Auto Math Handbook: Calculations, Formulas, Equations and Theory for Automotive Enthusiasts

Auto Math Handbook: Calculations, Formulas, Equations and Theory for Automotive Enthusiasts

by John Lawlor
     
 
Mathematics are essential to any automotive project, be it a stock restoration, rebuild or all-out race car. The Auto Math Handbook is a collection of the most basic calculations, formulas and equations required for engine and car building. Written for the layperson, the Auto Math Handbook is easy to read and understand, with "real world" applications

Overview

Mathematics are essential to any automotive project, be it a stock restoration, rebuild or all-out race car. The Auto Math Handbook is a collection of the most basic calculations, formulas and equations required for engine and car building. Written for the layperson, the Auto Math Handbook is easy to read and understand, with "real world" applications that offer solutions to the most common problems faced by do-it-yourself street rodders, engine builders and racers. Some of the areas covered include:

  • How to calculate brake horsepower and torque
  • Finding displacement, stroke and bore
  • Detiermining center of gravity, weight distribution and g force
  • Calculating air capacity and volumetric efficiency
  • The relationship between mph, rpm, gears, & tires
  • Compression ratio and milling heads
  • Calculating 1/4-mile elapsed times and top speed
  • Plus much more!
Math no longer has to be a necessary evil. With the Auto Math Handbook, you'll be able to make simple, accurate calculations to achieve the utmost performance from your car!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557880208
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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