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Heavy Duty Truck Systems / Edition 5

Heavy Duty Truck Systems / Edition 5

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The third edition of this best-selling comprehensive introduction to servicing medium-heavy duty trucks has been significantly updated and expanded. Coverage added includes twelve new or expanded chapters, including a comprehensive introduction to electricity and electronics, the latest on electronic automatic transmissions, updated braking systems including ABS, and completely revised chapters on air-conditioning to make it compliant with today's standards. In addition to the revisions to the book, there is now a comprehensive support package including an all new workbook featuring numerous and practical job-sheets for lab activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781435483828
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/02/2010
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 1268
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings, and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology and currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association's Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in commercial vehicle technology.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Servicing Heavy-Duty Trucks. Chapter 2. Shop Safety and Operations. Chapter 3. Tools and Fasteners. Chapter 4. Preventive Maintenance Program. Chapter 5. Fundamentals of Electricity. Chapter 6. Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers. Chapter 7. Charging, Starting, and Chassis Electrical Circuits. Chapter 8. Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits. Chapter 9. Clutches. Chapter 10. Standard Transmission. Chapter 11. Standard Transmission Servicing. Chapter 12. Torque Convertors. Chapter 13. Automatic Transmissions. Chapter 14. Automatic Transmission Maintenance. Chapter 15. Electronically Automated Standard Transmissions. Chapter 16. Allison Commercial Electronic Control Transmissions. Chapter 17. Allison World Transmission. Chapter 18. Drive Shafts and Driveline Retarders. Chapter 19. Heavy Duty Truck Axles. Chapter 20. Heavy Duty truck Axle Service and Repair. Chapter 21. Steering systems. Chapter 22. Suspension Systems. Chapter 23. Wheels and Tires. Chapter 24. Truck Brake Systems. Chapter 25. Hydraulic and Air-over-Hydraulic Braking Systems. Chapter 26. ABS Braking Systems. Chapter 27. Air Brake Servicing. Chapter 28. Vehicle Chassis Frame. Chapter 29. Heavy Duty Truck Trailers. Chapter 30. Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems. Chapter 31. Heavy Duty Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems. Glossary.

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