Heavy Duty Truck Systems

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Cengage Learning, Feb 2, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 1280 pages
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HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, 5th EDITION is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.
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Contents

Introduction to Servicing HeavyDuty Trucks
1
Shop Safety and Operations
21
Tools and Fasteners
39
Maintenance Programs
81
Fundamentals of Electricity
119
Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers
149
Batteries
185
Charging Systems
217
Wheels and Tires
855
Truck Brake Systems
906
Hydraulic Brakes and AiroverHydraulic Brake Systems
962
ABS and EBS
991
Air Brake Servicing
1021
Vehicle Chassis Frame
1079
HeavyDuty Truck Trailers
1102
Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems
1130

Cranking Systems
236
Chassis Electrical Circuits
257
Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits
286
Multiplexing
331
Hydraulics
349
Clutches
386
Standard Transmissions
434
Standard Transmission Servicing
478
Torque Converters
521
Automatic Transmissions
541
Automatic Transmission Maintenance
569
Electronically Automated Standard Transmissions
588
Electronic Automatic Transmissions
612
Drive Shaft Assemblies
667
HeavyDuty Truck Axles
694
HeavyDuty Truck Axle Service and Repair
724
Steering and Alignment
759
Suspension Systems
813
HeavyDuty Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems
1158
Acronyms
1210
Truck Nominal Class Designations
1214
Brake Shoe Identification Chart
1215
Vibration Diagnosis
1216
Hard Steering Troubleshooting Flow Chart
1218
Dual Circuit Brake System Troubleshooting
1219
Driveline Configurations
1220
Measuring Driveline Angles
1221
Vehicle Configurations
1222
Quick Conversion Formula
1223
Glossary
1224
Index
1253
Modules Networked to Truck Data Bus
1275
ZF Automated Transmission Cutaway
1276
Location of Brake Components on Truck Chassis
1277
Complete Pneumatic Circuit on a Highly Optioned 6 x 4 Highway Tractor
1278
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About the author (2010)

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College, as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During a 20-year tenure at the college he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings, and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology and currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association's Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in medium/heavy duty truck technology.

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