Advanced Vehicle Technology

Advanced Vehicle Technology

2nd Edition - July 17, 2002

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  • Author: Heinz Heisler
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750651318
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080493442

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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.

Key Features

  • 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


Automotive engineers and technicians

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
    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 656
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2002
  • Published: July 17, 2002
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780750651318
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080493442

About the Author

Heinz Heisler

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Lecturer, School of Transport Studies, Willesden College of Technology, London, UK

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