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1.1 Light vehicles
1.2 Layout of components
1.3 Location of major
1.4 Functional
1.5 Definition of terms
1.6 Cycles of operation
1.7 The process of
1.8 Cylinder arrangements
1.9 Valve-timing diagrams
1.10 Variable
1.11 Combustion in a
1.12 Combustion in a
1.13 Phases of combustion
1.14 The main
1.15 Lubrication
2.1 Over-heating
2.2 Heat transfer
2.3 Over-cooling
2.4 Types of cooling
2.5 Engine air-cooling
2.6 Liquid cooling
2.7 Comparison of air- and
2.8 Radiator and heater
2.9 Water pump
2.10 Thermostat
2.11 Pressurized cooling
2.12 Fans and their
2.13 Corrosion in the
2.14 Anti-freeze
2.15 Engine temperature
2.16 Engine core plugs
2.17 Heating and
2.19 Heat losses
3.1 Petrol fuel
3.2 Layout of the petrol
3.3 The fuel tank
3.4 Fuel pipe lines
3.5 Fuel filters
3.6 Fuel lift pumps
3.7 Carburation
3.8 The carburettor
3.9 Computer controlled
3.10 Engine management
3.11 Maintenance and
3.12 Diesel fuel systems
3.13 Common rail diesel
4.1 Engine air supply
4.2 Exhaust system
5.1 The clutch
5.2 The gearbox
5.3 Epicyclic gear train
5.4 Overdrives
5.5 Propeller shafts and
5.6 Constant-velocity
5.7 Axles and axle casings
5.8 Final drive
5.9 Differential
5.10 Rear hub bearing and
5.11 Types of bearings
6.1 Non-independent
6.2 Independent
6.3 Suspension dampers
6.4 Maintenance checks
7.1 Vehicle braking
7.2 Types of brakes
7.3 Hydraulic operation of
7.4 Wheel cylinders
7.5 The hand-brake
7.6 Split braking systems
7.7 The tandem master
7.8 The brake fluid
7.9 Brake pipes and hoses
7.10 The brake servo
7.11 Brake adjustment
7.12 Wear indicators
7.13 Stop lamp switch
7.14 Brake pressure
7.15 Brake fluid
7.16 Braking efficiency
7.17 Anti lock braking
7.18 Bleeding the brakes
8.1 Light vehicle steering
8.2 Steering geometry
8.3 Ackermann principle
8.4 Centre-point steering
8.5 Steering roll radius
8.6 Castor
8.7 Wheel alignment
8.8 Steering gearboxes
8.9 Front hub assemblies
8.10 Light vehicle wheels
8.11 Types of car wheels
8.12 Wire wheels
8.13 Wheel nut torque
8.14 Tyres
8.15 Wheel and tyre
8.16 Tyre maintenance
9.1 Electricity and
9.2 Electromagnetic
9.3 The electric motor
9.4 Fleming’s rule
9.5 Electrical circuit
9.6 Electric circuits
9.7 Circuit testing and
9.8 Electronics
9.9 Logic devices
9.10 Computer (ECM)
9.11 Networking and bus
9.12 Multiplexing
10.1 Vehicle batteries
10.2 The alternator
10.3 The starter motor
11.1 Producing the high
11.2 Fault tracing,
11.3 Contact breaker type
11.4 Distributing the high
11.5 Cold starting
11.6 Sparking plugs
11.7 Fault tracing in
11.8 High tension (HT)
11.9 Some practical
11.10 Servicing a contact
11.11 Explanationofterms
12.1 Central door locking
12.2 Screen wipers
12.3 Screen washers
12.4 Anti theft devices
12.5 Electrically operated
12.6 Electric horns
12.7 Electrically operated
12.8 Lighting
12.9 Circuits and circuit
12.10 Instrumentation
12.11 Supplementary
13.1 Measuring
13.2 Pressure gauges
13.3 Belt tension gauge
13.4 Cathode ray
13.5 Digital multi-meter
14.1 Qualifications
14.2 Modern motor
14.3 Career Prospects
14.4 Motor industry
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A Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and Maintenance

A Practical Approach to Motor Vehicle Engineering and Maintenance

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