Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles

ISBN-10: 0130846945

ISBN-13: 9780130846945

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Tom Birch, Chuck Rockwood

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Undergraduate level courses in Automatic Transmissions Theory or Service. Automotive Transmissions and Transaxles is a comprehensive text that covers the operating principles as well as the service and repair procedures for modern automatic transmissions and transaxles. It is the most complete and up-to-date text on the subject, with hundreds of illustrations and thorough coverage of modern automatic transmissions. The readable format begins with operating theory and progresses from service and maintenance operations to problem diagnosis and repair procedures.
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Book details

List price: $84.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 546
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

Tom Birch is a member of the following associations California Auto Teachers (CAT), North American Counsel of Auto Teachers (NACAT), Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS), Automotive Service Councils of California, Society of Auto. Engineering (SAE),

Service Information, Fasteners, Tools, and Safety
Learning Objectives
Vehicle Identification
Service Information
Steel Classification
Threaded Fasteners
Basic Tool List
Measuring Tools
Safety Tips for Technicians
Electrical Cord Safety
Fire Extinguishers
Review Questions
Chapter Quiz
Environmental and Hazardous Materials
Learning Objectives
Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
Hazardous Waste
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
Clean Air Act
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Asbestos Exposure Hazard
Proper Disposal
Review Questions
Chapter Quiz
Introduction to Transmissions
Transmissions: Their Purpose
Torque and Horsepower
Gear Ratios
Tractive Force
Standard Transmission and Clutch
Simple Planetary Gearsets
Compound Planetary Gearsets
Control Devices
Transmission Hydraulics
Torque Converters
Transaxle Final Drive and Differential
Four Wheel Drive
Nonplanetary Gear Automatic Transmissions
Hybrid Drive System
Apply Devices: Clutches and Bands
Driving Devices
Multiple-Disc Driving Clutches
Clutch Plates
Clutch Operation
One-Way Driving Clutches
Clutch Operation
Holding/Reaction Devices
Multiple-Disc Holding Clutches
One-Way Holding Clutches
Band Operation
Shift Quality
Shifts Involving One-Way Clutches
Deceleration with One-Way Clutches
Power Flow Through Transmission Gearsets
Rules of Power Transfer
Planetary Gear Ratios
Transmission Schematics
Simpson Gear Train Transmissions
First Gear
Second Gear
Third Gear
Shift Timing
Simpson Gear Train Plus and Additional Gearset
Ravigneaux Gearsets
Two-Speed Arrangement and Operation
Three-Speed Arrangement and Operation: First Version
Three-Speed Arrangement and Operation: Second Version
Four-Speed Arrangement and Operation: First Version
Four-Speed Arrangement and Operation: Second Version
Four-Speed Overdrive Gearset
Four-Speed Overdrive Geafset: Second Version
Four-Speed Overdrive Gearset: Variation of Second Version
Four-Speed Overdrive: Variation Two
Nonplanetary Gearsets
Helical Gear Types
CVT Types
Hydraulic System Theory
Hydraulic Principles
Simple Hydraulic Systems
Basic Automatic Transmission Hydraulics
Producing Fluid Flow and Pressure
Providing Clean Fluid
Controlling Fluid Flows
Valve Hydraulic Forces
Controlling Fluid Pressure
Sealing Fluid Pressure
Special Notes on Elastomers
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