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Automotive Technology, 6th Edition

by Jack Erjavec and Rob Thompson

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ISBN / EAN: 9781133612315
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
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  • Hardcover
    $241.20
PUBLISHED: 7th March 2014
ISBN: 9781133612315

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Focuses on automotive theory, service, and repair to provide information on the technology, industry trends, and tools and techniques. This title covers the range of basic topics outlined by ASE, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, and engine performance.

Publisher Description

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH - the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair - has been thoroughly updated to provide accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques. This comprehensive text covers the full range of basic topics outlined by ASE, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electricity and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Now updated to reflect the latest NATEF MAST standards, as well as cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines, this trusted text is an essential resource for aspiring and active technicians who want to succeed in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of automotive service and repair.

Author Biography

Jack Erjavec has become a fixture in the automotive textbook publishing world. He has many years of experience as a technician, educator, author, and editor and has authored or co-authored more than thirty automotive textbooks and training manuals. Mr. Erjavec holds a Masters of Arts degree in Vocational and Technical Education from Ohio State University. He spent twenty years at Columbus State Community College as an instructor and administrator and has also been a long-time affiliate of the North American Council of Automotive Teachers, including serving on the board of directors and as exec

Table of Contents

Part I: AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY.

  1. Careers in the Automotive Industry.
  2. Workplace Skills.
  3. Basic Theories and Math.
  4. Automotive Systems.
  5. Hand Tools and Shop Equipment.
  6. Diagnostic Equipment and Special Tools.
  7. Working Safely In the Shop.
  8. Preventative Maintenance and Basic Services. Part II: ENGINES.
  9. Automotive Engine Designs and Diagnosis.
  10. Engine Disassembly and Cleaning.
  11. Lower-End Theory and Service.
  12. Upper-End Theory and Service.
  13. Engine Sealing and Reassembly.
  14. Lubricating and Cooling Systems. Part III: ELECTRICITY.
  15. Basics of Electrical Systems.
  16. General Electrical System Diagnostics and Service.
  17. Batteries: Theory, Diagnosis, and Service.
  18. Starting and Traction Motor Systems.
  19. Charging Systems.
  20. Lighting Systems.
  21. Instrumentation and Information Displays.
  22. Basics of Electronics and Computer Systems.
  23. Electrical Accessories. Part IV: ENGINE PERFORMANCE.
  24. Engine Performance Systems.
  25. Detailed Diagnosis and Sensors.
  26. Ignition Systems.
  27. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service.
  28. Diesel and Other Alternative Fuels.
  29. Fuel Delivery Systems.
  30. Electronic Fuel Injection.
  31. Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Service.
  32. Intake and Exhaust Systems.
  33. Emission Control Systems.
  34. Emission Control Systems Diagnosis and Service.
  35. Hybrid Vehicles.
  36. Electric Vehicles. Part V: MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES.
  37. Clutches.
  38. Manual Transmission and Transaxles.
  39. Manual Transmission and Transaxle Service.
  40. Drive Axles and Differentials. Part VI: AUTOMATIC TRANMISSIONS AND TRANSAXLES.
  41. Automatic Transmissions and Transaxles.
  42. Electronic Automatic Transmissions.
  43. Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Service.
  44. Four- and All-Wheel Drive. Part VII: SUSPENSION AND STEERING SYSTEMS.
  45. Tires and Wheels.
  46. Suspension Systems.
  47. Steering Systems.
  48. Restraint Systems. Theory, Diagnosis, and Service.
  49. Wheel Alignment. Part VIII: BRAKES.
  50. Brake Systems.
  51. Drum Brakes.
  52. Disc Brakes.
  53. Antilock Brake, Traction Control, and Stability Control Systems. Part IX: PASSENGER COMFORT.
  54. Heating and Air Conditioning.
  55. Heating and Air Conditioning Diagnosis and Service.

Product Details

Author
Jack Erjavec, Rob Thompson
Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc
Year
2014
Edition
6th
ISBN-10
1133612318
ISBN-13
9781133612315
Format
Hardcover
Subtitle
A Systems Approach
Country of Publication
United States
Qualifications
(De
Short Title
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY 6/E
Language
English
Media
Book
Residence
US
Illustrations
colour illustrations, colour tables, figures
Pages
1696
Publication Date
2014-02-21
Textbook
1
Audience
College/Higher Education
Series
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