Auto Math Handbook : Easy Calculations for Engine Builders, Racers, Students

by Bill Hancock & John Lawlor (


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In this new, revised edition of the Auto Math Handbook, authors John Lawlor and John Hancock, update what's been the standard reference for automotive engineers, auto racers, students and high-performance enthusiasts, since 1991.

The information, formulas, calculations and equations in this guide, will give you a solid foundation for any car or engine building project.
● Updated and revised sections covering:
● Displacement
● Bore
● Stroke
● Air Capacity
● Volumetric Efficiency
● Center of Gravity
● Weight Distribution
● g Force

● Displacement, Stroke and Bore
● Compression Ratio
● Piston Speed
● Brake Horsepower and Torque
● Indicated Horsepower and Torque
● Air Capacity and Volumetric Efficiency
● Weight Distribution
● Center of Gravity
● g Force and Weight Transfer
● Moment of Inertia
● Aerodynamics
● Rolling Resistance
● Shift Points
● Quarter-Mile E.T. and MPH
● Computer Programs
● Instrument Error and Calibration
● MPH, RPM, Gear and Tyres
● Tyre Sizes and Their Effects
● Average MPH and MPG
● Fuel Economy and Cost of Ownership
● Crankshaft Balancing
● Conversion Factors
● Bibliography

You will also find new sections covering instrument error and calibration, rolling resistance, aerodynamics, computer programs and more. All presented in an easy-to-understand format using real-world applications.

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  • Publisher: HP Publications
  • ISBN: 1557885540 (1-557-88554-0)
  • ISBN-13: 9781557885548 (978-1-557-88554-8)
  • Format: Softcover, 192 pages
  • Date Published: 03-2011


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