Level 1 Principles of Light Vehicle Operations

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780435048150

Category: Motor vehicles

Page: 325

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Written in line with the revised specifications, applicable for Scottish Vocational Qualifications, and specially engineered around your candidates needs and abilities, this book offers a solution for those taking and delivering the new level 1 qualifications in light vehicle operations.
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Level 2 Principles of Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780435048167

Category: Motor vehicles

Page: 400

View: 3363

Heinemann offers a total solution for those taking and delivering the new Level 2 qualifications in Principles of Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs, providing everything tutors and learners need for the fast track to success.
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Level 3 Diploma Principles of Light Vehicle Technology Candidate Handbook

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers

ISBN: 9780435075644

Category: Motor vehicles

Page: 368

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Designed specifically for Level 3, this handbook helps learners focus on diagnostics and rectifying faults as a progression from Level 2. It covers the latest technology within the industry, providing knowledge and skills to pass the qualification, but which are also highly relevant to the workplace.
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Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology

Author: Victor Albert Walter Hillier

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748705313

Category: Automobiles

Page: 486

View: 1888

This is the fourth edition of a textbook which aims to cover the construction of motor vehicles and their components in a manner simple enough to be understood by young apprentices beginning their training as mechanics, and detailed enough to serve as a solid foundation for later work.
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Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Second Edition

Author: Tom Denton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317931300

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 368

View: 6819

The second edition of Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Systems concentrates on core technologies to provide the essential information required to understand how different vehicle systems work. It gives a complete overview of the components and workings of a vehicle from the engine through to the chassis and electronics. It also explains the necessary tools and equipment needed in effective car maintenance and repair, and relevant safety procedures are included throughout. Designed to make learning easier, this book contains: Photographs, flow charts and quick reference tables Detailed diagrams and clear descriptions that simplify the more complicated topics and aid revision Useful features throughout, including definitions, key facts and ‘safety first’ considerations. In full colour and with support materials from the author’s website (www.automotive-technology.org), this is the guide no student enrolled on an automotive maintenance and repair course should be without.
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Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Author: John Hamilton,Patrick Hamilton,John Rooke,Robert Sharman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408011621

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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This new edition of the highly successful Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 2 workbook provides complete coverage of the National Occupational Standards at Level 2 as set by the IMI and has been reviewed by Roy Brooks, the highly acclaimed author of the first edition. The easy to use, spiral bound format makes this the perfect companion for the course, enabling learners to use the workbook in-class and while carrying out practical tasks. Learners will be inspired by the full-colour diagrams and images illustrating key techniques and the Tip Boxes, weblinks, activities and questions will ensure learners have full understanding of all the essential information.
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An Introductory Guide to Motor Vehicle Maintenance

Light Vehicles

Author: Phil Knott,Adam Roylance

Publisher: EMS Publishing

ISBN: 9781903348246

Category: Transportation

Page: 384

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"An Introductory Guide To Motor Vehicle Maintenance" is a component-by-component survey of automobiles structured to support apprentice mechanics at school and in the workplace. This straight forward and engaging textbook has comprehensive chapters on engines, gearboxes, and the vehicle body, a clear description of electrical principles and systems. and a guide to the workplace and how to work safely on it. Each chapter has a check list of typical service tasks, as well as detailed but easy explanations of operation. Auto mechanic students and apprentices as well as practical car enthusiasts will find this book very helpful. * Learner-focused language and layout * Clear diagrams and cutaways * Guide to tools * Typical service tasks identified and described
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Vehicle Maintenance Level 1

Author: Patrick Hamilton,John Rooke,Julian Brown

Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

ISBN: 9781408064221

Category: Automobiles

Page: 250

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This new edition of the highly successful Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Level 1 workbook provides complete coverage of the QCF National Occupational Standards at Level 1 as set by the IMI and is in-line with VRQ and NVQ qualifications. Learners will be inspired by the full-colour diagrams and images illustrating key techniques and the Tip Boxes, weblinks, activities and questions will ensure learners have full understanding of all the essential information. This easy to use, easy to follow workbook ensures learners have all the theoretical and practice knowledge in preparation for further study or the world of work.
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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology

Author: M.J. Nunney

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483105067

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 514

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Light and Heavy Vehicle Technology, Third Edition covers the essential technology requirements of the City and Guilds Motor Vehicle Craft Studies (381) Part 2, for both light and heavy vehicles. The book discusses the reciprocating piston petrol and diesel engines with regard to their operating principles and combustion chambers and processes. The book also apprises vehicle heating and the importance of engine lubrication and cooling. Numerous examples of vehicle maintenance procedure and of diagnosing vehicle misbehavior in service are also considered. The book covers the different vehicle systems including intake and exhaust, diesel fuel injection, ignition, automatic transmission control, suspension, hydraulic brake, and electrical systems. The vehicle structure, manual and power-assisted steering, tires, road wheels and hubs, layshaft and epicyclic gearboxes, and fluid couplings and torque converters are also discussed. Students of mechanics and mechanical engineering studies will find this book invaluable.
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Automotive Oscilloscopes

