Description Of A Car Vehicle Essay

1088 Words Oct 11th, 2016 5 Pages
Every vehicle has a number of electrical instruments. Each one varies due to the certain make and model of the vehicle with the different variations on the particular vehicle. Take a truck for instant it has a speedometer, tachometer, and transmission temperature gauge. Due to the fact that it will be towing a heavy object and be putting stress on the motor, so it doesn’t get too hot the gauge is there to protect it. Now on a sport car your two main instruments will be the speedometer and the tachometer. The speedometer is there to show how fast you are going into relation when using the tachometer, it shows you how fast your engine is rotating and tells you when to shift the gears if it’s a manual transmission car. They are many different types of display used in vehicles. The first is vacuum fluorescent, which uses tubes that are filled with argon or neon gases and when electrical current passes through the tubes it creates a bright and durable light. The next is heads up display with uses the parts from the vacuum fluorescent system. The HUD works by using the light created to project an image or message on the windshield so the driver can keep focused on the road ahead. Third is the light emitting diode or LED its purpose is to use a light color usually red, yellow, or green to light a letter or object in the dashboard but usually hard to see in direct sunlight. The last one is liquid crystal diode or LCD. They are made of sandwiches of special glass and liquid. A…

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