body and frame construction


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • integral body and frame construction — See unitary construction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • body and frame — See integral body and frame construction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • frame construction — See body and frame construction integral body and frame construction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Body-on-frame — is an automobile construction technology. Mounting a separate body to a rigid frame which supports the drivetrain was the original method of building automobiles, and its use continues to this day. The original frames were made of wood (commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • frame — [1] A bridge like structural load carrying members of a vehicle that support the engine and body and are in turn supported by the wheels of the vehicle. [2] Transverse members that make up the riblike skeleton of a ship. Also see A frame ash… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • construction — See body and frame construction body construction coachbuilt construction frameless construction integral body and frame construction monobloc construction palletized construction sandwich construction …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • body — [1] The main portion of an automobile. Often it refers just to the outside shell. [2] The main part of a housing. [3] The shank of a bolt. [4] In welding, it refers to the main structural part of a regulator. [5] A term used in describing the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Construction of the World Trade Center — For the post 9/11 rebuilding and ongoing construction at the World Trade Center site, see World Trade Center site. The completed World Trade Center in March 2001 The construction of the World Trade Center was conceived as an urban renewal project …   Wikipedia

  • frame — framable, frameable, adj. framableness, frameableness, n. frameless, adj. framer, n. /fraym/, n., v., framed, framing. n. 1. a border or case for enclosing a picture, mirror, etc. 2. a rigid structure formed of relatively slender pieces, j …   Universalium

  • Construction management — A two level retail store under construction in Canada (2011). Construction Project Management is the overall planning, coordination and control of a project from inception to completion aimed at meeting a client’s requirements in order to produce …   Wikipedia

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