Automotive Milestones: The Technological Development of the by Robert L. Norton PDF

By Robert L. Norton

This is a common curiosity exchange publication that describes the advance of automobile know-how and engineering from the beginning of the ahead of 1900 to the current day. It explains how a number of platforms and parts within the car paintings in layman's phrases, with out resorting to arithmetic, and highlights the keymilestones within the old improvement of car expertise. All images and illustrations are in complete colour. The meant viewers is older young people to adults of any age who're drawn to the topic and should be all for it as a hobby.  occasionally often called "gearheads" or "motorheads", they shape an immense industry. through the years a few of the author's engineering scholars have been during this type, and he usually might meet with on-campus vehicle golf equipment to provide an explanation for the best way issues car labored, being cautious to damp down or put off any complex arithmetic, as he does during this booklet. a web seek chanced on merely titles which are both "hard-engineering orientated" -- akin to courses from the Society of automobile Engineers (SAE) -- or mere compendiums of dates. Books within the latter type observe the milestones yet with out rarely any clarification in any respect of the way those advancements really paintings in a technical experience - that's the purpose of this book.

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