A Textbook of Automobile Engineering, 2/e

A Textbook of Automobile Engineering, 2/e

Authors : Er. S.K. Gupta

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About the Book

A Textbook of Automobile Engineering is a comprehensive treatise which provides clear explanation of vehicle components and basic working principles of systems with simple, unique and easy-to-understand illustrations. The textbook also describes the latest and upcoming technologies and developments in automobiles. 
This edition has been completely updated covering the complete syllabi of most Indian Universities with the aim to be useful for both the students and faculty members. The textbook will also be a valuable source of information and reference for vocational courses, competitive exams, interviews and working professionals. 
Prominent Features:
  • Inclusion of four new chapters on Alternate Fuels, Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell vehicles, Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Regulation and Standards.
  • 1000+ Examples, Figures and Tables for better understanding of concepts.
  • 1000+ Exercises (unsolved numerical problems) with Answers, Theoretical Questions and Objective Type Questions with Answers from latest examination papers of various universities for rigorous practice.
 

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Performance of Automobiles
3. Suspension System
4. Tyre and Wheel
5. Steering System
6. Braking System
7. Electrical fundamentals
8. Battery
9. Charging System
10. Starting System
11. Lighting System and Accessories
12. Air-conditioning, Heating and Ventilation Systems
13. I.C. Engines (Fundamentals and Components)
14. Combustion and Combustion Chambers
15. Working and Testing of I.C. Engines
16. Cooling System
17. Lubrication System
18. Fuel Supply System in Petrol Engines
19. Fuel Systems in Diesel Engines
20. Air Intake and Exhaust System
21. Air Pollution and its Control (Emission Control)
22. Ignition System
23. Clutches
24. Manual Transmission
25. Automatic Transmission
26. Drive Line System
27. Common Tools and Measuring Instruments
28. Maintenance System
29. Alternate Fuels
30. Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles
31. Advanced Vehicle Technologies
32. Regulation and Standards