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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology By Malcolm Nunney

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology

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Intended for students of the motor vehicle, this book also serves as a reference source for a diverse range of professionals. It covers the technical developments, including sections on air conditioning systems, electrical power-assisted steering, and electronically controlled braking systems.
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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology by Malcolm Nunney

This is an essential textbook for all students of the motor vehicle, and also a valuable reference source for a diverse range of professionals. The new edition brings the book completely up to date with the latest technical developments, including new sections on air conditioning systems, electrical power-assisted steering, and electronically controlled braking systems. The book has been revised throughout, placing more emphasis on health and safety aspects, and reflecting the increasing importance of electronics systems. "Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology" simply offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date text available. It is designed above all for students following the City & Guilds 3830, and other certificates such as the 3810 and 3300. It also provides all the underpinning knowledge required for NVQs up to Level 3, and for Advanced GNVQ students following the optional and additional units in automotive engineering. It: includes unrivalled depth of coverage; is designed for students following a wide range of automotive engineering courses; and is relevant for C&G 3830, plus NVQ up to level 3 and Advanced GNVQ students.

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Table of Contents


Preface; Contents; The reciprocating piston engine; The diesel engine; Combustion chambers and processes; Engine lubrication; Engine cooling, vehicle heating and air conditioning systems; Carburation and fuel injection; Intake and exhaust systems; Diesel fuel injection systems; Forced induction; Engine emission control; Friction clutches; Layshaft gearboxes; Fluid couplings and torque converters; Epicyclic gearboxes; Semi-automatic and automatic transmissions; Overdrive gears; Vehicle layout and drive lines; Final drives and rear axles; Four-wheel drive systems; Tyres, road wheels and hubs; Suspension systems; Manual steering; Power-assisted steering; Four-wheel steering systems; Hydraulic brake systems; Air and endurance brake systems; Anti-lock brakes and tractional control systems; Vehicle structure and aerodynamics; Appendix: List of commonly used abbreviations

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GOR001590171
Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology by Malcolm Nunney
Malcolm Nunney
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-08-20
672
0750638273
9780750638272
N/A
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