ISBN-10:
1418013722
ISBN-13:
9781418013721
Pub. Date:
11/03/2006
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Modern Diesel Technology: Brakes, Suspension & Steering / Edition 1

Modern Diesel Technology: Brakes, Suspension & Steering / Edition 1

by Sean Bennett

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Overview


Beginning with entry-level explanations of the critical systems and advancing to the standard required of ASE L4 and L5 certification testing, this stand-alone book is a first-rate primer in the study of highway truck and trailer brake, suspension, and steering systems. Modular in format, the book's chapters cover basic principles directed to specific, performance-based learning outcomes. Step-by-step photo sequences for many critical shop-based tasks and an emphasis on troubleshooting help learners make the connection between conceptual and hands-on learning.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781418013721
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 11/03/2006
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(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 and Safety Chapter 2 Fundamentals Chapter 3 Air brake circuit components Chapter 4 Hydraulic and air-over-hydraulic brake systems Chapter 5 ABS systems Chapter 6 Air brake servicing Chapter 7 Steering systems Chapter 8 Suspension systems Chapter 9 Wheels and tires Chapter 10 Truck and trailer frames. Chapter 11 Fifth wheels and coupling systems Glossary

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