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Automotive

What these terms mean / in English: l Drivetrain: The parts connecting the transmission with the driving axles of a car / The pieces that make the car move Suspension: The system of devices (such as springs) supporting the upper part of a vehicle on the axles / The part of the car that keeps you from feeling every little bump in the road

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l Formula car: An open-wheel, opencockpit, rear-engine racing car conforming to prescribed specifications for size, weight and engine displacement / Basically, a car similar to the one in the photos

SAE disassembled the car in order to improve and rework its design for the 2010 race.

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Source: Merriam-Webster Dictionary, www. merriam-webster.com

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The car was displayed in the lobby of the engineering building after the national Formula SAE competition. They came in 31st out of 120 universities and were second in the state.

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l Suspension: The system of devices l Formula car: An open-wheel, open- (such as springs) supporting the upper part of a vehicle on the axle...

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