Automotive Engineering , 1st Edition

Powertrain, Chassis System and Vehicle Body

 
Automotive Engineering , 1st Edition,David Crolla,ISBN9781856175777
 
 
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* Definitive content by the leading authors in the field
* A thorough resource, providing all the essential material needed by automotive and mechanical engineers on a day-to-day basis
* Fundamentals, key techniques, engineering best practice and know-how together in one quick-reference sourcebook
* Focuses on what engineers need to know: engineering fundaments, key associated technologies, environmental and efficiency engineering, and sustainability, as well as market-driven requirements such as reliability, safety, and comfort
* Accompanied by multi-body dynamics and tire dynamic modeling software

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A one-stop reference for automotive and other engineers involved in vehicle and automotive technologies. The book provides essential information on each of the main automotive systems (engines; powertrain and chassis; bodies; electrical systems) plus critical external factors that engineers need to engage with, such as hybrid technologies, vehicle efficiency, emissions control and performance optimization.

Readership

Vehicle design engineers and analysts;
Automotive engineers and NVH (noise vibration and harshness) engineers in the automotive and transportation industry. Mechanical engineers, vehicle designers, dynamic specialists

David Crolla

Automotive Engineering , 1st Edition

1 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINE DESIGN
1.1 Piston Engines Cycles of Operation
2 ENGINE TESTING
2.1 Measurement of torque, power, speed and fuel consumption; acceptance and type tests, accuracy of the measurements
3 ENGINE EMISSIONS
3.1 Emissions Control
4 DIGITAL ENGINE CONTROL
4.1 Digital Engine Control Systems
5 TRANSMISSIONS
5.1 Transmissions and driveline
6 ELECTRIC VEHICLES
6.1 Battery/fuel cell EV design packages
7 HYBRID VEHICLES
7.1 Hybrid vehicle design
8 SUSPENSIONS
8.1 Types of suspension and drive
9 STEERING
9.1 Steering
10 TYRES
10.1 Tyres and wheels
11 HANDLING
11.1 Tyre Characteristics and Vehicle Handling and Stability
12 BRAKES
12.1 Braking Systems
13 VEHICLE CONTROL SYSTEMS
13.1 Vehicle Motion Control
14 STRUCTURAL DESIGN
14.1 Terminology and overview of vehicle structure types
14.2 Standard sedan (saloon) – baseline load paths
15 VEHICLE SAFETY
15.1 Vehicle safety
16 MATERIALS
16.1 Design and material utilization
16.2 Materials for consideration and use in automotive body structures
17 AERODYNAMICS
17.1 Body design: Aerodynamics
18 REFINEMENT
18.1 Vehicle refinement: purpose and targets
19 INTERIOR NOISE
19.1 Interior noise: assessment and control
20 EXTERIOR NOISE
20.1 Exterior noise: assessment and control
21 INTRUMENTATION AND TELEMATICS
21.1 Automotive Instrumentation and Telematics
 
 
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