This book is a ready reference for motor truck data a solutions to many motor vehicle problems a a look at the current technology which has revolutionized the trucking industry. This fourth edition updates the basic truck engineering data from previous editions a introduces the latest advancements in electronic applications to truck power trains a operations, assuring optimum performance a economy with a safer a cleaner environment. Useful data from official government tests on anti-lock brakes a traction enhance this edition. Likewise, environmental concern are addressed through the use of non-polluting vehicles using alternative fuels a electrical energy. Chapters cover: The Trucking Industry; Selecting the Size a Type of Vehicle; Road Performance; Fuel Economy a Operating Costs; Chassis Components; Engine Types; Transmissions; Rear Axles; Axle Suspensions; Brakes a Retarders; Drivetrains a Drivelines; Steering Geometry; Wheels a Tires; Alternative Fuels; a Environmental Regulations. To order: SAE, 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrenville, PA 15096-0001; 412-776-4970.Electronic Controls The Series 60 features integral electronic controls called Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls (DDEC). Its major components are ... A block diagram of the DDEC II system is illustrated in Figure 6-21 . Configured for twelve AIDanbsp;...
|Title||:||Motor Truck Engineering Handbook|
|Author||:||James William Fitch|
|Publisher||:||SAE International - 1994|