Advances in Vehicle Design

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Wiley, Mar 22, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 178 pages
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Advances in Vehicle Design is an introduction to vehicle and body systems in the sense of providing readers with an insight into analytical methods given in a wide variety of published sources such as technical journals, conference papers, and proceedings of engineering institutions, for which a comprehensive list of references is provided.

 John Fenton distils and presents the best of this research and industry practice into an easily digestible, highly illustrated, and accessible form. Drawing on the available information, the author provides a well-structured and vital reference source for all automotive engineers.


  • Materials and construction advances
  • Structure and safety
  • Powertrain/chassis systems
  • Electrical and electronic systems
  • Vehicle development
  • Systems development: powertrain/chassis
  • System developments: body structure/systems

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Materials and construction advances
Steel durability and structural efficiency
Vigorous development of light alloys

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About the author (1999)

John Fenton was most recently the Editor of Automotive Engineer, the journal published by Professional Engineering Publishing.

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