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How to Build a Winning Drag Race Chassis and SuspensionHP1462

by Wayne Scraba

A guide to setting up your car for maximum handling performance on the street or strip.

This instructional handbook shows readers how to set up their street machine chassis for high performance street or amateur...

How to Rebuild and Modify Chrysler 426 Hemi EnginesHP1525: New Technology For 1964 to 1971 Classic Hemis and Today's Modern Crate Engines

by Larry Shepard

Rebuild or race Chrysler's most popular engine.

A step-by-step guide to rebuilding and modifying one of the most famous engines built in the U.S., including sections on racing heritage, cylinder block, ignition...

The Mopar Six-Pack Engine Handbook HP1528: How to Rebuild and Modify the 440 6-Barrel and 340 6-Barrelor Convert Your LA Sm all-Block (318-360 c.i.),

by Larry Shepard

A step-by-step guide to rebuilding, restoring, and modifying the famous Mopar ?Six-Pack? engines that appeared in all of Chrysler?s muscle cars from 1969 through 1971, as well as the late- model small-blocks...

Ford Differentials: How to Rebuild the 8.8 and 9 Inch

by Joseph Palazzolo

This book provides step-by-step information for rebuilding the popular and well-performing Ford 8.8- and 9-inch rear differentials.

Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Robin Jones

by Robin Jones

Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Three names. Three people in one. Born in Portsmouth on 9 April 1806, there was Brunel the great engineer, who would habitually throw out the rule book of tradition and established practice,...

Cruise Ships: The World's Most Luxurious Vessels. by Peter C. Smith

by Peter Smith

The stunning elegance and luxurious interiors of today's vast fleet of cruise liners remains unrecorded in all but holiday brochures. This book gives a complete overview of the cream of these ships, today's...

British Steam Patriots

by Keith Langston

The Patriot class, often referred to as 'Baby Scots', were an immediate success displaying consistently good performance. The class was withdrawn over a two year period between 1960 and 1962 having all covered...

Bligh: Master Mariner

by Rob Mundle

The Eighteenth Century was an era when brave mariners took their ships beyond the horizon in search of an unknown world. Those chosen to lead these expeditions were exceptional navigators, men who had shown...

The Race Car Chassis HP1540: Design, Structures and Materials for Road, Drag and Circle Track Open- andClosed -Wheel Chassis

by Forbes Aird

This invaluable handbook on the structural design and science behind the race car chassis includes sections on materials and structures, structural loads, a brief overview of suspension and chassis design, multi-tube...

The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook HP 1534: How to Rod, Rebuild, Restore, Repair and Upgrade Classic Chevy Trucks, 1955-1960

by Jim Richardson

This essential guide for owners of Chevy trucks built from 1955 through 1960 provides step-by-step instruction on frame and chassis cleaning, suspension rebuilding and upgrades, rebuilding steering, upgrading...

How to Build Performance Nissan Sport Compacts, 1991-2006 HP1541: Engine and Suspension Modifications for Nissan Sentra, NX, 200SX, and Infiniti G20.

by Sarah Forst

This is a comprehensive guide to modifying the 1991 – 2006 Nissan Sentra, NX, and 200sx and Infiniti G20 for street and racing performance. It includes sections on models and engines, engine theory, bolt-on...

The Politics of Mobility: Transport Planning, the Environment and Public Policy

by Geoff Vigar

The Politics of Mobility presents case studies of local transport policy-making and in-depth analysis of UK national transport policy in the period 1987-2000 to highlight how policy was promoted and resisted....

Erie Water West: A History of the Erie Canal, 1792-1854

by Ronald E. Shaw

The construction of the Erie Canal may truly be described as a major event in the growth of the young United States. At a time when the internal links among the states were scanty, the canal's planners boldly...

Narrow Gauge Railways

by Peter Johnson

Narrow gauge railways were a cheaper and sometimes more practical alternative to the full-scale railways that were the norm. By building tracks with a 3-foot gauge rather than a 4 ft 8-and-a-half inch gauge,...

Ford Engine Buildups HP1531: Covers 302/351 CID Small-Blocks, 1968-1995 4.6L and 5.4L Modular Engines, 1996-2 008; Heads, Cams, Stroker Kits, Dyno-Tes

by Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords Magazine

A guide of more than 35 complete engine buildups offering a wide variety of performance levels for several generations of Ford V8 engine families.

Jet Age: The Comet, the 707, and the Race to Shrink the World

by Sam Howe Verhovek

The captivating story of the titans, engineers, and pilots who raced to design a safe and lucrative passenger jet.

In Jet Age, journalist Sam Howe Verhovek explores the advent of the first generation of jet...

Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey

by Don L. Hofsommer

In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the...

Marine Propellers and Propulsion

by John Carlton

Although the propeller lies submerged out of sight, it is a complex component in both the hydrodynamic and structural sense. This book fulfils the need for a comprehensive and cutting edge volume that brings...

The Car-dependent Society: A European Perspective

by Hans Jeekel

Cars are essential in modern Western societies. Some even say that our modern lifestyles would have been impossible without cars. The dependency of Western societies on our cars is a unique situation in history,...

GMDSS for Navigators

by John Seaton & Peter Smith

The Global Maritime distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is becoming the all-embracing term for communication and data transfer between ship and shore, and ship and ship. It's a highly automated system of terrestrial...