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Heavy Duty Truck Systemsby Sean Bennett
Synopses & Reviews
This best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks continues to provide a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The Fourth Edition has been technically updated and restructured to address 2004 compliance issues and Out Of Service (OOS) criteria. Heavy Duty Truck Systems, Fourth Edition also features a dedicated chapter on multiplexing with special focus on the Freightliner M2 and Navistar Diamond Plus systems, as well as new material introducing simple truck hydraulic circuits in a user-friendly manner. Other enhancements include improved coverage of transmissions to address changing technologies, and an expanded chapter on electronically automated transmissions that includes emerging Meritor and Mercedes-Benz transmissions, and also explores the currently popular anti-rollover protection electronics.
HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, 5th EDITION is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.
About the Author
'Sean Bennett is currently the Program Coordinator at Centennial College\'s School of Transportation Technology in Toronto. He has taught in coop diploma, apprenticeship, and corporate training programs. His industry background was initially with a Freightliner dealership in Sarnia, Ontario, and subsequently Mack Trucks Incorporated, Allentown, PA. Sean is the author of numerous textbooks on diesel engine, truck, automotive, and heavy equipment technology. He is a member of the Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS), the Society of Automotive Engineers, the North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT), and the Technical and Maintenance Council (TMC) of the American Trucking Association (ATA).'
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Servicing Heavy-Duty Trucks. 2. Shop Safety and Operations. 3. Tools and Fasteners. 4. Maintenance. 5. Fundamentals of Electricity. 6. Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers. 7. Batteries. 8. Charging Systems. 9. Cranking Systems. 10. Chassis Electrical Circuits. 11. Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits. 12. Multiplexing. 13. Hydraulics fundamentals. 14. Clutches. 15. Standard Transmissions. 16. Standard Transmission Servicing. 17. Torque Converters. 18. Automatic Transmissions. 19. Automatic Transmission Maintenance. 20. Electronically Automated Standard Transmissions. 21. Electronic Automatic Transmissions. 22. Driveshaft Assemblies. 23. Heavy-Duty Truck Axles. 24. Heavy-Duty Truck Axle Service and Repair. 25. Steering and Alignment. 26. Suspension Systems. 27. Wheels and Tires. 28. Truck Brake Systems. 29. Hydraulic and Air-over-Hydraulic Braking Systems. 30. ABS and EBS Braking Systems. 31. Air Brake Servicing. 32. Vehicle Chassis Frame. 33. Heavy Duty Truck Trailers. 34. Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems. 35. Heavy-Duty HVAC systems. Acronyms. Glossary. Index.
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