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Written for students taking woodwork courses in technical colleges, this book aims to meet the needs of a range of syllabuses, placing emphasis on practical procedures and safety in the workshop. It provides examples of completed projects and suggestions for further practice.
Including colour plates, this work serves as a textbook for students of B Tech. It covers: Kinematics of Motion; Simple Harmonic Motion; Velocity in mechanisms; Friction; Belt and Rope drives; Toothed gearing; Gear trains; gyroscopic couple; Turning Moment; Brakes; Govenors; Steam engine valves; Reversing gears; Reciprocating massses; and more.
Written to help pupils prepare for examinations in Technical Drawing and Geometrical and Mechanical Drawing, this book covers a wide range of syllabuses and courses at secondary level. A large number of graded technical drawing exercises are included to test students on the chapter contents.
This title has been written for students taking welding courses at technical schools, colleges and other training institutions. It should also be of use to other courses where welding forms part of the studies, such as in construction and metalwork. Welding theory is structured around practical information and welding processes. This is supported by illustrations and examples of actual welding tasks and jobs.
Part of a series that has been developed to recognise the need of practical, appropriate and up-to-date technical and vocational care texts, this text has been written for students studying plumbing courses. Including detailed, easy-to-follow information, illustrations and tips, this text presents advice on plumbing installation, maintenance and service.
This text provides a comprehensive introduction to electricity and electronics for students at school or college and other institutions of education and training. The book covers various applications, experiments, demonstrations and circuits. The “Motivate” series has been developed to meet the need for practical, appropriate and up-to-date technical and vocational core textbooks. The series is based on the principle that each book must be relevant to the needs of the reader, and contain all that is required for a comprehensive understanding and study of the subject area. Each title in the series highlights the key concepts; includes illustrations, examples and exercises; features end-of-chapter summaries allowing for self-check, followed by exercises and questions; answers to the questions and a list of keywords.
An introductory text providing explanations of motor vehicle technology. Each chapter in the book takes the reader through the details of each component system, and also includes checklists for fault finding and maintenance and a number of practical projects.