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How Cars Work by Tom Newton

“How Cars Work” is a completely illustrated primer describing the 250 most important car parts and how they work. This mini test book includes wonderfully simple line drawings and clear language to describe all the automotive systems as well as a glossary, index, and a test after each chapter. “How Cars Work” provides the basic vocabulary and mechanical knowledge to help a reader talk intelligently with mechanics understand shop manuals, and diagnosis car problems. Tom Newton guides the reader with a one topic per page format that delivers information in bite size chunks, just right for teenage boys. “How Cars Work” was the most stolen book at Kennedy High School in Richmond California Teachers like our title and so do librarians. The History channel, “Modern Marvels-2000”, Actuality Productions, Inc is using “How Cars Work” to train staff for a documentary on automobiles.

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The newest car electronic systems

The manual for experts in car repairs, students and teachers of high schools and colleges. In the book main principles of construction and functional features of the newest electronic systems which find more and more wide application in the onboard equipment of conceptual cars are described and, probably, will be used already soon on serial cars. These are systems of electronic automatics for steering in mechanical knots and units, and also systems with nonconventional for the car working functions.
Entrance converters (gauges) and some target actuation mechanisms of essentially new appointment are described also. The book is the manual for experts in car repairs, students and teachers of high schools and colleges.

Automotive Wiring and Electrical Systems

This book is intended for those who want’s to understand work of electric and electronic systems of the car. In book chapter 1 substantive provisions electrical engineers and electronics are stated. This chapter is intended for those readers who have no firm representations on these questions. More prepared reader can pass at once to following heads of a management. In the book, basically the general principles of the device of systems the electrical equipment peculiar to any models of cars are stated. Read the rest of this entry »