Waveform Analysis

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992949266

Category: Automobiles

Page: 200

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Provides information to help automotive technicians systematically diagnose electrical and electronic vehicle faults using an oscilloscope. A large number of illustrations support knowledge and understanding, with an analysis of automotive waveforms.
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Nuclear Energy

Principles, Practices, and Prospects

Author: David Bodansky

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387269313

Category: Science

Page: 694

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This second edition represents an extensive revision of the ?rst edition, - though the motivation for the book and the intended audiences, as described inthepreviouspreface,remainthesame. Theoveralllengthhasbeenincreased substantially, with revised or expanded discussions of a number of topics, - cluding Yucca Mountain repository plans, new reactor designs, health e?ects of radiation, costs of electricity, and dangers from terrorism and weapons p- liferation. The overall status of nuclear power has changed rather little over the past eight years. Nuclear reactor construction remains at a very low ebb in much of the world, with the exception of Asia, while nuclear power’s share of the electricity supply continues to be about 75% in France and 20% in the United States. However,therearesignsofaheightenedinterestinconsideringpossible nuclear growth. In the late 1990s, the U. S. Department of Energy began new programs to stimulate research and planning for future reactors, and many candidate designs are now contending—at least on paper—to be the next generation leaders. Outside the United States, the commercial development ofthePebbleBedModularReactorisbeingpursuedinSouthAfrica,aFrench- German consortium has won an order from Finlandfor the long-plannedEPR (European Pressurized Water Reactor), and new reactors have been built or planned in Asia. In an unanticipated positive development for nuclear energy, the capacity factor of U. S. reactors has increased dramatically in recent years, and most operating reactors now appear headed for 20-year license renewals.
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Battery Reference Book

Author: Thomas P J Crompton

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080499953

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 800

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Crompton's Battery Reference Book has become the standard reference source for a wide range of professionals and students involved in designing, manufacturing, and specifying products and systems that use batteries. This book is unique in providing extensive data on specific battery types, manufacturers and suppliers, as well as covering the theory - an aspect of the book which makes an updated edition important for every professional's library. The coverage of different types of battery is fully comprehensive, ranging from minute button cells to large installations weighing several hundred tonnes. Must-have information and data on all classes of battery in an accessible form Essential reference for design engineers in automotive and aerospace applications, telecommunications equipment, household appliances, etc. Informs you of developments over the past five years
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Autonomous Vehicle Technology

A Guide for Policymakers

Author: James M. Anderson,Kalra Nidhi,Karlyn D. Stanley,Paul Sorensen,Constantine Samaras,Oluwatobi A. Oluwatola

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833084372

Category: Transportation

Page: 214

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The automotive industry appears close to substantial change engendered by “self-driving” technologies. This technology offers the possibility of significant benefits to social welfare—saving lives; reducing crashes, congestion, fuel consumption, and pollution; increasing mobility for the disabled; and ultimately improving land use. This report is intended as a guide for state and federal policymakers on the many issues that this technology raises.
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NVQ/SVQ Level 2 Team Leading Candidate Handbook

Author: Bethan Griffiths,Bethan Bithell,Bernadette Watkins,Nigel Parton

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers

ISBN: 9780435077853

Category: Leadership

Page: 264

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This suite of resources offers providers a cost-effective way to provide support to candidates through content written to match the NVQ, and more interactive learning materials used to develop the understanding needed for the technical certificate.
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Computer Vision

Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848829350

Category: Computers

Page: 812

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Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques. Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, http://szeliski.org/Book/. Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.
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The Art of Game Design

A Book of Lenses, Second Edition

Author: Jesse Schell

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498759564

Category: Computers

Page: 600

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Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.
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Automotive Master Technician

Advanced Light Vehicle Technology

Author: Graham Stoakes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992949228

Category:

