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Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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Publisher Comments:

This is the first and only book that covers hybrid vehicles in a practical way and is designed for the service technician or automotive student. Beginning with an explanation of the fundamentals, the book discusses historical trends and concerns for the environment, and then moves on to more detailed concepts of systems.  It devotes separate chapters to each system and then highlights products from leading manufacturers, making the information easy to incorporate into an existing course. Special features are included that apply material to the service training field and photos and illustrations are ample throughout.

Synopsis:

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.

Table of Contents

1.      Carbon-Based Fuels and the Environment

2.      Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles

3.      Internal Combustion Engine Systems

4.      Gasoline

5.      Alternative Fuels

6.      Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels

7.      Hybrid Batteries and Battery Service

8.      Electric Motors, Generators, and Controls

9.      Regenerative Braking System

10.  Hybrid Vehicle Transmissions and Transaxles

11.  Hybrid Vehicle Heating and Air Conditioning

12.  Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures

13.  First Responder Procedures

14.  Honda Hybrid Vehicles

15.  Toyota/Lexus Hybrid Vehicles

16.  Ford/Mercury Hybrid Vehicles

17.  General Motors Hybrid Vehicles

18.  Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies

Product Details

ISBN:
9780135044148
Publisher:
Pearson Prentice Hall
Subject:
Hybrid electric vehicles.
Author:
Martin, Tony
Author:
Martin, Tony D.
Author:
Halderman, James D.
Subject:
Alternative fuel vehicles
Subject:
Automotive - General
Subject:
Automotive - Antique & Classic
Subject:
General Transportation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080508
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
408
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.4 x 0.8 in 771 gr

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General
Transportation » Automotive » General
Transportation » Automotive » Repair and Maintenance

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Product details 408 pages Pearson Prentice Hall - English 9780135044148 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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