Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 11:30 AM
Site: IMI eLearning
Course: IMI eLearning (IMI eLearning)
Glossary: Automotive Glossary
Y

Yaw

Movement or oscillation about the vertical axis of a vehicle when travelling.

Yoke

A forked end on a component. Originates from the two arms used to attach a cart to a horse.
Z

Zebra

A word to make sure that there is always a word in the Z section!

Zener Diode

A semiconductor device that conducts an electrical current when its operating voltage is reached.

Zinc

A brittle bluish-white metal used in alloys and battery cell plates and electrodes.

Zinc Chromate

A yellow, corrosion resistant pigment useful on steel.

Zinc Oxide

White pigment, useful to prevent mould or mildew on paint films.