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Automotive electrical maintenance

Author: Stewart Robertson
Publisher: Oxford : Newnes, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes how to carry out safely a range of basic servicing checks and replacements, such as they will be asked routinely to carry out in a general motor workshop. It assumes no scientific or mathematical background and includes numerous practical assignments to help develop understanding and questions to test comprehension.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Robertson, Stewart.
Automotive Electrical Maintenance.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©1994
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Robertson
ISBN: 9780080928562 0080928560
OCLC Number: 815471232
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 120 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Automotive Electrical Maintenance; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Glossary; Chapter 1. Electricity; Conductors; Insulators; Electric current; Electric circuits; Series circuits; Parallel circuits; Primary ignition circuits; Measuring current; Resistance; Measuring voltage; Multimeters; Chapter 2. Components, Wires and Codes; Conductors (wires); Resistors; Connectors; Systems and components; Instrumentation; Switches; Resistors; Capacitors; Relays; Transistors; Diodes; Fuses; Chapter 3. Predicting Circuit Behaviour; Power; Current, voltage, resistance relationships. Ohms LawOther circuit laws; Resistance in series circuits; Fault-finding; Voltage measurements; Current measurements; Hazards; Chapter 4. Batteries; Battery construction; Discharging; Charging; Electrolyte; Battery voltage; Battery recharging; Connecting batteries; Battery maintenance; Testing; Battery faults; Chapter 5. Electromagnetic Devices; The magnetic effect of electricity; Magnetism; Electromagnets; Electric motors; Generators; Magnetic sensors; Reed switches; Reluctors; Chapter 6. The Heating Effeet of Current; Light bulbs; Glow plugs; Bi-metallic strip devices. Chapter 7. Semiconductor DevicesTemperature sensors; Pressure sensors; The Hall effect sensor; Diodes; Light emitting diodes (LED); Zener diodes; Transistors; Thyristors; Chapter 8. Electrical and Electronic Systems; Electronic control systems; Electronic ignition; Electronic fuel injection; ABS (antilocking braking system); Warning system; Fluid level sensing system; Instrument systems; Digital display systems; Fibre optics; Fault-finding wiring faults; Appendix 1; Index.
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