Extricating trapped victims from vehicles is the most common type of rescue performed by firefighters. By mastering the basic tools used in extrication, departments of all types can increase their effectiveness at the rescue scene. In this book, author Brian G. Anderson presents an all-inclusive guide to vehicle extrication covering: ac Scene managementac Tool design, operation, and maintenanceac Step-by-step illustrated procedures using: hand tools, electric tools, hydraulic tools, and pneumatic toolsac Procedures for automobiles, trucks, and busesac Overview of wreckers The extensive use of pictures and detailed descriptions used in Vehicle Extrication: A Practical Guide are sure to make this book an industry standard for training firefighters and other first responders.A Practical Guide Brian G. Anderson. the engine ... In the case of an automatic transmission, what would happen if an attempt was made to shift the transmission into aquot;parkaquot; from outside the vehicle? ... As the selector slides past aquot;neutralaquot; on the way to aquot;parkaquot; it must pass aquot;reverse. ... The big things that make it different are the electric motor, power cables, and the high-voltage battery pack in the trunk.
|Author||:||Brian G. Anderson|
|Publisher||:||PennWell Books - 2004-11-01|