Engine And Fuel System-Introduction : General classification of vehicles- major parts-Petrol and Diesel Engines - their working- Cooling, lubrication and electrical system-Types of cooling - Transmission Systems

Need for clutch - Type of clutches - Mechanical details

Brakes, Wheels And Suspension System-Principle of braking, Mechanical brake system, Hydraulic and pneumatic brakes - drum and disc brakes - power assisted brakes. Wheels - tyres wheel alignment, tyre specification - tyre wear and maintenance

Suspension system : Purpose and characteristics- rigid axle suspension system, and torsion bar – Steering-Principle of Steering , Ackerman principle of correct steering , center point steering , steering geometry

Maintenance, Servicing and tuning up on engine, Faultfinding and remedy.



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