Fundamentals of Mobile Heavy Equipment

Fundamentals of Mobile Heavy Equipment

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ISBN-13: 9781284112917 | Hardcover | 1,424 pages | Publishes Sept 2017

Key Features

  • Provides students with a thorough introduction to the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of off-road mobile heavy equipment
  • Addresses the equipment in the construction, agricultural, forestry, and mining industries
  • Features helpful pedagogical tools to enhance student comprehension and critical thinking, including review sections, real-world applications, illustrations, step-by-step explanations, and visual summaries
  • Covers all aspects of heavy equipment systems, including:
    • Hydraulics, spanning 14 chapters
    • Braking and suspension systems
    • Tracks drive undercarriage and wheeled machines
    • Hydraulic attachments
    • Electrical and steering systems
    • Transmission and power transfer systems
    • Electric Drives
    • Autonomous and semiautonomous control systems
    • Telematics, on-board networks, and remote machine control
    • Alternative braking and recuperative systems
    • Foundational information, shop practices, and safety concerns

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