Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis and Service eBook (6e) : 9780135257470

Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis and Service eBook (6e)

Haldermaná,J
 
Edition
 
6
ISBN
 
9780135257470
ISBN 10
 
0135257476
Published
 
30/01/2019
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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About the book: For courses in automotive principles, service, or mechanics. Market-leading Automotive Technology: Principles, Diagnosis, and Service has been fully updated and expanded to address the latest technology and automotive systems. Written to current ASE tasks and standards, the text covers the 8 major areas of automotive service in 136 concise chapters. Each chapter includes practical examples and step-by-step photo sequences covering terminology, best practices, and on-the-job procedures. The 6th Edition includes 6 new chapters addressing important ASE topics. It also includes 50 new videos and new case studies in technical chapters, to engage students in the real-world tasks of professional technicians.

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Table of contents
  • 1. Automotive Background and Overview
  • 2. Careers in the Automotive Service Industry
  • 3. Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry
  • 4. Working as a Professional Service Technician
  • 5. Technician Certification
  • 6. Shop Safety
  • 7. Environmental and Hazardous Materials
  • 8. Fasteners and Thread Repair
  • 9. Hand Tools
  • 10. Power Tools and Shop Equipment
  • 11. Vehicle Lifting and Hoisting
  • 12. Measuring Systems and Tools
  • 13. Scientific Principles and Materials
  • 14. Math, Charts, and Calculations
  • 15. Service Information
  • 16. Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings
  • 17. Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures
  • 18. Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications
  • 19. Diesel Engine Operation and Diagnosis
  • 20. Coolant
  • 21. Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis
  • 22. Engine Oil
  • 23. Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis
  • 24. Intake and Exhaust Systems
  • 25. Turbocharging and Supercharging
  • 26. Engine Condition Diagnosis
  • 27. In-Vehicle Engine Service
  • 28. Engine Removal and Disassembly
  • 29. Engine Cleaning and Crack Detection
  • 30. Cylinder Head and Valve Guide Service
  • 31. Valve and Seat Service
  • 32. Camshafts and Valve Trains
  • 33. Pistons, Rings, and Connecting Rods
  • 34. Engine Blocks
  • 35. Crankshafts, Balance Shafts, and Bearings
  • 36. Gaskets and Sealants
  • 37. Engine Assembly and Dynamometer Testing
  • 38. Engine Installation and Break-in
  • 39. Electrical Fundamentals
  • 40. Electrical Circuits and Ohm’s Law
  • 41. Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits
  • 42. Circuit Testers and Digital Meters
  • 43. Oscilloscopes and Graphing Multimeters
  • 44. Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair
  • 45. Wiring Schematics and Circuit Testing
  • 46. Capacitance and Capacitors
  • 47. Magnetism and Electromagnetism
  • 48. Electronic Fundamentals
  • 49. CAN and Network Communications
  • 50. Batteries
  • 51. Battery Testing and Service
  • 52. Cranking System
  • 53. Cranking System Diagnosis and Service
  • 54. Charging System
  • 55. Charging System Diagnosis and Service
  • 56. Lighting and Signaling Circuits
  • 57. Driver Information and Navigation Systems
  • 58. Comfort and Convenience Accessories
  • 59. Security and Immobilizer Systems
  • 60. Airbag and Pretensioner Circuits
  • 61. Autonomous Vehicles – Operation and Service Procedures
  • 62. Audio System Operation and Diagnosis
  • 63. Heating and Air-Conditioning Components and Operation
  • 64. Air Management System
  • 65. Automatic Air-Conditioning System Operation
  • 66. Heating and Air-Conditioning System Diagnosis
  • 67. Heating and Air-Conditioning System Service
  • 68. Gasoline
  • 69. Alternative Fuels
  • 70. Diesel and Biodiesel Fuels
  • 71. Ignition System Components and Operation
  • 72. Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
  • 73. Computer Fundamentals
  • 74. Temperature Sensors
