Heavy Duty Truck Systems, 5th Edition

  • Sean Bennett Centennial College, retired
  • ISBN-10: 1435483820
  • ISBN-13: 9781435483828
  • 1280 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2001, 1996
  • © 2011 | Published
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Overview

HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, 5th EDITION is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.


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What's New

  • Standard to metric values (metric in brackets) throughout except for CVSA and FMVSS compliance specs. (These are not converted due to the potential to create confusion).
  • Shift from PM routines to prognostic maintenance, reflecting current trucking industry practices.
  • Updating of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, changes in electronic service tools, collision avoidance technologies, and service information systems (SIS).
  • Introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmissions (CX family).
  • Coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.
  • Inclusion of Reefer cryogenics and BlueCool-type heat exchanges.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Servicing Heavy-Duty Trucks.
2. Shop Safety and Operations.
3. Tools and Fasteners.
4. Maintenance.
5. Fundamentals of Electricity.
6. Fundamentals of Electronics and Computers.
7. Batteries.
8. Charging Systems.
9. Cranking Systems.
10. Chassis Electrical Circuits.
11. Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits.
12. Multiplexing.
13. Hydraulics fundamentals.
14. Clutches.
15. Standard Transmissions.
16. Standard Transmission Servicing.
17. Torque Converters.
18. Automatic Transmissions.
19. Automatic Transmission Maintenance.
20. Electronically Automated Standard Transmissions.
21. Electronic Automatic Transmissions.
22. Driveshaft Assemblies.
23. Heavy-Duty Truck Axles.
24. Heavy-Duty Truck Axle Service and Repair.
25. Steering and Alignment.
26. Suspension Systems.
27. Wheels and Tires.
28. Truck Brake Systems.
29. Hydraulic and Air-over-Hydraulic Braking Systems.
30. ABS and EBS Braking Systems.
31. Air Brake Servicing.
32. Vehicle Chassis Frame.
33. Heavy Duty Truck Trailers.
34. Fifth Wheels and Coupling Systems.
35. Heavy-Duty HVAC systems.
Acronyms.
Glossary.
Index.

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HEAVY VEHICLE SYSTEMS, International Edition is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.


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HEAVY DUTY TRUCK SYSTEMS, 5th EDITION is a best-selling introduction to servicing medium-and heavy-duty trucks, providing a strong foundation of content on Electricity and Electronics, Power Train, Steering and Suspension, Brakes, and Accessories Systems. The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery technology, and coverage of new FMVSS 121 (2009) stopping distance for semi-combinations.


Meet the Author

About the Author

Sean Bennett

Sean Bennett is a former program coordinator for the Truck and Diesel Department at Centennial College as well as a former corporate trainer for Mack Trucks. During his 20-year tenure at the college, he authored new curricula, helped overhaul existing course offerings, and chaired a wide range of curriculum development committees for the Province of Ontario. Mr. Bennett has written more than 30 books dealing with diesel, truck, heavy equipment, and automotive technology and currently devotes his career to technical writing and speaking engagements. He is an active member of the American Trucking Association's Technology and Maintenance Council, the Association of Diesel Specialists, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the North American Council of Automotive Teachers. He is widely regarded as the foremost author in medium/heavy-duty truck technology.