Author: John Haynes
Publisher: Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
Haynes disassembles every subject vehicle and documents every step with thorough instructions and clear photos. Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer.
Author: Tom Brownell Mike Mueller
Author: George H. Dammann
Publisher: Crestline Publishing Company
Category: Business & Economics
Chronicles the development of the Chevrolet Motor Company and illuminates innovations in the design and technology of automobiles from 1912-1972
5th International Conference, ICIRA 2012, Montreal, Canada, October 3-5, 2012, Proceedings
Author: Chun-Yi Su,Subhash Rakheja,Liu Honghai
The three volume set LNAI 7506, LNAI 7507 and LNAI 7508 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Applications, ICIRA 2012, held in Montreal, Canada, in October 2012. The 197 revised full papers presented were thoroughly reviewed and selected from 271 submissions. They present the state-of-the-art developments in robotics, automation and mechatronics. This volume covers the topics of adaptive control systems; automotive systems; estimation and identification; intelligent visual systems; application of differential geometry in robotic mechanisms; unmanned systems technologies and applications; new development on health management, fault diagnosis, and fault-tolerant control; biomechatronics; intelligent control of mechanical and mechatronic systems.
The Road Car and WRC Story
Author: Brian Long
Publisher: Veloce Publishing Ltd
Perceived as a replacement for the long running Leone, the Impreza quickly gained a great reputation through Subaru's successful WRC program. This book covers the full story of the Impreza, from concept through to the current production car, looking at the rally machines along the way, and illustrated throughout with contemporary material. Now with over 400 mainly color pictures and significant additional text, this is a fantastic warts and all account of an amazing car.
Author: James D. Halderman
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. With an emphasis on diagnosing and troubleshooting–and featuring numerous tech tips and diagnostic examples throughout–this comprehensive, full-color book covers all aspects of automotive fuel and emissions. Designed specifically to correlate with the NATEF program, and updated throughout to correlate to the latest NATEF and ASE tasks, Automotive Fuel and Emissions Control Systems, 4/e combines topics in engine performance (ASE A8 content area) with topics covered in the advanced engine performance (L1) ASE test content area. The result is cost-efficient, easy-to-learn-from resource for students and beginning technicians alike. This book is part of the Pearson Automotive Professional Technician Series, which features full-color, media-integrated solutions for today’s students and instructors covering all eight areas of ASE certification, plus additional titles covering common courses. Peer reviewed for technical accuracy, the series and the books in it represent the future of automotive textbooks.
Author: B. T. Fijalkowski
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Category: Technology & Engineering
This book presents operational and practical issues of automotive mechatronics with special emphasis on the heterogeneous automotive vehicle systems approach, and is intended as a graduate text as well as a reference for scientists and engineers involved in the design of automotive mechatronic control systems. As the complexity of automotive vehicles increases, so does the dearth of high competence, multi-disciplined automotive scientists and engineers. This book provides a discussion into the type of mechatronic control systems found in modern vehicles and the skills required by automotive scientists and engineers working in this environment. Divided into two volumes and five parts, Automotive Mechatronics aims at improving automotive mechatronics education and emphasises the training of students’ experimental hands-on abilities, stimulating and promoting experience among high education institutes and produce more automotive mechatronics and automation engineers. The main subject that are treated are: VOLUME I: RBW or XBW unibody or chassis-motion mechatronic control hypersystems; DBW AWD propulsion mechatronic control systems; BBW AWB dispulsion mechatronic control systems; VOLUME II: SBW AWS diversion mechatronic control systems; ABW AWA suspension mechatronic control systems. This volume was developed for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as for professionals involved in all disciplines related to the design or research and development of automotive vehicle dynamics, powertrains, brakes, steering, and shock absorbers (dampers). Basic knowledge of college mathematics, college physics, and knowledge of the functionality of automotive vehicle basic propulsion, dispulsion, conversion and suspension systems is required.
what happened when America unleashed the lawsuit
Author: Walter K. Olson
Twenty years ago, Americans saw lawsuits as a last resort; now they're the world's most litigous people. One of the most discussed, debated, and widely reviewed books of 1991, The Litigation Explosion explains why today's laws encourage us to sue first and ask questions later.
Author: John Gunnell
This huge haul of truck history, facts, figures and fun from editor John Gunnell will help collectors find vehicle ID numbers, engine data, updated pricing based on the 1-to-6 condition code and more!
Author: Mike Stubblefield
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Category: Technology & Engineering
Author: John W Alcorn VK2JWA
Category: Cipher and telegraph codes
Author: Michael Wynn Jones
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group
Over three hundred political and social satires and caricatures, with commentaries and interpretive captions, present an unusual view, from both sides of the Atlantic, of important events and figures of the Revolution
Author: Jefferson Bryant
Publisher: CarTech Inc
How to Swap GM LS-Series Engines into (Almost) Anything shows how to fit these powerhouse engines into popular GM F-Body cars, such as the Camaro and Firebird, but also how install these powerplants non-GM muscle cars, sports cars, trucks, and of course, hot rods. This book includes a historical review, complete specs and detailed information, so you can select and fit the best LS engine for a particular vehicle and application. A section on mounting kits explains how to install these engines into a variety of cars using readily available motor mount kits, universal engine mounts, or fabricated mounts. In addition, the book shows you how to perform necessary oil pan modifications and adapt accessory drivers as well as choose the most suitable fuel pump, exhaust system, wiring harness, and electronic control module.
