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50 Awesome Auto Projects for the Evil Genius (Evil Genius)

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TURBO CHARGED, SLIGHTLY WICKED FUN!

Imagine your classic car, truck, or hot rod with electric doors and windows, a built-in computer and GPS, voice control, automatic wipers and headlights, and electronic security — just a few of the 50 exciting projects fully detailed in this easy-to-follow guide. The first car-focused volume in this popular series, 50 Awesome Auto Projects for the Evil Genius offers you hours of fun and learning-- and a super souped-up ride.

You don't need any knowledge of auto electronics to get started — but when you're done, your friends will be begging for advice on updating their vehicles!

50 AWESOME AUTO PROJECTS FOR THE EVIL GENIUS--

  • Introduces you to automotive electronics step-by-step — you don't need to be an auto or electronics whiz to get started, but you will be when you're finished
  • Provides enjoyable step-by-step directions for 50 tantalizing projects compatible with any car, no matter the make, model, or year
  • Gives you illustrated, step-by-step directions for theater-style light dimmers, a DVD player, electric mirrors, power supplies, and much, much more
  • Provides complete lists of tools and parts — all easily obtained and inexpensive
  • Helps you select components, with recommendations on available technologies
  • Offers unique troubleshooting and repair guidance on each project that can prevent trouble before it starts
  • Suggests related activities for customization and going step beyond

CAR-ENHANCING PROJECTS THAT TEACH AUTO ELECTRONICS — WHILE PROVIDING HOURS OF FUN!

Synopsis:

The Evil Genius format is the perfect "vehicle" for 50 incredible automotive projects that are compatible with any car, no matter what make, model, or year. Focusing on low-cost, easily obtained components, the book lists the items needed to complete each project along with a troubleshooting and repair section.

Table of Contents

Part One: Electronic Projects

Chapter 1: Instrumentation

Chapter 2: Voice Alert

Chapter 3: Comfort Features

Chapter 4: Intelligent Features

Chapter 5: Automatic Dip Beam

Chapter 6: Security Features

Part Two: Computer Projects

Chapter 7: Power Supply Systems

Chapter 8: Installing a Shutdown Controller

Chapter 9: Input Devices

Chapter 10: Installing a Touch Screen

Chapter 11: Installing an IR Receiver

Chapter 12: Installing a Rotary Controller

Chapter 13: Controlling Your Car PC with Your Mobile Phone

Chapter 14: Tough Pad Control

Chapter 15: Control Via PDA

Chapter 16: Voice Control

Chapter 17: Connecting Your Car PC to Your ICE

Chapter 18: Display Systems

Chapter 19: Installing an Alpha-Numeric Display

Chapter 20: Storage Systems

Chapter 21: GPS Systems

Chapter 22: Vehicle Telematics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071458238
Author:
Harper, Gavin Dj
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Author:
Harper, Gavin D. J.
Author:
Harper, Gavin
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Electronic apparatus and appliances
Subject:
Automatic control
Subject:
Automotive - Customizing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Evil Genius
Publication Date:
November 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
206
Dimensions:
10.86x8.52x.33 in. 1.00 lbs.

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