Prepare to Win

The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Professional Race Car Preparation

Author: Carroll Smith

Publisher: Carroll Smith Consulting

ISBN: 9780615547336

Category: Transportation

Page: 174

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One of road racings top professionals presents here a vast amount of his accumulated car preparation knowledge. Covers fasteners, plumbing, riveting and welding, basic metal work, braking system, clutch, suspension, wheels and tires, engine, gearbox, electrics, fuel cells, paint and paperwork.

Carroll Smith's Nuts, Bolts, Fasteners and Plumbing Handbook

Technical Guide for Racer, Restorer and Builder

Author: Carroll Smith

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780879384067

Category: Transportation

Page: 224

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This complete guide analyzes the thousands of options available and shows you how to choose the correct fastener for any application, whether it be racing, street performance or restoration. Plus important information on thread cutting, torque, material selection, inserts, panel fasteners and much more. Pub. 1990.

Drive to Win

Essential Guide to Race Driving

Author: Carroll Smith

Publisher: Carroll Smith Consulting

ISBN: 9780615592572

Category: Transportation

Page: 174

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Take pole position to learn the ground rules, techniques and procedures of driving perception and evaluation. Racing professional Carroll Smith delivers current state-of-the-art techniques for working with your crew to develop and set up your car so that you'll have a competitive tool with which to practice the art of driving.

Tune to Win

Author: Carroll Smith

Publisher: Carroll Smith Consulting

ISBN: 9780879380717

Category: Transportation

Page: 173

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Covers the development and tuning of race car by clearly explaining the basic principles of vehicle dynamics and relating these principles to the input and control functions of the racing driver. An exceptional book written by a true professional.

Engineer to Win

Author: Carroll Smith

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780879381868

Category: Transportation

Page: 280

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Current state of the art in racing technology by a foremost expert in the field. Covers all forms of racing cars and includes a thorough analysis of metallurgy, metal fatigue and general materials technology. Details specific components and specific activities such as heat treatments, stress relieving, etc. Plus aerodynamics, ground effects, brakes, tools, and more. ...excellent information. Popular Cars magazine.

Race Car Engineering and Mechanics

Author: Paul Van Valkenburgh

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557883667

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 176

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A comprehensive guide on how to tune, test, and win in any form of racing. Includes technical information on all areas of race car engineering, including suspension and chassis, springs, brakes, aerodynamics, engine systems, safety, driving, testing, computers in racing, and a special section on race cars of the future.

The Race Car Chassis

Design, Structures and Materials for Road, Drag and Circle Track Open- And Closed-Wheel Chassis

Author: Forbes Aird

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781557885401

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 122

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Jessica Hart has never forgotten Matthew Landley. After all, he was her first love when she was fifteen years old. But he was also her school maths teacher, and their forbidden affair ended in scandal with his arrest and imprisonment. Now, seventeen years later, Matthew returns with a new identity, a long-term girlfriend and a young daughter, who know nothing of what happened before. Yet when he runs into Jessica, neither of them can ignore the emotional ties that bind them together. With so many secrets to keep hidden, how long can Jessica and Matthew avoid the dark mistakes of their past imploding in the present?

Vehicle and Engine Technology

Author: Heinz Heisler

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780768002379

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 783

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This textbook presents a unified description and explanation of the fundamentals of the essential components of the motor vehicle, making extensive use of illustrations alongside the written material. The second edition brings into focus advancements in technology which include mechanical refinements, electrical applications and electronically controlled systems.

Fast Car Physics

Author: Chuck Edmondson

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 0801898234

Category: Mathematics

Page: 229

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Revving engines, smoking tires, and high speeds. Car racing enthusiasts and race drivers alike know the thrill of competition, the push to perform better, and the agony - and dangers - of bad decisions. This title explains just what's going on during any race, why, and how a driver can improve control and ultimately win.

Finding the Uncommon Deal

A Top New York Lawyer Explains How to Buy a Home For the Lowest Possible Price

Author: Adam Leitman Bailey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118028049

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Take advantage of today's real estate market to find great properties at incredible prices Our recent economic meltdown transformed real estate from a popular investment to financial kryptonite. Too many people purchased homes with mortgages they simply could never afford. The good news: Great deals are out there for the taking. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the secrets to discovering and successfully negotiating the lowest prices for the most prized properties available. Discover how to go beyond Internet listings to get on-the-ground intelligence on the best deals Get proven negotiating skills to close the deal at a rock-bottom price The author has assisted thousands in purchasing homes as a lawyer, broker, and investor; has been ranked by internationally esteemed publication Chambers and Partners as one of the leading real estate lawyers; and regularly appears as a real estate authority in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal If you're successful enough to afford a home, then you probably have the skills needed to get a great deal in today's market. Finding the Uncommon Deal gives you the keys to leverage your skills for success and savings, opening the door to today's best properties and lowest prices.

