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Diesel Technology: Steering And Suspension, Student Workbook, 3rd Edition

  • Roger LeRoy Miller
  • Terry Scarberry
  • Carl Tesch
  • ISBN-10: 0763796425
  • ISBN-13: 9780763796426
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2008 Published
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About the Product

For sales or pricing inquiries outside of the United States, please visit: to access a list of international CDX Automotive Account Managers. Diesel Technology: Steering and Suspension, Student Workbook, Third Edition consists of ten units divided into three sections. Section A: Chassis, Tires, and Wheels addresses cab components, tires, rims, and wheels, and chassis components. Section B: Steering covers manual and power steering systems. Section C: Suspension covers front and rear suspension and vehicle alignment. NATEF/ASE tasks for Heavy-Duty Truck Technician Steering and Suspension are taught in this publication, and are identified in a crosswalk document in the teachers edition.


  • Diesel Technology: Suspension and Steering, Third Edition is part of the Diesel Technology Series

  • The Diesel Technology Series offers a comprehensive approach to the knowledge and practical application needed to help produce well-trained, entry-level technicians. To ensure that the content is relevant to the industry, measurable and observable outcomes are aligned to the NATEF/ASE skill standards. The instructional materials provided as part of this series are designed to help support the training offered through secondary and postsecondary programs around the United States.

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller

Roger LeRoy Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. He has been on the staff of a number of universities, including the University of Washington; Clemson University; and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught about intellectual property and entertainment law. A widely respected author, he has published in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous leading textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND CASES; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS: TEXT AND CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.

Table of Contents

Section A Chassis, Tires, and Wheels
Unit 1–A Cab Components
Unit 2–A Tires, Rims, and Wheels
Unit 3–A Chassis Components

Section B Steering
Unit 1–B Steering Column and Manual Steering Gear
Unit 2–B Power Steering Systems
Unit 3–B Steering Axle Components

Section C Suspension
Unit 1–C Front Suspension
Unit 2–C Rear Spring Suspension
Unit 3–C Rear Beam Suspension
Unit 4–C Rear Air Suspension
Unit 5–C Vehicle Alignment