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Automotive Technology

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 5th Edition remains the leading authority on automotive theory, service and repair procedures. The new edition has been updated to include coverage of hybrid vehicles throughout the text, new content on electronic automatic transmissions, preventive maintenance, and many other topics that reflect the most recent changes in the industry. Chapters cover the theory, diagnosis and service of all system areas for automobiles and light trucks, and the content closely adheres to the 2008 NATEF Automobile Program Standards.     

Author Name :Jack Erjavec

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Motor Vehicle

The Motor Vehicle has been an essential reference work for both the student and practicing engineer ever since the first edition appeared in 1929. Today it is as indispensable to anyone with a serious interest in the subject as it was then. The current edition has been revised to include coverage of material detailing the latest knowledge and practice relating to engine control, fuels, carburetion, super and turbo-charging and much more. The established layout of the book is retained, with topics relating to the Engine, Transmission and Carriage Unit dealt with in turn. Each chapter is well supported with diagrams, sections, schematics and photographs, all of which contribute to a clear and concise exposition of the material under discussion.     

Author Name :T. K. Garrett, K.Newton, W.Steeds.

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Automotive Technology (4th Edition)

Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis, and Service, Fourth Edition, meets the needs for a comprehensive book that covers all eight areas of automotive service, plus the soft skills and tool knowledge that must also be taught. Because many automotive systems are intertwined, presenting all systems together in one text makes it easier for the student to see how they are all connected. Topics are divided into 133 short chapters, which makes it easier for instructors and students to learn and master the content.     

Author Name :James D. Halderman

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Automotive Fuel and Emissions Control Systems (3rd Edition)

Automotive Fuel and Emission Control Systems, Third Edition, isdesigned specifically to correlate with the NATEF program. This comprehensive, up-to-date text covers all aspects of automotive fuel and emissions. It emphasizes diagnosis and troubleshooting, and features tech tips and diagnostic stories throughout.This title meets the needs for a textbook that combines topics in engine performance (ASE A8 content area) and topics covered in the advanced engine performance (L1) ASE test content area. By combining these two complementary subjects into one comprehensive textbook, it is easier for the instructor to teach these topics and is cost effective for the student.     

Author Name :James D. Halderman, Jim Linder

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The Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines

This new book provides and introductory text on the science and technology of materials in automotive engines. It focuses on reciprocating engines, both four and two-stroke, with particular emphasis on their characteristics and the materials used in their construction. The books considers the engine in terms of each specific part: the piston, cylinder, camshaft valves, crankshaft, connecting rod and catalytic converter. It also covers the metallurgy, surface modification, wear resistance, and chemical composition of the materials considered and it will include supplementary notes that support the core text. The book will be essential reading for engineers and designers of engines, as well as lecturers and graduate students in the fields of combustion engineering, machine design, and materials science looking for a concise, expert analysis of automotive materials.     

Author Name :Hiroshi Yamagata

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BMW 3 Series (E36) Service Manual

The BMW 3 Series (E36) Service Manual: 1992-1998 is a comprehensive, single source of service information and specifications for BMW 3 Series automobiles from 1992 to 1998. Bentley service manuals pre the highest level of clarity and completeness for all service and repair procedures. Enthusiasts, do-it-yourselfers, and professional technicians will appreciate the quality of photos and illustrations, theory of operation, and accurate step-by-step instructions. If you're looking for better understanding of your E36 BMW, look no further than Bentley.     

Author Name :Bentley

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Automotive Engineering

The current automotive industry faces numerous challenges, including increased global competition, more stringent environmental and safety requirements, the need for higher performance vehicles, and reducing costs. The materials used in automotive engineering play key roles in overcoming these issues. Automotive Engineering: Lightweight, Functional, and Novel Materials focuses on both existing materials and future developments in automotive science and technology. Divided into four sections, the book first describes the development of future vehicles, aluminum alloys for manufacturing lighter body panels, and various polymer composites for stronger module carriers. It then reviews state-of-the-art functional materials and smart technologies and projects in which application areas they will most impact future automotive designs and manufacturing. The next section considers the difficulties that must be overcome for light alloys to displace ferrous-based materials and the increasing competition from lightweight polymeric-based composites. The final section explores newer processing and manufacturing technologies, including welding and joining, titanium alloys, and durable, high-performance composites. With contributions from internationally recognized experts, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of cutting-edge automotive materials and technologies. It will help you understand the key materials and engineering concerns currently confronting this industry.     

Author Name :Brian Cantor

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Automotive Development Processes

For any product development process, the key question is which factors guarantee the product's success in the market. The book discusses the critical factors for success in automotive development, from product strategy through all phases of development to series production, and characterizes the roles and activities of all partners involved. It is a comprehensive, practically oriented compilation of motor vehicle development, focusing on the complete vehicle integration processes as the orchestration of all activities required to strategically plan and implement the customer relevant characteristics of the complete product.     

