Advanced Vehicle Technology

By

  • Heinz Heisler, MSc, BSc, FIMI, MIRTE, MCIT, Principal Lecturer, School of Transport Studies, Willesden College of Technology, London, UK

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.Advanced Vehicle Technology 2nd edition's depth of coverage, detailed illustrations and fluent and precise style are the outstanding features in this high quality student text.
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Audience

Automotive engineers and technicians.

 

Book information

  • Published: July 2002
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5131-8


Table of Contents

Vehicle structure; Friction clutch; Manual gearboxes and overdrives; Hydrokinetic fluid coupling and torque converters; Automatic transmission; Transmission bearings and constant velocity joints; Final drive transmission; Tyres; Steering; Suspension; Brake system; Air operated power brake equipment and vehicle retarders; Antilock braking; Vehicle aerodynamics; Tire tread design advances; Electronically controlled anti-vibration engine mountings; Transport refrigeration