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A boring PowerPoint presentation by David Barnes
<ul><li>History of the car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Char...
<ul><li>Bonnet – engine </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tyres </li></ul></u...
<ul><li>Turning it to the left </li></ul><ul><li>Turning it to the right </li></ul><ul><li>General issues </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>How the steering column works </li></ul><ul><li>Why a steering wheel? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternatives: joy stic...
<ul><li>1 st  gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using first gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 n...
<ul><li>4 th  gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using 4 th  gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 t...
<ul><li>Why do we need brakes? </li></ul><ul><li>Different brake types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand brake </li></ul></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Locking the car </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of putting things in the boot </li></ul><ul><li>Putting things in...
<ul><li>How to start the car </li></ul><ul><li>How to move </li></ul><ul><li>How to stop </li></ul><ul><li>How to turn cor...
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If Tech Authors Were Driving Instructors

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The outline of a "teach yourself driving" book in the style of a tech book.

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If Tech Authors Were Driving Instructors

  1. 1. A boring PowerPoint presentation by David Barnes
  2. 2. <ul><li>History of the car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chariots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bicycles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternatives to the car </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helicopter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bike </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Bonnet – engine </li></ul><ul><li>Wheels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hubs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tyres </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using the doors </li></ul><ul><li>Chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to the dashboard </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Turning it to the left </li></ul><ul><li>Turning it to the right </li></ul><ul><li>General issues </li></ul><ul><li>Steering lock </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>How the steering column works </li></ul><ul><li>Why a steering wheel? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternatives: joy stick, handlebars </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>1 st gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using first gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 nd gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using 2 nd gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 rd gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using 3 rd gear </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>4 th gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using 4 th gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>5 th gear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using 5 th gear </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reverse </li></ul><ul><li>An easier way – automatic gearboxes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why you don’t need to know about gears anymore </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Why do we need brakes? </li></ul><ul><li>Different brake types </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hand brake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foot brake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other brakes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engine braking? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using the brakes </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency stops </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Locking the car </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of putting things in the boot </li></ul><ul><li>Putting things in the book </li></ul><ul><li>Other ways to put things out of site </li></ul><ul><li>If in doubt, take it with you! </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>How to start the car </li></ul><ul><li>How to move </li></ul><ul><li>How to stop </li></ul><ul><li>How to turn corners </li></ul><ul><li>How to go backwards </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced manoeuvres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parallel park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bay park </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reverse corner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn in the road </li></ul></ul>

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