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automotive engineering stuff

automotive engineering stuff

automotive engineering stuff

(OP)
hello

I am soon to enter automotive engineering, so can you give me please info about online material, databases, presentations, books, etc to introduce myself to automotive engineering?

some introductory but informative stuff would be nice, as well as some of the reference advanced stuff

thanks!

RE: automotive engineering stuff

Try out Google to find this.

RE: automotive engineering stuff

Automotive Engineering covers many topics. I suggest to start with the SAE bookstore to cover all the basis.

RE: automotive engineering stuff

(OP)
thanks

first, I am looking for a general book, website, CDROM or anything that will help me learn about the various car parts and how they work

but I need it to be a bit technical, for example it should mention the material of the pistons and the challenges of piston desings or how pistons evolved, etc

not much mathematics and physics, but a good description

RE: automotive engineering stuff

One book probably has all you will ever need to know: "Bosch Automotive Handbook"

- Steve

RE: automotive engineering stuff

MIT's courseware, Wikipedia, Google, ASME website are good online resources for learning and knowledge. For books, visit your college library and you will find very informative books on your topic of interest.

Ayesha Iqbal,
Hello Engineers.
http://helloengineers.com/

RE: automotive engineering stuff

Some of the"survey" books by Wm Crouse are decent. One in particular was a silver paper back. It had examples of details of design snitched from SAE papers like GM's development of forged pistons for the 396 big block Chevrolet, Chrysler Hemi bearing loading, etc, etc

RE: automotive engineering stuff

I would see if I could find the textbook specified for a current community college automotive mechanics course and order it (possibly even used) from one of the popular online vendors.

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