Race Car Vehicle Dynamics

Problems, Answers, and Experiments

Author: Douglas L. Milliken

Publisher: SAE

ISBN: 9780768011272

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 280

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Widely used as a college textbook, this is a supplement to Race Car Vehicle Dynamics and is illustrated with over 90 figures and graphs.

Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning

Training for an Ultramarathon, from 50K to 100 Miles and Beyond

Author: Hal Koerner

Publisher: VeloPress

ISBN: 1937716597

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

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Ultramarathons don't leave much room for mistakes. Don't learn the hard way; get a jump on training for an ultramarathon with Hal Koerner's Field Guide to Ultrarunning, a comprehensive guide to running 30 to 100 miles and beyond, written by one of the most experienced athletes in the sport. Hal Koerner is among America's top ultrarunners with podium results in more than 90 ultramarathons. In his smart, down-to-earth Field Guide, Koerner shares hard-earned wisdom, field-tested habits and practices, and reliable tips and guidelines to help you prepare for your most epic runs. You will read engaging stories of Koerner's own training and racing as well as insights and practical advice on trail running technique, proper fueling, race day game plans, and key mental strategies to carry you to the finish line. The guide offers three detailed training plans to prepare for 50K, 50-mile to 100K, and 100-mile ultramarathons.

Karting Manual

The complete beginner's guide to competitive kart racing

Author: Joao Sanches

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781785211744

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 176

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The Karting Manual is new in paperback. In recent years, karting has grown significantly as an accessible, affordable introduction to motorsport with the emergence of indoor karting tracks across Europe, and many first-time karters are sufficiently stirred by the experience to want to progress further. Now in its second edition, this comprehensive practical book covers all the fundamentals of kart racing, catering for the complete novice, yet sufficiently detailed to benefit those racing at club level

Competition Car Composites

A Practical Handbook

Author: Simon McBeath

Publisher: Haynes Publishing UK

ISBN: 9781844257010

Category: Transportation

Page: 208

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Today, most competition cars have at least some components made from composite materials. Fully updated to include the latest developments in material and techniques, this book explains how to exploit composites technology in the home workshop. It covers all the main materials and methods, from ‘wet lay-up’ glass fiber to pre-preg carbon fiber, together with core materials and resin systems. The extensively illustrated, down-to-earth text will appeal to anyone who builds, repairs or develops competition cars or components, as well as to motorsport enthusiasts who seek a better understanding of composite materials.

Fasteners

A Basic Guide to the Purpose and Special Uses of Each of the Many Kinds of Fasteners, Including how it is Designated and Measured

Author: Deere & Company

Publisher: John Deere Publishing

ISBN: 9780866912686

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 81

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The Algorithm Design Manual

Author: Steven S Skiena

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1848000707

Category: Computers

Page: 730

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This newly expanded and updated second edition of the best-selling classic continues to take the "mystery" out of designing algorithms, and analyzing their efficacy and efficiency. Expanding on the first edition, the book now serves as the primary textbook of choice for algorithm design courses while maintaining its status as the premier practical reference guide to algorithms for programmers, researchers, and students. The reader-friendly Algorithm Design Manual provides straightforward access to combinatorial algorithms technology, stressing design over analysis. The first part, Techniques, provides accessible instruction on methods for designing and analyzing computer algorithms. The second part, Resources, is intended for browsing and reference, and comprises the catalog of algorithmic resources, implementations and an extensive bibliography. NEW to the second edition: • Doubles the tutorial material and exercises over the first edition • Provides full online support for lecturers, and a completely updated and improved website component with lecture slides, audio and video • Contains a unique catalog identifying the 75 algorithmic problems that arise most often in practice, leading the reader down the right path to solve them • Includes several NEW "war stories" relating experiences from real-world applications • Provides up-to-date links leading to the very best algorithm implementations available in C, C++, and Java