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Hybrid and Alternative Fuels Vehicles

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ISBN-10: 0135044146

ISBN-13: 9780135044148

Edition: 2009

Authors: James D. Halderman, Tony Martin

List price: $104.20
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Description For courses in Hybrid Vehicles, New Automotive Technologies, and Alternative Fuels. This is the first and only textbook that covers hybrid vehicles in a practical way and is designed for the service technician or automotive student. Beginning with an explanation of the fundamentals, the book discusses historical trends and concerns for the environment, and then moves on to more detailed concepts of systems. It devotes separate chapters to each system and then highlights products from leading manufacturers, making the information easy to incorporate into an existing course. Special features are included that apply material to the service training field and photos and illustrations are ample throughout.
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Book details

List price: $104.20
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

James D. Halderman is the author of a large number of books, mainly college-level textbooks featuring information on automotive systems and other engineering services. In the textbook Automotive Brake Systems, Halderman discusses the purpose, function, operation and diagnosis of automotive braking systems including ABS. Some of Halderman's other textbooks include: Automotive Chassis Systems, which covers all under-vehicle components, operations, diagnosis's, and services; Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems, featuring numerous troubleshooting techniques that can be used in the classroom or for reference; and Engines--Theory and Servicing, a complete orientation to automotive engines and engine repair topics. Halderman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ohio Northern University in 1968, and has worked as Professor of Engineering Technologies at Sinclair Community College.

Carbon-Based Fuels and the Environment
Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles
Internal Combustion Engine Systems
Gasoline and Alternative Fuels
Hybrid Batteries and Battery Service
Electric Motors, Generators, and Controls
Regenerative Braking Systems
Hybrid Vehicle Transmissions and Transaxles
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
First Responder and Safety Procedures
Honda Hybrid Vehicles
Toyota/Lexus Hybrid Vehicles
Ford/Mercury Hybrid Vehicles
General Motors Hybrid Vehicles
Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies