Automotive Technology Principles, Diagnosis, and Service

ISBN-10: 0131754777
ISBN-13: 9780131754775
Edition: 3rd 2009
List price: $131.80
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Description: Covering each area of automotive service,nbsp;thisnbsp;book will helpnbsp;readers learn how all of the systems within automotive are connected. Our revised format with smaller sections will make it easier fornbsp;readers to learn and master the  More...

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Book details

List price: $131.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 6/17/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1488
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 8.206
Language: English

Covering each area of automotive service,nbsp;thisnbsp;book will helpnbsp;readers learn how all of the systems within automotive are connected. Our revised format with smaller sections will make it easier fornbsp;readers to learn and master the content. Sidebar content provides real world examples of how the content is applied in the automotive service industry. There are also revised photos throughout the text as opposed to line art to help trainees better understand the system and the components involved. In addition, the diagnostic approach to this booknbsp;helpsnbsp;readers enhance their troubleshooting skills. Perfect for someone just starting out in the industry, this book has a brand new section on Careers in the Automotive Service Area as well as updated information in the section on Tools, Shop Equipment and Measuring.A comprehensive reference for auto service mechanics.

James D. Halderman is the author of a large number of books, mainly college-level textbooks featuring information on automotive systems and other engineering services. In the textbook Automotive Brake Systems, Halderman discusses the purpose, function, operation and diagnosis of automotive braking systems including ABS. Some of Halderman's other textbooks include: Automotive Chassis Systems, which covers all under-vehicle components, operations, diagnosis's, and services; Automotive Electrical and Electronics Systems, featuring numerous troubleshooting techniques that can be used in the classroom or for reference; and Engines--Theory and Servicing, a complete orientation to automotive engines and engine repair topics. Halderman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in education from Ohio Northern University in 1968, and has worked as Professor of Engineering Technologies at Sinclair Community College.

Careers in the Automotive Service Area
Automotive Background and Overview
Careers in the Automotive Industry
Starting a Career in the Automotive Industry
Working as a Professional Service Technician
Technician Certification
Safety and Environmental
Shop Safety
Environmental and Health Concerns
Tools, Shop Equipment and Measuring
Fasteners and Thread Repair
Hand Tools
Power Tools and Shop Equipment
Vehicle Hoisting
Measuring Systems and Tools
Principles, Math and Calculations
Scientific Principles and Materials
Math, Charts, and Calculations
Vehicle Service Information and Routine Maintenance
Service Information
Vehicle Identification and Emission Ratings
Preventative Maintenance and Service Procedures
Engine Repair
Gasoline Engine Operation, Parts, and Specification
Diesel Engine Operation, Parts, and Specifications
Cooling System Operation and Diagnosis
Lubrication System Operation and Diagnosis
Intake and Exhaust Systems
Turbocharging and Supercharging
Engine Condition Diagnosis
Engine Disassembly, Cleaning, and Crack Detection
Cylinder Heads and Valves
Camshafts and Valve Trains
Pistons, Rings and Connecting Rods
Engine Blocks, Crankshafts and Bearings
Engine Blueprinting and Assembly
Electrical and Electronic Systems
Electrical Fundamentals
Electrical Circuits and Ohm's Law
Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Circuits
Digital Meters and Scope Usage
Automotive Wiring and Wire Repair
Wiring Schematics and Troubleshooting
Capacitance and Magnetism
Electronic Fundamentals
Batteries and Battery Testing
Cranking System Operation and Diagnosis
Charging System Operation and Diagnosis
Lighting and Signaling Circuits
Driver Information and Navigation Systems
Horn, Wiper, and Blower Motor Circuits
Accessory Circuits
Restraint Systems and Airbags
Audio System Operation and Diagnosis
Heating and Air Conditioning Components and Operation
Automatic Air Conditioning System Diagnosis
Heating ad Air Conditioning System Diagnosis
Heating and Air Conditioning System Service
Engine Performance
Gasoline and Alternative Fuels
Computer and Network Fundamentals
On Board Diagnosis
Computer Sensors
Ignition System Components and Operation
Ignition System Diagnosis and Service
Fuel Pumps, Lines, and Filters
Fuel-Injection Components and Operation
Fuel Injection System Diagnosis and Service
Vehicle Emission Standards and Testing
Emission Control Devices Operation and Diagnosis
Scan Tools and Engine Performance Diagnosis
Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fundamentals
Hybrid Electric Vehicle Safety Procedures
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