wheeled, that does not operate on rails, such as trains or trams and used for the transportation of passengers, or passengers and property.

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA, pronounced "NITS-uh") is an agency of the Executive Branch of the U.S. government, part of the Department of Transportation.

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Printed circuit board

A printed circuit board (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components or electrical components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from one or more sheet layers of copper laminated onto and/or between sheet layers of a non-conductive substrate.

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Recoil

Recoil (often called knockback, kickback or simply kick) is the backward movement of a gun when it is discharged.

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Recreational vehicle

The term recreational vehicle (RV) is often used as a broad category of motor vehicles and trailers which include living quarters designed for temporary accommodation.

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Rifle

A rifle is a portable long-barrelled firearm designed for precision shooting, to be held with both hands and braced against the shoulder for stability during firing, and with a barrel that has a helical pattern of grooves ("rifling") cut into the bore walls.

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Rifle bedding

Rifle bedding is a process of providing a rigid and consistent foundation for a rifle’s operational components, by creating a stable and close-fitting bearing surface between the gun’s functional parts (i.e. the receiver housing the barrelled action) and its support part (i.e. the stock) that do not deform with pressure or shift under the shear stress of the recoil from firing.

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Rolling chassis

A rolling chassis is the chassis of a car or truck, assembled together with the engine and drivetrain, but without bodywork.

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Running gear (rail transport)

In railway terminology the term running gear refers to those components of a railway vehicle that run passively on the rails, unlike those of the driving gear.

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School bus

A school bus is a type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district and regularly used to transport students to and from school or school-related activities, but not including a charter bus or transit bus.

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Stiffness

Stiffness is the rigidity of an object — the extent to which it resists deformation in response to an applied force.

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Stock (firearms)

A gunstock, often simply stock, also known as a shoulder stock, a buttstock or simply a butt, is a part of a long gun such as rifle, to which the barrelled action and firing mechanism are attached and is held against the user's shoulder when shooting the gun.

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Suspension (vehicle)

Suspension is the system of tires, tire air, springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels and allows relative motion between the two.

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Tank

A tank is an armoured fighting vehicle designed for front-line combat, with heavy firepower, strong armour, tracks and a powerful engine providing good battlefield maneuverability.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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Undercarriage

Undercarriage is the part of a moving vehicle that is underneath the main body of the vehicle.

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Underframe

An underframe is a framework of wood or metal carrying the main body structure of a railway vehicle, such as a locomotive, carriage or wagon.

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United States Department of the Army

The Department of the Army (DA) is one of the three military departments within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.

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Vehicle frame

A vehicle frame, also known as its chassis, is the main supporting structure of a motor vehicle, to which all other components are attached, comparable to the skeleton of an organism.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chassis

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