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- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
DK's latest Car traces the history and role of the automobile, cataloging the diverse spectrum of cars from the first prototypes to the supercars of today. The book will not only cover the technological developments and manufacture of cars, but also the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact which the car... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 111.00
This is the first book to combine classical vehicle dynamics with electronic control. The equation-based presentation of the theory behind vehicle dynamics enables readers to develop a thorough understanding of the key attribute to both a vehicle's driveability and its active safety. Supported by MATLAB tools, the key areas that affect vehicle dynamics... more...
Wie Deutschland zum Leitanbieter für Elektromobilität werden kann: Statuts Quo - Herausforderungen - Offene Fragen (acatech BEZIEHT POSITION) (German Edition)Springer 2011; US$ 19.95
Nach den Plänen der Bundesregierung sollen bis zum Jahr 2020 eine Million Elektrofahrzeuge auf Deutschlands Straßen fahren und die Bundesrepublik zu einem internationalen Leitmarkt werden lassen. Welche Hürden gilt es dabei zu nehmen, damit Deutschland nicht nur zu einem Leitmarkt, sondern auch zu einem internationalen Leitanbieter von marktfähiger... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 34.95
Fred and Augie Duesenberg were a pair of driven, determined, nomadic masterminds. And to them, the automotive world will forever owe a great debt of gratitude. It took many years, and their achievements were hardly overnight successes, but eventually the brother created the ultimate in automotive engineering: the fabulous Duesenberg. Few were... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 21.95
A guide to fiber reinforced plastic materials, including fiberglass, Kevlar, and carbon fiber. It also includes sections on mold making, plugs, materials, structures, gel coats, advanced building techniques, tools and equipment. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 19.95
This invaluable handbook on the structural design and science behind the race car chassis includes sections on materials and structures, structural loads, a brief overview of suspension and chassis design, multi-tube and space frame chassis, joining ferrous metals, stressed skin construction, and joining light alloys. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Daniel Albalate provides the most comprehensive and updated analysis on privatization and nationalization of motorways in Europe. Albalates thorough review of the trends in the ownership, management and financing of European motorways is a must-read for anybody interested in what are the factors that favor or undermine private participation... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 39.95
Innovationskraft und Hightech-Produkte machen Deutschland zu einer der führenden Industrienationen. Die Entwicklung neuer und verbesserter Produkte wird auch zukünftig eine herausragende Rolle spielen, denn Produktentwicklung und -gestaltung tragen zu Wohlstand, Wirtschaftswachstum und zur internationalen Wettbewerbsfähigkeit Deutschlands... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2014; US$ 7.95
This book explores the history of travelling by stagecoach from the sixteenth century through to the end of the nineteenth century, focusing on the heyday of around 1750-1850. It looks at the improvements in road maintenance and the turnpike system, which made faster travel practical and thereby led to a great increase in the use of stagecoaches, which... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
This illustrated history chronicles electric and hybrid cars from the late 19th century to today's fuel cell and plug-in automobiles. It describes the politics, technology, marketing strategies, and environmental issues that have impacted electric and hybrid cars' research and development. The important marketing shift from a "woman's... more...