• Transportation

High-Performance Handling Handbook


Author: Don Alexander
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760309483
Category: Transportation
Page: 159
View: 5132
Ride quality and steering response set many cars apart from one another. As a result, an enormous aftermarket has sprung up to take factory steering and suspension to the next tier. Everything enthusiast or backyard mechanic needs to know about suspension theory, design, modification, tuning, and creating an integrated system for maximum performance is covered in this hands-on guide. The book covers wheels and tires, suspension and steering, shock absorbers, springs, anti-roll bars, suspension bushings, aerodynamics, and setups for high-performance street, autocross, road race, and drag racing applications.


    • Sports & Recreation

Chassis Engineering


Author: Herb Adams
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557880550
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 133
View: 9075
Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs

    • Transportation

High-Performance Handling for Street or Track


Author: Don Alexander
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760339945
Category: Transportation
Page: 160
View: 5448
DIVTurn your daily driver, weekend fun ride, or track car into a corner-carving performance machine. From planning a course of modifications to installing parts to tuning handling characteristics, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will have you cranking out high-g cornering forces on your favorite twisty course. Topics covered in High-Performance Handling for Street or Track include:• An overview of vehicle dynamics• How to tune handling for differing applications• Guidance for selecting aftermarket components, including anti-roll bars, springs, shocks, bushings, chassis braces, camber adjusters, wheels, and brakes• Tire and wheel selection advice• Case-study projects Whether you’re building a high-performance street car, an autocrosser, or a track-day machine, High-Performance Handling for Street or Track will help you create an integrated suspension system and tune it for maximum performance./div

    • Transportation

High-Performance Dodge Neon Builder's Handbook


Author: Mike Ancas
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494022
Category: Transportation
Page: 128
View: 3834
High Performance Neon Builder's Handbook is your one-stop shop for all the information you need to get the maximum performance out of your Dodge Neon. This comprehensive book details everything including available Neon models, suspension and braking improvements, drivetrain modifications, and working on a budget. Engine modifications are extensively covered, including specific details about intake systems, exhaust systems, ignition and fuel systems, short-block modification, and thorough coverage on heads, cams, and valvetrain. A helpful chapter on how and where to go racing is also included, as well as a handy source guide. If you want to make your Neon the hottest sport compact on the street, this is the book for you.

    • Transportation

4x4 Suspension Handbook


Author: Trenton McGee
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1932494480
Category: Transportation
Page: 144
View: 3562
Author Trenton McGee, 4x4 suspension expert and host of Outdoor Channels Off-Road Adventures, explains 4x4 suspension systems in an easy-to-understand manner. He gets specific on types of suspensions available from all the major manufacturers including Jeep, Toyota, Ford, Chevy, and Dodge. He goes into a great level of detail on every different model, including early and modern model systems.

    • Business & Economics

The Handbook of High Performance Virtual Teams

A Toolkit for Collaborating Across Boundaries
Author: Jill Nemiro,Michael M. Beyerlein,Lori Bradley,Susan Beyerlein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119177820
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 800
View: 7358
The Handbook of High-Performance Virtual Teams is an essential resource for leaders, virtual team members, and work group leaders. The editors provide a proved framework based on five principles for working collaboratively across boundaries of time, space, and culture. Written by experts in the field, the contributors offer practical suggestions and tools for virtual team who need to assess their current level of effectiveness and develop strategies for improvement. This important resource also contains an array of illustrative cases as well as practical tools for designing, implementing, and maintaining effective virtual work.

