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Dictionary Of Automotive Technology

  • Sean Bennett
  • ISBN-10: 0919852378
  • ISBN-13: 9780919852372
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2003 Published
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About the Product

A no-nonsense introduction to automotive language that explains terms in an easy to understand manner, this dictionary is especially useful for novice technicians, those with English as a second language, and those wishing to become familiar with North American automotive terminology. Addressing current automotive electronic systems terminology and acronyms, the simple, concise explanations will assist anyone in the study and interpretation of workshop manuals and technical data. Covering the full spectrum of motive power technology from the motorcycle and automobile, through highway commercial vehicles to off-road heavy equipment, this book will be a useful addition to any technician's reference library, and an indispensable tool for students and apprentices.

About the Author

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment and automotive technology, and he currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in commercial vehicle technology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Dictionary of Automotive Technology
3. List of Acronyms
4. Conversion Tables

New to this edition

  • Clear-cut, easy to understand explanations
  • Covers the full spectrum of highway automotive equipment.
  • Includes commonly used formulae
  • Contains a separate glossary of acronyms
  • Arranged into three easy-to-use sections