front differential


front differential
differential in the front axle of a four-wheel drive vehicle

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • differential — [1] The temperature or pressure difference between cut in and cut out temperature or pressure of a control. [2] A unit that takes the power of the rotating driveshaft at right angles to the rear axle and passes it to the axle. It will not only… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Differential gain — is a kind of linearity distortion which affects the color saturation in TV broadcasting. Contents 1 Composite color video signal 2 Non linearity in the broadcast system 3 Differential gain …   Wikipedia

  • Differential phase — is a kind of linearity distortion which affects the color hue in TV broadcasting. Contents 1 Composite color video signal 2 The colorburst 3 Differential phase distortion …   Wikipedia

  • Front-wheel drive — (or FF layout) is a form of engine/transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only. Most modern front wheel drive vehicles feature a transverse engine, rather than the conventional longitudinal engine… …   Wikipedia

  • Front engine dragster — or F.E.D, is now considered and used in nostalgia drag racing. They are a purpose built race car, for drag racing, they range in length from 180 inch wheelbase to 210 inch wheelbase. They were originally used in the highest class of drag racing,… …   Wikipedia

  • Differential (mechanical device) — For other uses, see Differential. A cutaway view of an automotive final drive unit which contains the differential Input …   Wikipedia

  • Front-engine, front-wheel drive layout — In automotive design, a FF, or Front engine, Front wheel drive layout places both the engine and driven wheels at the front of the vehicle. This layout is typically chosen for its compact packaging, allowing the rest of the vehicle to be designed …   Wikipedia

  • Differential geometry — A triangle immersed in a saddle shape plane (a hyperbolic paraboloid), as well as two diverging ultraparallel lines. Differential geometry is a mathematical discipline that uses the techniques of differential and integral calculus, as well as… …   Wikipedia

  • Front velocity — In physics, Front velocity is the speed at which the first rise of a pulse above zero moves forward.In mathematics, it is also used to describe the velocity of a possibly propagating front in the solution of hyperbolic partial differential… …   Wikipedia

  • Locking differential — A locking differential, diff lock or locker is a variation on the standard automotive differential. A locking differential may provide increased traction compared to a standard, or open differential by restricting each of the two wheels on an… …   Wikipedia