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Heavy Duty Truck Systems : 5th Ediiton - Sean Bennett

Heavy Duty Truck Systems

5th Ediiton

Hardcover

Published: 2nd February 2010
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Heavy Duty Truck Systems, 5th Edition is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.

About the Author

Sean Bennett is a former Program Coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College and corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During his 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, Association of Diesel Specialists, Society of Automotive Engineers, and North American Council of Automotive Teachers.

Introduction to Servicing Heavy-Duty Trucks
Shop Safety and Operations
Tools and Fasteners
Maintenance
Fundamentals of Electricity
Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers
Batteries
Charging Systems
Cranking Systems
Chassis Electrical Circuits
Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits
Multiplexing
Hydraulics fundamentals
Clutches
Standard Transmissions
Standard Transmission Servicing
Torque Converters
Automatic Transmissions
Automatic Transmission Maintenance
Electronically Automated Standard Transmissions
Electronic Automatic Transmissions
Driveshaft Assemblies
Heavy-Duty Truck Axles
Heavy-Duty Truck Axle Service and Repair
Steering and Alignment
Suspension Systems
Wheels and Tires
Truck Brake Systems
Hydraulic and Air-over-Hydraulic Braking Systems
ABS and EBS Braking Systems
Air Brake Servicing
Vehicle Chassis Frame
Heavy Duty Truck Trailers
Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems
Heavy-Duty HVAC systems
Acronyms
Glossary
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781435483828
ISBN-10: 1435483820
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1296
Published: 2nd February 2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.8  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 2.52