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  • Zero to 60by Tony Quinn

    Penguin Random House New Zealand 2016; US$ 12.46

    From growing up in a wooden caravan to building his own state-of-the-art racetrack, this is the remarkable story of Targa champion, Hampton Downs and Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn. On a clear and frosty morning in 2012, in the small, Central Otago town of Cromwell, Tony Quinn and his son Klark stood with an iPad at the edge of an expansive... more...

  • Steering Handbookby Manfred Harrer; Peter Pfeffer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This edited volume presents basic principles as well as advanced concepts of the computational modeling of steering systems. Moreover, the book includes the components and functionalities of modern steering system, which are presented comprehensively and in a practical way. The book is written by more than 15 leading experts from the automotive industry... more...

  • Fahrzeugaerodynamikby Thomas Schütz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 19.99

    Fahrleistung und Verbrauch, Fahrverhalten und Komfort eines Automobils werden nachhaltig von seinen aerodynamischen Eigenschaften bestimmt. Ein niedriger Luftwiderstand ist beispielsweise die Voraussetzung dafür, dass die hochgesteckten Verbrauchsziele erreicht werden. Das vorliegende Buch wendet sich an Studenten des Maschinenbaus, Fahrzeugtechnik,... more...

  • Das Getriebebuchby Robert Fischer; Ferit Kücükay; Gunter Jürgens; Burkhard Pollak

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Die Getriebetechnik hat einen bedeutenden Einfluss auf so wichtige Eigenschaften wie den Verbrauch, die Fahrbarkeit, das Gewicht und die Kosten von Fahrzeugen. Zudem ist Bewegung in die Technik gekommen: Vielfältige Kombinationen aus Verbrennungsmotor, E-Motor und Getriebe sind inzwischen machbar. Die Autoren stellen in dem Band viele Komponenten und... more...

  • Modell zur Vorhersage der Brennrate in der Betriebsart kontrollierte Benzinselbstzündungby Mahir Tim Keskin

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Mahir Tim Keskin beschreibt die Entwicklung eines schnellen, vorhersagefähigen Brennverlaufmodells für das Brennverfahren der kontrollierten Benzinselbstzündung. Ausgehend von einer detaillierten Messdatenanalyse zeigt der Autor, dass zur Beschreibung der Verbrennung neben der eigentlichen Selbstzündung auch eine laminar-turbulente Flammenausbreitung... more...

  • Beyond the Bosphorusby Dave Bowers

    5M Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 43.68

    The Middle-East has always been one of the most challenging destinations for lorry drivers. In the 1970s and 80s, many drivers may not have even heard of the destinations they were sent to before heading out eastwards. Along the way they endured extreme weather conditions, bureaucratic nightmares, and the physical trials of keeping themselves and their... more...

  • Tribologisches Verhalten der Kolbenbolzenlagerungby Maik Lazzara

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 54.99

    Durch die Kombination innovativer Messtechnikkonzepte im Bereich der Abstands- und Kontaktmessung und durch die Verwendung detaillierter Analysemethoden kann Maik Lazzara ein gesamtheitliches Verständnis der Bewegungsmechanismen und des tribologischen Verhaltens der Kolbenbolzenlagerung eines Verbrennungsmotors darstellen. Dabei untersucht der Autor... more...

  • Communicating Mobility and Technologyby Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Responding to the effects of human mobility and crises such as depleting oil supplies, Ehren Helmut Pflugfelder turns specifically to automobility, a term used to describe the kinds of mobility afforded by autonomous, automobile-based movement technologies and their ramifications. Thus far, few studies in technical communication have explored the development... more...

  • Preston Tucker and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrowby Steve Lehto; Jay Leno

    Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    In the wake of World War II, the U.S. automobile industry was fully unprepared to meet the growing demands of the public, for whom they had not made any cars for years. In stepped Preston Tucker, a salesman extraordinaire who announced the building of a revolutionary new car: the Tucker '48, the first car in almost a decade to be built fresh from the... more...

  • Road Vehicle Automation 3by Gereon Meyer; Sven Beiker

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This edited book comprises papers about the impacts, benefits and challenges of connected and automated cars. It is the third volume of the LNMOB series dealing with Road Vehicle Automation. The book comprises contributions from researchers, industry practitioners and policy makers, covering perspectives from the U.S., Europe and Japan.... more...