Bosch Automotive Handbook - 8th Edition by Robert Bosch GmbHTitle: Bosch Automotive Handbook - 8th Edition
Author: Robert Bosch GmbH
Publisher: Bentley Publishers; 8 edition (June 1, 2011)
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All about automotive engineering in a pocketbook
Robert Bosch GmbH published the first incarnation of the Automotive Handbook in 1932. The original preface to this edition introduced the book as follows: "These 'Technical Tables' are an attempt to give users of our products a small, handy collection of the interesting formulas, values, and figures - drawn mainly from automotive technology -that are otherwise scattered across various magazines." Three years later, the "Technical Tables" were renamed the "Automotive Handbook."
Over seventy-five years later, the Bosch Automotive Handbook is now an indispensable reference source of precise information on the subject of automotive technology. This brand-new 8th edition is revised and extended throughout.
Contents - central themesBasic principles: physics, materials, machine parts, joining and bonding techniquesVehicle physics: basic terms of automotive engineering, motor-vehicle dynamics, vehicle acousticsInternal-combustion engines: gasoline engine, diesel engine, turbochargers and superchargers, exhaust-gas systemEmission-control and diagnosis legislationManagement for spark-ignition engines: manifold injection, gasoline direct injection, alternative gasoline-engine operationManagement for diesel engines: common railAlternative drives: hybrid drive, fuel cellChassis systems: suspension, wheel suspensions, steering, brake systemsActive safety: antilock braking system, driving-dynamics control systemLighting equipmentAutomotive electrics: vehicle electrical systems, starter batteries, electrical machines, alternatorsAutomotive electronics: automotive networking, buses, architecture of electronic systems, sensorsDriver-assistance systems: parking systems, vehicle navigation, Adaptive Cruise Control, night-vision systems