Author Name :Julian Weber

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A Field Guide To Automotive Technology

Adult/High SchoolIn the format used in three previous field guides, Sobey once again provides easily digestible explanations of everyday things that are often taken for granted. In straightforward, nontechnical, often witty prose, he helps readers identify items on, inside, and under the car, as well as under the hood, and explains what they do and why. He also painlessly reviews a few principles of science and mechanics here and there. The 130 entries range from basic to complex, from bumper and windshield to differential and constant velocity joint boot. They are all accompanied by serviceable black-and-white photos to help readers identify the items under discussion. Perhaps the most enjoyable feature of the book is the inclusion of interesting facts for most of the entries. For example, at the end of the brief discussion concerning speedometers, readers are told that the first speeding ticket was given in 1896 to a driver in Great Britain who was guilty of zooming along at eight miles per hour in a two-mile-an-hour zone. Most of the material concerns passenger vehicles, but there are also sections on off-road vehicles, motorcycles, buses, and human-powered conveyances.     

Author Name :Ed Sobey

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Bosch Fuel Injection System

This complete manual includes basic operating principles of Bosch's intermittent fuel injection systems; D-L- and LH-Jetronic, and LH-Motonic tuning and troubleshooting intermittent systems; and high-performance applications.     

Author Name :Forbes Aird

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Vehicle Dynamics Theory and Application

Vehicle Dynamics: Theory and Application is written as a textbook for senior undergraduate and first year graduate students in mechanical engineering. It provides both fundamental and advanced topics on handling, ride, components, and behavior of vehicles. This book includes detailed coverage of practical design considerations and a vast number of practical examples and exercises.     

Author Name :Reza N. Jazar

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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Fourth Edition, provides a complete text and reference to the design, construction and operation of the many and varied components of modern motor vehicles, including the knowledge needed to service and repair them. This book provides incomparable coverage of both cars and heavier vehicles, featuring over 1000 illustrations.This new edition has been brought fully up to date with modern practices and designs, whilst maintaining the information needed to deal with older vehicles. Two entirely new sections of the book provide a topical introduction to alternative power sources and fuels, and battery-electric, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles. More information on the latest developments in fuel injection, diesel engines and transmissions has also been added. An expanded list of technical abbreviations now contains over 200 entries - a useful resource for professional technicians in their day-to-day work.     

Author Name :M J Nunney

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Advanced Vehicle Technology

This eagerly awaited second edition of Heinz Heisler's Advanced Vehicle Technology is a comprehensive and thorough description of vehice bodies and components.The second edition has been rigorously updated to provide additional material on subjects such as antilock braking, vehicle aerodynamics, tire tread design advances, electronically controlled anti-vibration engine mountings and transport refrigeration. Around 100 new diagrams have been included to complement the text.The depth of coverage, detailed illustrations and fluent and precise style are the outstanding features in this high quality student text.More quality artwork has been added to enhance and add value to the explanation given in the text.16 key topics have been updated to bring this 2nd edition in line with current technology.Fully international in scope, reflecting the nature of contemporary vehicle engineering.     

Author Name :Heinz Heisler

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Mechanics of Terrestrial Locomotion

The book covers the specific aspects of mechanics and control theory that are applied in terrestrial locomotion systems. In addition to the theoretical basics and applications, exercises are provided. The solutions can be found at "www.springer.com/978-3-540-88840-6" as well as on- video files regarding prototypes of wheeled and worm-like locomotion systems;- e-learning software on the mechanical background;- MAPLE and MATLAB programs for the dynamic simulation of locomotion systems.     

Author Name :Klaus Zimmermann, Igor Zeidis, Carsten Behn

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Semi-active Suspension Control

The fundamental goals of a car suspension are the isolation of the vehicle from the road and the improvement of road holding by means of a spring-type element and a damper. The inherent limitations of classical suspensions have motivated the investigation of controlled suspension systems, both semi-active and active. In a semi-active suspension the damper is generally replaced by a controlled dissipative element and no energy is introduced into the system. In contrast, an active suspension requires the use of a fully active actuator, and a significant energy input is generally required. Due to their higher reliability, lower cost and comparable performance semi-active suspensions have gained wide acceptance throughout the automotive engineering community. This book provides an overview of vehicle ride control employing smart semiactive damping systems. In this context the term smart refers to the ability to modify the control logic in response to measured vehicle ride and handling indicators.     

Author Name :Emanuele Guglielmino, Tudor Sireteanu, Charles W.Stammers, Gheorghe Ghita, Marius Giuclea

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