Heavy Duty Truck Systems / Edition 7 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
Prepare for your future career with HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, Seventh Edition! This comprehensive, best-selling guide will help you gain the essential knowledge and skills needed to service medium- and heavy-duty trucks. You'll build a strong foundation in electricity and electronics, powertrain, steering and suspension, brakes, and accessories systems, as well as mastering practical topics like servicing, safety, tools, and preventive maintenance. You'll also benefit from full coverage of the latest ASE Education Foundation IMMR/TST/MST competencies and the latest truck technology, including J1939 updates and access tools, lock-out tag-out compliance, expanded PicoScope coverage, DIN wiring schematic navigation, and the five levels of semi- and fully autonomous trucks. With extensive review questions, over 1800 full-color photos and illustrations, and a standalone workbook with ASE Education Foundation task-oriented job sheets, this proven text is the perfect choice to prepare you for professional success.
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
1. Introduction to Servicing Heavy-Duty Trucks. 2. Shop Safety and Operations. 3. Tools and Fasteners. 4. Maintenance. 5. Fundamentals of Electricity. 6. Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers. 7. Batteries. 8. Charging Systems. 9. Cranking Systems. 10. Chassis Electrical Circuits. 11. Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits. 12. Multiplexing. 13. Hydraulics Fundamentals. 14. Clutches. 15. Standard Transmissions. 16. Standard Transmission Servicing. 17. Torque Converters. 18. Automatic Transmissions. 19. Automatic Transmission Maintenance. 20. Automated Manual Transmissions (AMTs) and Hybrids. 21. Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmissions (ECATs). 22. Driveshaft Assemblies. 23. Heavy-Duty Truck Axles. 24. Heavy-Duty Truck Axle Service and Repair. 25. Steering and Alignment. 26. Suspension Systems. 27. Wheels and Tires. 28. Truck Brake Systems. 29. Hydraulic and Air-over-Hydraulic Braking Systems. 30. ABS and EBS Braking Systems. 31. Air Brake Servicing. 32. Vehicle Chassis Frame. 33. Heavy-Duty Truck Trailers. 34. Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems. 35. Heavy-Duty HVAC systems. Acronyms. Glossary. Index.