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Title:
Driving-safety systems.
Author:
Robert Bosch GmbH.
Edition:
Second updated and expanded edition.
Publication Information:
Stuttgart : Bosch, 1999.
Physical Description:
250 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
"New: Electronic Stability Program ESP"--Cover.

"All the manuals from the Bosch "Technical Instruction" publication range dealing with driving-safety systems were combined to form this reference book"--Foreword.

Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780768005110
Format :
Book

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Formerly 'Automotive Brake Systems'. 2nd Edition. Safety is very important in vehicle design and operation. Driving-Safety Systems is the new edition of what was formerly titled 'Automotive Brake Systems'. The title has been changed to reflect the addition of information on recent technological advancements in safety systems beyond braking systems such as traction control systems (TCS) and electronic stability control (ESP). Ideal for engineers, technicians and enthusiasts, this book offers a wide range of detailed and easy-to-understand descriptions of the most important control systems and components. A new section on electronic stability has been added, and sections on driving physics, braking systems basics and braking systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles have been updated. Contents include: Driving Safety in the Vehicle Basics of Driving Physics Braking-System Basics Braking Systems for Passenger Cars Commercial Vehicles - Basic Concepts, Systems and Diagrams Compressed Air Equipment Symbols Equipment for Commercial Vehicles Brake Testing Electronic Stability Program ESP.