Advanced Vehicle Technology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780750651318, 9780080493442

Advanced Vehicle Technology

2nd Edition

Authors: Heinz Heisler
eBook ISBN: 9780080493442
Paperback ISBN: 9780750651318
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 17th July 2002
Page Count: 656
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Description

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

Readership

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
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

Details

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

About the Author

Heinz Heisler

Affiliations and Expertise

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