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Title:
Classroom manual for medium/heavy duty truck electricity and electronics
Author:
Oun, Sulev.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
South Melbourne, Victoria ; Stamford, CT : Delmar Thomson Learning, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
365 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780827370067
Format :
Book

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Summary

Today's Technician Medium and Heavy Duty Truck Electricity and Electronics is a two-set manual providing students with an understanding of the various electronic systems at work in today's medium and heavy duty trucks. The classroom manual is intended for a lecture setting, while the shop manual will give the student real-world, practical application procedures and guidance in a shop setting. Written as a comprehensive set, both manuals cover the fundamentals of electricity and then relate it to all facets of truck electrical systems including; batteries, starting systems, charging systems, lighting systems, electrical accessories, instrumentation, ignition, and engine and vehicle computers.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Safetyp. 1
Objectivesp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Personal Safetyp. 1
Tool Equipment and Safetyp. 4
Lifting the Vehicle Safelyp. 5
Fires and Fire Extinguishersp. 8
Gasolinep. 9
Electrical System Safetyp. 9
Antilock Brake Service Safetyp. 10
Welding and Fabricatingp. 11
Summaryp. 11
Terms to Knowp. 11
Review Questionsp. 12
Chapter 2 Basic Theoriesp. 14
Objectivesp. 14
Introductionp. 14
Basics of Electron Flowp. 14
Electricity Definedp. 16
Types of Currentp. 26
Electrical Circuitsp. 27
Magnetism Principlesp. 36
Theory of Inductionp. 40
EMI Suppressionp. 41
Summaryp. 41
Terms to Knowp. 41
Review Questionsp. 42
Chapter 3 Electrical Componentsp. 44
Objectivesp. 44
Introductionp. 44
Circuit Protection Devicesp. 44
Circuit and Load Control Devicesp. 49
Switchesp. 50
Electronic Componentsp. 56
Circuit Defectsp. 65
Summaryp. 68
Terms to Knowp. 68
Review Questionsp. 68
Chapter 4 Wiring Systems and Diagramsp. 71
Objectivesp. 71
Introductionp. 71
Truck Wiring Systemsp. 71
Truck Wiringp. 73
Wiring Diagramsp. 82
Summaryp. 92
Terms to Knowp. 92
Review Questionsp. 92
Chapter 5 Batteriesp. 95
Objectivesp. 95
Introductionp. 95
Concept of Cellsp. 96
Conventional Batteriesp. 98
Maintenance-free Batteriesp. 103
Battery Terminalsp. 105
Battery Ratingsp. 106
Battery Cablesp. 107
Series and Parallel Hookupsp. 109
Battery Mountingp. 110
Summaryp. 111
Terms to Knowp. 111
Review Questionsp. 112
Chapter 6 Starting Systemsp. 114
Objectivesp. 114
Introductionp. 114
Motor Principlesp. 115
Starter Drivesp. 121
Cranking Motor Circuitsp. 123
Cranking Motor Designsp. 126
Series-Parallel Switchesp. 129
Summaryp. 131
Terms to Knowp. 131
Review Questionsp. 131
Chapter 7 Charging Systemsp. 134
Objectivesp. 134
Introductionp. 134
Principle of Operationp. 136
AC Generator Operation Reviewp. 149
Regulationp. 150
AC Generator Design Differencesp. 159
Charging Indicatorsp. 170
Summaryp. 172
Terms to Knowp. 172
Review Questionsp. 174
Chapter 8 Truck and Trailer Lighting Systemsp. 176
Objectivesp. 176
Introductionp. 176
Requirementsp. 177
Lampsp. 177
Headlightsp. 183
Composite Headlightsp. 186
Headlight Switchesp. 186
Running Lightsp. 191
Harnessesp. 192
Truck-Tractor Light Circuitsp. 193
Turn Signals/Hazard Lightsp. 196
Stoplightsp. 198
Backup Lightsp. 200
Interior Lightsp. 203
Trailer Lightsp. 204
Summaryp. 208
Terms to Knowp. 208
Review Questionsp. 209
Chapter 9 Instrumentation and Warning Systemsp. 211
Objectivesp. 211
Introductionp. 211
Basic Gauge Operationp. 213
Gauge Sending Unitsp. 220
Conventional Speedometers and Tachometersp. 222
Odometersp. 223
Electronic Speedometers and Tachometersp. 223
Warning Indicatorp. 227
Engine Shutdown (Mechanical Engines)p. 223
Pyrometerp. 236
Summaryp. 238
Terms to Knowp. 238
Review Questionsp. 238
Chapter 10 Truck Electrical Accessoriesp. 241
Objectivesp. 241
Introductionp. 241
Electric Hornp. 241
Windshield Wipersp. 243
Blower Motor Circuitsp. 252
Heated and Lighted Mirrorsp. 263
Jacobs Engine Brakep. 263
Control Switchesp. 266
Power Windowsp. 269
Thermatic Engine Fansp. 271
Summaryp. 275
Terms to Knowp. 275
Review Questionsp. 275
Chapter 11 Ignition Systemsp. 278
Objectivesp. 278
Introductionp. 278
Internal Combustion Enginep. 278
Ignition Timingp. 280
Basic Ignition Circuitp. 284
Ignition Componentsp. 285
Spark Timing Systemsp. 290
Electronic Switching Systemsp. 290
Timing Advancep. 295
Common DI Systemsp. 297
Computer-Controlled Timingp. 300
Summaryp. 304
Terms to Knowp. 304
Review Questionsp. 305
Chapter 12 Diesel Computer Systemsp. 307
Objectivesp. 307
Introductionp. 307
Analog and Digital Principlesp. 308
Central Processing Unitp. 321
Computer Memoryp. 322
Inputsp. 324
Outputsp. 333
Actuatorsp. 335
ECM Programmingp. 344
Summaryp. 345
Terms to Knowp. 345
Review Questionsp. 346
Glossaryp. 349
Indexp. 359

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