    • Transportation

High-Performance Ford Focus Builder's Handbook


Author: Richard Holdener
Publisher: CarTech Inc
ISBN: 1884089895
Category: Transportation
Page: 128
View: 9416
The sport compact performance market is hot and getting hotter - and while the Honda Civic and Acura Integra have long been the dominant players in the market, a newcomer is emerging as a popular car for performance modifications - The Ford Focus. Well-built, inexpensive, good looking, and easy to modify, the Focus is quickly catching the Hondas in terms of market popularity. This book shows Focus owners exactly what it takes to improve their car's performance, from simple modifications like installing a new air intake to radical mods like installing a turbocharger. The author also shows what those modifications can do, with before-and-after dyno tests for each modification. There's also extensive info on suspension and brake modifications for better handling and braking. It's a one-stop shop for those who want a sharper, faster Focus. Dimensions: 8-3/8 x 10-7/8 inches # of color photographs: None inside- color cover only # of black and white photographs: 300

    • Transportation

How to Make Your Car Handle


Author: Fred Puhn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780912656465
Category: Transportation
Page: 200
View: 5858
Offers instructions for tuning or modifying all car parts for improved handling, safety, and performance

    • Transportation

Auto Math Handbook

Calculations, Formulas, Equations and Theory for Automotive Enthusiasts
Author: John Lawlor
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781557880208
Category: Transportation
Page: 147
View: 9020
Offers formulas and equations for calculating brake horsepower and torque, displacement, stroke, bore, compression ratio, and more

    • Transportation

Chassis & Suspension Handbook HP1406


Author: Carl Munroe
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101142387
Category: Transportation
Page: 160
View: 2913
Chassis and suspension modifications for Chevy, Ford, Jeep and Dodge trucks. Includes sections on lift kits, shocks, springs, chassis modifications for off-road use, tires and wheels.

    • Technology & Engineering

The Shock Absorber Handbook


Author: John Dixon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470516429
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 432
View: 1200
Every one of the many millions of cars manufactured annually worldwide uses shock absorbers, otherwise known as dampers. These form a vital part of the suspension system of any vehicle, essential for optimizing road holding, performance and safety. This, the second edition of the Shock Absorber Handbook (first edition published in 1999), remains the only English language book devoted to the subject. Comprehensive coverage of design, testing, installation and use of the damper has led to the book's acceptance as the authoritative text on the automotive applications of shock absorbers. In this second edition, the author presents a thorough revision of his book to bring it completely up to date. There are numerous detail improvements, and extensive new material has been added particularly on the many varieties of valve design in the conventional hydraulic damper, and on modern developments such as electrorheological and magnetorheological dampers. "The Shock Absorber Handbook, 2nd Edition" provides a thorough treatment of the issues surrounding the design and selection of shock absorbers. It is an invaluable handbook for those working in industry, as well as a principal reference text for students of mechanical and automotive engineering.

    • Business & Economics

Performance Coaching

The handbook for managers, HR professionals and coaches
Author: Angus McLeod
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1845906330
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 312
View: 1060
Fast, accessible and clearly written, Performance Coaching is comprehensive and rich in real examples of real executives achieving real success in real-life situations. Even experienced coaches can find key tips and tools that will enhance their performance. " A practical book with wonderful tips, ideas and perspectives." Kriss Akabusi MBE MA


    • Transportation

VW Beetle Performance Handbook

A Step-by-Step Guide to Upgrading Engine, Transmission, Suspension and Brakes
Author: Keith Seume
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780760304693
Category: Transportation
Page: 120
View: 5415
At last! The complete practical guide to modifying VW Bus suspension, brakes and chassis for maximum performance. Contains essential information on using aftermarket parts and interchangeable parts from other production vehicles to achieve maximum performance. Includes many new photographs and archive pictures. The first book devoted to modifying VW Bus suspension, brakes and chassis for high performance. Ideal for owners wanting to uprate handling. Suitable for practical enthusiasts and professional mechanics. All-new photography by the author, and technical diagrams by specialist component manufacturers. Based on successful How-To's, technical features developed by the author for a leading VW magazine's. All information based on the practical experience of specialist VW mechanics and tuning shops. Includes a guide to VW Bus chassis numbers, and gearbox references. Approximately 200 black and white photographs. Covers all T1 & T2 buses, vans, campers & pick-ups 1950-79, and much applies to T3 models 1979-82.

