Motor Truck Engineering Handbook

Motor Truck Engineering Handbook

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This book is a ready reference for motor truck data a solutions to many motor vehicle problems a a look at the current technology which has revolutionized the trucking industry. This fourth edition updates the basic truck engineering data from previous editions a introduces the latest advancements in electronic applications to truck power trains a operations, assuring optimum performance a economy with a safer a cleaner environment. Useful data from official government tests on anti-lock brakes a traction enhance this edition. Likewise, environmental concern are addressed through the use of non-polluting vehicles using alternative fuels a electrical energy. Chapters cover: The Trucking Industry; Selecting the Size a Type of Vehicle; Road Performance; Fuel Economy a Operating Costs; Chassis Components; Engine Types; Transmissions; Rear Axles; Axle Suspensions; Brakes a Retarders; Drivetrains a Drivelines; Steering Geometry; Wheels a Tires; Alternative Fuels; a Environmental Regulations. To order: SAE, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrenville, PA 15096-0001; 412-776-4970.Batteries, for electric vehicles, 367-369 Bending moment (BM) definition of, 111 diagram of, 111-113 Bendix ... 335, 336 Catalytic converters, 381 Caterpillar brake saver, 291-292 diesel engines, 151 3406 truck engine converted for dual fuelanbsp;...

Title:Motor Truck Engineering Handbook
Author:James William Fitch
Publisher:SAE International - 1994


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