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What is meant by SHOCK ABSORBERS ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 26 Jan '13 08:52 pm
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A shock absorber is a mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp shock impulse, and dissipate kinetic energy. It is a type of dashpot..Pneumatic and hydraulic shock absorbers are used in conjunction with cushions and springs. An automobile shock absorber contains spring-loaded check valves and orifices to control the flow of oil through an internal piston. The shock absorber absorbs and dissipates energy. One design consideration, when designing or choosing a shock absorber, is where that energy will go. In most dashpots, energy is converted to heat inside the viscous fluid. In hydraulic cylinders, the hydraulic fluid heats up, while in air cylinders, the hot air is usually exhausted to the atmosphere. In other types of dashpots, such as electromagnetic types, the dissipated energy can be stored and used later. In general terms, shock absorbers help cushion vehicles on uneven roads.
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Answered by Josna, 26 Jan '13 08:57 pm

 
  
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A shock absorber is a mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp shock impulse, and dissipate kinetic energy. It is a type of dashpot..Pneumatic and hydraulic shock absorbers are used in conjunction with cushions and springs. An automobile shock absorber contains spring-loaded check valves and orifices to control the flow of oil through an internal piston. The shock absorber absorbs and dissipates energy. One design consideration, when designing or choosing a shock absorber, is where that energy will go. In most dashpots, energy is converted to heat inside the viscous fluid. In hydraulic cylinders, the hydraulic fluid heats up, while in air cylinders, the hot air is usually exhausted to the atmosphere. In other types of dashpots, such as electromagnetic types, the dissipated energy can be stored and used later. In general terms, shock absorbers help cushion vehicles on uneven roads.
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Answered by joyesh chakraborty, 26 Jan '13 10:02 pm

 
  
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A shock absorber is a mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp shock impulse, and dissipate kinetic energy. It is a type of dashpot.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 26 Jan '13 09:58 pm

 
  
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SHOCK ABSORBER -- A device used to absorb mechanical shocks, as a hydraulic or pneumatic piston used to dampen the jarring sustained in a moving motor vehicle

There are two major issues that occur as your shocks (or struts) start to wear.

Firstly, as the shocks ability to resist wheel & body movement reduces, it becomes more difficult to control your vehicle. That becomes evident as quick-stopping distances increase and the driver has to compensate for conditions like body roll and nose-diving.

Secondly, increased wear of other related vehicle parts. As the shocks wear the suspension movement increases, every attached part is then subject to additional wear and tear. The suspension springs, support arms, bushings, joints and wheel alignment will all suffer. This means a shorter vehicle life, a less enjoyable ride and extra repair expenses.
Answered by jakir hussain, 26 Jan '13 09:10 pm

 
  
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That which absorbs shock used in moving vehicles etc
Answered by mythsbusted, 26 Jan '13 08:54 pm

 
  
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A shock absorber is a mechanical device designed to smooth out or damp shock impulse, and dissipate kinetic energy. It is a type of dashpot..Pneumatic and hydraulic shock absorbers are used in conjunction with cushions and springs.
Answered by Quest, 26 Jan '13 11:45 pm

 
  
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