Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance eBook (8e) : 9780135224908

Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance eBook (8e)

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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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About the book: For courses in Automotive Principles (Automotive Technology) and Engine Repair and Rebuilding (A1) (Automotive Technology) in automotive departments of vocational and trade schools, as well as community colleges.

Preparing today’s automotive students for career success!

Market-leading Automotive Electrical and Engine Performance has been fully updated and expanded to address the latest technology and automotive systems. Written to current ASE tasks and standards, the text covers all tasks of the A6 (Automotive Electricity and Electronics) and A8 (Automotive Engine Performance) ASE certification areas. Each chapter includes practical examples and step-by-step photo sequences covering terminology, best practices, and on-the-job procedures. The 8th edition has been revised with more concise chapters and with new chapters on air management systems, security and immobiliser systems, and safety, comfort, and convenience accessories. Over 75 new full colour line drawings and photos have been added to the new edition to help bring the subject to life.

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Table of contents
  • 1. Service Information, Tools, and Safety
  • 2. Environmental and Hazardous Materials
  • 3. Electrical Fundamentals
  • 4. Electrical Circuits and Ohm’s Law
  • 5. Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits
  • 6. Circuit Testers and Digital Meters
  • 7. Oscilloscopes and Graphing Multimeters
  • 8. Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair
  • 9. Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing
  • 10. Capacitance and Capacitors
  • 11. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  • 12. Electronic Fundamentals
  • 13. Computer Fundamentals
  • 14. CAN and Network Communications
  • 15. Batteries
  • 16. Battery Testing and Service
  • 17. Cranking System
  • 18. Cranking System Diagnosis and Service
  • 19. Charging System
  • 20. Charging System Diagnosis and Service
  • 21. Lighting and Signaling Circuits
  • 22. Driver Information and Navigation Systems
  • 23. Safety, Comfort, and Convenience Accessories
  • 24. Air Management System
  • 25. Security and Immobilizer Systems
  • 26. Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits
  • 27. Audio System Operation and Diagnosis
  • 28. Gasoline, Alternative Fuels, and Diesel Fuels
  • 29. Ignition System Components and Operation
  • 30. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
  • 31. Temperature Sensors
  • 32. Throttle Position (TP) Sensors
  • 33. MAP/BARO Sensors
  • 34. Mass Air Flow Sensors
  • 35. Oxygen Sensors
  • 36. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
  • 37. Fuel-Injection Components and Operation
  • 38. Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
  • 39. Electronic Throttle Control System
  • 40. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service
  • 41. Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing
  • 42. Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis
  • 43. On-Board Diagnosis
  • 44. Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis
  • 45. Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures
  • 46. Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies

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