  • 75. Throttle Position (TP) Sensors
  • 76. MAP/BARO Sensors
  • 77. Mass Air Flow Sensors
  • 78. Oxygen Sensors
  • 79. Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
  • 80. Fuel-Injection Components and Operation
  • 81. Gasoline Direct-Injection Systems
  • 82. Electronic Throttle Control System
  • 83. Fuel-Injection System Diagnosis and Service
  • 84. Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing
  • 85. Evaporative Emission Control Systems
  • 86. Exhaust Gas Recirculation Systems
  • 87. Positive Crankcase Ventilation and Secondary Air-Injection Systems
  • 88. Catalytic Converters
  • 89. On-Board Diagnosis
  • 90. Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis
  • 91. Introduction to Hybrid Vehicles
  • 92. Hybrid Vehicle High-Voltage Batteries
  • 93. Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • 94. Hybrid Safety and Service Procedures
  • 95. Fuel Cells and Advanced Technologies
  • 96. Braking System Components and Performance Standards
  • 97. Braking System Principles and Friction Materials
  • 98. Brake Hydraulic Systems
  • 99. Hydraulic Valves and Switches
  • 100. Brake Fluid and Lines
  • 101. Brake Bleeding Methods and Procedures
  • 102. Wheel Bearings and Service
  • 103. Drum Brakes
  • 104. Drum Brake Diagnosis and Service
  • 105. Disc Brakes
  • 106. Disc Brake Diagnosis and Service
  • 107. Parking Brake Operation, Diagnosis, and Service
  • 108. Machining Brake Drums and Rotors
  • 109. Power Brake Unit Operation, Diagnosis, and Service
  • 110. ABS Components and Operation
  • 111. ABS Diagnosis and Service
  • 112. Electronic Stability Control Systems
  • 113. Tires and Wheels
  • 114. Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems
  • 115. Tire and Wheel Service
  • 116. Suspension System Principles and Components
  • 117. Front Suspensions and Service
  • 118. Rear Suspensions and Service
  • 119. Electronic Suspension Systems
  • 120. Steering Columns and Gears
  • 121. Steering Linkage and Service
  • 122. Hydraulic Power Steering Systems
  • 123. Electric Power Steering Systems
  • 124. Wheel Alignment Principles
  • 125. Alignment Diagnosis and Service
  • 126. Clutches
  • 127. Manual Transmissions/Transaxles
  • 128. Drive Shafts and CV Joints
  • 129. Drive Shafts and CV Joint Service
  • 130. Drive Axles and Differentials
  • 131. Four-Wheel-Drive and All-Wheel Drive
  • 132. Vibration and Noise Diagnosis and Correction
  • 133. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Principles
  • 134. Hydraulic Components and Control Systems
  • 135. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Diagnosis and In-Vehicle Service
  • 136. Automatic Transmission/Transaxle Unit Repair
Features & benefits
  • Concise, easy-to-read chapters present content in manageable sections so instructors can assign topics via chapters rather than individual pages or questions.
  • More than 200 new full-colour photos and line drawings bring subject matter to life, such as good versus defective parts and the inner workings of components.
  • Centrally located content about each system or component — including theory, construction, diagnosis, and service — saves students time searching the rest of the text for related information.
  • Engaging study tools such as step-by-step photo sequences detail best-practice approaches for performing specific tasks or service procedures, such as diagnosing and troubleshooting faults.
  • Real-world examples and practical applications
  • Case studies in technical chapters of the print book present real-world customer issues, and cover the three C’s (Complaint, Cause, Correction) of handling such issues.
  • Real World Fix boxes present actual service scenarios and show how the problems were diagnosed and repaired.
  • Safety Tips, Tech Tips, Notes, Cautions, Warnings, and FAQs offer the real-world perspective of ASE-certified master technicians on safety measures, technical information, efficiency, and actions that can damage vehicles.
  • Chapter Learning Objectives and a chapter-ending Summary, Review Questions, Key Term Flashcards, and the Chapter Quiz support effective learning and provide ample practice.
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