Page: 338

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'Technology needs technicians, and the ability to harness technical diagnosis calls for a Master Technician'. The rapid growth in technology used in the production of cars has highlighted the need for a different approach to vehicle diagnosis and repair. The integration of complex electronic control with mechanical systems shows the brilliance in the engineering capabilities of designers and manufacturers. While this technology has improved the comfort, safety, convenience and reliability of vehicles, it has also created an issue with established methods of maintenance and repair. As many of the control systems operate beyond our natural capabilities, diagnostic tooling is required to undertake most of the fault finding duties traditionally conducted by vehicle technicians. Also, the sophisticated nature of advanced system faults will often lead to diagnostic requirements for which there is no prescribed method. One of the fundamental roles of a Master Technician will be the diagnosis and repair of these complex and advanced system faults, for which diagnostic approaches need to be developed that can provide logical strategies to reduce overall diagnostic time. An effective diagnostic routine should always begin with a logical assessment of symptoms and then uses reasoning to reduce the possible number of options, before following a systematic approach to finding and fixing the root cause. The chapters will introduce you to health and safety, electrical principles and the psychology of diagnosis, followed by technical chapters on the operation of advanced vehicle systems including: Advanced Internal Combustion Engine Technology Advanced Vehicle Driveline and Chassis Technology Advanced Vehicle Body Electrics Alternative Fuel Vehicles It will also include chapters on the non-technical skills required from a Master Technician including: Providing Technical Support and Advice to Colleagues in Motor Vehicle Environments Liaising with Vehicle Product Manufacturers and Suppliers on Technical Matters Diagnostic Consultations with Customers in Motor Vehicle Environments Fundamental Management Principles in the Automotive Industry This book offers: Ideal support for learners and tutors undertaking automotive qualifications. Information to help cover the knowledge requirements for Level 4 Master Technicians. A large number of illustrations to support knowledge and understanding.
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Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Author: Tom Denton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317552512

Category: Transportation

Page: 198

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The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (EVs) written specifically for automotive students and vehicle owners Clear diagrams, photos and flow charts outline the charging infrastructure, how EV technology works, and how to repair and maintain hybrid and electric vehicles Optional IMI online eLearning materials enable students to study the subject further and test their knowledge Full coverage of IMI Level 2 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Operation and Maintenance, IMI Level 3 Award in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Repair and Replacement, IMI Accreditation, C&G and other EV/Hybrid courses. The first book on electric and hybrid vehicles (endorsed by the IMI) starts with an introduction to the market, covering the different types of electric vehicle, costs and emissions, and the charging infrastructure, before moving on to explain how hybrid and electric vehicles work. A chapter on electrical technology introduces learners to subjects such as batteries, control systems and charging which are then covered in more detail within their own chapters. The book also covers the maintenance and repair procedures of these vehicles, including fault finding, servicing, repair and first-responder information. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate different technologies.
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Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cybersecurity Operations Center

Author: Carson Zimmerman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692243107

Category:

Page: N.A

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Ten Strategies of a World-Class Cyber Security Operations Center conveys MITRE's accumulated expertise on enterprise-grade computer network defense. It covers ten key qualities of leading Cyber Security Operations Centers (CSOCs), ranging from their structure and organization, to processes that best enable smooth operations, to approaches that extract maximum value from key CSOC technology investments. This book offers perspective and context for key decision points in structuring a CSOC, such as what capabilities to offer, how to architect large-scale data collection and analysis, and how to prepare the CSOC team for agile, threat-based response. If you manage, work in, or are standing up a CSOC, this book is for you. It is also available on MITRE's website, www.mitre.org.
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The Transport System and Transport Policy

An Introduction

Author: Bert van Wee,Jan Anne Annema,David Banister

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 0857936905

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 399

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ÔThis very interesting book provides an excellent multi-disciplinary introduction into the functioning of transport systems and the interaction with their environments.Õ Ð Erik Verhoef, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands ÔThe editors of this important book have clearly identified that few writings on transport treat the transport system as a whole. Implicit in this is a need for a genuinely multidisciplinary approach. An impressive list of contributors ensures that the book draws on the latest research whilst providing new insights into some of the key challenges facing transport students and researchers, transport providers and policy makers.Õ Ð Roger Vickerman, University of Kent, UK ÔSince ancient times transportation has brought our world together. But the need for connectivity and accessibility in a spatially differentiated world has prompted the emergence of very complex transportation systems. This book offers a fresh and operational contribution to a better understanding of the complexity and manageability of a mobile world, by addressing in a balanced way both conceptual and applied or policy aspects of modern transportation systems.Õ Ð Peter Nijkamp, Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands Transport impacts on people and businesses in many different ways, and presents some of the key problems that decision-makers need to address. This comprehensive textbook introduces the transport system in a holistic and multidisciplinary way, bringing together the myriad components of transport. This textbook is written for an international readership of undergraduate and postgraduate students in transport and related subjects, as well as for professionals and policy decision-makers across both public and private sectors. Key features include: ¥ Discussion of the importance of transport accessibility and the impacts of transport on the environment and safety ¥ Policy issues relating to all of the discussed issues and prescribed future options. ¥ Transport evaluation methods and modelling approaches. ¥ Examples to highlight the linkages between components of the transport system Ð for example infrastructures, land-use, vehicle technologies Ð and the relevance of these linkages for decision making.
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