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Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems (Cdx Learning Systems)

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Author: Wright, Gus

Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 1912

Release Date: 29-07-2019

Details: Product Description Thoroughly updated and expanded, Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems, Second Edition offers comprehensive coverage of basic concepts and fundamentals, building up to advanced instruction on the latest technology coming to market for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses. Now organized by outcome-based objectives to improve instructional clarity and adaptability in a more readable format, all content seamlessly aligns with the latest ASE Medium-Heavy Truck Program requirements for IMMR through MTST. This industry-leading Second Edition includes six new chapters that reflect state-of-the-art technological innovations, such as distributed electronic control systems, energy-saving technologies, and automated driver-assistance systems. NEW CONTENT • Offers detailed coverage of automated manual transmissions and new electronic transmission technologies, including the Eaton Endurant 12-speed and the Volvo I-shift with crawler gear • Emphasizes instruction on electronic transmission servicing with Skill Drills (step-by-step instruction) that prepare technicians to work with current and future technologies • Provides coverage of multiple fuel conservation innovations, such as truck platooning and the role of drivelines in down-speeding • Covers new and advanced electronic control systems and on-board networks that prepare technicians to identify problems and reprogram fixes for mechatronics and microelectronics, such as safety-interlock systems and Model Predictive Control Systems • Discusses advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and introduces the new SAE Level 3 autonomous driving commercial vehicles and battery electric vehicles such as the Tesla and Nikola class 8 tractors • Features an expanded collection of detailed photographs and illustrations for visual learners • Introduces updated ASE employability skills and safety standards as well as detailed coverage of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) • Includes new ISO standards content plus additional European and Asian vehicle standards for wheels, hubs, and braking systems DYNAMIC TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS This text full aligns to CDX Online Access for Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Online training program. With an easy-to-use interface and seamless integration with this resource, the online learning system reinforces and extends the learning topics from two-dimensional paper to interactive e-learning. Online resources include: • Thousands of images and digital media assets such as animations and videos • Updated tasksheets aligned to the latest ASE Education Foundation standards • Mobile-ready course materials • Audiobook and eBook versions of this text Learn more at www.cdxlearning.com. About the Author Gus Wright is a member of the faculty in the Truck and Coach program at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada. A diesel enthusiast, he currently teaches apprentice technicians the latest technology in trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. He has worked for more than 35 years in the industry, earning multiple trade qualifications and creating technician curriculum for both corporate and college level education. He is also the author of Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Diesel Engines (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2017) and co-author of Fundamentals of Medium/Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicle Systems (Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2017). A university graduate, he actively engages in applied research related to engine emissions, alternate fuels, and HD electrical technology. Owen C. Duffy is a motive power instructor in the Truck and Coach program at Centennial College in Ontario, Canada. In the past 19 years, he has taught several thousand apprenticeship and post-secondary students as they pursued a career in the diesel field. He holds Red Seal license qualifications in truck coach, automotive, and alternative fuels, and he has over 40 years of experience in the industry. He holds a college cer

Package Dimensions: 11.1 x 8.9 x 2.6 inches

Languages: English