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Science for Motor Vehicle Engineers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780340645277, 9780080928685

Science for Motor Vehicle Engineers

1st Edition

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Author: Peter Twigg
Paperback ISBN: 9780340645277
eBook ISBN: 9780080928685
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 2nd December 2012
Page Count: 304
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Theory and questions all set in an automotive context
  • Theory followed by worked examples and graded questions to aid learning
  • Up-to-date with current technology

Readership

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

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.

Details

No. of pages:
304
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1995
Published:
2nd December 2012
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780340645277
eBook ISBN:
9780080928685

About the Author

Peter Twigg

Affiliations and Expertise

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Reviews

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

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