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All common engine, chassis and electrical systems fully explained and illustrated. Topics covered include engine cycles and layouts, carburettors and fuel injection, ignition systems, clutches, gearbox, engine lubrication and cooling, wheels, tires, braking systems, suspension, steering, handling, design and electrical systems.

(Originally published as hardcover edition in 2010) Just as the fundamental business strategies of other property types have evolved, so have parking technologies, policies, design, and business models. This edition is the result of a collaborative effort between the Urban Land Institute and the National Parking Association. Written by a team of experts, this book covers every aspect of parking. Analyzing the... more...

Using the author’s mid engined sports car as the featured build this book is written to encourage and inspire you with your own automotive dreams. It describes the unique inexpensive ideas and techniques that were combined to achieve impressive results and lift the project car from average to outstanding. All the ideas can be adapted to solve your own problems and meet your own particular requirements. The book focuses mainly on... more...

Essentials of Vehicle Dynamics explains the essential mathematical basis of vehicle dynamics in a concise and clear way, providing engineers and students with the qualitative understanding of vehicle handling performance needed to underpin chassis-related research and development. Without a sound understanding of the mathematical tools and principles underlying the complex models in vehicle dynamics, engineers can end up with errors in... more...

Right Beyond the Horizon tells the gripping tale of Christopher's latest voyage between 2012 and 2016: a motorcycle adventure from Germany to Australia This time, he's taken a right beyond the horizon... What if the journey of a lifetime becomes a lifelong journey? When people say life's a journey, some take this aphorism more literally than others. Christopher Many embarked on an overland trip in 1997, believing he'd spend no more than... more...


The purpose of this handbook is to provide advice and guidance on those aspects of planning and design that will enable car parks to perform their function efficiently, economically and at the same time be user friendly. Glossary of terms Introduction Design brief Design elements Dynamic considerations Static considerations Circulation design Circulation layouts Cycles and motorcycles Disabled drivers and carers Lifts and stairs Security... more...

How to upgrade, operate and troubleshoot 12-volt systems with emphasis on understanding what may be wrong with a system and how to improve it with a multi-stage charging system. Excellent diagrams, clear, concise writing.

by Stokes
A must-have book for anyone designing manual gearboxes, based on 40 years of industrial experience.

What happens to automobiles after they are retired but before they are processed as scrap? In this fascinating history, David N. Lucsko takes readers on a tour of salvage yards and wrecked or otherwise out-of-service cars in the United States from the point of view of gearheads―the hot rodders, restoration hobbyists, street rodders, and classic car devotees who reuse, repurpose, and restore junked cars. Junkyards, Gearheads, and... more...

Automotive Aerodynamics Joseph Katz, San Diego State University, USA   The automobile is an icon of modern technology because it includes most aspects of modern engineering, and it offers an exciting approach to engineering education. Of course there are many existing books on introductory fluid/aero dynamics but the majority of these are too long, focussed on aerospace and don’t adequately cover the basics. Therefore,... more...