1st Edition

Basic Motorsport Engineering





ISBN 9780750689090
Published February 17, 2011 by Routledge
276 Pages

USD $51.95

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Book Description

Motorsport is not just about the spectacle of some of the world's most popular and famous sporting events - it also plays a crucial role in developing new techniques and technologies.

Each unit in the IMI and EAL level 2 courses are covered in full, and the chapters can be easily matched to the BTEC First course structure. The book covers introductory topics in motorsport from vehicle science and maths through the basics of vehicle maintenance to pre and post race inspections.

Written by an experienced teacher and author with decades of involvement with the industry, packed with detailed colour illustrations and learning tips, Basic Motorsport Engineering is the perfect textbook for you to make the first move into this most dynamic of industries.

Table of Contents

Introduction by John Surtees MBE; Abbreviations and symbols; Body and chassis; Engine technology; Fuel system; Ignition system, Cooling system; Lubrication; Clutch; Transmission system; Suspension and steering; Wheels and tyres; Braking system; Electrical and electronic systems; Glossary; Index.

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