This is a common-curiosity commerce ebook that explains the improvement of automotive engineering and know-how from the begin of the enterprise earlier than 1900 to the present day. Automotive Milestones, (PDF) describes how numerous components and programs in the vehicle work in layman’s phrases, with out resorting to arithmetic, and emphasizes the key milestones in the historic improvement of automotive know-how. All illustrations and pictures are in full coloration. The aimed viewers is older teenagers to adults of any age who’re excited about the subject and could also be concerned in it as a interest. Occasionally known as “gearheads” or “motorheads”, they kind an enormous market. Over the years, a number of of the writer’s engineering college students have been on this class, and he usually would see on-campus automobile golf equipment to elucidate the means issues automotive labored, being cautious to remove or damp down any sophisticated arithmetic, as he does on this ebook. An Internet search discovered solely names which are both “hard-engineering oriented” — like publications from the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) — or mere compilations of dates. eBooks in the latter class be aware the indicators however with out hardly any rationalization in any respect of how these developments truly perform in a technical sense – which is the objective of this ebook.
“Automotive Milestones, by Robert L. Norton, is about all the instruments which are wanted in an vehicle and how they work. The ebook consists of eight key chapters, every overlaying a serious mechanical system of the vehicle together with a abstract chapter and appendices. There are quite a few illustrations and images used all through the ebook to assist the ideas mentioned.
The writer has comprehensively researched the topic and leaves the reader with a brand new appreciation of what has been tried over roughly 250 years of the vehicle historical past. The ebook is logically organized and plainly defined in a means that solely an individual with in-depth data may do.
His newest book is Automotive Milestones which gives the cornerstones of a radical understanding of vehicle know-how. If you might be simply searching for a standard understanding of the vehicle, searching for inspiration in assist of a brand new thought, or simply need a transient historical past of automotive milestones, this ebook is a should-learn.” — Parker Ackley, Antique Automobile Enthusiast
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