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- Marcel Dekker Inc 2004; US$ 179.95
This textbook for senior or first-year graduate students in mechanical engineering draws material as well from a professional course for engineers in the automotive industry. It describes how to address stability in a wide range of vehicles using a number of techniques from engineering analysis that are often learned separately and without the bene more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 33.00
Studies show that cars use significantly more fuel per kilometre than suggested by official certification test ratings. While the exact size of this gap is poorly understood there is speculation that the gap is growing as a percentage of the tested value. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 123.00 US$ 106.60
Every one of the many millions of cars manufactured annually worldwide uses shock absorbers, otherwise known as dampers. These form a vital part of the suspension system of any vehicle, essential for optimizing road holding, performance and safety. This, the second edition of the Shock Absorber Handbook (first edition published in 1999), remains... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 27.00
CONVERT TO BIODIESEL FOR A MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY RIDE Run Your Diesel Vehicle on Biofuels has everything you need to make the switch from expensive, environment-damaging carbon fuel to cheap (and, in many cases, free), clean fuel for your vehicle. Practical and decidedly apolitical, this unique guide focuses on technical details, parts,... more...
- The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2004; US$ 107.00
Offering in-depth coverage of hybrid propulsion topics, energy storage systems and modelling, and supporting electrical systems, this book will be an invaluable resource for practising engineers and managers involved in all aspects of hybrid vehicle development, modelling, simulation and testing. more...
- Chicago Review Press 2010; US$ 13.99
The two dozen contraptions found in this handy resource can move across the land, over the sea, and through the air and can be assembled primarily from low-cost or free recycled materials, batteries, and a single motor. Some of the projects include constructing a hovercraft out of a Styrofoam plate, two corks, and binder clips; building a double-paddlewheeler... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 390.00 US$ 338.00
Focusing on basic aspects of future reusable space transportation systems and covering overall design, aerodynamics, thermodynamics, flight dynamics, propulsion, materials, and structures, this report presents some of the most recent results obtained in these disciplines. The authors are members of three Collaborative Research Centers in Aachen, Munich... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 282.00 US$ 244.40
Now in its second edition and still the only book of its kind, this is an authoritative treatment of all stages of the coating process -- from body materials, paint shop design, and pre-treatment, through primer surfacers and top coats. New topics of interest covered are color control, specification and testing of coatings, as well as quality and supply... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The incredible stunts featured in blockbuster movies and popular TV adventure shows are exciting to watch but extremely hard to pull off. This book takes readers behind the scenes of television shows and films to investigate what it really takes to execute these jaw-dropping stunts. more...