Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Author: James D. Halderman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132784849
Format: PDF, Docs
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This fully updated text brings covers all topics needed to teach a modern service technician's course on hybrid electric vehicles. HYBRID AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES, 3/e combines all essential background information, as well as up-to-date vehicle specific information on the latest makes. Now in full color throughout, this edition offers over 140 new color line drawings and photographs. It adds new coverage of the Chevrolet Volt, Tesla, and Nissan Leaf; the Buick LaCrosse mild hybrid; two-mode operation and transmission operation; high-voltage and auxiliary battery locations; the SAE J1772 electric vehicle plug; Level 1, 2 and 3 charging stations; and the latest alternative fuels. It also covers both engine performance (ASE A8 content) and advanced engine performance (ASE L1 content), enabling instructors to teach both ASE areas without requiring separate texts.

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology

Author: Jonathan F. Gosse
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 9780826900661
Format: PDF, ePub
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Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technology provides foundational information about vehicles that use more than one propulsion technology to power a drive system. This textbook is filled with technical illustrations and concise descriptions of the different configurations and vehicle platforms, the operation of various systems and the technologies involved, and the maintenance of hybrid electric vehicles. Safety precautions required used when working around high-voltage vehicle systems, especially in emergencies, are highlighted.

Modern Diesel Technology Light Duty Diesels

Author: Sean Bennett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133715303
Format: PDF, ePub
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MODERN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY: LIGHT DUTY DIESELS provides a thorough introduction to the light-duty diesel engine, now the power plant of choice in pickup trucks and automobiles to optimize fuel efficiency and longevity. While the major emphasis is on highway usage, best-selling author Sean Bennett also covers small stationary and mobile off-highway diesels. Using a modularized structure, Bennett helps the reader achieve a conceptual grounding in diesel engine technology. After exploring the tools required to achieve hands-on technical competency, the text explores major engine subsystems and fuel management systems used over the past decade, including the common rail fuel systems that manage almost all current light duty diesel engines. In addition, this text covers engine management systems, computer controls, multiplexing electronics, diesel emissions and the means used to control them. All generations of CAN-bus technology are examined, including the latest automotive CAN-C multiplexing and the basics of network bus troubleshooting. ASE A-9 certification learning objectives are addressed in detail. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology

Author: M J Nunney
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136387579
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Fourth Edition, provides a complete text and reference to the design, construction and operation of the many and varied components of modern motor vehicles, including the knowledge needed to service and repair them. This book provides incomparable coverage of both cars and heavier vehicles, featuring over 1000 illustrations. This new edition has been brought fully up to date with modern practices and designs, whilst maintaining the information needed to deal with older vehicles. Two entirely new sections of the book provide a topical introduction to alternative power sources and fuels, and battery-electric, hybrid and fuel-cell vehicles. More information on the latest developments in fuel injection, diesel engines and transmissions has also been added. An expanded list of technical abbreviations now contains over 200 entries – a useful resource for professional technicians in their day-to-day work. This book is an essential textbook for all students of automotive engineering, particularly on IMI / C&G 4000 series and BTEC courses and provides all the underpinning knowledge required for NVQs to level 3. By bridging the gap between basic and more advanced treatments of the subject, it also acts as a useful source of information for experienced technicians and technically minded motorists, and will help them to improve their knowledge and skills.

Hybrid Electric Power Train Engineering and Technology Modeling Control and Simulation

Author: Szumanowski, Antoni
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 146664043X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Hybridization is an increasingly popular paradigm in the auto industry, but one that is not fully understood by car manufacturers. In general, hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) are designed without regard to the mechanics of the power train, which is developed similarly to its counterparts in internal combustion engines. Hybrid Electric Power Train Engineering and Technology: Modeling, Control, and Simulation provides readers with an academic investigation into HEV power train design using mathematical modeling and simulation of various hybrid electric motors and control systems. This book explores the construction of the most energy efficient power trains, which is of importance to designers, manufacturers, and students of mechanical engineering. This book is part of the Research Essentials collection.

OBD II Functions Monitors and Diagnostic Techniques

Author: Al Santini
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1428390006
Format: PDF, ePub
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OBD II: FUNCTIONS, MONITORS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES is a resource that offers complete coverage of OBD II and tells your students what they need to know to succeed as field technicians. This exciting new book combines coverage of OBD II design, its role in state emission testing failures, diagnosis and repair, and the setting of readiness monitors. It provides your students with a solid working knowledge of the purpose and functions of the OBD II by beginning with an overview of the technology and its role in on-the-job tasks. Using this as a foundation, the author then addresses more advanced topics, including the extremely high-powered diagnostic abilities involving the various scanner modes, as well as the hows and whys of setting readiness monitors. With numerous practical examples and an emphasis on world-wide vehicle coverage that does not limit explanations to specific manufacturers, OBD II: FUNCTIONS, MONITORS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES, will prepare your students for success in the industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Auto Upkeep

Author: Michael E. Gray
Publisher: Rolling Hills Publishing
ISBN: 0974079200
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If you own a car or are in the market for one, Auto Upkeep is the book for you! From choosing an insurance policy to performing basic maintenance and repair, Auto Upkeep present the information you need in an easy-to-follow format with detailed pictures and drawings. An accompanying CD provides review questions and hands-on activities to help you apply concepts from the text.

Modern Electric Hybrid Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles Third Edition

Author: Mehrdad Ehsani
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0429998236
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The book deals with the fundamentals, theoretical bases, and design methodologies of conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, electric vehicles (EVs), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). The design methodology is described in mathematical terms, step-by-step, and the topics are approached from the overall drive train system, not just individual components. Furthermore, in explaining the design methodology of each drive train, design examples are presented with simulation results.

Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems

Author: Tom Denton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136073817
Format: PDF, ePub
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This textbook will help you learn all the skills you need to pass Level 3 vehicle electrical and electronic systems courses or related modules from City and Guilds, IMI and BTEC, and is also ideal for higher level ASE, AUR and other qualifications. As electrical and electronic systems become increasingly more complex and fundamental to the workings of modern vehicles, understanding these systems is essential for automotive technicians. For students new to the subject, this book will help to develop this knowledge, but will also assist experienced mechanics in keeping up with recent technological advances. This new edition includes information on developments in hybrid car technology, GPS, multiplexing, and electronic stability/vehicle dynamics control. In full colour and covering the latest course specifications, this is the guide that no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without. Also by Tom Denton: Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems ISBN: 978-0-08-096945-9 Advanced Automotive Fault Diagnosis, Third Edition ISBN: 978-0-08-096955-8

Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Tom Denton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317552512
Format: PDF, Docs
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The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) written specifically for automotive students and vehicle owners Clear diagrams, photos and flow charts outline the charging infrastructure, how EV technology works, and how to repair and maintain hybrid and electric vehicles Optional IMI online eLearning materials enable students to study the subject further and test their knowledge Full coverage of IMI Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance, IMI Level 3 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement, IMI Accreditation, C&G and other EV/Hybrid courses. The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (endorsed by the IMI) starts with an introduction to the market, covering the different types of electric vehicle, costs and emissions, and the charging infrastructure, before moving on to explain how hybrid and electric vehicles work. A chapter on electrical technology introduces learners to subjects such as batteries, control systems and charging which are then covered in more detail within their own chapters. The book also covers the maintenance and repair procedures of these vehicles, including fault finding, servicing, repair and first-responder information. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate different technologies.