Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles / Edition 3

Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles / Edition 3

by James D. Halderman, Tony Martin
     
 

Designed for service technicians and automotive students, Hybrids and Alternative Fuel Vehicles, 2e, offers practical coverage of hybrid vehicles. Beginning with the fundamentals, the book discusses historical trends and environmental concerns, followed by separate chapters detailing each major hybrid system. The text highlights products from leading manufacturers,

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Designed for service technicians and automotive students, Hybrids and Alternative Fuel Vehicles, 2e, offers practical coverage of hybrid vehicles. Beginning with the fundamentals, the book discusses historical trends and environmental concerns, followed by separate chapters detailing each major hybrid system. The text highlights products from leading manufacturers, making the information easy to incorporate into an existing course. Throughout the text, ample photos and illustrations, as well as features such as Real World Fix boxes, help readers effectively understand and service hybrid vehicles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132784849
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
619,744
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Carbon-Based Fuels and the Environment 1

Chapter 2 Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles 15

Chapter 3 Hybrid Engine Systems 26

Chapter 4 Gasoline 50

Chapter 5 Oxygenated Fuels 62

Chapter 6 Propane, CNG, LNG, and Synthetic Fuels 72

Chapter 7 Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels 82

Chapter 8 Hybrid Auxiliary and High-Voltage Batteries 88

Chapter 9 Electric Motors, Generators, and Controls 116

Chapter 10 Regenerative Braking Systems 140

Chapter 11 Hybrid Vehicle Transmissions and Transaxles 151

Chapter 12 Hybrid Vehicle Heating and Air Conditioning 182

Chapter 13 Honda Hybrid Vehicles 209

Chapter 14 Toyota/Lexus Hybrid Vehicles 228

Chapter 15 Ford/Mercury Hybrid Vehicles 250

Chapter 16 General Motors Hybrid Vehicles 265

Chapter 17 Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles 280

Chapter 18 Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies 288

Chapter 19 Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures 303

Chapter 20 First Responder Procedures 320

Appendix 1 Sample Hybrid/Electric Vehicle Specialist (L3) Ase-Type Certification Test 330

Appendix 2 NATEF Correlation Chart 334

Glossary 336

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