Bosch Automotive Handbook - 8th Edition

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All about automotive engineering in a pocketbook

Robert Bosch GmbH published the first incarnation of the Automotive Handbook in 1932. The original preface to this edition introduced the book as follows: "These 'Technical Tables' are an attempt to give users of our products a small, handy collection of the interesting formulas, values, and figures - drawn mainly from automotive technology -that are otherwise scattered across various magazines." Three years later, the "Technical Tables" were renamed the "Automotive Handbook."

Over seventy-five years later, the Bosch Automotive Handbook is now an indispensable reference source of precise information on the subject of automotive technology. This brand-new 8th edition is revised and extended throughout.

Contents - central themes

  • Basic principles: physics, materials, machine parts, joining and bonding techniques
  • Vehicle physics: basic terms of automotive engineering, motor-vehicle dynamics, vehicle acoustics
  • Internal-combustion engines: gasoline engine, diesel engine, turbochargers and superchargers, exhaust-gas system
  • Emission-control and diagnosis legislation
  • Management for spark-ignition engines: manifold injection, gasoline direct injection, alternative gasoline-engine operation
  • Management for diesel engines: common rail
  • Alternative drives: hybrid drive, fuel cell
  • Chassis systems: suspension, wheel suspensions, steering, brake systems
  • Active safety: antilock braking system, driving-dynamics control system
  • Lighting equipment
  • Automotive electrics: vehicle electrical systems, starter batteries, electrical machines, alternators
  • Automotive electronics: automotive networking, buses, architecture of electronic systems, sensors
  • Driver-assistance systems: parking systems, vehicle navigation, Adaptive Cruise Control, night-vision systems

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Automotive Subjects included for the first time:

# Aerodynamics

# Analog and digital signal transmission

# Coating systems

# Commercial-vehicle braking management as the platform for commercial-vehicle driver assistance systems

# Development methods and application-engineering tools for electronic systems

# Diagnostics

# Emissions reduction systems

# Engine lubrication

# Environmental management

# Fleet management

# Friction-engagement connections

# Hydrostatics

# Mechatronics

# Mobile information services

# Multimedia systems

# Positive-engagement connections

# Sound design

# Vehicle wind tunnels

# Workshops technology

Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German

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