Author: Jim Horner
How to wire a car from scratch.
Author: Cari D. Elmore
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
Bubble Head is a Crested Polish Banty – One Slick Chick – and a strange-looking chicken that takes on a crafty fox in the first part of this children’s adventure book. “I happen to be a stunning chicken. I allow these humans to pet my lovely feathers and tell me I’m one hot chicken, but of course I know this. It’s obvious I’m a chicken worth pick-en.” Whether she’s strange-looking or lovely, this hip chick will delight young readers as she takes on some worthy adversaries, including a killer fox, and a large snapping spider that appears on Halloween (and if it bites, you become the spider). Does Bubble Head come out on top?
Author: Bill Schorr
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Nothing pleases Gunther Grizzwell like a good meal. Accompanied by his porcupine pal, the always-perplexing Pierpoint, Gunther roams the hills and campsites of the forest forever on the lookout for a tasty morsel of any shape or size. In this e-book only collection of Grizzwells comics, the duo ponders life’s most important questions, such as: When it comes to road kill, is white or dark meat best? How important is presentation when serving up a delicious woodland creature? And which has the worst aftertaste, opossum omelets or stray Chihuahuas? Clever and sharply drawn, The Grizzwells is a funny and unpredictable spin on the traditional family comic strip—with bite. Created by award-winning artist Bill Schorr, it has been in syndication nationally for more than twenty years.
How to Turn That One-Time Buyer Into a Lifetime Customer
Author: Carl Sewell,Paul B. Brown
Category: Business & Economics
In this completely revised and updated edition of the customer service classic, Carl Sewell enhances his time-tested advice with fresh ideas and new examples and explains how the groundbreaking “Ten Commandments of Customer Service” apply to today’s world. Drawing on his incredible success in transforming his Dallas Cadillac dealership into the second largest in America, Carl Sewell revealed the secret of getting customers to return again and again in the original Customers for Life. A lively, down-to-earth narrative, it set the standard for customer service excellence and became a perennial bestseller. Building on that solid foundation, this expanded edition features five completely new chapters, as well as significant additions to the original material, based on the lessons Sewell has learned over the last ten years. Sewell focuses on the expectations and demands of contemporary consumers and employees, showing that businesses can remain committed to quality service in the fast-paced new millennium by sticking to his time-proven approach: Figure out what customers want and make sure they get it. His “Ten Commandants” provide the essential guidelines, including: • Underpromise, overdeliver: Never disappoint your customers by charging them more than they planned. Always beat your estimate or throw in an extra service free of charge. • No complaints? Something’s wrong: If you never ask your customers what else they want, how are you going to give it to them? • Measure everything: Telling your employees to do their best won’t work if you don’t know how they can improve.
An Enthusiast's Reference
Author: James K. Wagner
Publisher: Enthusiast Books
Appealing to both historians and enthusiasts GMC Light Duty Trucks is a chronological overview of the popular General Motors vehicles that have been long considered Pontiac's trucks. It begins by tracing their roots to the year 1902 and origins as the long-departed Rapid and Reliance brands. The story continues with the pair joining an emergent General Motors and 1912 consolidation as GMC. A discussion of significant early milestones follows: Model 15 of 1914 the first "true" GMC; the role of GMC's military vehicles during the First World War; and, the impact of General Motors' acquiring Yellow Cab Manufacturing Company, which it merged with General Motors Truck Company and led to the wide range of GMC light duties when Yellowcab trucks, the Pontiac Delivery and Chevrolet Commercial Bodies were integrated into the evolving GMC line. Next the important middle years are reviewed, highlighting effects of GM's corporate styling leadership on GMC; the offering expansion of the immediate pre-World War II era that brought several distinctive types to the line-up; the all-new 1939 model light truck engine, cab and bodies; contributions to the Second World War allied military effort; and, the birth of GMC Truck & Coach Division. The major postwar styling and functional redesigns of 1947 and 1955 are covered in detail along with the arrival of civilian 4x4 pickups and, in particular, the ambitious Breakthrough Engineering efforts for 1960, culminating in the V-6 engine program that marked the high tide of GMC uniqueness. The book concludes by summarizing the past three decades when a broadening diversity of added models-sport utilities, diesels, full-size and mini vans, multi-purpose vehicles, and compact and mid-size pickups contributed to a massive growth in customer acceptance.
Author: Shawn Henderson
Publisher: HP Trade
Category: Technology & Engineering
This is a detailed guide on how to install GM's popular LS small-block engines into just about any other vehicle, the most popular conversion in the aftermarket today. Includes an overview of the Chevy LS series engine, technical details on swapping transmissions, drivetrain, fuel system, wiring and ECU, exhaust and installation.
Author: James M. Flammang
Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Production totals collected in this catalog offer a glimpse into the car collecting hobby's future. You'll also find complete technical specifications, serial numbers, and more!