Dictionary of Automotive Technology
This compact dictionary was developed with the language requirements of the contemporary motive power technician in mind. Simple, concise explanations will assist both the novice and experienced practicing technician in study and interpretation of workshop manuals and technical data.
The dictionary covers the full spectrum of motive power technology from the motorcycle and automobile, through to highway commercial vehicles and off-road heavy equipment.
A no-nonsense introduction to automotive language that explains terms in an easy to understand manner, this dictionary is especially useful for novice technicians, those with English as a second language, and those wishing to become familiar with North American automotive terminology. Addressing current automotive electronic systems terminology and acronyms, the simple, concise explanations will assist anyone in the study and interpretation of workshop manuals and technical data. Covering the full spectrum of motive power technology from the motorcycle and automobile, through highway commercial vehicles to off-road heavy equipment, this book will be a useful addition to any technician’s reference library, and an indispensable tool for students and apprentices.
About the Author
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 a 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 he 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 commercial vehicle technology.