Airplane Flying Handbook: ASA FAA-H-8083-3B (2016 Edition)


Author: N.A
Publisher: Jeffrey Frank Jones
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 348
View: 2791
The Airplane Flying Handbook provides basic knowledge that is essential for pilots. This handbook introduces basic pilot skills and knowledge that are essential for piloting airplanes. It provides information on transition to other airplanes and the operation of various airplane systems. It is developed by the Flight Standards Service, Airman Testing Standards Branch, in cooperation with various aviation educators and industry. This handbook is developed to assist student pilots learning to fly airplanes. It is also beneficial to pilots who wish to improve their flying proficiency and aeronautical knowledge, those pilots preparing for additional certificates or ratings, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both student and certificated pilots. It introduces the future pilot to the realm of flight and provides information and guidance in the performance of procedures and maneuvers required for pilot certification. Topics such as navigation and communication, meteorology, use of flight information publications, regulations, and aeronautical decision making are available in other Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publications.

    • Technology & Engineering

Handbook of Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids


Author: A. Levy,Christopher J Kalman
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080533285
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 870
View: 2922
This handbook presents comprehensive coverage of the technology for conveying and handling particulate solids. Each chapter covers a different topic and contains both fundamentals and applications. Usually, each chapter, or a topic within a chapter, starts with one of the review papers. Chapter 1 covers the characterization of the particulate materials. Chapter 2 covers the behaviour of particulate materials during storage, and presents recent developments in storage and feeders design and performance. Chapter 3 presents fundamental studies of particulate flow, while Chapters 4 and 5 present transport solutions, and the pitfalls of pneumatic, slurry, and capsule conveying. Chapters 6, 7 and 8 cover both the fundamentals and development of processes for particulate solids, starting from fluidisation and drying, segregation and mixing, and size-reduction and enlargement. Chapter 9 presents environmental aspects and the classification of the particulate materials after they have been handled by one of the above-mentioned processes. Finally, Chapter 10 covers applications and developments of measurement techniques that are the heart of the analysis of any conveying or handling system.

    • Computers

Python Data Science Handbook

Essential Tools for Working with Data
Author: Jake VanderPlas
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491912138
Category: Computers
Page: 548
View: 2742
For many researchers, Python is a first-class tool mainly because of its libraries for storing, manipulating, and gaining insight from data. Several resources exist for individual pieces of this data science stack, but only with the Python Data Science Handbook do you get them all—IPython, NumPy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Scikit-Learn, and other related tools. Working scientists and data crunchers familiar with reading and writing Python code will find this comprehensive desk reference ideal for tackling day-to-day issues: manipulating, transforming, and cleaning data; visualizing different types of data; and using data to build statistical or machine learning models. Quite simply, this is the must-have reference for scientific computing in Python. With this handbook, you’ll learn how to use: IPython and Jupyter: provide computational environments for data scientists using Python NumPy: includes the ndarray for efficient storage and manipulation of dense data arrays in Python Pandas: features the DataFrame for efficient storage and manipulation of labeled/columnar data in Python Matplotlib: includes capabilities for a flexible range of data visualizations in Python Scikit-Learn: for efficient and clean Python implementations of the most important and established machine learning algorithms

    • Sports & Recreation

Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning

Sport-specific Programming for High Performance
Author: Anthony Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134879571
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 668
View: 9150
Drawing on the latest scientific research, this handbook introduces the essentials of sport-specific strength and conditioning programme design for over 30 different sports. Enhanced by extensive illustrations and contributions from more than 70 world-leading experts, its chapters present evidence-based best practice for sports including football, rugby, tennis, hockey, basketball, rowing, boxing, golf, swimming, cycling and weightlifting, as well as a variety of wheelchair sports. Every chapter introduces the fundamental requirements of a particular sport – such as the physiological and biomechanical demands on the athlete – and describes a sport-specific fitness testing battery and exercise programme. Additional chapters cover the adaptation of programme design for special populations, including female athletes, young athletes and athletes with a disability. Drawing on the experiences of Olympic and Paralympic coaches and trainers, it offers original insights and practical advice from practitioners working at the highest level. Innovative, comprehensive and truly international in scope, the Routledge Handbook of Strength and Conditioning is vital reading for all strength and conditioning students and an invaluable reference for strength and conditioning coaches and trainers.