Hybrid and Alternative Fuel Vehicles

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Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 368 pages
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This is the first and only book 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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Contents

The Clean Air Act Establishes
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Kyoto Protocol
9
Summary
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Copyright

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About the author (2009)

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.

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