Science for Motor Vehicle Engineers

By

  • Peter Twigg, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

The primary aim of this book is to provide the necessary scientific principles for NVQ students specialising in motor vehicle engineering at levels 2 and 3. Unlike many other engineering science texts, it emphasises the topics most useful to vehicle engineers, and includes numerous real-life examples, with questions directly related to cars, motor cycles and commercial vehicles.
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Audience

Students taking NVQ level 3 in motor vehicle engineering. Also those taking a GNVQ advanced course in engineering.

 

Book information

  • Published: December 1995
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-340-64527-7

Reviews

"...well written...explains a difficult topic in a clear concise way." Association of Motor Vehicle Teachers



Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction - SI systems * Exam questions * Part 2: Mechanics - Mass, density and volume * Force * Friction * Moments * Stress and Strain * Frameworks * Bending * Torsion * Motion * Centripetal and centrifugal action * Simple harmonic motion * Energy * Part 3: Thermofluids - Introduction * Pressure * Heat * Gas laws * S F E E * Fluids * Part 4: Systems - System modelling * Instrumentation * Tools and equipment * Part 5: Chemistry - Electrochemistry * Materials * Part 6: Basic Electricity * Index.