Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems [NOOK Book]

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There are more than 30,000 students in the UK taking a variety of automotive courses. For students taking the auto-electrical strands of IMI automotive awards and of City and Guilds NVQs in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, this is a timely new edition from Tom Denton, who is renowned in automotive circles for producing a range of training videos that are used extensively in colleges throughout the UK. Vehicle electronic systems are heavily impacted by changes in vehicle technology and this new edition includes ...

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Automobile Electrical and Electronic Systems

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Overview

There are more than 30,000 students in the UK taking a variety of automotive courses. For students taking the auto-electrical strands of IMI automotive awards and of City and Guilds NVQs in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, this is a timely new edition from Tom Denton, who is renowned in automotive circles for producing a range of training videos that are used extensively in colleges throughout the UK. Vehicle electronic systems are heavily impacted by changes in vehicle technology and this new edition includes updated and new material throughout, covering recent developments in automotive electrical and electronic systems, including hybrid cars, powertrains and batteries. The student-friendly price, design and layout along with the wealth of illustrations combine to make this an indispensable resource for all students taking the electrical units of Vehicle Maintenance and Repair courses.

With increasing use being made of electronics and electronic control systems in vehicles, students and engineers alike must keep abreast of advancing technology. This new edition of the classic "Automobile Electrical & Electronic Systems" is essential reading for students of vehicle electronics who wish to gain a thorough understanding of the subject. In addition, the text not only covers the basic electrical principles, but is also suitable for more advanced study at HNC/D level.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136073816
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/4/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 928
  • File size: 205 MB
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Meet the Author

Tom Denton is the leading UK automotive author with a teaching career spanning lecturer to head of automotive engineering in a large college. His nine automotive textbooks published since 1995 are bestsellers and led to his authoring of the Automotive Technician Training multimedia products published in 2003/4 in the UK and Asia.

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Table of Contents

Development of the auto-electrical system; Electrical and electronic principles; Test equipment; Electrical systems and circuits; Lead-acid batteries; Charging systems; Starting systems; Ignition systems; Electronic fuel control; Engine management systems; Lighting systems; Auxiliary systems; Instrumentation; Heating and air conditioning; Chassis electrical systems; Electronics for comfort and safety; Electric vehicles; World Wide Web links, downloads and contacts.
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